Tag Archives: Privacy

23Mar/19

Metamask Browser Extension Default Settings Broadcast ETH Addresses to Visited Websites

Leading Ethereum (ETH) browser extension Metamask reportedly broadcasts ETH addresses to all websites a user visits in its default settings, a GitHub issue submitted on March 20 states. Metamask is a browserRead More…

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22Mar/19

8 Useful Browser Extensions for Cryptocurrency Users

Extensions, also known as plugins, provide a one-click way to customize your web browser. From filtering out offensive words to blocking unwanted ads, there’s a browser extension for that. Cryptocurrency users haveRead More…

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17Mar/19

Bitcoin Cash Developers Launch Privacy-Preserving Light Client Neutrino

The developers behind the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) full node Bchd have announced the beta release of the lightweight client Neutrino which is now available for Android phones. The Neutrino protocol is notRead More…

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15Mar/19

How to Identify and Mitigate a Bitcoin Dust Attack

Bitcoin transactions are not anonymous but users can still add a layer of privacy by using different addresses and other techniques to confuse blockchain surveillance. However, a de-anonymization method known as aRead More…

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11Mar/19

Texas Representative Wants to Ban the Anonymous Use of Cryptocurrency

A Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives, Phil Stephenson, has just introduced a bill that would require residents of the state to identify themselves if they wish to use cryptocurrencies.Read More…

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08Mar/19

French Financial Regulator Proposes Ban on Anonymous Cryptocurrencies

The head of the Finance Committee of France’s National Assembly, Eric Woerth, is suggesting a ban on anonymous cryptocurrencies, or so-called privacy coins. Woerth expressed his position in a recent report onRead More…

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06Mar/19

Blockchain Analytics Firm Chainalysis Outlines User Data Policy Amid Coinbase Allegations

New York-based blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis has published an official statement clarifying that it does not collect or sell users’ personal data when it provides its services to cryptocurrency exchanges. The statementRead More…

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06Mar/19

Coinbase Now Says It Never Shared ‘Personally Identifiable’ Customer Data

Coinbase is taking steps to clarify statements made in the wake of its controversial acquisition of blockchain analytics firm Neutrino, a startup subsequently linked to Hacking Team, a group that aided governments knownRead More…

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