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Hackers built a hidden miner in thousands of state sites in the US and UK

Hackers built a hidden miner in thousands of state sites in the US and UK

Scott Helme, the information security specialist reported on the distribution of the script for monero mining on sites, most of which are owned by US and British government agencies. Ummm, so yeah, this is...
The part of Coincheck's stolen cryptocurrency was found on the YoBit cryptoexchange

The part of Coincheck's stolen cryptocurrency was found on the YoBit cryptoexchange

The Japanese newspaper Mainichi Shimbun reported that XEM tokens (the designation of NEM cryptocurrency) stolen at Coincheck were found that on the Russian stock exchange YoBit. The approximate cost of funds...
Facebook bans the advertising of Crypto-Currencies and ICO's

Facebook bans the advertising of Crypto-Currencies and ICO's

Facebook is continuing to tighten the rules of advertising on its site. This time, the social network decided not to provide advertising services to companies associated with crypto-currencies and ICO's. The...

Line instant messenger will have its own cryptoexchange

The Japanese company Line Corporation, which is developing the Line messenger, plans to add the possibility of exchanging cryptocurrency for its users. The monthly volume of the messenger is about 200 million...

Bitcoin's price tumbles as Bitfinex and Tether head to court

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission of the United States (CTFC) summoned representatives of Bitfinex and Tether. As it turned out, the companies had received the notice on December 6th, 2017. Tether...

Binance resumed work and is thanking users for their support

Binance, the popular Hong Kong crypto exchange announced it resumes the work after solving technical problems. Problems while synchronizing the data caused the exchange to fail for more than a day. Now the...

E-Chat cryptomessenger will make its own Ethereum hardfork

The creators of e-Chat messenger working on Ethereum decided to develop their own hardfork. A new blockchain platform is required because the application has outgrown a standard messenger and became a...

A hidden miner worked while users watched ads on YouTube

Mining cryptocurrency using the resources of foreign computers is becoming increasingly popular. All that is needed is to find a way to place a JS-code on a popular resource and those who open the web page...

Is quantum computing a threat to the Bitcoin system?

Quantum computers are fundamentally different from modern quartz computers and are capable of solving tasks that would take ordinary computers thousands or millions of years. Today, the era of quantum...

Russian company started trading bitcoin futures

Inspired by the success of the US stock exchanges the FINAM brokerage company started trading bitcoin futures for Russian traders. The company cooperates with the largest US stock exchange CBOE, which first...

Robinhood developed an application for cryptotrading without fees

Robinhood developed a mobile platform for buying and selling BitCoin and Etherium with no transaction fees. The service will start working in February 2018. The fintech start-up Robinhood  appeared in 2012...

UBI: Will the blockchain revolution defeat poverty?

Many expect blockchain to be a new technological revolution. The introduction of this technology makes it possible to simplify the structure of services in financial, educational, scientific, and other spheres...

Hackers distribute a cryptocurrency miner through Facebook messenger

Hackers wrote a small malware which is spread through Facebook messenger to search for cryptocurrency. Distributed through a special bot program, it provides communication with the server from which commands...

A critical vulnerability has been corrected in Electrum Bitcoin wallets

A vulnerability has been found in Electrum Bitcoin wallet's code in which the user's secret keys can be stolen, and their Bitcoins too. The problem was first noticed by one of the users of GitHub under the...

MyEtherWallet developers refute rumors about hacking

Recently, hackers managed to steal ethers from users of MyEtherWallet crypto-currency wallets several times. One way that attackers were able to do this was by using fake sites to intercept account access...