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North Korean Hackers Copypaste LinkedIn Resumes to Get Jobs at Cryptocurrency Companies
Aug 02, 2022 at 13:17
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North Korean Hackers Copypaste LinkedIn Resumes to Get Jobs at Cryptocurrency Companies
Hackers from North Korea are plagiarising information from legitimate resumes on various hiring platforms such as LinkedIn. They use the stolen data to apply for jobs at cryptocurrency companies in North America and Europe.
Weld Money Integrates Hacken Token (HAI) as a Payment Instrument
Feb 10, 2022 at 17:00
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Weld Money Integrates Hacken Token (HAI) as a Payment Instrument
Weld Money will integrate the new feature to allow the Hacken community to pay for goods and services using the HAI token. This integration stems from a partnership between Hacken and Weld Money established in September 2021.
The First Politician in Europe Converts His 2022 Salary into Bitcoin
Jan 28, 2022 at 12:00
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The First Politician in Europe Converts His 2022 Salary into Bitcoin
A member of the Belgian Parliament, Christophe De Beukelaer, will convert his entire 2022 salary into Bitcoin. He will thus become the first European politician to support cryptocurrency in this way.
Countries in Eastern Europe are Designing Special Electricity Prices for Cryptocurrency Miners
Oct 14, 2021 at 12:09
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Countries in Eastern Europe are Designing Special Electricity Prices for Cryptocurrency Miners
Mining cryptocurrencies consumes a lot of energy. For this reason, some governments set special prices for miners. This trend seems to be particularly strong in the Eastern European region.
Excess Energy for Cryptocurrency; How Governments Utilize Energy Surplus for Mining
Sep 15, 2021 at 10:15
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Excess Energy for Cryptocurrency; How Governments Utilize Energy Surplus for Mining
Governments are continuously recognizing cryptocurrency activities, including mining, through liberal legislation. Until recently, the surplus power was wasted. But some countries now want to use it for mining digital currencies.
The Other Side of Legalization: Ukrainians Will Pay Taxes for Trading Cryptocurrencies
Aug 11, 2021 at 10:20
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The Other Side of Legalization: Ukrainians Will Pay Taxes for Trading Cryptocurrencies
The Ukrainian Ministry of Digital Transformation is making every effort to legalize cryptocurrencies in the country. For example, it is preparing the law on Digital Assets for the second reading on Verkhivna Rada. On the other hand, it is working on a framework that will allow taxing the income from trading cryptocurrencies.
African Migrants Turn to Cryptocurrency for Low Fee Remittance
May 04, 2021 at 12:31
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African Migrants Turn to Cryptocurrency for Low Fee Remittance
Due to poverty and stringent economic conditions, hundreds of able Africans seek better employment opportunities in Europe and Asia. However, the high taxes and unfavourable monetary policies of many African countries make home remittance expensive. Migrant workers from the African continent are turning to cryptocurrency to affordably send money home.
Intelligence Services Benefit from the Darknet: Second Virtual Office Established by Russia
Apr 27, 2021 at 13:33
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Intelligence Services Benefit from the Darknet: Second Virtual Office Established by Russia
Russian Foreign Intelligence accepts data from citizens using their virtual office in the darknet. This is the first office of the kind in Europe. Russia has followed the lead of the USA that was a pioneer in establishing a darknet office.
Ukraine Is Going to Jump on the CBDC Bandwagon with Stellar
Jan 07, 2021 at 15:43
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Ukraine Is Going to Jump on the CBDC Bandwagon with Stellar
As most states in the world are moving towards rolling out their own state-backed blockchain-based digital currencies, Ukraine, a cryptocurrency-friendly country in Eastern Europe has also decided to follow the lead. The state is going to develop its own central bank digital currency (CBDC).
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