NOTORIOUS DARK WEB CRIMINAL MAKES BITCOIN PRICE PREDICTION FROM PRISON

Bitcoin is on the brink of another massive price surge that will take its value up to $100,000 (£75,000) in 2020, according to the founder of the world’s most famous dark web marketplace. Ross Ulbricht is currently serving a double life sentence in a US prison for creating the now defunct Silk Road, which was the first place bitcoin was used as a currency on a significant scale. Following his arrest in October 2013, bitcoin experienced its first major price spike that saw it shoot from $100 to over $1,000 in a matter of months.…

WordPress Announces Gutenberg 7.1

WordPress Gutenberg 7.1 has been updated with a large amount of improvements. While there is a small performance slowdown introduced in this version of Gutenberg, the scope of improvements may override those concerns. New Welcome User Interface An improved feature is in the welcome UI screen. This is a feature for new users to help introduce them to the Gutenberg block editing experience. Table Captions This release introduces Table Captions. This allows users to add captions to the bottom of tables. There is also a new UI toggle for selecting…

Bug found in WordPress plugins Ultimate Addons for Beaver Builder and Ultimate Addons for Elementor is actively being exploited.

Security researchers are warning users of two WordPress plugins – made by Brainstorm Force – that they need to patch a “major” vulnerability that could allow hackers to gain administrative access to any website using the plugins. According to Brainstorm Force, it is only aware of one customer who had its website compromised because of this bug. However, another source has also reported a successful attack since the bug was discovered on Wednesday. The plugins in question are Ultimate Addons for Beaver Builder and Ultimate Addons for Elementor. Both WordPress plugins are designed…