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Pravica vs Whatsapp

Platforms such as WhatsApp continuously share users’ personal data to big tech giants and other businesses with no regard to privacy. This has become much more apparent as the deadline for WhatsApp users to accept the new privacy agreement is right around the corner. Here at Pravica, that will never be an issue. Read more below!

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10 Global Cyber Attacks in Q1 2021

Cyber crime has been on the rise for years now, and to make it worse, the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 just fueled the situation. Those who were expecting relief from the increasing terror of cyber crimes in 2021 will be disappointed as the number of attacks is increasing day after day. We just crossed the first quarter of 2021 and already several huge cyber attacks have made the headlines. Here is a list of some of the major cyber attacks that took place in Q1 2021

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Ministerial messaging desperately needs regulation

The behavior of David Cameron, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom dragged “lobbying” into the Westminster scandal gutter, when he was acting for his fintech employer, Lex Greensill. When Greensill was getting into financial trouble Cameron tried to secure government support by going through back channels to cabinet ministers and senior civil servants. This information is known because journalists exposed the secret WhatsApp messages exchanged between former colleagues, including the chancellor, Rishi Sunak.

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Microsoft Exchange hit by massive cyberattack victimizing over 300,000 business and government agencies

Description: The hacking of #Microsoft, email and calendar tycoon victimized 100’s of thousands US organizations and government entities, only affirms that today’s traditional identity systems are fragmented, insecure, and vulnerable. Nonencrypted data is mostly the culprit of data breach incidences. Pravica’s decentralized identities built on blockchain, secured by Bitcoin, and based on BNS from Stacks give users back control over their personal data.

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The Three Pillars of Blockchain Technology

A blockchain is, in the simplest of terms, a time-stamped series of immutable records of data that is managed by a cluster of computers not owned by any single entity. Each of these blocks of data (i.e., block) is secured and bound to each other using cryptographic principles (i.e., chain). The blockchain network has no central authority — it is the very definition of a democratized system. Since it is a shared and immutable ledger, the information in it is open for anyone and everyone to see. Hence, anything that is built on the blockchain is by its very nature transparent and everyone involved is accountable for their actions.

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