Amateur Cryptojackers and Apple Macs Emerge as Two Mining Malware Trends for 2018

2017 was a big year for cryptojacking. It increased by 8,500 percent, according to figures published by Symantec in March. And it would seem that 2018 has so far been an even bigger year for mining malware, as the Cyber Threat Alliance September report revealed that, beginning on Jan. 1, cryptojacking still had room to […]

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Huobi Denies Involvement in Alleged EOS Voting Manipulation

Huobi has denied any involvement in the alleged EOS voting manipulation and collusion that emerged last week. The allegation of collusion among EOS block producers (BPs) comes firmly on the heels of news that four senior executives recently resigned form Block.one – the EOS parent company. Multiple EOS BPs Accused of Manipulating Votes According to […]

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Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review: Under the Microscope

This past week saw a flurry of reports and analyses released by various agencies and companies, speculating on the roles — past and present — of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies. Two big names in the blockchain industry are being scrutinized as they attempt to grow, and we put two privacycoins, Monero and Zcash, under the […]

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London Block Exchange Launching Crypto Pound-Backed Stablecoin

The London Block Exchange said they have permission to launch a new virtual currency, the LBXPeg. The stablecoin would be backed by UK Pound Sterling reserves. The London Block Exchange (LBX) is planning to release a new virtual currency pegged to the Pound Sterling. The startup’s CEO Benjamin Dives told Business Insider the first “cryptopound” would […]

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Fidelity Expressing Further Interest in the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Industry

Fidelity Investments is a 72-year company with more than $7 trillion in investor’s funds under management, and despite their well-established position within the traditional retail markets, they are incredibly open to nascent technologies, like cryptocurrency and blockchain. Fidelity’s openness to blossoming new technologies is setting themselves into a unique niche. In certain ways, it is […]

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