Category: News

Bitgrail Nano Saga

BitGrail and Nano Saga: A Twisted Tale of Hacks, Threats, and a Lawsuit

In what appears to be the second major attack this year, Italian cryptocurrency exchange BitGrail suffered a major loss to the tune of almost $200 million. The hackers that targeted the site took a recently rebranded currency called Nano (formerly...

/ February 22, 2018
Tezos Board Reorganized

Tezos Board Reorganized as Controversial Members Replaced

It has indeed been a long and arduous road for those who have invested in Tezos. The blockbuster ICO of last year has faced a great deal of internal strife that has left the project delayed and overstretched. However, today...

/ February 22, 2018
Law Enforcement Bitcoin Seizure

Are Law Enforcement Agencies Taking Advantage of Crypto Seizures?

Everyone is crazy to get their hands on cryptocurrencies these days. This is no different for those who are out to enforce the law. As Law Enforcement agencies across the world continue their crackdown on the illicit use of Bitcoin,...

/ February 21, 2018
Jenkins Vulnerability Mining

The Massive Undercover Mining Operation you Have Never Heard About

One of the biggest cryptocurrency mining operations has just been discovered. Spanning across the globe to numerous computers, the miners have been able to generate a hefty $3.4m in revenue. The mining operation in question is actually an exploitation by...

/ February 20, 2018
Litecoin Cash Price Rally

Litecoin Cash Starts Trading on Volatile Yobit Listing

We had previously brought you the news of the controversial Litecoin Cash hardfork that attracted comments from some leading cryptocurrency figures. There were many in the community that claimed that the coin was trying to create confusion around the Litecoin...

/ February 20, 2018
Tezos going rouge

Tezos “Going Rogue” on Launch. The Latest Updates on the Project

It has indeed been quite a long road for Tezos investors. The record breaking ICO of 2017 has been mired with infighting and accusations of poor governance from the foundation chairman. This had also happened at a time when investors...

/ February 19, 2018
GandCrab Ransomware

GandCrab: The New Dash Ransomware that’s on the Loose

Last year seemed like the year for Ransomware. We saw the proliferation of Wannacry, Bad Rabbit and Petya to name a few. These attacks paralysed computers across the board from businesses to hospitals. Now, it seems as if the ransomware...

/ February 18, 2018
Twitter Scams and Photoshop

Twitter Scams and Photoshop: The Creative Ways of Online Fraudsters

There is no doubt that you would have heard of it by now. Large scale Twitter scams are being perpetrated by bots that try to impersonate influential people. These operations have been operating for some time and despite the fact...

/ February 17, 2018
Tether Printing ETHfinex

Printing on Tether Moves to ETH in Anticipation of EthFinex

Since the announcement that US regulators were looking into Tether and Bitfinex, we have seen a drop in the amount of USDT been printed as the large machine has remained quite silent. However, in anticipation of the roll-out of the...

/ February 15, 2018
Monero Forking Risk Airdrop

Could Monero Forks and Airdrops Compromise User Privacy?

Hardforks and airdropped coins are always an attractive opportunity for cryptocurrency users. These are viewed as free giveaways and are often viewed as a bonus for the coin holder. Users often make the assumption that using the forked coins is...

/ February 14, 2018