New cyber threat: black mining is growing at a stunning pace

New cyber threat: black mining is growing at a stunning pace

According to the latest report from McAfee Labs, the number of mining-attacks or cases of black hash, when the user’s computer is used for mining cryptocurrency without permission of the owner in the second quarter of 2018 increased by 86%. In the report, experts on cyber security said that in the second quarter were more… More

Circle launches stalkin ‘USD Coin’

Circle launches stalkin ‘USD Coin’

Circle Internet Financial Ltd. launches digital token provided by the US dollar, called “USD Coin”. A consortium called the “Centre”, which, among others, includes Bitmain Technologies Ltd., will act as a platform for deposits and conversion to Fiat currency of the new stablon. Bloomberg notes that, although the Centre is a “subsidiary of Circle”, in… More

Nobuaki Kobayashi told when and how many bitcoins were sold

Nobuaki Kobayashi told when and how many bitcoins were sold

Managing the Affairs of the bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox Nobuaki Kobayashi said, in line with a court order, when and how many bitcoins were sold to generate funds for compensation. In particular, the lawyer said that between 18 March and 22 June, it sold 24,658.00762 BTC and 25,331.00761 BCH in the amount approximately equal… More

The number of active bitcoin wallets exceeded the record number

The number of active bitcoin wallets exceeded the record number

For several months in the cryptocurrency market is declining. One would assume that the number of users of the cryptocurrency and the number of active bitcoin wallets also falls. However, right now the number of active bitcoin wallets is at a record high level. According to Chainalysis, over the past two months, about 5 million… More

Google cancels the ban on advertising cryptocurrency projects

Google cancels the ban on advertising cryptocurrency projects

Google intends to amend the rules for advertisers in October. In particular, the company intends to allow some cryptocurrency companies to advertise on its platform. According to an official statement since October, Google will allow registered cryptocurrency exchanges and exchangers to advertise on its platform, however, advertisers have to be limited to audiences in the… More

On how cryptocurrencies depend on the regulators?

On how cryptocurrencies depend on the regulators?

A new report from the Bank for international settlements (BIS) argues that the price of bitcoin is largely fluctuates depending on news related to regulation. In particular, the report, which was compiled by Raphael Auer and Stig by Claessens argues that: Although it is assumed that cryptocurrencies are independent of specific jurisdictions, in fact, their… More