The Romanian Ministry of Education’s website, edu.ro, is reportedly using its visitor’s computers to mine cryptocurrency, as per a local news source Hotnews.ro. It’s claimed that the antivirus software companies Avira and Adguard warned users that the site has been flagged for mining cryptocurrencies. Hotnews.ro also reported that agents from...
While some banks around the world have issued a warning on the effect of digital currencies on the global financial stability, as they feel bitcoin and altcoins have become a combination of bubbles, Ponzi schemes and environmental disasters, the central bank of Russia think otherwise.   In a report released...
Hackers have demanded a $1 million ransom to be paid in Ripple (XRP) for stolen personal data of 90,000 Canadians.They exploited the systems of two Canadian banks and threatened to release the user information unless their demands were met.Hackers Exploit Bank WeaknessesThe hack was revealed on Monday by the...
The Korea Legislature has revealed that it will also establish a legal basis for cryptocurrency trading, including permission of ICOs. Talks to lift a September 2017 ban on ICOs in the Asian country is finally going past mere speculations and could happen pretty soon following an official move to the...
Another week of price declines in the crypto markets. Bitcoin is down about 10%, Ethereum about 20% and the bear market trend continues in other cryptocurrencies as well. However, despite the bearish trend, the declines are not as sharp as those at the beginning of the year and the...
Ideally, when a man dies, his assets go to his spouse, children, parents, relatives, or to the State, unless a will has been correctly set up by the deceased. But in the world of cryptos where the adage has been “Not your keys, not your cryptos,” it would be difficult...
The enthusiasm and rush of trading cryptocurrencies may come with one downside – addiction. Cryptocurrency addiction is not a virtual problem; it is real, and many investors are victims. Some people are obsessed with their digital assets; checking the prices of their favorite cryptos every minute, and always anxious about...
While the birth of cryptocurrencies has been a tool for economic and technological growth among countries around the world, there has been a common problem in the industry – hackers! Even as you read this report, a hacker, somewhere in the world is busy trying to phish the data of...
Bitcoin just hit a six-week low as the US launches crypto trading investigation Bitcoin’s price plummeted by over $1,000 this week, and it’s speculated that the US Department of Justice’s investigation into cryptocurrency manipulation is part of it. The DoJ is investigating the practice of spoofing, in which traders influence the...
At first, most countries, financial institutions, and other big companies were against the adoption of cryptocurrencies but it seems they are beginning to come around. Maybe out of greed or probably because they have started to perceive the importance of crypto as it dominates the world. Nonetheless, in the world...