カテゴリー: Monero

Japanese Police Arrest Coinhive Users for Violating Law Banning Computer Viruses

Japanese Police Arrest Coinhive Users for Violating Law Banning Computer VirusesJapanese police from 10 prefectures have arrested website operators using Coinhive to tap into the computer power of their site visitors to mine cryptocurrencies without consent. They are accused of violating the law banning the use of computer viruses. Some people have already been fined. The police have been monitoring the Coinhive program since it […]

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Malicious Monero Miners Made Off with 5% of Coins in Circulation, Over $175 Million

Malicious Monero Miners Made Off with 5% of Coins in Circulation, Over $175 Million‘Fair’ mining and privacy altcoin, Monero (XMR), shed $175 million as a result of malicious miners hijacking what amounts to an eye-popping 5% of XMR in circulation. The findings come by way of a cyber security researcher in Northern California, investigating a noticeable trend uptick in mining thievery generally.   Also read: William Shatner Joins […]

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Malicious Monero Miners Made Off with 5% of Coins in Circulation, Over $175 Million

Malicious Monero Miners Made Off with 5% of Coins in Circulation, Over $175 Million‘Fair’ mining and privacy altcoin, Monero (XMR), shed $175 million as a result of malicious miners hijacking what amounts to an eye-popping 5% of XMR in circulation. The findings come by way of a cyber security researcher in Northern California, investigating a noticeable trend uptick in mining thievery generally.   Also read: William Shatner Joins […]

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Japan Cracks Down on Illegal Use of Computers to Mine Crypto

Japan Cracks Down on Illegal Use of Computers to Mine CryptoThe police in Japan are cracking down on the illegal use of personal computers for cryptocurrency mining. Multiple prefectural police departments are currently investigating one particular case and pursuing criminal charges, which would make it the first criminal case in Japan where computers are illegally used for mining cryptocurrencies. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into […]

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Five Firms Hit by ‘Crypto-Sweep’ in Alabama as Regulators Step up Operation

Five Firms Hit by ‘Crypto-Sweep’ in Alabama as Regulators Step up OperationCease and desist letters have been sent to five crypto companies operating in Alabama, as part of the ongoing “Operation Crypto-Sweep.” The campaign, led by the North American Securities Administrators Association, is targeting ICO projects and blockchain startups suspected of fraudulent activities and violations of existing securities laws. Actions have been taken already by NASAA […]

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Despite 2018 Bear Trend, Top Ten Crypto Markets of 2017 Gain Average of 170% in 12 Months

Despite 2018 Bear Tend, Top Ten Crypto Markets of 2017 Gain Average of 170% in 12 MonthsIn our latest historic snapshot analysis, we look at the performance of the top ten cryptocurrency markets since May 28th, 2017. Despite suffering heavy losses during 2018, the average price gain of the top ten markets has been 170% when compared with prices from 12 months ago, with only one of the then leading markets […]

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Circle Adds New Feature Allowing Newbies to ‘Buy the Market’

Circle Adds New Feature Allowing Newbies to ‘Buy the Market’Circle is going after fresh entrants to the cryptocurrency trading market with a new tool that allows them to invest in multiple coins as once. This feature is different than an index fund in a few crucial ways, perhaps most importantly being available to everyday investors not just the rich and trading professionals. Also Read: Economics […]

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South Korean Crypto Exchange Korbit Drops XMR, ZEC, DASH, REP, and STEEM

South Korean Crypto Exchange Korbit Drops XMR, ZEC, DASH, REP, and STEEMSouth Korean cryptocurrency exchange Korbit has announced that it will no longer support the trading of five cryptocurrencies: dash, monero, zcash, augur, and steem. This announcement came just days after hacked Japanese exchange Coincheck confirmed the delisting of privacy coins. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Farewell to Five Cryptocurrencies Korbit, one of […]

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The Privacy Coin Matrix: A Comprehensive Spreadsheet of Anonymous Digital Assets

The Privacy Coin Matrix: A Comprehensive Spreadsheet of Anonymous Digital AssetsAfter delving into the world of cryptocurrencies one can see that good majority of digital asset proponents are big fans of privacy and anonymity. Just recently a spreadsheet document was published that lists the top privacy-centric coins and the various differences between them. The paper called “Privacy Coin Matrix,” allows enthusiasts to see a comprehensive […]

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Coincheck Delists XMR, DASH, ZEC, REP – Prompted by Japanese Regulator

Coincheck Delists XMR, DASH, ZEC, REP - Prompted by Japanese RegulatorJapanese exchange Coincheck has confirmed that it is delisting three privacy coins: monero, dash, and zcash. Augur’s reputation token will also be delisted next month. The exchange made this decision after receiving a business improvement order from the country’s financial regulator following the NEM hack. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Coincheck […]

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