What is an altcoin? For anyone who is new to Bitcoin or cryptocurrencies, the term altcoin is one that you may not have heard before. Simply put, an alt coin or alternative coin simply means it is an alternative to Bitcoin which are any cryptocurrencies created after Bitcoin. You may have heard of […]
To understand what an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) is, let us first begin with an analogy. Take for instance in a stock market; when a business opens up, people want to buy a stock in them. Buying stock in a business is basically like buying a small piece of the business. When they […]
Take for example; Ali want to buy a bowl of ‘laksa’ from Siti with MYR10. Siti has to trust that the MYR10 note she is receiving is legit and not a fake. If instead Ali decides to transfer money, or use and ATM to pay Siti, essentially what Ali is doing is sending […]
The year of 2017 has had its fair share of crazy Internet trends. From the Salt Bae meme earlier in January, to the Baby Shark dance phenomenon; 2017 has now given us CryptoKitties. WHAT ARE CRYPTOKITTIES? So what in the world is this new craze that seemed to explode overnight that are […]
For years, researchers have warned of the design flaws in Signalling System No. 7, an internationally used telecom protocol to route texts and calls. SS7 is what lets you receive an SMS text, and remains widely used by banks and other services to send out OTP and two-factor authentication (2FA) codes to their […]
Most VPN providers will offer customers various forms to pay for their VPN services. While in general most customers are happy paying for a VPN using a credit card or PayPal, the users who value financial anonymity would seek to deal their payments in cryptocurrencies.