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Smominru Botnet Affects 500,000 Windows Machines
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Smominru Botnet Affects 500,000 Windows Machines
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Smominru Botnet Affects 500,000 Windows Machines

A new botnet, Smominru that is focused on mining Monero cryptocurrency entrapped more than over 500,000 Windows machines all over the world. By hitting the majority of government and corporate servers, it gives a resemblance to the WannaCry attack last year that hit more than 400,000 machines worldwide. Monero Mining Software hits 500,000 Machines With

A new botnet, Smominru that is focused on mining Monero cryptocurrency entrapped more than over 500,000 Windows machines all over the world. By hitting the majority of government and corporate servers, it gives a resemblance to the WannaCry attack last year that hit more than 400,000 machines worldwide. Monero Mining Software hits 500,000 Machines With

China’s Baidu and Weibo Not Allowing Any Crypto Ads
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China’s Baidu and Weibo Not Allowing Any Crypto Ads
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China’s Baidu and Weibo Not Allowing Any Crypto Ads

China’s Baidu, the largest search engine and Weibo, a social media channel are not allowing any ads with terms “bitcoin”, “cryptocurrency” and “ICO” After banning the cryptocurrency trading and bitcoin mining in the country, China took a move similar to Facebook China’s Largest Search engine and social media channel banning crypto ads As a part

China’s Baidu, the largest search engine and Weibo, a social media channel are not allowing any ads with terms “bitcoin”, “cryptocurrency” and “ICO” After banning the cryptocurrency trading and bitcoin mining in the country, China took a move similar to Facebook China’s Largest Search engine and social media channel banning crypto ads As a part

Why February 6th Is Significant For Cryptocurrency Market?
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Why February 6th Is Significant For Cryptocurrency Market?
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Why February 6th Is Significant For Cryptocurrency Market?

The Senate banking committee meeting with the chief of US SEC and CFTC where they will appear as witnesses will talk about their roles to oversight cryptocurrencies that will highlight: Cryptocurrency News 6th Feb: On February 6, the Senate Banking Committee will be held and broadcasted live online SEC’s chief Jay Clayton and CFTC’s chief

The Senate banking committee meeting with the chief of US SEC and CFTC where they will appear as witnesses will talk about their roles to oversight cryptocurrencies that will highlight: Cryptocurrency News 6th Feb: On February 6, the Senate Banking Committee will be held and broadcasted live online SEC’s chief Jay Clayton and CFTC’s chief

Japan Messaging App Line To Launch Its Cryptocurrency Exchange
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Japan Messaging App Line To Launch Its Cryptocurrency Exchange
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Japan Messaging App Line To Launch Its Cryptocurrency Exchange

Tokyo-based free chat app, Line is all set to launch a cryptocurrency exchange. To fend its competitors like Facebook, Line is leveraging its huge customer base to create more business opportunities by introducing a number of crypto-related features within its app. Japan’s largest chat app to offer crypto trading service Japan’s leading internet company and

Tokyo-based free chat app, Line is all set to launch a cryptocurrency exchange. To fend its competitors like Facebook, Line is leveraging its huge customer base to create more business opportunities by introducing a number of crypto-related features within its app. Japan’s largest chat app to offer crypto trading service Japan’s leading internet company and

Rise in Cryptocurrency Mining Affecting the PC Gaming Industry
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Rise in Cryptocurrency Mining Affecting the PC Gaming Industry
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Rise in Cryptocurrency Mining Affecting the PC Gaming Industry

The raging prices of cryptocurrencies have led to an increase in demand for GPU mining equipments thus leading to shortage of supply for PC gaming users. The subsequent rise in prices of GPU equipment is directly affecting 1.22 billion PC gamers around the globe. Bitcoin & other cryptocurrencies driving graphic cards’ prices up Recently, there

The raging prices of cryptocurrencies have led to an increase in demand for GPU mining equipments thus leading to shortage of supply for PC gaming users. The subsequent rise in prices of GPU equipment is directly affecting 1.22 billion PC gamers around the globe. Bitcoin & other cryptocurrencies driving graphic cards’ prices up Recently, there

Cryptocurrency prices fall amid Bloomberg’s update about Tether
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Cryptocurrency prices fall amid Bloomberg’s update about Tether
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Cryptocurrency prices fall amid Bloomberg’s update about Tether

The media giant Bloomberg’s news update on Tether being subpoenaed by US authorities led to panic and sharp fall in bitcoin prices as well as that of other currency. The news which is actually two months old was published by Bloomberg earlier during the day. The news on Tether is actually two month’s old Subpoenas

The media giant Bloomberg’s news update on Tether being subpoenaed by US authorities led to panic and sharp fall in bitcoin prices as well as that of other currency. The news which is actually two months old was published by Bloomberg earlier during the day. The news on Tether is actually two month’s old Subpoenas

Over 1 Million People in Line for Robinhood Crypto Trading, But Why?
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Over 1 Million People in Line for Robinhood Crypto Trading, But Why?
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Over 1 Million People in Line for Robinhood Crypto Trading, But Why?

Robinhood Crypto just got signed up by more than 1 million people in just five days after its announcement to enable bitcoin and Ethereum trading in February. Robinhood is basically a brokerage firm that is known for its zero commission stock trading app. Robinhood, first non-crypto firm to enter the cryptocurrency market Just five days

Robinhood Crypto just got signed up by more than 1 million people in just five days after its announcement to enable bitcoin and Ethereum trading in February. Robinhood is basically a brokerage firm that is known for its zero commission stock trading app. Robinhood, first non-crypto firm to enter the cryptocurrency market Just five days

$4 Million IOTA Hack Raises Security Concerns
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$4 Million IOTA Hack Raises Security Concerns
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$4 Million IOTA Hack Raises Security Concerns

IOTA an open-source distributed ledger for IoT endured a phishing scam that costs the users about $4 million. The hacker Norgertvdberg has been in this scheme for the past six months. However, the wallet bug, bad technological design among other factors indicate a scamming process all along. IOTA’s security compromised through a phishing attack IOTA,

IOTA an open-source distributed ledger for IoT endured a phishing scam that costs the users about $4 million. The hacker Norgertvdberg has been in this scheme for the past six months. However, the wallet bug, bad technological design among other factors indicate a scamming process all along. IOTA’s security compromised through a phishing attack IOTA,

South Korea’s New Cryptocurrency Rules Set An Example For Others
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South Korea’s New Cryptocurrency Rules Set An Example For Others
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South Korea’s New Cryptocurrency Rules Set An Example For Others

The rules to tackle the money laundering among other crimes in cryptocurrency market came into full effect in South Korea, on Tuesday. It is expected that these new cryptocurrency rules will be positive in the long term and will bring legitimacy to the cryptocurrency market. Earlier this month, the plans to introduce regulations had frightened

The rules to tackle the money laundering among other crimes in cryptocurrency market came into full effect in South Korea, on Tuesday. It is expected that these new cryptocurrency rules will be positive in the long term and will bring legitimacy to the cryptocurrency market. Earlier this month, the plans to introduce regulations had frightened

Union Budget 2018: Will Tax and GST be levied on bitcoin in India?
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Union Budget 2018: Will Tax and GST be levied on bitcoin in India?
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Union Budget 2018: Will Tax and GST be levied on bitcoin in India?

Despite government’s repetitive warnings regarding trading and dealing in Bitcoin, the interest of Indians in cryptocurrencies is on a rise. With Union budget 2018 to be announced on Feb 1 everyone is expecting Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to provide clarity over bitcoin regulations in India Tax and GST on bitcoin Since the prices of bitcoin

Despite government’s repetitive warnings regarding trading and dealing in Bitcoin, the interest of Indians in cryptocurrencies is on a rise. With Union budget 2018 to be announced on Feb 1 everyone is expecting Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to provide clarity over bitcoin regulations in India Tax and GST on bitcoin Since the prices of bitcoin

Viuly Connecting its Blockchain Video Platform to Ethereum Mainnet
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Viuly Connecting its Blockchain Video Platform to Ethereum Mainnet
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Viuly Connecting its Blockchain Video Platform to Ethereum Mainnet

Blockchain-based video platform Viuly made an announcement that it will connect its blockchain video sharing platform to the ethereum Mainnet on December 18th. This big step came after its successful airdrop to over 900,000 ethereum addresses in November. Also, by the transaction count on the ethereum blockchain, VIU token recently ranked number 1 out of

Blockchain-based video platform Viuly made an announcement that it will connect its blockchain video sharing platform to the ethereum Mainnet on December 18th. This big step came after its successful airdrop to over 900,000 ethereum addresses in November. Also, by the transaction count on the ethereum blockchain, VIU token recently ranked number 1 out of

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First CME Bitcoin Futures Contract Expires On 26 January, 2018

On January 26, 2018, the initial CME Bitcoin Futures contract Expires that raises a huge question, if the cryptocurrency market is going to fall down even more. This has been followed by the expiry of CBOE contract on Jan 17, 2018, that resulted in its downward slide by 36 percent. CME Bitcoin futures contract will

On January 26, 2018, the initial CME Bitcoin Futures contract Expires that raises a huge question, if the cryptocurrency market is going to fall down even more. This has been followed by the expiry of CBOE contract on Jan 17, 2018, that resulted in its downward slide by 36 percent. CME Bitcoin futures contract will

Weiss Ratings Presented Ethereum With a B
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Weiss Ratings Presented Ethereum With a B
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Weiss Ratings Presented Ethereum With a B

As per the rating report of Weiss Ratings, ethereum got the best one with a “good” B while bitcoin got a “fair” C+ and ripple a C. Among the rating extravaganza, the agency also suffered the denial of service attack from Korea. A game of ratings: Who got what? On Wednesday, Weiss Ratings, a securities

As per the rating report of Weiss Ratings, ethereum got the best one with a “good” B while bitcoin got a “fair” C+ and ripple a C. Among the rating extravaganza, the agency also suffered the denial of service attack from Korea. A game of ratings: Who got what? On Wednesday, Weiss Ratings, a securities

Wall Street Veteran Predicts Bitcoin May Lose 90% of its Value
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Wall Street Veteran Predicts Bitcoin May Lose 90% of its Value
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Wall Street Veteran Predicts Bitcoin May Lose 90% of its Value

Peter Boockvar, a Wall Street veteran has predicted that there would be an epic crash in the cryptocurrency market before the year ends. He said bitcoin could lose about 90% of its value and come down to as low as $1000. Boockvar: Crypto is a giant bubble In an interview with CNBC’s Future Now, the

Peter Boockvar, a Wall Street veteran has predicted that there would be an epic crash in the cryptocurrency market before the year ends. He said bitcoin could lose about 90% of its value and come down to as low as $1000. Boockvar: Crypto is a giant bubble In an interview with CNBC’s Future Now, the

bitFlyer Is Launching Its European Bitcoin Exchange
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bitFlyer Is Launching Its European Bitcoin Exchange
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bitFlyer Is Launching Its European Bitcoin Exchange

European Union granted the company, a license of Payment Institution, making it the first Bitcoin exchange to be regulated in the US, Japan, and Europe. The Tokyo-based, bitFlyer is one of the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange and the first cryptocurrency trading platform that announced its launch in Europe. World’s largest bitcoin exchange gets the green

European Union granted the company, a license of Payment Institution, making it the first Bitcoin exchange to be regulated in the US, Japan, and Europe. The Tokyo-based, bitFlyer is one of the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange and the first cryptocurrency trading platform that announced its launch in Europe. World’s largest bitcoin exchange gets the green

Amidst Partnerships and Breyer Announcements VeChain(VEN) Soars
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Amidst Partnerships and Breyer Announcements VeChain(VEN) Soars
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Amidst Partnerships and Breyer Announcements VeChain(VEN) Soars

With so much happening in the world of cryptocurrency and blockchain right now, you can’t keep a tab on everything. One powerful project in the cryptocurrency market is VeChain. VeChain emerged just out of nowhere and suddenly became the 25th largest cryptocurrency by market cap. Any blockchain project today is of immense interest to everyone

With so much happening in the world of cryptocurrency and blockchain right now, you can’t keep a tab on everything. One powerful project in the cryptocurrency market is VeChain. VeChain emerged just out of nowhere and suddenly became the 25th largest cryptocurrency by market cap. Any blockchain project today is of immense interest to everyone

Samourai Wallet Launches Bitcoin Through SMS to Combat Censorship
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Samourai Wallet Launches Bitcoin Through SMS to Combat Censorship
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Samourai Wallet Launches Bitcoin Through SMS to Combat Censorship

The innovator of the Bitcoin privacy wallet, Samourai Wallet have announced a brand new proprietary app Pony Direct. It is a transaction payment method that also acts as a relay which is used to send bitcoins through SMS i.e short message service. SMS that is popularly used for texting can be used now creatively to

The innovator of the Bitcoin privacy wallet, Samourai Wallet have announced a brand new proprietary app Pony Direct. It is a transaction payment method that also acts as a relay which is used to send bitcoins through SMS i.e short message service. SMS that is popularly used for texting can be used now creatively to

South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchanges To Share Data With Banks
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South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchanges To Share Data With Banks
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South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchanges To Share Data With Banks

In an attempt to impose taxes on the transactions regarding virtual currency, the South Korean government has announced that from this month, six major banks will provide services to cryptocurrency exchanges. This new system requires the exchanges to share user data with banks. Cryptocurrency exchanges have to share the data with banks On Sunday, the

In an attempt to impose taxes on the transactions regarding virtual currency, the South Korean government has announced that from this month, six major banks will provide services to cryptocurrency exchanges. This new system requires the exchanges to share user data with banks. Cryptocurrency exchanges have to share the data with banks On Sunday, the

Nigeria Beats the Bitcoin Scams With Traditional Ways
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Nigeria Beats the Bitcoin Scams With Traditional Ways
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Nigeria Bitcoin Scams: Traditional approach to beat rising scams

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency scams have been the primary concern for most of the governments around the world. By following the old-school precautions, Nigerian traders control the bitcoin scams where traders create informal groups and conduct a complete background check.    Start of Nigeria bitcoin scams Cryptocurrency first began in Nigeria with a scam. Mavrodi Mondial

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency scams have been the primary concern for most of the governments around the world. By following the old-school precautions, Nigerian traders control the bitcoin scams where traders create informal groups and conduct a complete background check.    Start of Nigeria bitcoin scams Cryptocurrency first began in Nigeria with a scam. Mavrodi Mondial

Petition Against Cryptocurrency regulation in South Korea Reaches 200k+ Signatures
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Petition Against Cryptocurrency regulation in South Korea Reaches 200k+ Signatures
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Petition Against Cryptocurrency regulation in South Korea Reaches 200k+ Signatures

South Korea’s potential ban on cryptocurrency trading prompted thousands of its citizens to sign a petition demanding the government to stop regulating cryptocurrencies. The petition has reached more than 200,000 signatures and now as per the law, the government has to take an action. Petition for a happy dream We already reported how the citizens

South Korea’s potential ban on cryptocurrency trading prompted thousands of its citizens to sign a petition demanding the government to stop regulating cryptocurrencies. The petition has reached more than 200,000 signatures and now as per the law, the government has to take an action. Petition for a happy dream We already reported how the citizens