Month: March 2018

News.Bitcoin.com is Hiring Editorial Staff – In Tokyo, Stockholm and Your Town

Are you an experienced news editor or a news reporter with a nose for crypto? We are on a roll – increasing our readership every day – serving millions of readers each month. Now we are expanding our operations, and we’re looking for several new hires for our central media production office in Stockholm, Sweden as …

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Bitcoin Ransomware Attack Halts Major American City’s Government and Police

Many government services in Atlanta, Georgia, a major metropolitan US city, were brought to a halt this week. Ransomware appeared on municipal computers, urging a payment of $51,000 in equivalent bitcoin, otherwise vital city functions would be shut down. The hackers made good on their threat, and services all over the city were impacted, including …

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Game of Thrones Bitcoin Hacker Included in Broader Iranian Sanctions

US Department of Justice formally sanctioned an Iranian company and nine Iranian nationals for broad, worldwide hacking schemes against government outlets, universities, energy concerns, and private companies. Among the over half dozen hackers named was the alleged perpetrator of the Home Box Office (HBO) compromise and subsequent bitcoin ransom. The wildly popular HBO drama, Game …

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Chinese Exchange Bitasia Now Supports 0-Confirmation BCH Transactions

Earlier this week the Chinese exchange Bitasia announced it started accepting zero-confirmation transactions for bitcoin cash (BCH) for instant trading. The trading platform is one of the first exchanges to enable zero-confirmation transactions so traders can use the platform as quickly as possible. Also read: Québec Premier: We’re Not Really Interested in Bitcoin Mining Chinese Exchange …

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U.S. Treasury Plans to Add Cryptocurrency Addresses to the SDN List

This week the U.S. Treasury Department issued guidelines on how the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) could add cryptocurrency addresses to the country’s sanction list. Also read: New Tools Help Crypto Traders Make Smarter Decisions Cryptocurrency Addresses to be Added to the U.S. Sanctions List The U.S. government may soon have the ability to add …

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Pablo Escobar’s Brother Is Creating A New Cryptocurrency

Pablo Escobar’s Brother Is Creating A New Cryptocurrency Pablo Escobar became known as “The King of Cocaine” during the 1980s. The Netflix show Narcos put the Escobar family back into the worldwide spotlight. Pablo’s brother now hopes to become successful in a different industry: cryptocurrency. Roberto De Jesus Escobar Gaviria recently announced plans to start …

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New Tools Help Crypto Traders Make Smarter Decisions

If knowledge is power, today’s traders are stronger than they’ve ever been. The range and function of analytical tools is improving by the day, presenting investors with a smorgasbord of options. Sites such as Onchainfx are continually adding new features, empowering traders to make more informed decisions based on more data sets. Also read: 8 Alternatives …

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