Crypto-Mining Malware Epidemic: 55% of Businesses Affected Worldwide, Including YouTube

Another case of “cryptojacking” was detected on YouTube and resolved by Google over the course of this week, Ars Technica reported Friday, Jan. 26. According to the report, anonymous hackers have managed to run ads on YouTube that consumed the visitors’ CPU power and electricity in order to mine cryptocurrencies for the attackers. The users … Read moreCrypto-Mining Malware Epidemic: 55% of Businesses Affected Worldwide, Including YouTube

PR: Mycelium Wallet Partners with Changelly Exchange

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Changelly, an instant cryptocurrency exchange, has partnered with Mycelium, one … Read morePR: Mycelium Wallet Partners with Changelly Exchange

How Chinese Bitcoin Buyers Are Getting Around Government Ban

Chinese citizens are still investing in Bitcoin and the cryptocurrency market despite the government’s heavy crackdown. In September 2017, Chinese cryptocurrency exchanges BTCC China, Huobi and OKCoin were ordered by the government to shut down their businesses. At one point, executives of the three cryptocurrency exchanges were prevented from leaving the country, due to a … Read moreHow Chinese Bitcoin Buyers Are Getting Around Government Ban

Coincheck Faces Pressing Questions in the Wake of the World’s Biggest Hack

Wallets It was, by any reckoning, a huge haul. Between $400 million and $534 million dollars of NEM stolen, depending on whether you go on its value at the time or once the market had reacted to the news. At a press conference on Friday afternoon, the stunned Coincheck team painted forlorn … Read moreCoincheck Faces Pressing Questions in the Wake of the World’s Biggest Hack

New Ethereum-Based Platform to Improve Governance Services

Huge amounts of money are being poured into attempting to resolve institutionalized flaws within government service delivery. As recently as November 2017, the government of the UK committed £20 mln (approximately $27 mln in the US). Just as fintech has emerged as one of the fastest growing modern industrial sectors, it appears that ‘GovTech’ may … Read moreNew Ethereum-Based Platform to Improve Governance Services

Dr. Doom (Professor Nouriel Roubini) Calls Stablecoin Tether a Scam

Economics It’s no longer just anonymous internet trolls calling out Tether on twitter. One of the most influential economists in the world today, Nouriel Roubini, has just entered the debate, coming down hard against the controversial company. Also Read: Analyst: IOTA Sharply Overvalued Due to “Overwhelming Evidence of Serious Flaws” Dr. Doom … Read moreDr. Doom (Professor Nouriel Roubini) Calls Stablecoin Tether a Scam

Market Analysis Report (26 Jan 2018)

Venezuela to Accept Hard Currencies and Cryptocurrencies in Petro Presale Venezuela is going to issue its Petro cryptocurrency through a token sale. Out of the 100 million Petros that the Venezuelan leader, Nicolás Maduro, ordered, about 38 million will go to institutional investors, in a month-long presale set to begin on February 15. Only institutional … Read moreMarket Analysis Report (26 Jan 2018)

Investors File Class Action Lawsuit Against Bitconnect Following Its Shutdown

Former BitConnect investors have filed a class action lawsuit Wednesday, Jan. 24, seeking compensation from the company that was found out to be a Ponzi scheme and has shut down on Jan. 17. The class action complaint states that BitConnect issued cryptocurrency tokens that were actually unregistered securities and collected additional funds via a “wide-ranging … Read moreInvestors File Class Action Lawsuit Against Bitconnect Following Its Shutdown

Market Analysis Report (25 Jan 2018)

South Korea Releases Guidelines for Crypto Exchanges and Banks The South Korean government has officially released two sets of previously promised guidelines that specify cryptocurrency regulatory measures. In addition to details of the new real-name system to end anonymous trading of cryptocurrencies, the government also published its anti-money laundering guidelines for banks providing services to … Read moreMarket Analysis Report (25 Jan 2018)