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New Report Finds Staggering 725% Increase in Malicious Mining Software

Cryptocurrency news The number of websites sneaking in malware to mine cryptocurrencies such as Monero has grown by over 700% in recent months. Have you been affected? Exponential Increase in Web Miners This unprecedented rise seen recently in the cryptocurrency market has not come with its fair share of problems and controversy. It makes sense that in an emerging market …

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‘Attack Or Business Opportunity?’: Academics Question Ethics Of Coinhive Cryptojacking

Cryptocurrency news A recently released academic report from Concordia University looks into the ethics behind browser-based cryptocurrency mining, focusing on the case of Coinhive. An academic report “A first look at browser-based Cryptojacking”, debating the history and ethical framework of cryptojacking, was released March 7 by researchers from Concordia University. The report focuses on Coinhive, a JavaScript browser miner for …

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How Bitcoin node discovery work?

Cryptocurrency news When you install Bitcoin client, how does it discover the nodes to get a copy of the blockchain? Are their seed nodes ? Are they vulnérables? SPOF ? Go to Source Author: Berreb

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Bitcoin Sports Betting Site Under Investigation in Australia

Cryptocurrency news Australian authorities have announced that Bitcoin-based sports betting website, Justbet, is currently the subject of an investigation. The website represented itself as Australian by registering its domain in an Australian Island territory, however, Justbet’s IP address can be traced to Costa Rica. Also Read:The ‘Crypto-Heater’ Mines Digital Currency While Heating Your Home  Bitcoin Betting Website Under Investigation for …

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Week in Review: “Defining” Moments in Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrency news While Japan has been cracking down more on cryptocurrency exchanges recently, we see the state of Wyoming opening things up to make the state more attractive to the technology. At the same time, the SEC defined ICOs as money transmitters and crypto exchanges as money exchange businesses. It is rapidly becoming easier to run afoul of these quickly …

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Blockchain Startup THRINTEL MARKET™ Announces One Week Token Presale, 37.5% Bonus for All Participants. Sale Starts March 12, 2018

Cryptocurrency news Bitcoin Press Release: THRINTEL MARKET has announced its imminent Token Generation Event. The fintech startup will be selling its SEC Coin (SECURE Coin) in a Pre ICO round after millions raised privately. Token sale starts 12 March 2018 and goes on only for one week. Bonus rates up to 37.5%. March 10, 2018, Toronto Canada – Toronto-based Blockchain …

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Altcoin Analysis: NEO, EOS, LTC, Monero and Lumens

Cryptocurrency news An across the board recovery for altcoins prices and this is of course positive. Monero’s response in the midst of strong sell pressure remains today’s highlight. Even though we cannot really say this is a certified 100% buy, we ought to wait for further price appreciation until buy triggers are hit. Furthermore, there is a tad bit of …

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What happens to the blockchain after the miner wins the puzzle?

Cryptocurrency news I have some problems understanding the flow of consensus mechanism, so far I know, In PoW when validating a transaction the miners will compete with each other to solve a puzzle, the miner who find the nonce first will get the chance to validate. My problem is, I don’t understand the process after this. I want to know …

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