Cryptocurrency

How is Blockchain Technology Reshaping Enterprise World?

March 24, 2018

Blockchain, the technology that entered the market as the backbone of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, is now eking out space in a wide range of industries and fields. The technology is gradually disrupting different business verticals, such as Finance, Supply Chain, Healthcare, Real Estate, Media, Entertainment, Government, etc. Blockchain technology is not just adding value to […]

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TechPatio now blogs about Cryptocurrency – also open for guest authors

March 22, 2018
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Blockchain and cryptocurrency has become more and more mainstream in recent years and we can also feel the interest is rising. Therefor we have decided to create a new category here on TechPatio, called Cryptocurrency. In this new category we will blog about crypto related things, including blockchain, Bitcoin, altcoins etc. Guest authors are of […]

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What is Bitcoin?

March 21, 2018
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It’s hard not to hear about Bitcoin – the cryptocurrency has been grabbing international headlines for the past six months. Price surges have seen early investors reap serious rewards, causing a flood of money into the market. But many people still have one question: What is Bitcoin? In essence, Bitcoin is an exchangeable digital currency […]

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National Cryptocurrencies 101

March 12, 2018
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Every beginning trader prefers to invest in top 5 – 10 cryptocurrencies. The more globally widespread a currency is, the higher its liquidity and the lower its volatility. Nevertheless, there are quite a few altcoins whose target audience is deliberately limited. These are cryptocurrencies with regional branding created to solve specific local tasks. Even now […]

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Cryptojacking – Extreme Lengths People Have Gone to…

February 23, 2018
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You’ve probably already heard of various cryptocurrency exchanges & wallets being hacked, user funds being stolen and so on. However, have you ever heard of crypto jacking? Well, it’s time you do. It’s a term only recently coined implying the stealing of computational power to mine cryptocurrencies. What happens is, the user visits an infected […]

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Why the Bitcoin Bubble Is Bad for Gaming

February 13, 2018
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A bubble happens when people expect too much of the future value of an asset. In the case of bitcoin, its value has greatly inflated over the years, from less than a dollar in 2009 to more than $8,000 today. But how does the bitcoin bubble affect other industries? Truth is, it affects all major […]

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How governments are reacting to the rise of cryptocurrencies

January 12, 2018
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The rapid rise and growth of cryptocurrencies in 2017 has prompted governments around the world to take a closer look at cryptocurrencies as well as the blockchain technology which provides the backend for this revolutionary form of digital currency. Governments across the world have certain rules and regulations put in place to control transactions occurring […]

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Blockchain Technology In The Gambling Industry

September 6, 2017
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The times they are a changing. Just about everyone is aware of Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency allegedly created by ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’. Initially seen as something of a curiosity, Bitcoin defied its critics and went on to become something of a phenomenon, and almost a symbol for the autonomy the internet enjoys from forms of regulation. Estimated […]

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Online Threats Invulnerability

September 6, 2017
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Times have changed and the internet that was once the epitome of having your own private world has already lost its original state. Not only is your privacy lost these days, but you are even under the surveillance by a government that’s apparently trying to make sure everything is ‘OK’ well; in fact, the world […]

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Ransomware Affiliate Systems Are on the Rise

August 24, 2017
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Crypto ransomware keeps taking the world by storm. It props a multimillion-dollar underground economy providing cyber-extortionists with abundant resources to fine-tune their modus operandi. Amidst the whole noise surrounding this despicable business model since 2013, the Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) principle is the new black. It renders online extortion increasingly toxic by making ransomware programs readily available […]

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A Lowdown on Modern Online Extortion Tactics

August 24, 2017
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Although the scourge of ransomware has become synonymous with online extortion over the past several years, things aren’t entirely black and white in this arena of cybercrime. Amidst the noise of ubiquitous ransomware incursions, people started forgetting that Internet-borne blackmail isn’t restricted to file-encrypting malware alone. In fact, perpetrators have plenty of other resources on […]

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Review: Dave Bitcoin and walletrecoveryservices.com

April 21, 2017
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Today I want to give a quick shout-out to “Dave Bitcoin”. I follow the tech industry close and love everything tech-related, even Bitcoins. So obviously I had some Bitcoins from long ago, for which I unfortunately had forgotten my wallet password. The Bitcoins were now gone. The horror! Or were they…? I was under the impression […]

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Best 5 VPN You Must Try

January 11, 2017
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There are many various benefits to using a VPN when browsing the Internet, which is why more and more people are starting to do just that. A VPN will significantly increase the security of your connection by splitting all the data you transmit over the web into packets, using a process called encapsulation. This makes […]

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A Look at the Current Malware Preying on Surfers and How to Prepare

July 5, 2016
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There was a time when average computer users were mostly concerned with sociopathic cyber threats that would erase data and cripple the operating system. Early computer viruses were mostly intended for cyber vandalism; however, the world of malicious software (malware) would eventually evolve into invasion of privacy, data theft, fraud, blackmail, and even extortion. According […]

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Web Currency Bitcoin Leaves Many Scratching Their Heads

August 29, 2011
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There’s an interesting market that’s opened up lately and it has left many people scratching their heads: Bitcoins. Bitcoins are a type of currency. Most every country has their own currency or has adopted another country’s money as their own. These real-world currencies are backed by central banks, governments, and other organizations that give the […]

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