G7 Leaders Ask Russia to Urgently Identify Those Who Abuse Cryptocurrency in Ransomware Attacks

The G7 leaders have called on Russia to urgently “identify, disrupt, and hold to account” ransomware hackers and those abusing cryptocurrency to launder ransoms. “We reiterate our interest in...

Russian Crypto Mining Companies Are Expanding Capacity as the Country Becomes a ‘Preferred Hotspot’

Crypto mining operations have been witnessing some changes within the industry in terms of locations. A recent interview with the CEO of the mining giant Bitriver, revealed that Russia...

The Many Facts Pointing to Chainlink’s Sergey Nazarov Being Satoshi Nakamoto

During the last few years, smart contracts and blockchain oracles have transformed the crypto industry, and one specific project called Chainlink is the most widely used oracle network to-date....

Expert warns Hackers are Targeting Russian Government’s IT Infrastructure to Mine Cryptocurrencies

A state-affiliate cybersecurity expert warned about hackers exploiting the Russian government’s IT facilities to mine cryptocurrencies. The deputy director of the National Coordination Center for Computer Incidents believes such...

A Russian Operation Is Mining Bitcoin in the Arctic Circle for Cheap Electricity

A Russian company is leveraging the Siberian city of Norilsk located above the Arctic Circle in order to mine bitcoins. Bitcluster, the owner of the crypto mining operation, plans...

P2P Bitcoin Trading: Venezuela, Colombia Account for Over 23% of Total Localbitcoins Volume

A study revealed a rising trend in bitcoin (btc) volume trading across Latin America amid the coronavirus pandemic and rising inflation, pushing the figures to record highs and putting...
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