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Data and Bitcoin-Stealing Malware Are now targeting Fortnite Gamers

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Crime, Entertainment, News

Data and Bitcoin-Stealing Malware Are now targeting Fortnite Gamers

Fortnite, the wildly popular video game over which schools have expressed disdain, is currently being used as an attack vector for malware disguised as cheating software. According to an October 2 post from Christopher Boyd, the lead malware intelligence analyst at Malwarebytes Labs, thousands of users have been inadvertently downloading malicious software. Malware Disguised as Cheating Software This bug has…

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Blockchain Gaming Alliance Brings Together Ubisoft, Consensys, and Other Heavy Hitters

Category: Blockchain, Business, Entertainment, News

Blockchain Gaming Alliance Brings Together Ubisoft, Consensys, and Other Heavy Hitters

Announced September 28, 2018, at the Blockchain Game Summit held in Lyon, France many of the brightest minds from the gaming industry and blockchain sector have formed the Blockchain Gaming Alliance (BGA). Members of this newly founded group aim to follow blockchain technology’s integration within gaming. Gaming Alliance Details The total roster includes members from B2expand, Ubisoft, Consensys, Alto, fig,…

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South Korea Denies Cryptocurrency Exchanges From Venture Firm Certification

Category: Blockchain, Business, Exchange, Finance, News, Regulation

South Korea Denies Cryptocurrency Exchanges From Venture Firm Certification

Although the South Korean Government is keen to improve blockchain regulations, they do not express the same sentiment towards the cryptocurrency industry. According to an article published by Business Korea on October 1, 2018, the South Korean Government decided to deny cryptocurrency exchanges from venture firm certification, which will lead to an increase in taxes for these companies. Cryptocurrency Exchanges…

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Have you Ever Heard of the ERC-721x Token Standard?

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Cryptocyclopedia, Ethereum

Have you Ever Heard of the ERC-721x Token Standard?

Thanks to the overly popular Ethereum blockchain game CryptoKitties, the ERC-721 tokens have come into the foray of the DLT world. CryptoKitties is basically a collectible card game where the players have the option to buy, sell and exchange virtual cats. What sets CryptoKitties apart from most of the other games is the fact that every digital feline is unique…

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Enjin Smart Wallet to Support Data Rich ERC-1155 and ERC-721Token Standards

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Business, Entertainment, Ethereum

Enjin Smart Wallet to Support Data Rich ERC-1155 and ERC-721Token Standards

Enjin (ENJ), the largest online gaming community creation platform is pleased to announce that the Enjin Smart Wallet will now support the data-rich ERC-1155 and ERC-721 tokens. The latest update released by Enjin will change the paradigm of the gaming industry, as gamers will now have complete authority and ownership over their in-game assets. Current Support and Roadmap The upgrade,…

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P2P-Betting Platform Bettium Starts the ICO Main Stage Today

Category: Press Releases

P2P-Betting Platform Bettium Starts the ICO Main Stage Today

The analytical blockchain platform for P2P-betting announced the beginning of the main stage of BETT tokensale, which will be held from August 8 to 31, 2018. The ERC20 standard BETT token will be offered at a rate of $0.05 with the available payment methods to include BTC, ETH. Through the token sale process, contributors will be able to purchase up…

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Can Blockchain Technology and Video Games Inspire a Universal Basic Income?

Category: Blockchain, Commentary, Cryptocyclopedia, Tech

Can Blockchain Technology and Video Games Inspire a Universal Basic Income?

Indiana video games and virtual economies University Professor Edward Castronova published a whitepaper in 2016 about the nature of video games and the future of work. While the gaming industry is one predominantly for leisure, Castranova argued that video games will have a significant impact on the future of work as it will act as a haven for low-skilled workers…

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Abstractism Pulled from Steam after Allegations of Mining Monero

Category: Altcoins, Crime, Mining, News

Abstractism Pulled from Steam after Allegations of Mining Monero

Abstractism, a simple platform based game, was pulled from the Steam Store on July 30, 2018, after allegations that the game was mining cryptocurrencies on players computers. The Whistleblower The game is a basic platformer meant to encourage relaxation during gameplay. However, players began noticing that though Abstractism was a simple arcade-style game with rudimentary graphics, it was using a…

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Coming Soon: Cryptocurrency Simulation Game “Blockchain Tycoon” on Steam

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Development, News, Tech

Coming Soon: Cryptocurrency Simulation Game “Blockchain Tycoon” on Steam

Wamill Software announced on July 30, 2018, that its flagship cryptocurrency game, Blockchain Tycoon will launch on Steam Early Access on August 9, 2018.  Blockchain technology has had an impact on almost all the industries throughout the world, and the gaming industry is no exception. Blockchain Tycoon will give the option to players to immerse themselves in the world of cryptocurrencies…

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Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Affects League of Legend Gamers in the Philippines

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Mining, News

Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Affects League of Legend Gamers in the Philippines

Players of the widely popular game League of Legends (LoL) in the Philippines faced a predicament after a significant cryptocurrency mining malware came to light on July 11, 2018. Garena+ Client Causes Havoc Daily eSports detailed the latest instance of the widespread mining attack, a first-of-its-kind. LoL players in the Philippines discovered a particular Garena client containing a malicious cryptocurrency…

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