Hackers, commodities traders, and the general population are turning to cryptocurrency during times of regional unrest and economic instability resulting in significant shifts in commodities marketplaces.
MIAMI, FL (PRWEB) July 18, 2013
HackMiami has released a comprehensive whitepaper that outlines technical details of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Litecoin. The 35 page document gives a detailed overview of the cryptocurrency marketplace, including both legitimate and underground economic activity, and goes over attack methods being used by hackers for the theft and attacks against cryptocurrency users. The whitepaper release is preparation for the “Cryptocurrency Panel Discussion,” scheduled to take place at the Defcon Skytalks hacking conference August 3rd, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The panel will be moderated by Alexander Heid, and will feature an array of white hat hackers and information security professionals, some of whom are operators of cryptocurrency mining operations and merchants that accept Bitcoin as a form of payment. The panel will feature James Ball, treasurer of HackMiami, Chris Snyder, a network security specialist, Travis Tolle, professional cryptographic hardware consultant, and Bryce Case, also known as YTCracker, the famed nerdcore rapper who released the cryptocurrency themed hip-hop song “Bitcoin Baron.