Research: Cryptojackers Targeting Consumers Virtually Extinct

Cryptojackers Targeting Consumers Virtually Extinct

A fresh report by computing security firm MalwareBytes has declared that cryptojacking specifically targeting consumers “is essentially extinct“. The report, Cybercrime Tactics and Techniques Q1 2019, focused on cryptojacking, which is the illicit hijacking of consumer devices to secretly mine cryptocurrency using their computing power. This was typically done by infecting users’ browsers with a […]

Oxfam Cambodian Blockchain Project Ships First Rice to Holland

Oxfam Cambodian Blockchain Project

An Oxfam pilot project using blockchain technology to enable poor rice farming communities in Cambodia to sell their produce in Holland is at last underway with a first shipment now en route to Europe. As part of the pilot, Cambodian exporter AMRU Rice linked with Dutch company Sano Rice last year in an attempt to […]

Former Zuckerberg Classmate and Binance CFO Slams Facebook’s Crypto Intentions

Former Zuckerberg Classmate and Binance CFO Slams Facebook's Crypto Intentions

Binance CFO Wei Zhou has taken a swipe at Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg accusing him of targeting cryptocurrency as his next monopoly after recent hints at a FB cryptocurrency in the making. Although there are yet to be any official announcements from Facebook, there have been past media reports talking up a possible ‘Facebook Coin’, […]

Hamas Adopts New Detection Avoidance Tactics In Bitcoin Fundraiser

Hamas Adopts New Detection Avoidance Tactics In Bitcoin Fundraiser

In a story being followed by Bitcoin News, further developments in Hamas attempts to raise fund via Bitcoin have resulted in the mechanism for receiving payments being changed. Hamas have now switched to a system which requires a new digital wallet generated for each donation rather than donors sending Bitcoin to a single digital address, […]

Bitfinex Alleged Missing $850 Million Puts Pressure on Crypto Markets

Bitfinex Alleged Missing $850 Million Puts Pressure on Crypto Markets

Bitcoin took an unexpected dive on markets overnight with pundits pointing at the New York State Attorney General’s investigations into a Bitfinex cover-up of missing Tether. Major exchange Bitfinex allegedly attempted to cover missing funds totaling USD 850 million by raiding its Tether reserves in order to pay out customers. Between May 2015 and August […]