Don’t Underestimate The Power Of The Spambots

Spam: we all know it and love to hate it. Our emails are clogged with it and our junk folders are overflowing. It’s the wasp at the picnic of the internet. Kind of annoying, but not all that dangerous – or so most of us think. The recent revelation that a spam dump of 711 million email […]

EU Commission Encryption Information Sharing

Following proposals yesterday from the European Commission that member states should share encryption information to get around issues of encryption ‘backdoors’, Jon Fielding, Managing Director at EMEA Apricorn commented below. Jon Fielding, Managing Director at EMEA Apricorn: “I would feel extremely uncomfortable if governments were missioned to try and break into encrypted devices and communications.  The ability to keep […]

Russia’s Plan To Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency, ‘CryptoRuble’

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Andrei Barysevich, Director of Advanced Collection at Recorded Future commented below on Russia’s plan to launch its own cryptocurrency, ‘CryptoRuble’. Andrei Barysevich, Director of Advanced Collection at Recorded Future: “With the widespread introduction of supporting infrastructure only available to the government-backed cryptocurrency and swift oppressive regulations aimed at bitcoin and other blockchain currencies, the Russian […]