Following reports that the alleged Capital One hacker was using servers to mine crypto, cryptojacking is on the tip of the space’s tongue. Unfortunately, there seems to be a bit of confusion as to how prevalent cryptojacking is, with a recently released study from McAfee Labs and information from the Continue Reading
Developers behind the privacy-focused crypto Decred have released details about the project’s upcoming privacy rollout. The new features will include hiding user identities and jumbling customer transaction data together, making it harder to track specific coin movements.
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Neil Walsh, chief of the cybercrime and anti-money laundering arm of the United Nations’ department on drugs and crime, has stated that the “anonymizing and pseudo-anonymizing” aspects of cryptocurrencies have made it extremely difficult to combat terrorist financing, money laundering, and cybercrime.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled with crypto exchange Bitqyck and its founders Bruce Bise and Sam Mendez over what the SEC believed was an unregistered token sale that raised $13 million. Bitqyck will pay a civil penalty of $8.5 million on top of disgorgement and prejudgment Continue Reading
A research report from crypto exchange Binance has claimed that the digital currency being developed by the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) will be backed one-to-one by fiat, replace notes and coins in circulation, and operate on a two-tiered system. The first tier will connect the PBoC’s digital currency with Continue Reading
Yesterday, August 28, Paige Thompson was indicted after allegedly hacking Capital One and 30 other entities. Along with being charged with wire fraud and computer fraud and abuse, court documents state Thompson used Capital One’s cloud servers to mine cryptocurrency.
Wikipedia is the latest website to become a verified publisher with the Brave web browser, allowing the site to start taking dips and donations in the form of Brave’s basic attention token.
Crypto exchange Binance has rolled out yet another service offering dubbed Binance X. The platform will serve as a hub to engage and support developers and foster third-party development within Binance’s network.
Pantheon, a ConsenSys spoke that works to provide a suite of Ethereum-based services, has officially been adopted by Hyperledger’s technical steering committee, reportedly making it one of the first public blockchain projects to be taken on by the consortium.