This is The Block. Beginning next week I’ll be briefly returning to a one-newsletter-per week frequency, but fear not, you’ll still be getting a good dose of news and commentary. Hopefully you’ve found it useful!
I’ve found some weeks there’s a plethora of ideas and topics to write about, while other weeks seem to be a struggle. I never want to fake it on a mini-essay; I want you to get as much value out of this newsletter as possible. If I don’t have anything to say, I just won’t say it, and jump straight into the links.
Today is one of those days. I hope the links are just as, if not more useful. And if you ever have a topic you’d like me to cover, email me.
Most phishing attempts you see are obvious to most people. Usually they advertise some kind of a free money giveaway, and all you have to send them money first. But phishing attempts are getting more sophisticated.
Various technology companies have shown a keen interest in offering blockchain-as-a-service features. By doing so, these technology giants are allowing distributed ledgers to thrive, while also making it easier for developers to build new decentralized applications.