Author: Julio Gil-Pulgar

Crypto Mining Malware ‘Dominates’ Cyber Criminal Activity, Report

Just like any other industry, the crypto industry is highly vulnerable to cyberattacks in 2020, according to a Check Point Research‘s cybersecurity report. Cloud Infrastructure a Big Target for Crypto Mining Attacks In 2019, no organization, regardless of its size, Read More

Blockchain To Ensure ‘Ethical Provenance of Gold’, Protect Miners Health

The global luxury jewelry industry and the mining industry are exploring blockchain technology to improve efficiency, tracking of materials, and enhancing transparency. Most importantly, the aim of using blockchain technology includes protecting miners’ health and the environment. NYT: “Blockchain Is Read More

Bitcoin-Based IRA Investments to Break $1 Billion Soon – Bitcoinist.com

The pension crisis is deepening across the world. As a result, Bitcoin-based retirement products are now taking center stage. Most notably, the Bitcoin IRA, which is already processing over $350 million. Investor Sentiment Is Bullish on Bitcoin The pension crisis Read More

Bitcoin Price Hits $11.6K on Argentinian Crypto Exchange – Bitcoinist.com

Argentina’s government is imposing stricter measures to prevent access to foreign exchange reserves. As a result, Bitcoin price on one of the country’s local exchanges is currently trading at a 25 percent premium. Trading Jobs Cut Boosts Bitcoin Price Shifting Read More

HTC Launches Exodus 1, ‘To Make The Leap To Bitcoin From Fiat’

The advent of Bitcoin is fueling the evolution of financial technologies, including telecommunications, and hardware with crypto-friendly features. The latest innovation, HTC’s cryptophone Exodus 1, will hit the market in December 2019. This device performs both as a smartphone as Read More

Ethereum (ETH) Is A Commodity, Declares CFTC Chairman

Bitcoin and its underlying blockchain technology are becoming increasingly prominent in the financial sector, particularly in the derivatives market. Now, it may be Ethereum’s turn to shine. The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has declared ETH a commodity.  Ether Read More

Trojan Virus Discovered That Steals Password Data from Crypto Wallets

Cybercriminals have launched a new malware conceived to steal data from crypto wallets. ThreatLabZ, a Zscaler team of security experts, has identified the malware as a RAT (Remote Access Trojan), which they named InnfiRAT. Malware Continues to Rise Malware using Read More

NBA Star to Convert His $34M Contract into a Digital Investment –

An NBA basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets, Spencer Dinwiddie, is converting his multi-million dollars contract into a digital token investment vehicle, according to The Athletic’s sources. Dinwiddie To Securitize NBA Contract The disruptive effects of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology Read More

U.K.’s First FCA-Authorized Crypto Arbitrage Hedge Fund Has Arrived

Institutional investors’ choices to invest in crypto-assets continue to expand. Now, Nickel Asset Management has raised $50 million to participate in the market through a new crypto investment fund. Crypto Market Becoming a “High-Octane World” Study upon study shows that Read More