Online Cash Bitcoin Could Challenge Governments, Banks

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  1. hawki

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    "Cryptocurrency service Bancor robbed of billions; MyEtherWallet users targeted via malicious VPN Chrome extension

    Cryptocurrency token conversion service Bancor disclosed yesterday that hackers stole millions in funds from one of its online wallets, while Etherium crypto wallet service MyEtherWallet warned that hackers may have compromised anyone who accessed its service while using the free VPN service Hola and its Chrome extension..."

    https://www.scmagazine.com/cryptocu...alicious-vpn-chrome-extension/article/779695/
     
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    The crypto-currencies that die before they have bloomed
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    Scalability is the biggest hurdle ahead of cryptocurrency mass adoption, research says
    The researchers believe mass adoption is only a decade away
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    "Russian agents allegedly used Bitcoin to fund the DNC hack...

    According to the US Department of Justice’s indictment, the defendants “conspired to launder” more than $95,000 “through a web of transactions structured to capitalize on the perceived anonymity of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin...

    The takeaway: If you weren’t convinced that cryptocurrencies are a magnet for would-be money launderers, this should help. Beyond that, though: Bitcoin is not anonymous! Using clues from outside the internet, which the Mueller team clearly had, it’s quite possible to follow the money on the blockchain and root out individuals behind the transactions..."

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    Chinese Police Bust Crypto Betting Ring Allegedly Worth $1.5 Billion
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    Global regulators start monitoring crypto assets
     
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    Kodak Bitcoin mining 'scam' evaporates
    The company behind a Kodak-branded crypto-currency mining scheme has confirmed the plan has collapsed.
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    Why You Can't Trust More Cryptocurrency White Papers
     
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    Russia: Crypto Miners and Holders Will Be Regulated Under Existing Laws
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    The State Bank of Vietnam Suspends Import of Crypto Mining Hardware
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    Celebs and Crypto: A Mixed Bag of Crypto Collaboration
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    From Positive Regulation to Ponzi Comparisons: What Went On at US Congress Crypto Hearings
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    Facebook Restores Coinbase Cryptocurrency Ads
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    Hashflare, One of the Largest Cloud Bitcoin Mining Companies, Abruptly Disables SHA-256 Mining Contracts, Leaving Customers Furious
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    Workers In Costa Rica Can Be Legally Paid In Cryptos
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    Crypto’s most popular wallet service is getting a mobile app for secure login
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    Surrey Police Seize £1m+ in Digital Currency for Government Coffers
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    City of London Police get cryptocurrency training to help tackle money laundering
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    Bitcoin Trader Pleads Guilty To Securities Fraud, Faces 20 Years In Prison
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    Nicholas Weaver on Cryptocurrencies
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    Chinese internet users employ the blockchain to share a censored news article
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    An Incredibly Simple Hack Had the Potential to Manipulate Cryptocurrency Markets
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