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Flash Exploited by Cryptojackers to Mine Monero, Over 100 Instances Flagged by Adobe

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Crime, Finance, Mining, News

Flash Exploited by Cryptojackers to Mine Monero, Over 100 Instances Flagged by Adobe

Adobe’s Flash Player, once a prominent feature of the last decade to enable millions around the world to play internet games, has made its way to the hackers’ arsenal as they look to leverage all forms of customer-facing software to illegally mine cryptocurrencies, reported Finance Magnates on October 12, 2018. Old Tricks, new Rewards Research published by the cybersecurity research…

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51% Attack Being Livestreamed for Educational Purposes: Exclusive Interview

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Exchange, Interviews

51% Attack Being Livestreamed for Educational Purposes: Exclusive Interview

On October 7, 2018, Reddit user team-periwinkle took to social media, questioning cryptocurrency users for their interest in a potential 51% attack. While attackers would not typically announce their intentions publicly, the purpose of the attack would be for education, as the entire process will be live-streamed to allow anyone interested in learning how the often purely theoretical process works…

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Exclusive Interview: Hacken and TTC Partnership Makes DApps Easier Than Ever Before

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, News, Platform, Tech

Exclusive Interview: Hacken and TTC Partnership Makes DApps Easier Than Ever Before

TTC Protocol made a partnership with HackenProof on September 17, 2018, creating a public bug bounty to secure TTCs’ blockchain with the most extensive network of white hat hackers continuously stress testing the system. Hacken has a track record that includes 40+ other blockchain projects that the Estonia based company is responsible for securing as well. While they do offer…

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Amidst India’s Reluctance to Adopt Cryptocurrencies, ‘Cryptojackers’ Mint Money off of Indian Websites

Category: Altcoins, Business, Finance, Investment, News, Tech

Amidst India’s Reluctance to Adopt Cryptocurrencies, ‘Cryptojackers’ Mint Money off of Indian Websites

Although Indian regulatory bodies have maintained their distance from cryptocurrencies – this attitude has not deterred ‘cryptojackers’ from indirectly mining cryptocurrencies off of government websites. Per a report by The Economic Times, published on September 17, 2018, ‘cryptojacking’ continues to be a menace for the websites in the country. Cryptojacking on a Climb Hackers continue to mine cryptocurrencies taking advantage…

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Robbers Demand $1 Million in Ripple as Ransom After Stealing Banks’ Customer Data

Category: Altcoins, Crime, News, Tech

Robbers Demand $1 Million in Ripple as Ransom After Stealing Banks’ Customer Data

Two Canadian banks were in for a fix on May 28, 2018, after hackers gained access to account holders’ personal information, and threatened to sell it to interested parties unless a ransom was paid in XRP, Ripple’s native token. Hackers Infiltrate Bank Systems with Ease According to a report, Simplii Financial and Bank of Montreal (BMO) learned that personal information…

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Forensic Analysis of the Verge Cryptocurrency Hack

Category: Altcoins, Commentary, News, Tech

Forensic Analysis of the Verge Cryptocurrency Hack

In the space of fewer than two months, Verge has suffered two high-profile cryptocurrency hacks. In April, news broke out that hackers had commandeered the network, successfully compromising the system and earning all the block mining rewards within a specific timeframe. In the aftermath of the hack, the development team created a few patches to the network protocol and carried…

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Egypt May Be Secretly Mining Crypto by Hijacking its Citizens’ Computers

Category: Altcoins, News, Regulation, Tech

Egypt May Be Secretly Mining Crypto by Hijacking its Citizens’ Computers

According to a report from the University of Toronto, a telecom company connected to the Egyptian Government is secretly mining cryptocurrencies from its citizens’ computers through a program called AdHose. Government Funding or Otherwise Adhose would either redirect Egyptian Internet users to advertising sites or websites that would mine the cryptocurrency Monero without the user’s knowledge. “On a number of…

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Bitcoin Exchange Binance Offers $250,000 Bounty on Attempted Hackers

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Business, Finance, News

Bitcoin Exchange Binance Offers $250,000 Bounty on Attempted Hackers

We are on March 12, 2018, but Binance is going “old-school” in terms of its efforts to protect itself from hackers. Binance, the second largest cryptocurrency exchange platform in the world by 24-hour volume has issued a $250,000 bounty on the hackers. It isn’t like in the old Westerns though, where the bounty usually read “wanted dead or alive” as…

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Coincheck Hack: The Best Thing that has Happened to XEM Traders

Category: News

Coincheck Hack: The Best Thing that has Happened to XEM Traders

There might be a silver lining looming for victims of the Japanese Coincheck heist. For many, getting robbed might ultimately prove to be a blessing in disguise. Looking at a reimbursement of around $440 million Coincheck’s COO Yusuke Otsuka said on Thursday, March 8, 2018, that the hacked users would be compensated for the heist of January 26, 2018. Regulators…

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Finance Upstart Utilizes Bitcoin and Ethereum Trading to Finally Break Even

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Business, Finance, News

Finance Upstart Utilizes Bitcoin and Ethereum Trading to Finally Break Even

While many people who have invested in cryptocurrencies have made fortunes as a result of getting in at the right time, in traditional financial markets, there is certainly nowhere near the level of volatility as is seen with crypto on a daily basis. Revolut’s Popularity Surges on Crypto Offerings Revolut is a financial technology firm that has their offices in…

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