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Cryptojacking Increasingly Popular Attack Vector for Botnets

A new bulletin from Russian internet security company Kaspersky Labs published Nov. 28 states that crypto mining malware became increasingly popular among botnets in 2018. Stealth crypto mining attacks – also know as cryptojacking – work by installing malware that uses a computer’s processing power to mine for cryptocurrencies without the owner’s consent or knowledge. According to Kaspersky, after the ...

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SIM Swapping Becomes Increasingly Popular in California, Police Make It “High Priority”

On November 7, a security news and investigation blog KrebsOnSecurity published an interview with REACT Task Force, a California-based law enforcement group dedicated to fighting cybercrime. As per the article, members of REACT consider “SIM swapping” one of its “highest priorities” in a bid to fight cryptocurrency fraud. Here is how fraudsters use 99 cent SIM cards bought off eBay ...

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Popular Thai Actor and Siblings Plead Not Guilty in $24 Million Bitcoin Fraud

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Three Thai siblings who are being prosecuted for defrauding a 21-year-old Finnish investor of bitcoin worth 797 million baht (approximately US$24 million) in the Criminal Court of Bangkok have pleaded “not guilty” for the charges. At the hearing, prosecutors accused the siblings, Prinya, Supitcha and popular Thai actor Jiratpisit Jaravijit of convincing Finnish investor Aamai Otava Saarimaa ...

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Apple Blackballs Wildly Popular Crypto Podcast ‘Off the Chain’ without Warning

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Apple abruptly removed the popular crypto podcast “Off the Chain” from its podcast store. The show is hosted by Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano, the founder and managing partner of investment firm Morgan Creek Digital Assets. The sudden move has triggered widespread censorship concerns among fans. Pompliano tweeted on Nov. 5 that Apple mysteriously took down the podcast without explanation ...

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Popular Ethereum DApp Browser MetaMask to Launch Mobile App Version

The mobile app version of the currently most-downloaded Ethereum Chrome browser extension MetaMask was revealed during Ethereum’s annual Devcon conference Oct. 31, according a tweet from the CEO of ConsenSys Joseph Lubin. Lubin, whose New York-based Ethereum blockchain software firm and incubator ConsenSys has been working on MetaMask since 2016, stated in the tweet: “Everyone’s favorite Ethereum browser extension is ...

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Most Popular Ethereum Wallet MetaMask Finally Releases Mobile Client

Twitter Facebook MetaMask, the most popular Ethereum and ERC20 token standard wallet developed by ConsenSys, has released its mobile client at DevCon. At DevCon, a major Ethereum-focused conference held in Prague, Czech Republic hosted by large conglomerates and leading cryptocurrency businesses including EY, Microsoft, ShapeShift, Santander, Blockfolio, and Wanxiang, the MetaMask development team officially released and showcased the MetaMask mobile ...

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Research: Crypto Whales Are Stabilizing The Market, Contrary to Popular Belief

In both the natural world and the crypto market, whales are seen as colossal creatures that have a profound effect on the environment around them. Since Bitcoin’s rise to fame, a countless number of cryptocurrency investors have claimed that whales have been the primary catalyst behind this market’s unpredictable price movements. But, according to data compiled by one of the crypto industry’s data ...

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Introducing Top eToro Popular Investor Jay Smith

This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. Jay Smith is one of eToro’s most recognisable traders, and he wants everyone to achieve success on the leading global investment and trading platform. Here, in his typically generous and helpful way, Basingstoke-based ...

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Google Silently Pulls Popular Crypto Wallets From Play Store

Throughout 2018, Google has amended policy after policy across its suite of web-based products relating to cryptocurrencies. In the their latest move, cryptocurrency wallets have been swept away off the Google Play store without warning. Google Removes Bitcoin Wallet, CoPay, and BitPay Without Warning According to a new report from Hard Fork, the Mountain View, California, tech and search giant ...

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