Judge Issues Default Judgment in ICO Fraud Lawsuit
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Judge Issues Default Judgment in ICO Fraud Lawsuit

btcethereumadmin - August 17, 2018

CORRECTION (8/16/18): This article has been amended to reflect that the default judgment named Monkey Capital LLC and Monkey Capital Inc., not Daniel Harrison. CoinDesk regrets the error.…

‘Crypto’ Thriller Starring Kurt Russell in Post-Production – Producers Share Details
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‘Crypto’ Thriller Starring Kurt Russell in Post-Production – Producers Share Details

btcethereumadmin - August 16, 2018

Crypto, an upcoming cryptocurrency-themed movie starring Kurt Russell and Alexis Bledel, is currently in post-production. The producers share their thoughts, confirming that the “overall message of the…

Judge Rules Against ICO Founder in Fraud Lawsuit
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Judge Rules Against ICO Founder in Fraud Lawsuit

btcethereumadmin - August 16, 2018

A federal judge ruled against a blockchain startup and its founder after finding that several victims were defrauded out of potentially more than $1 million in cryptocurrencies.…

There’s a Huge Opportunity for Everyone in Crypto, It’s Called KYC/AML
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There’s a Huge Opportunity for Everyone in Crypto, It’s Called KYC/AML

btcethereumadmin - August 16, 2018

Bruce Silcoff is the CEO of Shyft in Toronto, which is focused on developing blockchain-based solutions for digital identity and KYC/AML processes. It's easy to question the need…

AT&T Sued for $224 Million After Phone Hackers Rob Crypto Investor
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AT&T Sued for $224 Million After Phone Hackers Rob Crypto Investor

btcethereumadmin - August 15, 2018

Cryptocurrency investor Michael Terpin has sued the telecom giant AT&T, alleging that the company failed to protect his cell phone from a hacking incident that ultimately cost…

30% of UK Firms Hit by Crypto Mining Malware in a Month: Survey
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30% of UK Firms Hit by Crypto Mining Malware in a Month: Survey

btcethereumadmin - August 15, 2018

Almost a third of U.K. businesses said they had been hit by cryptocurrency mining malware within the previous month, according to new research. In a survey published…

High-Profile Thai Crypto Case: Bitcoiner Lost Over 5,500 BTC – Ringleader Fled to US
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High-Profile Thai Crypto Case: Bitcoiner Lost Over 5,500 BTC – Ringleader Fled to US

btcethereumadmin - August 15, 2018

A high-profile crypto case involving a well-known actor and model has come to public attention in Thailand following the enforcement of the country’s crypto regulations. Over 5,564…

What The 3D Printed Guns Battle Means For Bitcoin and DApps
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What The 3D Printed Guns Battle Means For Bitcoin and DApps

btcethereumadmin - August 13, 2018

Guilt or innocence used to be a binary equation. That’s not to say determining it was easy for our predecessors. Without the forensic and DNA evidence available…

Crypto Millionaire Lost 5,500 Bitcoins in Alleged Investment Scam
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Crypto Millionaire Lost 5,500 Bitcoins in Alleged Investment Scam

btcethereumadmin - August 13, 2018

A 22-year-old cryptocurrency millionaire has lost more than 5,500 bitcoins in an alleged investment scam in Thailand – one that drew public attention due to the alleged…

Attacker Installs Crypto Mining Malware on Over 170,000 Devices
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Attacker Installs Crypto Mining Malware on Over 170,000 Devices

btcethereumadmin - August 9, 2018

More than 170,000 devices in Brazil were targeted in a cryptojacking attack last month. According to a blog post published by security firm Trustwave, a wide-scale cyberattack was launched on…