Testing your web browser for cryptojacking

Cryptojacking or cryptocurrency mining is the covert use of your computer's Central Processing Unit (CPU) and Graphics Processing unit (GPU) to mine for cryptocurrency. With the rise of cryptocurrency, cryptojacking has become very popular and many websites employ the use of scripts to use your…

How to Buy Bitcoin Anonymously

Try buying cryptocurrency online in the United States, and you’ll be bombarded with requests for identification. The major crypto exchanges, like Coinbase and Gemini, adhere to strict KYC (know your customer) and AML (anti-money laundering) rules. That means you’ll be asked to: Scan a copy…

Blockchain, Explained with Christmas Gifts

Even as someone who works in blockchain every single day, I admit it’s tricky to communicate. So if the subject of bitcoin or blockchain comes up this holiday season, here’s an easy way to explain it. A very simple explanation of blockchain Blockchain is kind…

The Safest Ways to Buy a VPN Anonymously

Most people are happy to use a credit card or their PayPal account to pay for their VPN. However, there are some users who require maximum anonymity. Paying for these types of services with your personal accounts leaves a paper trail. Even no-log VPN providers…