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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

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

Ethereum Classic Suffers 51% Attack Again: Delisting Risk Amplified

Ethereum Classic Suffers 51% Attack Again: Delisting Risk AmplifiedBeleaguered Ethereum Classic (ETC) blockchain suffered yet another 51% attack on August 29. The latest attack caused the reorganization of over 7,000 blocks and this corresponds to approximately two days of mining. At the time of reporting, it was not clear if there had been any double-spending as was the case in the last attack. […]

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August 30, 2020 0

Don’t Invest in Bitcoin Code, Bitcoin Doubler or Bitcoin Trader – They Are All Scams

Don’t Invest in Bitcoin Code, Bitcoin Doubler or Bitcoin Trader - They Are All ScamsThose new to crypto and with money signs in their eyes can easily be taken in by scams, and there are many, thanks to the decentralized nature of bitcoin and the lack of knowledge surrounding it for beginners. Promises of easy and incredible gains thanks to the guidance of some shadowy “bitcoin expert” or auto […]

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February 2, 2020 0

‘DNA-of-Things’ Technology Can Store Bitcoin Passwords in Everyday Objects

‘DNA-of-Things’ Technology Can Store Bitcoin Passwords in Everyday ObjectsTalk of bitcoin passwords being encoded and stored in synthetic DNA is not new, but in a recent development scientists have announced that DNA-encoded information can now be stored in everyday objects such as eye glasses or a shirt button, instead of a vial or test tube. Also Read: Cryptosteel Capsule Will Keep Your Wallet […]

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December 16, 2019 0

Why a VPN Is the First Layer You Should Pull On When Browsing the Web

Why a VPN Is the First Layer You Should Pull On When Browsing the WebVirtual private networks (VPNs) can be useful for all kinds of things, from streaming foreign sports to protecting your identity from heightened online surveillance. For cryptocurrency users, VPNs are particularly precious, providing access to exchanges that are geo-restricted, and enabling crypto activities to be completed on the web without leaving a privacy-betraying footprint. Also read: […]

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October 29, 2019 0

How to Use a Physical Security Key to Safeguard Your Exchange Account

If you are keeping funds on a cryptocurrency platform such as a centralized exchange it is highly advisable you make sure your accounts are as safe as possible. Using a physical security key can greatly help with this as well as safeguarding other private services such as email and cloud storage. Also Read: Israeli Supreme […]

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June 4, 2019 0

Indian Government Inaugurates National Crypto Forensic Lab

Indian Government Inaugurates National Cryptocurrency Forensic LabThe government of India has inaugurated a national cyber forensics lab which includes a cryptocurrency forensic lab to perform crypto-related analyses. Alongside this is the inauguration of the Delhi Police’s cybercrime unit which will deal with fraud involving cryptocurrencies. It is the first cybercrime awareness and detection center in the country, according to a commissioner. Also […]

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February 19, 2019 0

Sony Develops ‘Contactless’ Hardware Wallet for Digital Assets

Sony Develops 'Contactless' Hardware Wallet for Digital AssetsSony has announced the development of a new type of cryptocurrency hardware wallet that uses its IC card technology. The Japanese conglomerate also said that it firmly believes in the potential for the commercialization and widespread adoption of blockchain technology. Also read: Blockchain Launches Hardware Wallet Secure Digital Assets Tokyo-based Sony, a household name for decades, […]

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October 26, 2018 0

Blockchain Launches Hardware Wallet

Blockchain Launches Hardware WalletThe popular cryptocurrency software provider Blockchain has announced the launch of a custom hardware wallet that is exclusively tethered to the company’s flagship wallet. According to the development team behind the new hardware wallet called Lockbox, the firm collaborated with the wallet manufacturer Ledger in order to create the design.  Also read: SEC Suspends Trading in […]

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October 25, 2018 0