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Biggest Bank in Venezuela Suffers 5 Day Outage After Hack Attempt

Biggest Bank in Venezuela Suffers 5 Day Outage After Hack AttemptThe Bank of Venezuela, one of the biggest state banks in the country, is now experiencing an outage that has left its customers without services for five days. The bank published a PR statement stating this was the result of a “terrorist attack” on the national financial system, being perpetrated in the form of a […]


September 21, 2021 0

Jeff Bezos Directs Amazon to Accept Bitcoin and Other Popular Cryptocurrencies: Report

Jeff Bezos Directs Amazon to Accept Bitcoin and Other Popular Cryptocurrencies: ReportAmazon is reportedly planning to accept bitcoin by the end of the year, after which the company will roll out support for other major cryptocurrencies. Furthermore, the company is exploring launching its own cryptocurrency. “The directive is coming from the very top … Jeff Bezos himself.” Amazon’s Crypto Project ‘Ready to Roll’ Following the news […]


July 26, 2021 0

Elon Musk Sees Dogecoin as ‘Stimulus for People Kicked by Pandemic’ but Says ‘Please Invest With Caution’

Elon Musk Sees Dogecoin as His 'Stimulus for People Kicked by Pandemic' but Cautions About Crypto InvestingSpacex and Tesla CEO Elon Musk sees dogecoin as his “private stimulus for the people” that represents “legit hope for people” hit by the coronavirus pandemic. While the price of dogecoin has been pumping alongside a number of other cryptocurrencies, Musk cautioned, “Cryptocurrency is promising, but please invest with caution.” Elon Musk Sees Dogecoin as […]


May 8, 2021 0

Mastercard Finds 4 in 10 People Plan to Use Cryptocurrency in the Next Year

Global payments giant Mastercard has conducted a survey of 15,569 consumers in 18 countries and found that 4 in 10 people plan to use cryptocurrency in the next year. Meanwhile, 93% of people will consider using at least one emerging payment method, such as cryptocurrency. Mastercard’s Crypto Survey Mastercard published on Tuesday the results of […]


May 5, 2021 0

Major Venezuelan Satellite TV Provider Enables Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Payments

Major Venezuelan Satellite TV Provider Enables Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies PaymentsVenezuelan customers from the biggest satellite TV provider in the country are now able to pay their monthly bills via cryptocurrencies. Simple TV announced it had enabled the feature to its over four million users, whose company was the replacement of Directv. Company Expects to Cut Dependency on Fiat Dollar According to the announcement, the […]


March 30, 2021 0

France to Auction 611 Bitcoins Seized From Hackers

France to Auction 611 Bitcoins Seized From HackersThe French government will auction 611 bitcoins that were seized from hackers next week. There will be two sales comprised of 478 lots altogether. Each lot consists of between 0.11 and 20 bitcoins. Paris-based auction house Kapandji Morhange will auction 611 bitcoins on March 17. The company says this is the first auction of seized […]


March 11, 2021 0

Portuguese Authorities Contemplate Launching an Investigation on Local Crypto Social Media Influencers

Portuguese Authorities Are 'Analyzing' the Possibility to Launch an Investigation on Local Crypto Social Media InfluencersPortuguese authorities are reportedly planning to take action against social media influencers who provide advice on crypto-related investments. The plans are being discussed in the wake of an online petition signed by thousands of Portuguese. A Crypto Youtuber Already in the Authorities Loop According to Expresso, Portugal’s judicial police, Policía Judiciária, is “analyzing” whether domestic […]


March 9, 2021 0

Elon Musk Says Holding Bitcoin Is Less Dumb Than Cash, Disputes Peter Schiff’s Claims About Money and BTC

Elon Musk Says Holding Bitcoin Is Less Dumb Than Cash, Disputes Peter Schiff's Claims About Money and BTCTesla and Spacex CEO Elon Musk has clarified his position on bitcoin. Emphasizing that he is an engineer, not an investor, Musk says that bitcoin “is simply a less dumb form of liquidity than cash.” Musk also disputed gold bug Peter Schiff’s claims about bitcoin and commented on the price of the cryptocurrency. What Elon […]


February 21, 2021 0

Elon Musk Uncovers Facts Behind Robinhood Restricting Trades on Hot Stocks Like Gamestop

Elon Musk Uncovers Facts Behind Robinhood Restricting Trades on Hot Stocks Like GamestopSpacex and Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been trying to get to the bottom of what happened with the popular trading app Robinhood when it stopped people from buying shares of hot stocks, like Gamestop. The shares of these stocks became popular due to the Wallstreetbets movement. Elon Musk Says People Want the Truth From […]


February 2, 2021 0

Network-Attached Storage (NAS) Devices Infected by Bitcoin-Mining Malware

Taiwanese File Storage Provider Warns of a Cryptojacking Campaign Against Their DevicesA Taiwanese hardware company has warned its clients about a targeted crypto mining attack against their storage devices. The malware infects NAS devices connected to the internet by installing a crypto-miner named Dovecat. Threat Actors Install Malware That Illicitly Mines Bitcoin According to the advisory revealed by Bleeping Computer, the malware mines bitcoin (BTC) on […]


January 28, 2021 0