Day: December 19, 2020

Nicehash Crypto Mining Pool ‘Fully’ Reimburses All Users Affected by 2017 Hack

2020-12-19 By admin

A Slovenian cryptocurrency mining pool and trading platform announced that they’ve managed to fully compensate their users affected by a hacking attack that took place in December 2017, which took over 4,600 bitcoins. Nicehash ‘Fully’ Reimburses Users Affected in 2017 Hack According to the letter published by Martin Škorjanc, CEO of Nicehash, the company “fully” […]

American Express’ Venture Arm Invests in a Cryptocurrency Trading Platform

2020-12-19 By admin

American Express says its venture arm, Amex Ventures has invested in Falconx the cryptocurrency trading platform that focuses on serving institutional trading clients. Amex’s investment, which was announced during a record-breaking week for bitcoin, underscores the credit card issuer’s desire to cash in on the growing institutional interest in cryptocurrencies. Amex Venture’s Long Term Interest […]

Two Rubygems Infected With Crypto-Stealing Feature Malware Spotted by Researchers

2020-12-19 By admin

New infected Rubygems packages have been spotted in its open-source software repository and which contained malicious code mainly used to steal cryptocurrencies from users via supply chain attack. Two Cryptocurrency-Stealers Rubygems Detected by Researchers at Sonatype According to Ax Sharma, a security researcher at Sonatype, the two gems detected — pretty_color and ruby-bitcoin — had […]

South African Regulator’s Probe Into Mirror Trading International Unearths Previously Undeclared Losses and Missing Bitcoins

2020-12-19 By admin

South African financial regulator, the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA), has filed criminal charges with local law enforcement against Mirror Trading International (MTI), the alleged online bitcoin trading scam. The regulator says its decision to press charges follows an investigation into MTI that unearthed the company’s use of fake trade statements, undeclared losses, and possible […]