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US Sanctions Two Chinese Men for Laundering Cryptocurrencies
Mar 04, 2020 at 10:27
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US Sanctions Two Chinese Men for Laundering Cryptocurrencies
The US Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets (OFAC) says it has sanctioned two Chinese nationals who laundered cryptocurrencies stolen by millions of North Korean hackers. Since the industry is still young, most cryptocurrency exchanges are under a major threat of losing their virtual currency holdings to wrong hands.
How Trump’s Sanctions on Tehran Are Affecting Bitcoin and Gold Prices
Jan 18, 2020 at 11:29
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How Trump’s Sanctions on Tehran Are Affecting Bitcoin and Gold Prices
As of the recent political events between the long term sworn enemies of the United States and Iran, new measures have been reintroduced by the former. The United States under the Donald Trump administration imposed fresh economic sanctions on Iran. Following the sanctions aftermath prices of commodities like Bitcoin and Gold started to steadily enter a bull run.
Travelex Attackers Are Demanding Over 741 Bitcoin Ransom
Jan 09, 2020 at 13:45
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Travelex Attackers Are Demanding Over 741 Bitcoin Ransom
The Travelex platform, active internationally for the exchange of currencies, has been hit by a heavy ransomware attack.
Cryptocurrency Market Revives, Bitcoin Surges to $8,400
Jan 08, 2020 at 15:27
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Cryptocurrency Market Revives, Bitcoin Surges to $8,400
Today the cryptocurrency market has marked a turnaround and this could be because of ongoing US-Iran political turmoil. In fact, most cryptocurrencies have the positive (+) sign. Starting with Bitcoin, whose dominance not only resists, but is currently more than 69%, therefore growing. Investors are wondering if this is a "physiological" retracement or if the sector is benefiting from an effective recovery.
Top 5 Cryptocurrency Exchange Attacks of 2019
Dec 28, 2019 at 13:59
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Top 5 Cryptocurrency Exchange Attacks of 2019
A couple of giant cryptocurrency exchanges globally faced it hot this year especially after experiencing repetitive attacks from unknown hackers. Due to these attacks, both the investors and exchanges lost billions and billions of their money. This year saw quite a few weighty hacking episodes, we have brought you some of the major breaches of 2019.
Cryptopia’s Liquidator Retrieves $5 Mln, Users to Wait Longer than Expected
Dec 16, 2019 at 10:10
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Cryptopia’s Liquidator Retrieves $5 Mln, Users to Wait Longer than Expected
The allocated liquidator for Cryptopia, the collapsed New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange, has managed to recover around NZ$7.2 Mln (approx. $5 Mln) on balance since it was attacked by anonymous hackers for feasibly $18 Mln early this year. The exchange went into liquidation back in May after facing a gigantic attack by deadly unknown hackers in January.
Google, Facebook and Other Big Tech to Attack Global Banks
Nov 27, 2019 at 10:53
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Google, Facebook and Other Big Tech to Attack Global Banks
When Cupertino launched its credit card two months ago, it immediately made it clear that it was "designed by Apple, not by the banks", as if to distance itself from a world that is by now obsolete.
Donald Trump or Prince William? New Bitcoin Father Theory
Sep 27, 2019 at 11:06
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Donald Trump or Prince William? New Bitcoin Father Theory
As the day goes by, new people claiming to be “Satoshi Nakamoto” the real maker of bitcoin emerge, and this time around, another instance has happened on Thai TV. The videotape displays an outstanding event at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya, where a prominent monk resembles Dorian Nakamoto. However, Dorian has refuted all the allegations saying he is the developer of Bitcoin. His epochal face has been frequently used to illuminate the unknown Satoshi.
Over $9.2Mln XRP on the Move After GateHub Exchange Hack
Jun 13, 2019 at 15:27
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Over $9.2Mln XRP on the Move After GateHub Exchange Hack
The world’s third largest cryptocurrency by market cap, Ripple (XRP), is on the move after an unsuspected attack by anonymous hackers. Early this month, around $9.2 million worth of Ripple (23 mln of XRP) was illegally fetched from GateHub, a digital currency wallet service provider. It looks like the hackers are now in the process of moving the stolen Ripple and cashing out at any available opportunity.
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