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UK National Cyber Security Centre Includes Cryptojacking In Report On Cyber Threats

On April 10, the UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) released a report analyzing how nefarious cyber activity influenced the business environment in Great Britain over the past year. The report dedicates a section to cryptojacking, a form of cyber attack in which a hacker utilizes an individual’s computer, without the owner’s knowledge, to mine cryptocurrencies. Often the only way ...

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Chile’s National Energy Commission Launches Ethereum-Based Pilot For Energy Data

Chile’s national energy regulation organization, Comisión Nacional de Energía de Chile (CNE), recently announced the launch of a project based on the Ethereum (ETH) Blockchain network to record data from the nation’s energy sector, according to an agency press release April 5. The pilot project was first revealed by the CNE on Feb. 27, aiming to provide data security, as ...

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Iranian Cyberspace Authority Says Telegram’s Upcoming Crypto Threatens National Currency

The secretary of Iran’s High Council of Cyberspace (HCC) has publicly supported the potential ban of Telegram within the country, citing the chat app’s recent Initial Coin Offering (ICO) as potentially “undermin[ing] the national currency of Iran,” local news outlet Al-Monitor reported yesterday, April 3. According to Al-Monitor, the discussion about banning Telegram originally stemmed from both a desire to ...

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Kazakhstan Is on the Brink of Banning Bitcoin, National Bank Chairman Claims – The Merkle

In the world of cryptocurrency, regulation will always remain a contentious topic. To a lot of people, regulating this industry serves no purpose other than to prevent innovation from happening. Others see it as a way to pave a more legitimate ecosystem. In Kazakhstan, it appears the country’s national bank wants to ensure that all cryptocurrency activity is forbidden in the ...

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Kazakh National Bank Considers Ban Of Crypto Trading, Mining In The Country

Kazakhstan’s National Bank is considering banning exchanges of cryptocurrency for the national currency, the tenge, as well as crypto mining, local news outlet Sputnik reported March 30. Daniyar Akishev, the chairman of the National Bank, said that they are “taking a very conservative approach toward the matter, and it welcomes nothing but extremely tough restrictions”, stating: “Therefore, we want to ...

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China is Still Planning to Launch its Own National Cryptocurrency

The Peoples Bank of China (PBoC) held its 2018 National Currency Gold and Silver Work Video and Telephone Conference on March 28 where among all things currency related the continuation of strict regulations on cryptocurrency was announced. Conference Establishes Strategy to Protect Yuan Deputy Governor of the PBoC Fan Yifei attended and delivered a speech in which measures to protect ...

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German National Tourist Board Now Accepting Cryptocurriencies

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Starting March 5th, 2018, the German National Tourist Board, headquartered in Frankfurt, is accepting payment in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin for services, as a response to their interest in utilizing the blockchain technology supporting cryptocurrencies in the German and international markets. Primarily financed by the German National ...

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National Tourism Center Adds Cryptocurrency Payments For Services

The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) is now accepting Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as a form of payment for its services, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reported March 27. “Within our strategy for digitalization we continuously look at the most recent technologies and trends and see whether they can be implemented into our company,” said Petra Hedorfer, CEO of GNTB. The marketing ...

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Zimbabwe’s only Crypto Exchange Aims for a National Digital Revolution

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Cryptocurrency exchanges currently serve as the ideal gateway for entry into the ecosystem and therefore the designated channel of adoption into the mainstream. The effect of these exchanges in the financial solutions industry is obvious in a number of areas. Payments and clearance, remittances, operations and ...

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US National Security Agency Develops System To Identif… | News

The US National Security Agency (NSA) is reportedly able to locate senders and receivers of Bitcoin around the world, as classified documents provided by Edward Snowden reveal, The Intercept reports March 20. The sources used for this article were disclosed to The Intercept, a publication dedicated to ‘adversarial journalism’ founded by Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras, and Jeremy Scahill following Edward ...

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