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Cryptocurrency Multiple supercomputers across Europe targeted for cryptocurrency mining

A number of supercomputers across Europe, including the University of Edinburgh's ARCHER supercomputer, were reportedly hacked and used by cyber …

Cryptocurrency Cryptocurrency crime losses more than double to $4.5 billion in 2019, report finds

Losses from cryptocurrency crime surged to $4.52 billion (£3.5 billion) last year, as insider theft soared even as hacking losses …

Cryptocurrency Bitcoin plummets to a six-month low on China crackdown

Bitcoin slumped to a six-month low on Friday after China's central bank launched a fresh crackdown on cryptocurrencies, warning of …

Cryptocurrency EU to consider issuing public digital currency

The European Central Bank should consider issuing a public digital currency, an EU draft document said, after plans by Facebook …

Cryptocurrency Concerns over Facebook’s cryptocurrency plans

Facebook Inc revealed lofty plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra in June, but the project quickly ran into trouble …

Cryptocurrency Libra Association facing mass exodus as Visa and Mastercard join the pack

In October alone, Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency lost the backing of some of the most influential companies such as Visa and …

Cryptocurrency Serial hacker Elliott Gunton indicted in the US for carrying out cryptocurrency fraud

Infamous hacker Eliott Gunton, who has been found guilty and convicted in the past for his role in the TalkTalk …

Cryptocurrency Bitcoin as a safe haven? More a speculative bet, market players say

Bitcoin's recent gains as stocks plummeted on U.S.-China trade tensions reflect not so much its safe-haven credentials but its potential …

Cryptocurrency From Belarus to Bahrain, the small states embracing cryptocurrency

When Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko met entrepreneur Viktor Prokopenya in March 2017, their discussion was scheduled to last for an …

Cryptocurrency QuickBit exposed 300,000 data records via unsecured MongoDB database

Swedish cryptocurrency exchange QuickBit has confirmed that around 300,000 personal data records of customers were left exposed on the Internet …