Monthly Archives: January 2020

Cybercriminals Hide Crypto Mining Script Behind Kobe Bryant Wallpaper

Microsoft’s Security Intelligence team has found a malicious coin mining script in html code buried in Kobe Bryant desktop wallpaper. Opportunistic cybercriminals are capitalizing on the death of basketball legend Kobe Bryant earlier this week by setting booby-traps for those searching for mementos of the star. According to a tweet by Microsoft Security Intelligence on Jan. 31, hackers are hiding malicious html code containing a cryptojacking script in desktop wallpaper of the NBA all-time great. Cryptojacking is a practice whereby cybercriminals hijack processing power from other computers […]

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Ledger Wallet Co-Opts Controversial Pro-Brexit Slogan for Cryptocurrencies

On the eve of the U.K.’s exit from the EU, French crypto hardware wallet firm Ledger has attempted to co-opt the notorious pro-Brexit “Take Back Controlâ€� mantra for crypto. As the United Kingdom exits the European Union, a new ad campaign by French crypto hardware wallet firm Ledger is reviving one of the most divisive pro-Brexit slogans, “Take Back Control,” to ambiguous effect. An email shared with Cointelegraph on Jan. 30 revealed Ledger’s mock-up of a planned billboard for an installation in London’s Canary Wharf, one of […]

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US Bank Silvergate Sees Growth in Crypto Clients, Despite Decreasing Deposits From the Sector

Financial results released by two U.S. banks providing services to the crypto industry have indicated a decline in deposits from digital currency customers. However, a positive trend has been observed as well. One of the crypto-friendly institutions, Silvergate Bank, has seen an increasing number of crypto clients throughout the year. Also read: Swiss Bank Julius Baer Offers New Digital Asset Services With Licensed Crypto Bank SEBA Silvergate Bank Adds 48 Crypto Customers in Q4 Last year saw a reversal of the crypto market downturn but the cryptoconomy […]

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Litecoin Price Gains 22% as Chart ‘Cup and Handle’ Targets $100

Litecoin price (LTC) led the crypto market with a 20% daily gain, leading traders to wonder if a triple-digit rally is in the making just like a year ago. On Jan. 30 Litecoin (LTC) lit up the charts in both it’s USD and Bitcoin (BTC) pars by rallying more than 20% to secure a spot as the highest daily gainer amongst the top-10 cryptos ranked by market capitalization.  Crypto market daily price chart. Source: Coin360 Investors will recall that in 2019, Litecoin front-ran the Ether (ETH) and […]

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Cashfusion Far More Practical Than Other Coinjoin Protocols, Says Data Analyst

On January 29, data analyst James Waugh decided to test and see if the Cashfusion protocol was really anonymous. After testing Cashfusion, Waugh explained he sifted through a number of transaction inputs and outputs and realized that it’s “not possible to establish a concrete link” between them. Also read: How to Obscure Bitcoin Cash Transaction Data by Leveraging Cashfusion Cashfusion Tests Prove the Protocol’s Anonymity Set Is Greater Than Traditional Coinjoin Transactions This week Bitcoin Cash supporters were pleased to see that Cashfusion passed rigorous testing when […]

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Five of the Most Expensive NFTs Sold in 2019

The crypto gaming market took off in 2019 with some record sales. The nonfungible token market is one of the most exciting spaces in crypto right now. Significant investments are being made on nonfungible tokens as people diversify their decentralized portfolios in the hope that this promising market continues to grow. As we begin 2020, let’s take a look at five of the most expensive NFTs sold last year. 5. Gods Unchained — Atlas ID #8840817 Price: 210 ETH (approximately $31,500) Date: Dec. 5, 2019 Gods Unchained […]

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Trustverse Token Is Now Listed for Trading on Bitcoin.com Exchange and Users Can Win 1 Million TRV

The Bitcoin.com Exchange continues to rapidly expand its offerings. The latest asset to join it is the Trustverse token, which is now listed for trading on Bitcoin.com’s premier trading platform. To promote the success of the new listing, Trustverse is conducting a giveaway of 1 million TRV tokens. Also Read: You Can Now Buy Cryptocurrency With Credit Card on Bitcoin.com Exchange Bitcoin.com Exchange Lists Trustverse Token Bitcoin.com Exchange has listed the Trustverse token for trading (TRV/BCH) on January 28, 2020. This AI-powered blockchain-based platform strives to create […]

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The National Bank of Cambodia Will Launch a Digital Payments Network This Quarter

Cambodia is the latest country to demonstrate serious pro-blockchain action. The National Bank of Cambodia’s new digital currency is called Bakong.  It’s effectively a central bank digital currency (CBDC) that was launched on a trial basis throughout Cambodia in July. Chea Serey, director-general of the National Bank of Cambodia, said the system will be operational within the present fiscal quarter. Serey described Bakong as “the national payment gateway for Cambodia.” Bakong will play a central role in bringing all players in the payment space in Cambodia under […]

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Zcash Community Votes to Distribute 20% of Mining Rewards to Infrastructure Development

The Electric Coin Company, a group that supports the development of Zcash (ZEC), announced the community has voted to distribute 20% of the ZEC network’s mining rewards to infrastructure and marketing development. The ZEC development funding proposal was initiated because the coin’s Founder’s Reward expires in November and after block 1,046,400, ZEC miners will only get 80% of the block subsidy. Also read: Bitcoin.com Update: Dev Fund Proposal ‘Will Not Go Through’ Without More Agreement Zcash Community Votes to Allocate 20% of the Block Rewards to the […]

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What’s In A Cryptocurrency Youtuber Email Inbox?

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