A malicious Google Chrome extension recognized for its usefulness has been revamped to target cryptocurrency exchanges, cybersecurity organization Craze Micro noted this week. Dubbed FacexWorm, Craze Micro reported in a web site post that the malicious extension's capabilities "have been made over" to steal consumer qualifications for Google, MyMonero, and...
Vertcoin's Twitter account has been compromised in an endeavor to facilitate a cryptocurrency giveaway rip-off. On May well 1, around 20:13 UTC, the account posted that it was "happy to announce" a bitcoin giveaway, mimicking other Twitter scams which have promised superior benefits to followers in trade for little...
British company tycoon Richard Branson spoke out Thursday about the rash of bitcoin scam stories that have applied his name to entice victims. "I have written a number of periods warning people about the expanding dilemma of bogus stories online linking me to get-abundant-brief strategies, bogus webpages, misleading ads,...
"No a person knows what the fuck is going on." That is according to Ronny Chieng, senior correspondent on the satirical information plan The Every day Present, who took the phase at Ethereal Summit on Saturday with ConsenSys founder and CEO Joseph Lubin and Kavita Gupta, founding running spouse...
When Gyam Queen heard Nigeria would enter a 14-day lockdown, her first thought was about her studies. Queen, who is 26, is pursuing a Hospitality Management course at Wavecrest College in Lagos and aspires to open a restaurant offering Nigerian cuisine. Thanks to a donation from the WONDER...
UC Berkeley professor Barry Eichengreen argues that Facebook’s planned Libra stablecoin faces too many “insoluble” problems, and too much resistance from governments, to ever launch.“Libra is an interesting idea that will never see the light of day,” he told the Unitize conference on July 10.Eichengreen asserts that the...
It’s been a very long journey for Alan Lane due to the fact the Silvergate Financial institution CEO acquired his very first bitcoin in 2013. That was all-around the time his compact, deposit-hungry bank, based mostly in...
The Aave lending protocol recently launched a new feature called Credit Delegation. This feature allows users to provide peer-to-peer loans with no formal collateral requirements.Stani Kulechov, the CEO of Aave, explained via Twitter how the system will work. The Credit Delegation feature relies on peers to enter into...
On July 9, peer-to-peer bandwidth market company, Orchid, announced the official launch of its crypto-enabled VPN app in the Apple App Store. This move comes after the company witnessed a record-breaking demand for VPN services across the world.iOS users will now be able to use Orchid Network’s services...
Alexander Kearns, a 20-year-old customer of stock and cryptocurrency trading platform, Robinhood, committed suicide on June 12. This tragedy reportedly occurred after an erroneous negative balance of more than $730,000 appeared in Kearns’ account. This error has prompted the platform to take measures in order to improve the...