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Long-serving cryptocurrency exchange forced offline, hackers blamed

Long-serving cryptocurrency exchange forced offline, hackers blamed One of the internet’s longest serving digital asset exchanges, Cryptopia, claims to have suffered a debilitating hack. After a full day of unscheduled maintenance outages, the NZ-based cryptocurrency exchange posted an official statement, explaining it had suffered “a security breach which resulted in significant …

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Bittrex launches peer-to-peer trading service for high rollers

Bittrex launches peer-to-peer trading service for high rollers The United States-based cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex has just launched an over-the-counter (OTC) trading desk which will see cryptocurrency traders deal directly, rather than through an exchange. The trading desk will support just under 200 cryptocurrencies, and will guarantee pricing for trades over …

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Surprise – the 3 biggest cybersecurity threats are all cryptocurrency miners

Surprise – the 3 biggest cybersecurity threats are all cryptocurrency miners The three most prevalent threats plaguing the internet have been found to be cryptocurrency miners. In its latest analysis of the internet‘s most pressing malware hazards, cybersecurity group Check Point ranked the supposedly neutral Monero-mining script CoinHive in first place – …

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