Bitcoin Mining: Everything You Need to Know

Bitcoin mining is a term that everyone in the cryptocurrency and even many outsiders are familiar with. This is a process performed by high-powered computers (also known as nodes), which solve complicated computational math problems. While distinct, there are certain similarities between bitcoin mining and actual mining for precious metals such as gold, for example. […]

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Trezor Model T Now Supports 10 More Cryptos Including Monero, Ripple

Popular cryptocurrency hardware wallet Trezor has introduced two firmware updates on both of its models – Trezor Model T and Trezor One. The move comes shortly after the wallet enabled its users to exchange directly through its interface. Trezor Model T Supports More Cryptocurrencies According to the official release, the new firmware for Trezor Model […]

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Are Cryptocurrency Donations Worth the Risk for the U.S Midterms?

The U.S midterms are approaching, and the threat of digital interference in U.S elections remains a major concern. Should potentially anonymous donations to election candidates in crypto be allowed? The U.S Federal Election Commission ruled to allow Bitcoin (BTC) 00 and other cryptocurrency donations in 2014. In individual states, the rules can be very different. […]

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Adobe Flash Player Updates Could Contain Crypto Malware

Palo Alto Networks warned this week that fake Adobe Flash Player updates carrying cryptocurrency mining malware are on the increase. In its latest blog post, the cybersecurity company reveals that it has uncovered more of the fake Flash updates during its work and research than ever before. These fake updates use pop up notifications from […]

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Privacy Coins Are ‘One of the Greatest Emerging Threats to U.S. National Security,’ States US Congressman

The U.S. Secret Service is taking a good look at privacy-focused cryptocurrencies like Monero and Zcash while urging Congress to “consider additional legislative or regulatory actions.” Fear of Privacy Coins Last week, a top official from the federal law enforcement agency reportedly requested help from Congress in combating the use of privacy coins for illicit purposes. […]

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Monex Owned Coincheck Confirms Delisting of Privacy Coins

Nick Chong · May 20, 2018 · 10:00 pm CoinCheck has plans to remove 3 privacy coins – Monero, Dash, and Zcash – from their platform along with an ERC-20 token which elicits gambling on a non-regulated platform. Cryptocurrency Privacy: Is It Under Attack? Coincheck has just announced that they will be ceasing the trading […]

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New Monero (XMR) Wallet Launches, Boasts List of New Features

Adam James · May 3, 2018 · 2:00 am In the interest of furthering choice and decentralization, Monero users now have another wallet available to them. ‘A Labor of Love’ In a post on the r/Monero subreddit yesterday, user WiseSolution — otherwise known as Nath — announced the launch of a new online wallet and website, […]

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Phone Cryptojacking Cases Spiral Out of Control in Japan

Georgi Georgiev · April 25, 2018 · 2:30 am As Japan sees a widespread adoption of cryptocurrencies, cybersecurity threats in the face of ‘cryptojacking’ are also spiraling out of control. With more than 130,000 incidents in the three months through December 2017, the cases have increased with roughly about 175 times. Japan is rapidly becoming […]

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10 Best & Worst Performing Altcoins of ‘Crypto Winter 2018’

Allen Scott · March 23, 2018 · 8:30 am While Bitcoin has once again showed the cryptocurrency space who’s boss during this year’s bear market, there are a few altcoin exceptions that have fared relatively well. Here are some of the best (and worst) performing cryptocurrencies of Q1 2018. Down But Not ‘Rekt’ Towards the […]

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Europol: Monero, ZCash, and Dash Are a Major Problem

Allen Scott · February 27, 2018 · 5:30 am Europol has noted that cybercriminals are becoming better at covering their tracks by opting for more privacy-focused, anonymizing cryptocurrencies like Monero, ZCash, and Dash. Europol Sees ‘Distinct Shift’ to Anonymizing Altcoins A cybercrime analyst at Europol, Jarek Jacubchek, recently told Business Insider that the unified European […]

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