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Kubernetes Clusters Used to Mine Monero by Attackers

kubernetesAttackers are abusing an attack vector present in one of the most popular execution engines (Argo Workflows) to repurpose Kubernetes systems to mine cryptocurrencies. The attack exploits a vulnerability in the system of permissions of Argo Workflows machines connected to the internet, deploying malicious workflows that install Monero-based containers. Attackers Leveraging Argo Workflows for Crypto […]


July 26, 2021 0

Joe Biden Directs US Intelligence to Investigate Ransomware Attack Against Florida IT Firm

Joe Biden Directs US Intelligence to Investigate Ransomware Attack Against Florida IT FirmJoe Biden wants to crackdown on ransomware according to statements he made on Friday, after hackers hijacked software from a Miami-based IT supplier called Kaseya. Hundreds of American businesses were affected by the breach as the attackers encrypted the files of some 200 clients. Biden said on Friday that he’s ordered an investigation into the […]


July 5, 2021 0

Elon Musk Tweet Sends New Baby Doge Coin Soaring — Meme Token’s Daily Gains Jump 228%

Elon Musk Tweet Sends New Baby Doge Coin Soaring — Meme Token's Daily Gains Jump 228%While dogecoin and the ERC20 token shiba inu have surprised the masses with phenomenal gains this year, another dog token has entered the fray. A coin project called “Baby Doge” has risen 228.3% during the last 24 hours and even more so after Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk tweeted about the crypto asset. Another Canine Crypto […]


July 1, 2021 0

Elon Musk Hints at Tesla Accepting Dogecoin for Payments

muskElon Musk, also referred to in social media as the ‘Dogefather,’ due to its affiliation with the Dogecoin currency, has hinted Tesla could start accepting the currency as a payment for its cars. The company, which is now accepting bitcoin as payment for its cars and holds it as part of its reserves, could also […]


May 11, 2021 0

Canadian Crypto Company Increases Its Bitcoin Treasury Holdings to $3.6 Million

Canadian Crypto Company Increases Its Bitcoin Treasury Holdings to $3.6 MillionBIGG Digital Assets, a Canadian crypto company, revealed this week that it bought 40 additional bitcoins for long-term treasury holding. The purchase increased BIGG’s reserves to 189.5 bitcoins valued at US$3.63 million in total. The Canadian Securities Exchange-listed firm spent about CAD$1 million ($775,000) on its latest buy. The company said it “believes strongly in […]

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December 10, 2020 0

Venezuelan Crypto-Friendly Freelancing Platform Emerges Amid Economic Crisis, US Sanctions

Venezuelan Crypto-Friendly Freelancing Platform Emerges Amid Economic Crisis, US SanctionsMore cryptocurrency solutions keep appearing on the scene for Venezuelan residents as U.S. sanctions weigh on Nicolás Maduro’s government, including heavy restrictions on the circulation of foreign exchange transactions, driving people to find on crypto a way to circumvent such hurdles and the economic crisis. Venezuelan Freelancers Find Ways to Circumvent U.S. Sanctions by Using […]

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December 10, 2020 0

Paypal Bought 70% of All Newly Mined Bitcoin Last Month as Demand Rockets

Paypal Bought 70% of All Newly Mined Bitcoin Last Month as Demand RocketsPaypal bought up to 70% of all the newly mined bitcoin since the payments giant started offering cryptocurrency services four weeks ago. Now that’s according to estimates by hedge fund manager Pantera Capital, as revealed in its latest monthly blockchain letter. Together with Square’s Cash App, the two companies are buying more than 100% of […]

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November 21, 2020 0

Payments Giant Paypal Says Its Customers Can Now Buy and Sell Bitcoin

Payments Giant Paypal Says Its Customers Can Now Buy and Sell BitcoinPayments giant Paypal says its customers can now buy, sell and hold bitcoin and other virtual coins with the company’s online wallets. The company also says its customers will able to use cryptocurrencies to shop at the 26 million merchants on its network starting in early 2021. A report quotes the company’s President and Chief […]

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October 21, 2020 0

Hackers Donate Bitcoin From Ransomware Attacks to Charities

Hackers Donate Bitcoin From Ransomware Attacks to CharitiesA group of hackers has donated some of the bitcoin it extorted via ransomware attacks to charities, claiming that it wants to “make the world a better place.” However, the law says donations from ill-gotten gains must be rejected but charities have no way of returning donated bitcoin to the hackers. Hackers Donate Bitcoin to […]

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October 21, 2020 0

Bitcoin for Spain’s Congress: BTC Sent to 350 Spanish Parliament Members

Bitcoin for Spain’s Congress: 350 Spanish Parliament Members Receive BTCBitcoin has been sent to 350 deputies of the Spanish Congress as part of an educational initiative similar to the “Crypto for Congress” campaign that sent bitcoin to all Members of U.S. Congress. Bitcoin Sent to 350 Spanish Lawmakers All 350 members of Spain’s Congress of Deputies have been sent bitcoin worth a euro each […]

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October 11, 2020 0