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January 3, 2020

5 Cryptos You Can Still Mine Profitably From Your PC

Share Tweet Send Share Mining, for most crypto coins, is a resource-heavy activity. The intricacies of algorithms also make them especially fit for graphic card mining. But there are still projects which are either just starting off, or have made the explicit decision to be supportive of CPU miners. One Processor, One Vote The principle […]

January 3, 2020

Crypto Today: Bitcoin smashes below $7000

Here’s what you need to know on Thursday Markets: BTC/USD is currently trading at $6,982 (-3.60%) in the afternoon in U.S. hours, price action is consolidating underneath the $7500 barrier. ETH/USD is currently trading at $127.68 (-3.30%), upside remains capped by $140 resistance. XRP/USD is currently trading at $0.1887 (-2.65%), price action is vulnerable underneath […]

January 3, 2020

IMF sees huge potential for crypto adoption in the Philippines market

The International Monetary Fund has recently released a report on the crypto situation in the Philippines, urging the country to start collecting crypto transaction data. The country has 13 working exchanges at this time, and the IMF thinks that it is important to learn who is making transactions through them. The country holds great potential […]

January 3, 2020

Mechanics of a Crypto Heist: How SIM Swappers Can Steal Cryptocurrency

The true vulnerability at the heart of SIM-swap attacks on crypto accounts lies in crypto exchanges’ and email providers’ variable implementation of 2FA. Recently, I shared with you how alarmingly simple it was to not only "hack" my own email account but then to use that compromised account to hack my other online accounts. Given […]

January 3, 2020

Coinbase’s Brian Armstrong Looks Back at Cryptocurrency’s Progress Over the Past Decade

Following the celebration of the new year/2020’s, Coinbase’s Co-Founder and CEO, Brian Armstrong, revealed his thoughts about cryptocurrency’s progress over the past decade. He observed the following: Armstrong stated that Bitcoin did not fail, as many predicted. He stated: “It’s easy to forget, but throughout much of the decade, it was a frequently debated question […]

January 3, 2020

ECB Policy Maker Says Banks Must Find Libra Alternatives

A European Central Bank (ECB) policy maker is urging banks in the area to find alternatives to Facebook’s proposed cryptocurrency Libra, according to a report by Bloomberg . Jens Weidmann said banks should come up with their own cheaper and quicker systems to move money around, to create different options than Facebook’s Libra. He also […]

January 3, 2020

IMF Believes Philippines Is an Important Market for Cryptocurrency and Other Digital Assets

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revealed that it sees the South East Asian nation as one of the most important markets for the growth of cryptocurrencies and other digital assets. In a technical assistance report on financial and monetary data for the country, the IMF stated that the Philippines may become an important market […]

January 3, 2020

Poloniex forces password reset following a data leak

The Poloniex cryptocurrency exchange is forcing users to reset their passwords following a data leak. Another bad news for the community of the virtual currencies communities, the Poloniex cryptocurrency exchange has forced its users to reset their passwords following a data leak. The measure was necessary to prevent spear-phishing attacks against the users aimed at […]

January 3, 2020

Bitcoin Millionaire Shares Story of Success, Buys Two Companies and a PR Firm

New York – Jan 2, 2020 – Among the new Bitcoin millionaires, there are also stories that stand out, like that of Mason Gatsby. After making his millions through bitcoin trading, he went on to buy two new companies and started his own public relations company, The Gatsby’s with the acquired wealth. Bitcoin and crypto-currencies […]

January 3, 2020

The Biggest Threats to Your Computer Devices

Published on January 3rd, 2020 | by Sunit Nandi When it comes to protecting your devices, the best strategy is one of vigilance. Being aware of what could bring your devices to harm, and knowing how to prevent it, will make you far less likely to lose data and time to malware. Cybercriminals are constantly […]