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What an irony! Someone hacked the official website of the Monero cryptocurrency project and quietly replaced legitimate Linux and Windows binaries available for download with malicious versions designed to steal funds from users' wallets. The latest supply-chain cyberattack was revealed on Monday after a Monero user spotted that the cryptographic hash for binaries he downloaded from the official site didn't … read more
By Alex Nimoy - Nov. 20, 2019, 10 a.m.
The volatility and the risk factors of Cryptocurrency markets are known to all. However, with the unforeseen Bitcoin’s price fall was by 70% having taken away every investor’s sleep of the night. Matic is a digital token used on the blockchain adaptability-based Matic Network, which has suddenly crashed around 70% last night. Its price has dropped from $ 0.042 to … read more
By Alex Nimoy - Dec. 11, 2019, 9 a.m.
BTC-e Bitcoin Exchange Founder Sentenced to Jail in France for Money Laundering
A French court on Monday sentenced a Russian to five years in prison for money laundering, but cleared him of an original charge of defrauding nearly 200 people using ransomware. Prosecutors had said that Alexander Vinnik sent emails to his targets masquerading as invoices, whose attached document, when opened, activated malware that shut down the computer and encrypted its contents. read more
By NoirDotAuthor - Dec. 12, 2020, 3:10 p.m.
Teens Caught Shopping with Counterfeit Euros they Bought on the Dark Web
Despite their young age, five kids from Rhodes (greek city) were playing on the Internet who managed to access the Dark Web which one can not reach using traditional search engines as there are multiple levels of encryption and pay with Bitcoin to buy counterfeit euros , which flooded the shops of Rhodes! The Security investigation lasted two and a … read more
By NoirDotAuthor - May 2, 2021, 7:40 p.m.
IRS Arrests the Operator of Iconic Bitcoin Tumbling Service ‘Bitcoinfog’ in Los Angeles
Law enforcement officers in the United States have arrested a man on suspicion of laundering hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of Bitcoin (BTC) through a cryptocurrency mixing service. A crypto-mixing service—also known as a cryptocurrency tumbler—obscures the original source of potentially identifiable or “tainted” cryptocurrency by jumbling it up with other funds in a single pool. read more
By NoirDotAuthor - May 1, 2021, 5:16 p.m.
With 62 out of 84 votes, Salvadoran Congress approved president Nayib Bukele's proposal to accept Bitcoin as legal tender. Reactions to this historic move vary a lot depending on which side of the financial system one is positioned. IMF expresses concern whilst BTC and cryptocurrencies enthusiasts add this new recognition and acceptance of the asset to the already many signs … read more
By Alex Nimoy - June 11, 2021, 5:26 p.m.
A wallet isn't exactly what you think it is. If you're new to the cryptocurrency world, this article will offer you a crash course in how wallets work. read more
By Alex Nimoy - June 28, 2021, 4:17 p.m.