“The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said Monday it plans to pitch leaders of the world’s largest economies on a framework for cryptocurrency tax reporting in 2021.”
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The Number of Women in Crypto and Blockchain Is Skyrocketing in 2020 by https://ift.tt/3dT3UFt
“Recent reports show an unprecedented increase in the number of women involved in the crypto market, some exchanges see a 160% surge. It is widely believed that the cryptocurrency and blockchain sectors are almost exclusively male-dominated. However, a on April 30 suggests otherwise.”
TrueCrypt – Try it again! Waiting for CipherShed…
TrueCrypt is safer than we thought! A specific audit tested TrueCrypt 7.1 unmantained through a complex verification process and the results are surprising.
First of all we have to consider that TrueCrypt is not mantained since 2014 and that its “natural” fork, VeraCrypt, is directly developed by Microsoft. For this simply reason many former TrueCrypt users prefer not to use VeraCrypt.
Secondly, the bugs revealed by the testers in TrueCrypt are less worrying than that discovered using its competitors solutions.
For this reason I decide to install TrueCrypt (that I use previously it was unmantained) on my Fedora 22 laptop.
To begin, I searched for a good repository and, at the end, I opted for that mantained by GRC. So I downloaded the TrueCrypt 7.1 archive from GRC that is still storing all the others TrueCrypt versions.
I decided to use the 7.1 version because it has more features than the last 7.2 version (the last known release of TrueCrypt). In any case I am monitoring the Swiss website and I wish that the CypherShed project will be completely developed soon.
After I extracted the file and moved it to a specific folder.
Last but not least I opened Terminal and typed:
and the software was correctly installed into my Fedora 22 OS.
After some tests I can adfirm that TrueCrypt is still a good security solution not only for the above mentioned audit but also because it is really stable, flexible, full of useful features and simple to use.
To sum up: Try it… again!