Ledger Discloses Five Reported Vulnerabilities in Two Models of Trezor Hardware Wallets

Major hardware wallets manufacturer Ledger has unveiled vulnerabilities in its direct competitor Trezor’s devices, according to a report published on Monday, March. 11. As of press time, Trezor was not immediately available to comment on Ledger’s findings. The study states that the vulnerabilities were found by Attack Lab, the company’s department that hacks into both its own and competitors’ devices to improve security. Ledger claims that it has repeatedly addressed Trezor about weaknesses in their Trezor One and Trezor T wallets, and has decided to make them public after the…

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Dow Surges after Brutal Open but Boeing Bleeds in Wake of 737 MAX Crash

Surging tech shares pulled the Dow and broader U.S. stock market out of a big hole on Monday, but a crisis-hit Boeing Co (BA) continues to struggle in the aftermath of a second deadly airline crash in five months. Dow Recovers – for Now Wall Street’s major bourses opened sharply lower on Monday, reflecting a brutal pre-market session for Dow futures. After plunging 242 points, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is now up 108 points, or 0.4%, at 25,558.96. Twenty-nine of 30 index members reported gains, with Apple Inc. (AAPL)…

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Revolut Launches Auto-Exchange Feature for Select Crypto and Fiat Currencies

Revolut, a mobile finance and payment application based in the U.K., has launched a service that makes it possible for its clients to “auto-exchange” fiat and digital currencies on its platform. The new feature is intended to make it possible for users to protect themselves against volatilities in the crypto market. Per a company blog post, Revolut users can automatically exchange “fiat currencies, such as the US dollar (USD) to ether (ETH) or bitcoin (BTC), to XRP,” and vice versa, based on a predetermined target rate. Customers can set it…

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There’s a $1.6 Billion Problem with Elon Musk’s Plan to Close Tesla Stores

In a complete reversal, Tesla revealed that it would work to move all sales online, just a year after touting the expansion of Tesla stores and galleries. Tesla Backtracks on Retail Store Expansion The 2017 annual report published in February 2018 read: “Our Tesla stores and galleries are highly visible, premium outlets in major metropolitan markets, some of which combine retail sales and service. We have also found that opening a service center in a new geographic area can increase demand. As a result, we have complemented our store strategy…

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