Hydra’s ‘Complex Drug Delivery System’ in Russia Overshadows Western Darknet Markets

On September 14, the blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis reported on the infamous Russian darknet marketplace (DNM) known as Hydra and noted the DNM is Eastern Europe’s “sixth-largest service by volume in the region.” Moreover, the report also reveals that Hydra has created a “complex drug delivery system” inside Russia and Continue Reading

Bitcoin will continue appreciating, although at a slower pace than in the past, Bloomberg analyst explains

According to senior commodity strategist at Bloomberrg Mike McGlone, Bitcoin’s limited supply and increasing adoption will lead to steady, although gradual, appreciation. Mike McGlone, Senior Commodity Strategist at Bloomberg, is convinced Bitcoin will continue to appreciate thanks to its fixed supply coupled with increasing demand.  “I don’t see what [could] Continue Reading

New US Treasury sanctions on Russian hackers hit Monero address

The U.S. government is charging ahead in its pursuit of privacy tokens, according to its latest sanctions. Per its Wednesday additions to its list of sanctioned individuals, the United States Treasury Department is targeting Monero (XMR) addresses. Russian nationals Dmitriy Karasavidi and Danil Potekhin have become the newest names on the specially designated Continue Reading