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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

US Crypto Whales ‘Very Concerned’ About Losing Their Assets, Report

According to a new report by nobl insurance firm, the overwhelming majority of US crypto whales are anxious about losing their assets. US Crypto Whales Worried About Their Assets The CipherTrace Q2 cryptocurrency anti-money laundering report estimates that thefts, scams, Read More

Hedera’s Performance Comes at the Expense of Decentralization, Skeptics Claim –

US-based blockchain firm Hedera Hashgraph launched its mainnet on Monday. Despite being supported by some large companies, skeptics say its blockchain version lacks key features that ensure decentralization. How Can Hedera Handle 10k Transactions per Second? Hedera claims to process Read More

ING Survey: Europe Still a Patchy Landscape of Crypto Adoption

European countries present a patchy landscape of cryptocurrency acceptance. Most consumers remain skeptical, but there is an emerging class of true believers, shows the latest ING survey, “From cash to crypto: a money revolution.” True Believers and Enthusiasts Boost Adoption Read More

BitPay To Accept Ethereum Payments Out of ‘Desperation’?

BitPay, one of the oldest services to bring Bitcoin payments to merchants, plans on unrolling Ethereum (ETH) gateways. Soon BitPay merchants will be able to accept Ether payments from #Ethereum users around the world: #ETH — BitPay (@BitPay) Read More

Bitcoin, Stocks, Or Precious Metals: Which Turns The Most Profit? –

Bitcoin’s strong and stable performances in 2019 have been undeniable. As the cryptocurrency’s returns continue to outperform gains seen in traditional market stalwarts (i.e. gold, silver, and the S&P 500), many traders are making comparisons to its relative strength within Read More

Trump Administration Goes After North Korean Bitcoin Hackers –

The U.S. Treasury has announced sanctions targeting North Korean cybercrime syndicates responsible for over $2 billion in bitcoin exchange hacks. OFAC Sanctions North Korean Bitcoin Hacking Syndicate The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced the news in a press statement Read More