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...

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...

Bitcoin Primely Positioned as U.S. Foreign Policy Pushes Rivals to Ditch Dollar

As President Donald Trump presides over geopolitical shape-shifting as the poster boy of separatist politics, the most significant clapback yet may be loss of confidence in the U.S. dollar....

Russia’s ‘Gold-Backed Crypto’ Would Lose to Bitcoin, Says Kremlin Economist

Russia and China shopping for up gold could also be setting the stage for a gold-backed cryptocurrency, suggests a former EU minister. Nevertheless, such a scheme would nonetheless be...

Thousands of Banned Binance Customers Remain Cut off by the Exchange

Binance, the world’s second largest digital asset exchange by traded volume, has withdrawn its services from countries targeted by U.S. economic sanctions, in line with its controversial revised terms...

Iran May Unveil State-Backed Cryptocurrency This Week

Iran is reportedly expected to announce its state-backed digital currency at the annual Electronic Banking and Payment Systems Conference which starts on January 29th. The move is an attempt...

Maduro’s Promotion of the Petro Yet to Yield Results

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has been tirelessly promoting the petro, ever since his administration announced the creation of what is now considered the first state-issued cryptocurrency. Although no one...

Russian Region Conducts Blockchain Election With 40K Participants

Russian region Saratov Oblast has held a successful blockchain...

Russia: Crypto Received’t Obtain Cash Standing Anytime Quickly

Russia gained’t formally legalize digital currencies within the close to future, in response to the conclusions of the individuals of a “round table” devoted to crypto regulation. Issuance of Something...

20-Year Old Hacker Pleads Guilty to $5 Million Cryptocurrency Theft

20-year-old Joel Ortiz to serve 10 years in prison...
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