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Rival cryptomining gangs warring over unsecure Linux servers
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Rival cryptomining gangs warring over unsecure Linux servers

Pacha Group’s malware goes toe-to-toe with Rocke for maximum computing power to launch mining attacks
10 May 2019
Hackers steal $41m of Bitcoin in Binance security breach
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Hackers steal $41m of Bitcoin in Binance security breach

‘Large scale’ incident also sees attackers compromise users' API keys and 2FA codes
8 May 2019
Bitfinix allegedly covers up business fraud
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Bitfinix allegedly covers up business fraud

Bitfinix controls an exchange and Tether, a highly popular stablecoin at the heart of the allegations
26 Apr 2019
Coinbase Card will let people make payments via Bitcoin
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Coinbase Card will let people make payments via Bitcoin

The Visa-powered card will convert digital currencies into fiat currencies at point of purchase
11 Apr 2019
Head of Mt. Gox found guilty of data manipulation
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Head of Mt. Gox found guilty of data manipulation

But the ex-CEO is cleared of embezzlement after the platform lost 850,000 bitcoins prior to going bankrupt in 2014
15 Mar 2019
Cryptocurrency exchange loses access to $145m of user funds
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Cryptocurrency exchange loses access to $145m of user funds

CEO death locks QuadrigaCX out of treasure trove of corporate cryptocurrency
4 Feb 2019
John McAfee goes on the run from the US government - again
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John McAfee goes on the run from the US government - again

Controversial billionaire declares he is “at war” with the SEC
23 Jan 2019
BitTorrent launches tokens users can trade for faster speeds
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BitTorrent launches tokens users can trade for faster speeds

Pivot to blockchain coincides with former CEO’s departure from parent company Tron six months after the $126m acquisition
4 Jan 2019
Facebook to enter crypto market with WhatsApp stablecoin
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Facebook to enter crypto market with WhatsApp stablecoin

The coin is being initially designed to take advantage of the booming remittances market in India
21 Dec 2018
DJ Khaled and Floyd Mayweather fined over crypto promotions
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DJ Khaled and Floyd Mayweather fined over crypto promotions

Celebs slapped with over $700,000 in collective fines
30 Nov 2018
Nearly 1 in 2 payment transactions in Europe are contactless
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Nearly 1 in 2 payment transactions in Europe are contactless

Europe is moving increasingly towards a 'cashless economy'
17 Sep 2018
Hackers use insecure routers to mine cryptocurrencies
CoinHive is a tool that allows web browsers to mine for cryptocurrencies in the background
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Hackers use insecure routers to mine cryptocurrencies

The attack exploits a flaw that was previously patched
3 Aug 2018
Google blocks cryptocurrency miners from Play store
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Google blocks cryptocurrency miners from Play store

The company wants to clean up Google Play, and that starts with getting rid of crypto-miners
30 Jul 2018
MacOS malware gets cryptocurrency users to infect themselves
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MacOS malware gets cryptocurrency users to infect themselves

Attackers lure users on cryptocurrency forums into downloading a massive binary that grants them backdoor access
4 Jul 2018
Roaming Mantis malware is now 'spreading across the globe'
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Roaming Mantis malware is now 'spreading across the globe'

The DNS-hijacking malware that originated in Asia is now targeting iOS devices
21 May 2018
John McAfee goes “on the run” from the SEC
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John McAfee goes “on the run” from the SEC

Controversial tech magnate believes his cryptocurrency support has got him in trouble
16 May 2018
Virtustream to launch blockchain-as-a-service offering
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Virtustream to launch blockchain-as-a-service offering

Could Dell be gearing up to take on IBM?
2 May 2018
Martin Lewis to sue Facebook over Bitcoin ad 'scams'
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Martin Lewis to sue Facebook over Bitcoin ad 'scams'

Entrepreneur complains that Facebook won't remove ads using his name until he reports them
23 Apr 2018
Santander rolls out blockchain-powered foreign exchange app
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Santander rolls out blockchain-powered foreign exchange app

One Pay FX will use Ripple's blockchain technology to accelerate payments across borders
13 Apr 2018
FCA to launch regulatory review of cryptocurrencies
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FCA to launch regulatory review of cryptocurrencies

The UK's financial services regulator will publish its policy thinking later this year
12 Apr 2018
Tmper-proof Bitcoin wallet hacked by a British 15-year-old
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Tmper-proof Bitcoin wallet hacked by a British 15-year-old

Ledger and the hacker disagree to the extent that the problem has been solved
22 Mar 2018
EU 'may create blockchain standards' to support fintech
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EU 'may create blockchain standards' to support fintech

European officials are drafting new laws to encourage fintech investment post-Brexit - report
5 Mar 2018
Tesla's cloud hacked to mine cryptocurrencies
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Tesla's cloud hacked to mine cryptocurrencies

RedLock told Tesla about the security hole so it could be rectified
22 Feb 2018
Hackers target Jenkins servers for cryptocurrency
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Hackers target Jenkins servers for cryptocurrency

Hackers exploit continuous deployment servers to mine millions in Monero
19 Feb 2018