The 7 worst Bitcoin scams

The 7 worst Bitcoin scams

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When Bitcoin first came along, one of its biggest draws was the use of blockchains to make the currency secure in our digital world. Unfortunately, digital wallets are still open to hacking, and people are still open to scamming — so, so much scamming. To get an idea of how bad it can get, let’s take…
Brave Blows Up Its Whole Reason for Existing

Brave Blows Up Its Whole Reason for Existing

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As a software company in the browser space, Brave’s made a name for itself by putting user privacy first and monetisation second. But now, some of its users are pointing out that the pledge might be a bit duplicitous. As first pointed out by the folks over at Decrypt, Brave has been quietly redirecting its…
Machine-learning clusters in Azure hijacked to mine cryptocurrency

Machine-learning clusters in Azure hijacked to mine cryptocurrency

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THE PERFECT TARGET — Microsoft shuts down hacking spree that preyed on misconfigured machines. Dan Goodin - Jun 11, 2020 9:20 pm UTC Attackers recently hijacked powerful machine-learning clusters inside Microsoft’s Azure cloud-computing service so that they could mine cryptocurrency at the expense of the customers who rented them, the company said Wednesday. The nodes,…
Things To Know In Crypto And Blockchain World – 2020 Guide

Things To Know In Crypto And Blockchain World – 2020 Guide

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There is a secure connection between blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. Blockchain technology is a sort of distributed ledger technology (DLT) that assist peer to peer transactions safely and authentically without including a centralized party. It is a single incorruptible database that consistently records and timestamps transactions sequence. All purchases must be verified should be verified…
Bankrupt Hertz targets Robinhood traders in plot to dump $1 billion in stock

Bankrupt Hertz targets Robinhood traders in plot to dump $1 billion in stock

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Failing rental car company Hertz‘s latest Hail Mary might be its most dastardly yet: Exploit newly-found popularity among Robinhood traders to sell $1 billion worth of potentially worthless stock. Hertz, the second-largest car rental firm in the US, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on May 22 citing a global collapse in demand for hire cars.…