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About author: Jefferson Nunn

Since 1999, Jefferson Nunn has been a consultant to high net worth individuals. Always an innovator, his ideas have generated millions for his clients including Ronco and GoWireless. He has been involved in the CryptoCurrency industry since mining his first Bitcoin in 2010. Since then, he has met with many of the early pioneers in the CryptoCurrency space including the founders of Ethereum and the founders of Crypto Capital in Panama, and more.

Monero Mikrotik Madness: Carrier-Grade Cryptojacking Scheme

Category: Altcoins, Crime, Mining, News

Monero Mikrotik Madness: Carrier-Grade Cryptojacking Scheme

There are approximately 200,000 Mikrotik routers that are potentially vulnerable to the latest security breach devised by hackers to install and spread cryptojacking software that mines Monero (XMR). A team called Bad Packets has been monitoring the spread of the infections ever since the security vulnerability was first reported on August 2, 2018. The vulnerability exists within the management portion…

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Skynet Controversy: Similarly Named Tezos dApp Promises Enhanced Peer-to-Peer Lending

Category: Altcoins, Business, Interviews, News, Platform, Tech

Skynet Controversy: Similarly Named Tezos dApp Promises Enhanced Peer-to-Peer Lending

Another Skynet is launching now promising a revolution. On September 26, Skynet World announced their project through a sponsored post on CCN and igniting controversy over their name. The last time a project with the Skynet name launched, they raised $11 million for a project that runs on the Ethereum blockchain. Skynet Open Network seems to promise all things to…

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Vitalik’s Seven Deadly Crypto Sins: The Future Is DAO

Category: Blockchain, Commentary, Cryptocyclopedia, Ethereum, Tech

Vitalik’s Seven Deadly Crypto Sins: The Future Is DAO

In the following series, BTCManager will be walking through, in detail, seven questions posed by the co-creator of Ethereum. These seven questions are some of the most relevant features of this booming ecosystem. From governance, as in this week’s installment, to mining and everything in between. The series was inspired by a discussion between Buterin and a WeChat group called…

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Vitalik Buterin’s Seven Deadly Crypto Sins: Centralized Proof of Stake

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Business, Cryptocyclopedia, Ethereum

Vitalik Buterin’s Seven Deadly Crypto Sins: Centralized Proof of Stake

In the following series, BTCManager will be walking through, in detail, seven questions posed by the co-creator of Ethereum. These seven questions are some of the most relevant features of this booming ecosystem. From centralization, as in this week’s installment, to governance and everything in between. The series was inspired by a discussion between Buterin and a WeChat group called…

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IRS Considering Tax Guidance for Hard Fork “Hodlers”

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Business, Finance, Investment, News, Regulation

IRS Considering Tax Guidance for Hard Fork “Hodlers”

Over the past two years, there have been many airdrops, hard forks, scam coins and other events. As investors scramble to participate in these events, CPA’s and tax professionals are struggling to keep up with the rules and regulations. The tax man always needs their due, and the failure to report and pay taxes has brought down many high profile…

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Vitalik Buterin’s 7 Deadly Crypto Sins: Part 5. “Pow Is Burning Billions of Dollars per Year, Even More Than All Scams and Thefts Combined”

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Ethereum, News, Regulation

Vitalik Buterin’s 7 Deadly Crypto Sins: Part 5. “Pow Is Burning Billions of Dollars per Year, Even More Than All Scams and Thefts Combined”

It’s hard to believe that in a remote town in rural Texas is transforming itself from the dirty coal mines of the 19th and 20th century to the clean digital mines of the 21st century. Bitmain is investing heavily into the town of Rockdale, Texas creating more than 300 jobs to manage the cryptocurrency mining operations. This more than offsets…

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SEC Rejects Three More Bitcoin ETF Applications

Category: Bitcoin, Finance, News, Regulation

SEC Rejects Three More Bitcoin ETF Applications

After eight months of review, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rejected the NYSE Arca’s application for two Bitcoin ETFs and the Cboe BZX Exchange’s application for a similar financial tool on August 22, 2018, further clouding the pioneer cryptocurrency’s future listing on major stock exchanges. Three Rejections for the Beloved Bitcoin ETF The SEC continues to reject Bitcoin…

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Vitalik Buterin’s 7 Deadly Crypto Sins: Mitigating 5 to 10 Second Blockchain Latency

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Cryptocyclopedia, Development, Ethereum

Vitalik Buterin’s 7 Deadly Crypto Sins: Mitigating 5 to 10 Second Blockchain Latency

In the following series, BTCManager will be walking through, in detail, seven questions posed by the co-creator of Ethereum Vitalik Buterin. These seven questions are some of the most relevant features of this booming ecosystem. From latency, as in this week’s installment, to governance and everything in between. The series was inspired by a discussion between Buterin and a WeChat…

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Vitalik Buterin’s Seven Deadly Crypto Sins: Account Security

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Crime, Cryptocyclopedia, Ethereum

Vitalik Buterin’s Seven Deadly Crypto Sins: Account Security

In the following series, BTCManager will be walking through, in detail, seven questions posed by the co-creator of Ethereum Vitalik Buterin. These seven questions are some of the most relevant features of this booming ecosystem. From security, as in this week’s installment, to governance and everything in between. The series was inspired by a discussion between Buterin and a WeChat…

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McAfee-Backed “Unhackable” BitFi Wallet Hacked to Run P.C. Game

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, News, Tech, wallet

McAfee-Backed “Unhackable” BitFi Wallet Hacked to Run P.C. Game

Security researchers have successfully modified BitFi’s hardware wallet and provided a demonstration of the device running Doom. BitFi’s response? “Prove it.” Security researchers are arranging a demonstration this weekend proving BitFi’s wallets can be hacked. Unhackable? Not So Much BitFi launched their hardware wallet in June as a way for cryptocurrency users to secure their bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies. In…

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