Cybercriminals have reportedly targeted a number of schools in Taiwan, threatening to destroy their computer systems and data if a bitcoin ransom isn’t paid.
According to a report in Focus Taiwan, ... Read More
Prosecutors are demanding three men charged with selling drugs online in Norway repay their profits in 120 BTC and millions in Norway kroner, the first time the country has demanded payment in bitcoin... Read More
The District Prosecutor’s Office in Łódź, a city in central Poland has launched an investigation into Bitcurex, the country’s first bitcoin exchange that went offline last year.
Bitcurex was Poland... Read More
New Jersey pastor Trevon Gross and coder Yuri Lebedev have been convicted and face 20 years in prison for their roles in Coin.Mx, an illegal bitcoin exchange. The two allegedly helped launder bitcoins... Read More
Holders of Unobtanium (UNO) caught a break when the Bittrex exchange noticed the assets of the largest UNO wallet strangely appeared on Bittrex and impounded it. The wallet had been somehow transferre... Read More
Bitcoin briefly plunges below $2,100 as upward momentum fades
Bitcoin briefly dropped more than $700 from a record high in less than two days, after a week of intense speculation by traders and investors. The digital currency plunged nearly 12 percent
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Is the Crypto Asset Class Finally Coming Into its Own?
It's no secret that bitcoin, ether and other cryptocurrencies have been on a tear.
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Three reasons why this bitcoin surge is not the same
Bitcoin's exponential surge is different this time around, most digital currency investors and software developers say. To many, the enthusiasm resembles the rush into technology stocks before