Monthly Archives: May 2018

Coinhive Code Found On 300+ Websites Worldwide In Recent Cryptojacking Campaign

The Monero-mining program Coinhive has been recently found on 348 websites worldwide, report says. The Coinhive crypto mining code has been recently detected on more than 300 government and university websites worldwide, cyber security researcher Troy Mursch reported Saturday, May 5. According to the report, all the affected websites are using a vulnerable version of the Drupal content management system. As the researcher posted on Twitter May 4, he was alerted to this particular campaign via the attack on the websites of the  San Diego Zoo, and […]

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How to Shuffle Your BCH Coins Like a Boss

There are a bunch of unique bitcoin cash wallets these days and even more interesting clients on the horizon. However, there is one particular bitcoin cash (BCH) wallet called Electron Cash that’s been around since the inception of BCH offering a secure platform and now the ability to shuffle BCH with the Cashshuffle plugin.   Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space The BCH-Centric Electron Cash Wallet Today we’re going to discuss how to install the Electron Cash wallet, a light client that provides users […]

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Cryptopets: Stephen Curry Will Now Have A Cryptokitty

CryptoKitties Are Growing As reported earlier in the year, CryptoKitties has now moved away from Axiom Zen after raising a significant amount of funding to branch out on its own. The very popular Ethereum app enables its customers to buy and exchange cats, which are built on tokens. Owners of these digital cats can also breed their cats too, so it’s just like owning your own cat. The team behind the CryptoKitties is very passionate about making Blockchain technology accessible to one and all hence the move […]

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Microsoft Azure Launches Tool To Speed Up Blockchain-Based App Creation

Microsoft has launched a development automation tool for businesses looking to create blockchain-based apps. Microsoft’s cloud computing platform Azure formally announced the release of its blockchain app creation service, Azure Blockchain Workbench, on May 7. In a press release, the company highlighted blockchain as a “key topic of interest” as it also kicks of its annual Microsoft Build conference this week. Workbench will allow businesses looking to create bespoke blockchain apps to speed up the development process by automating infrastructure setup. This, Microsoft Azure general manager Matthew […]

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Bitcoin in Brief Tuesday: Bank Wires, Tickets, and Diplomas on Blockchain Tech

The prospect of transferring an entire national payment system to blockchain technology deserves attention and we are covering the story in today’s Bitcoin in Brief. Reports that Russia may transform its version of SWIFT as early as next year coincided with the news that the US banking giant JP Morgan has applied for a blockchain patent for inter-bank payments. Projects to secure documents, diplomas, and even tickets using blockchain technologies are also part of Tuesday’s round-up. Also read: Bitcoin in Brief Monday: Elon Musk Takes on Bitcoin-Bashing […]

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Company Launches Blockchain Platform to Enable Transparent and Low Cost Advertising

sponsored A new online advertising platform plans to connect businesses with “large numbers” of crypto enthusiasts in a matter of minutes. A company has launched an online advertising platform AdCoinClick that enables businesses and individuals to pay for campaigns using cryptocurrency – all the while providing publishers with an innovative way of monetizing content directly through their websites and blogs. AdCoin’s founders, all of whom have prior experience as entrepreneurs, say they were inspired to launch AdCoinClick because of the “time- and money wasting frustrations” they encountered […]

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NYT: New York Stock Exchange Owner Wants To Let Customers Buy Bitcoin

The owner of the New York Stock Exchange wants to offer its customers Bitcoin, according to unnamed sources speaking to the New York Times. The owner of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is mulling letting customers buy and hold Bitcoin, The New York Times reported late Monday, May 7. The move would be the second Wall Street giant in a week to reportedly open up to crypto. As the New York Times reports, citing “emails and documents” as well as four anonymous sources, NYSE owner Intercontinental […]

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PR: Horizon Communications, an ICO Building Telecommunication Infrastructure, Is Now Live

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Horizon Communications is a ISP startup based in Bermuda. The company plans to deploy a wireless state-of-the-art internet solution in the Caribbean, South and Central America, with an ambitious plan to deploy their services worldwide. Their aim is to provide high speed […]

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Cryptocurrency Recognized as Valuable Property by Russian Court

A Russian arbitration court of appeals has recognized cryptocurrency as a property with value in its ruling on Monday. This overturned a previous ruling by another court even though Russia currently has no legal framework for cryptocurrencies. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Crypto Recognized as Property The Ninth Arbitration Court of Appeals ruled on Monday that a bankrupt person’s cryptocurrency must be included in the debtor’s bankruptcy estate, local media reported. The case involves Russian citizen Ilya Tsarkov who filed bankruptcy in October […]

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Norwegian Court Rules Nordea Bank Can Close Account of Crypto Exchange

A Norwegian district court has ruled in favor of Norway’s largest bank against a local cryptocurrency exchange. The court says the bank has full rights to close the account of the exchange, citing money laundering risks and criminal activities associated with bitcoin trading. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Court Ruled in Favor of Bank Oslo District Court. Oslo District Court, known in Norwegian as Oslo tingrett, has ruled in favor of Nordea Bank against a local bitcoin exchange, Bitmynt AS, according to E24. […]

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