Greetings! from Cloudbric.
We present you this week’s Cloudbric Progress Report.
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1. Weekly CLB market prices (2/20, 2/27, 3/5)
The market price of CLB token has risen slightly, especially in the recent week, as you can see by the price chart comparing the closing price on Thursday, February 20th, Thursday, February 27th, and Thursday, March 5th.
2. Tech Developments
■ Cloudbric Labs (cyber threat information data platform based on blockchain technology)
→ Blacklist IP API upgrade : 30% complete (estimated time of completion: 2020 1Q)
→ Support for Hacker Wallet Address and Phishing URL API: 15% complete (estimated time of completion: 2020 2Q)
- Updated the list on Data Risk Logic improvement criteria
- Considering ways to increase the stability of current procedures for data processing.
■ Cryptpbric v2 (Personal Security App of Cryptocurrency hacking)
→ VPN + Black IP / Phishing URL auto-block function: 5% complete (estimated time of completion: end of 2020 2Q)
- Planning for technology application in progress.
- Technology applications for VPN and SWG reviewed
■ VISION (Deep Learning Security Engine) Commercialization
→ Source code analysis for VISION commercial structuring VISION: 15% Complete.
→ Commercial module development: 5% complete.
- Revisions for improvements regarding source code and engine.
- Review different learning strategies by domain.
3. Business and Marketing Side Update
- Successful wrap-up of South-East Asia biz trip: continuing in-depth discussion with a partner in Singapore, two partners in Indonesia, and four in Malaysia.
- Participation of Cloud Cyber Security Expo (CCSE) 2020 London has been cancelled due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak.
- Participation details of Japan IT Week, Spring 2020 in Tokyo, to be announced in the next issue of Cloudbric Progress Report.
Hackers are exploiting a zero-day vulnerability in a WordPress plugin made by ThemeREX, a company that sells commercial WordPress themes. They target ThemeREX Addons, a WordPress plugin that ships pre-installed with all ThemeREX commercial themes. The plugin’s role is to help buyers of ThemeREX products set up their new sites and control various theme features. Wordfence estimates the plugin is installed on more than 44,000 sites.
Facebook is altering its plans for its Libra cryptocurrency project following months of severe regulatory pressure and political pushback, according to a new report from The Information published on Tuesday. According to the report, Facebook no longer intends to make the Libra token — the actual blockchain-based cryptocurrency it’s in the process of developing in partnership with the nonprofit Libra Association — the centerpiece of its digital payments strategy.
- Let’s Encrypt to Revoke Millions of TLS Certs → Threat Post
Popular free certificate authority Let’s Encrypt said it will revoke 3 million Transport Layer Security (TLS) certificates Wednesday, because of a Certificate Authority Authorization (CAA) bug. The move could mean that millions of websites and machine identities that rely on those certificates to protect sensitive data flow could be identified as insecure, or rendered unavailable.