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Bither CEO: Bitclub is Performing Segwit-related Attack Against Network

Wen Hao, CEO of Bither wallet, a Chinese mobile bitcoin wallet, said early Friday morning that the Bitclub pool (which has 4% of the...

How the Hyped Lumino Whitepaper Details Protocol for Scaling Bitcoin

Rootstock’s Chief Scientist, Sergio Demian Lerner, has been hinting about a new Bitcoin scaling solution called Lumino for over a month. Lumino’s whitepaper has...

Each Bug Found is Worth Up To 10 Bitcoins at Popular...

The third most popular dark net market, Hansa, has recently announced a bug bounty program which offers rewards of up to ten bitcoins for...

How to Defend Against Keyloggers That Are after Your Bitcoins

Malware that records your keystrokes and sends them back to the attacker, referred to as a keylogger, is a significant threat to your stash...

The Bitcoin Exchange Thefts You May Have Forgotten

Cryptocurrency exchange losses have been a nuisance since Bitcoin was first created. Many remember the loss of roughly 850,000 BTC in the demise of...

Beware of Crypto-MLMs and High Return Investments on Social Media

Unfortunately, the world of cryptocurrency has seen a bunch of people running scammy 'investments' preying on people’s lack of knowledge. Over the past couple...

Is a ‘Core of Bitcoin Core’ Hostile to Competing Code?

Developers recall a time when they were “all just developing for ‘Bitcoin.’” Many to this day make clear they don't belong to any ‘team’...

Making ‘EthereRum’ Distilled by a Bitcoin Miner

Bitcoin mining could have an unexpected application in the booming spirits industry. Shortcuts to aging rum and whiskey are sought after, and experiments have...

‘Covenants’ Mean You Can Burn Stolen Bitcoins

Cornell computer science professor Emin Gün Sirer thinks a bitcoin wallet model called ‘Covenants’ would disincentivize hackers by allowing the victim to ‘burn’ the compromised...

The Ross Ulbricht Legal Defense ‘Free Ross’ Was Hacked

“Just a quick note to say that we were hacked and the hackers still have control of our email account freerossulbricht@gmail.com,” the family of...

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