Crypto Currency Current Affairs, GK & News
Facebook-backed cryptocurrency Libra has been rebranded as “Diem” to gain regulatory approval by emphasising that the project has “organisational independence”. The independent organisation, Libra Association, which runs the Libra project will also be renamed as the Diem Association. Diem is a Latin term meaning “day”. Libra received criticism because of the possibility of it threatening ..
Category: International Current Affairs
The Ethereum is a crypto currency. Recently, it was launched in a faster, cheaper and more environmentally friendly platform, as the upgraded version called ‘Ethereum 2.0’. What is Ethereum? Ethereum is a decentralised and open source blockchain platform, which is a growing list of cryptographic blocks. Ether (ETH) is the cryptocurrency token of the Ethereum ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
US-headquartered Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) have developed a new artificial intelligence (AI) system to detect malicious codes used by illicit cryptocurrency miners who use research computers for mining of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Monero, and Ethereum. Mining procedure The process of cryptocurrency mining requires a lot of computing knowledge and strong coding skill. The process ..
The Computer Emergency Response of Team (CERT) of India has issued warning against a new malware called “EventBot”. The malware according to CERT steals personal financial information from Android phone users. Highlights The Eventbolt malware that is spreading is a Trojan. It cheats victims secretly attacking computer or phone operating system. Currently, the malware is ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
The latest report released by the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has referred to India as a Key Hub for Illicit Drug Trade. Findings of the UNODC Report India is one of the major hubs of illicit drug trade ranging from age-old cannabis to newer prescription drugs like tramadol, and designer drugs like ..
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