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Bitcoin Remains Cybercriminals’ First Choice, But Privacy-Focused Alts Will Rise

Europol’s new cybercrime report has found that Bitcoin (BTC) remains the most popular form of crypto for illicit uses, but predicts a rise in the popularity of anonymity-focused altcoins such as Zcash (ZEC) and Monero (XMR). The report, the fifth edition of Europol’s Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) to date, was published yesterday, September 18. According to Europol, even ...

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Top 6 Reasons Security Tokens Are the Better Choice for ICOs

The initial coin offering industry is undergoing some big changes in quick succession. There is a strong focus on differentiating between utility tokens and security tokens. Despite the concerns surrounding this latter option, there are many benefits to security tokens for both investors and token issuers. Below are some examples ranked by overall appeal. #6 More Legitimacy Albeit ICOs do ...

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Report: Cryptojacking Coincides with Crypto Popularity, Monero the Choice Currency

As cryptocurrency popularity boomed towards the end of 2017, other, more illicit, things came about as a result of the crypto boom. In 2018, one of the most prevalent and popular forms of malware attacks is cryptojacking, where malicious actors utilize the CPU power of unsuspecting computers to mine cryptocurrencies. Cryptojacking Becomes Increasingly Prevalent in 2018 According to a report by ...

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Bermuda Is Quickly Gaining Favor as a Jurisdiction of Choice for …

Bermuda is well known as a global center for financial services as the island operates the largest reinsurance market in the world. Now, Bermuda is aggressively diving into the fintech sector with two clear objectives: to promote the island as the jurisdiction of choice for fintech entrepreneurs and to establish its new regulatory framework as the universal standard for initial ...

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PlayChip ICO Takes out the ‘Draper Hero’s Choice Award’ at San Francisco Blockchain Economic Forum

The Blockchain Economic Forum that recently took place in the technological heart of the world, San Francisco (USA), saw huge attendance this year with thousands of participants. Attendees ranged from multi-billion dollar investors, influential media, highest-ranked politicians, outstanding scientists and leaders from the world of technology, along with a plethora of blockchain enthusiasts. The event featured many major speakers from ...

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Are Credit Card Payments Still Top Choice for Businesses in EMV, Crypto Currency World? – The Merkle

More than ever, understanding the benefits of credit card payments is essential for businesses. EMV continues to grow, cryptocurrency is staking its claim as an accepted payment method, and it’s all happening fast. From fraud protection to transaction fees, it can be challenging to know what form of payment is best for your business. One thing is for certain in the ...

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South Korea Has No Choice But to Legalize ICO, and it May Happen Soon

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The South Korean government has no other choice but to legalize initial coin offerings (ICO) and representative Hong Eui-rak of the ruling Democratic Party of Korea has obtained the support of 10 lawmakers to challenge the current ban on domestic ICOs. Multi-Billion Dollar Opportunities The economy ...

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Blockchain Agnosticism: Resolving the Paradox of Choice

When bitcoin was the only show in town, things were a lot less complicated for blockchain developers. You either used some variation of colored coins to support your decentralized application or you did not. Since then, a forest of blockchains has sprouted, each of them unique. Some are permissioned; some are public. Some use proof of work, while others rely ...

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Why It Is The Cybercriminal AltCoin Of Choice

Monero (XMR) shocked the crypto markets recently when anonymous hackers mined Monero from smartphones and computers. The malware to do this was spread to more than 4000 sites. Its malware’s potential to mine smartphones or computers has again raised concerns about social security and privacy. However, some are impressed with the malware’s power to read a computer’s processing power.  For example, Salon, the famous U.S. ...

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