• Huobi, Binance Steemed at Justin Sun Hive Takeover
    Alt coins,  Cryptocurrencies,  People

    Huobi, Binance Steemed at Sun

    The two cryptocurrency exchanges that Tron CEO Justin Sun suckered into supporting his abortive ‘hostile takeover’ of Steem are helping boot him off the blogging platform

    Actually, it’s more like Binance and Huobi are helping the Steem community abandon Sun. On March 17, leading Steem developers and community members announced Hive, a hard fork of the social blogging platform’s blockchain designed with one goal: to recreate Steem without the 65 million STEEM tokens (and their 20% governance vote) Sun received when he acquired blockchain developer Steemit.

  • crypto theft
    Cryptocurrencies

    Two hacker groups are responsible for more than $1 billion in cryptocurrency thefts

    Crypto investigation software maker Chainalysis believes the two groups are responsible at least 60% of all crypto thefts

    More than $1 billion worth of cryptocurrency has been stolen by just two major hacking groups, according to a new report by Chainalysis.

  • Phishing
    Bitcoin

    Ignore this Bitcoin porn scam

    Here’s what to do if you get a suspicious email

    We’re posting the full-text of a scam email so that if you google it, you can read this sentence: Ignore this Bitcoin scam. We got this from a friend of ours recently. It’s just a riff on a common scam. Here’s the text: You can visit the police station but nobody will solve your problem. I dont live in your country. So they can not trace my location even for 4 weeks. Your device is infected by our virus. I turned on your webcam, at the moment you went to the porn-site. Now I have the record of you, caressing yourself. Having VNC session we downloaded your contactlist so if…

  • newspaper
    Bitcoin,  Cryptocurrencies,  Europe,  Media

    Must-reads for September 17, 2018: Tracking people through crypto, gold bashing, Goldman Sachs, and bragging wrongs

    Here are the crypto stories you should be watching today

    How bitcoin helped track down suspects in the Russia investigation (Vice) By now we know that with just a little bit of data, you can get a whole lot of info on someone through Bitcoin’s blockchain. This Vice video shows one of the ways Robert Mueller’s team did it.   Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Citigroup and NYSE Owner Prepare to Back Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency (Daily HODL) Nothing profound here but just a quick roundup of what some of the larger institutions are doing Bitcoin-related on Wall Street.   Bitcoin in Switzerland (CoinTelegraph) A fun 10-minute video of how into bitcoin the Swiss are. Well, at least some of them. Anyway,…