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Hackers Use NSA Exploit to Mine Monero Using Victims’ Computers

Reports have surfaced detailing a malware trojan that uses an NSA hacking tool to infect Windows computers with a cryptocurrency mining bug. The virus...

Status ICO Generates Over $60 Million, Fails to Deliver, Triggers Ethereum...

A decentralized messaging app called Status — built on the Ethereum blockchain — raises over $60 million dollars during its initial coin offering campaign. However,...

Bitstamp Initiates Litecoin Trading Function as the Currency’s Price Surges

European digital currency exchange Bitstamp rolled out Litecoin trading on Monday. The trading function will be accomplished by using trading pairs. It is paired with...

Exchanges Repeatedly Overloaded During Big Price Movements

After testing $3000 USD, bitcoin entered a sharp retracement which saw several major bitcoin exchanges experience significant technical difficulties. Also Read: Poloniex Suffers Attacks Seeing 600%...

As Bitcoin’s Price Rises Security Shouldn’t Be Taken for Granted

Recently there have been numerous reports of people losing their bitcoins to hackers and malware as bitcoin’s price continues to grow in value. It...

Scam Alert Round-Up: We Grow Bitcoin, Ethereumchamber and Ethereum Project

Accusations has surfaced suggesting that the two MLM projects "We Grow Bitcoin" and "Ethereum Project" as well as the ERC20-token wallet service provider "Ethereumchamber" are outright...

CME Files Patent for ‘Physically Settled’ Bitcoin Derivatives Clearing System

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) published last week a Bitcoin-related patent application by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc (CME). It describes clearing...

Is Bitcoin at Risk as Google and IBM Aim for 50-Qubit...

A looming concern in the crypto community is whether quantum computing will destroy Bitcoin's underlying protocol. People are worried government agencies or other nefarious...

Antminers May Contain Backdoor Vulnerability…Or Buggy Security Feature

There have been recent allegations that Bitmain can shut down all of its Antminer mining hardware remotely. This supposed "backdoor" vulnerability has been dubbed "Antbleed,"...

Research Shows How Bitcoin Can Be Attacked Via Internet Routing Infrastructure

Researchers from ETH Zurich and the Hebrew University have found how "internet routing attacks" and "malicious Internet Service Providers (ISPs)" can attack the Bitcoin...

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