Displaying items by tag: Cryptocurrency

GUEST INTERVIEW: We live in a time of cyber war, with businesses under constant attack, with ransomware running riot, with COVID providing chaos and cover for cyber criminals to extort and blackmail, but the bad guys aren't the only ones on the playing field: Secureworks and other security firms are working hard to fight back to keep businesses and individuals protected.

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GUEST INTERVIEW: We live in a time of cyber war, with businesses under constant attack, with ransomware running riot, with COVID providing chaos and cover for cyber criminals to extort and blackmail, but the bad guys aren't the only ones on the playing field: Secureworks and other security firms are working hard to fight back to keep businesses and individuals protected.

Published in Security

There are various cryptocurrency exchanges around the world, some of which have endured scandals and disappeared, but Australian crypto exchange CoinSpot has been in business since 2013, and now has over two million users, with CoinSpot celebrating with its biggest giveaway yet!

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GUEST RESEARCH: With the rising startup Zunami Protocol at the helm, the power of decentralised finance stablecoins is unleashing the stablecoin era as cryptocurrencies go mainstream.

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Online reseller Lloyds Auctions is now accepting cryptocurrency payments allowing customers, for example, to buy either a toaster or a Tesla car. The reseller also has a dedicated hotline if customers have enquiries.

Published in Business IT

"The future of money is digital currency" – Bill Gates

"I can say with almost certainty that cryptocurrencies will come to a bad end" – Warren Buffett

GUEST OPINION by Helen Langton, CEO, Asia Pacific and Middle East, International Compliance Association:  When such esteemed (and profitable) investors have such contrasting views about cryptocurrency, it is hard for the rest of us to say for certain if its influence is positive or malign. However, one thing is certain: it is here to stay. Cryptocurrency is no longer the plaything of criminals or confined to dark corners of the Web..

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Expert Dr Michael Duffy warns that cryptocurrency is often beset by uncertainties, and its digital currencies are packaged with “considerable investment risk” since they are not linked to assets.

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Graphics processing unit designer NVIDIA has announced that it will be reducing the ethereum hash rate on its GeForce RTX 3080, RTX 3070 and RTX 3060 Ti graphics cards which are due to be shipped later this month, to make them less attractive to cryptocurrency miners.

Published in Hardware

With Elon Musk able to influence the price of various cryptocurrencies up or down based on what he tweets, concern is growing, for with great power comes great responsibility, and no-one really knows how responsible Musk is, or isn’t.

Published in Business IT

Elon Musk's decision to banish bitcoin from being able to buy Teslas after investing billions in the cryptocurrency is puzzling financial analysts, with deVere Group CEO Nigel Green sharing his observations.

Published in Business IT

The value of bitcoin is likely to fall in coming days after Tesla owner Elon Musk announced on Thursday that the electric car manufacturer would no longer use the digital currency in its transactions.

Published in Market
Thursday, 29 April 2021 12:40

CarBuyers now accepts payment in bitcoin

The surge in bitcoin use has seen the demand from customers wishing to be paid in alternative, digital currencies, says CarBuyers. Seizing this opportunity, Australia’s “first online car buying and selling marketplace” now offers payment in bitcoin in exchange for customers’ second-hand cars.

Published in Business IT

Avast has identified a “new cryptocurrency-stealing malware” that steals cryptocurrency wallet addresses and “redirects the transactions by replacing the recipients’ crypto wallet addresses with its own.” According to Avast, the malware has stolen US$560, 000 from users since November 2018.

Published in Security

A court battle to decide who was the inventor of bitcoin has been given the go-ahead by the London High Court, a Reuters report says.

Published in Market

Global security provider Sophos has discovered a Microsoft Exchange Server hosting a malicious monero cryptominer which is aimed at other Exchange servers.

Published in Security

With the world currently undergoing one of the largest and most complex vaccination campaigns in history, it's not surprising to find scammers and sellers on the dark market eager to make a profit off the process.

Published in Health

Researchers from Israel-based security shop Check Point say they have traced the wallet in which bitcoin paid for ransoms extorted by the latest ransomware, Pay2Key, is located and found an Iranian company at the end of the chain.

Published in Security

A cryptocurrency stash worth nearly US$1 billion (A$1.37 billion) has been seized by American federal authorities on Tuesday and court action has been launched seeking forfeiture of the cache.

Published in Security
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