Researchers Spot New Cryptocurrency Stealing Malware Advertised Under a Subscription Model
May05

Researchers Spot New Cryptocurrency Stealing Malware Advertised Under a Subscription Model

A cryptocurrency-related malware program has been advertised on darknet forums as the “leading way to make money in 2021,” raising alarms among the cybersecurity community. Palo Alto Networks published a report on the malicious app Westeal, detailing the author’s ties with other types of malware that steals major streaming services accounts. Westeal Claims to Be Immune Against Major Antivirus Software According to the cybersecurity...

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Venezuelan Minimum Wage Reaches $3 as More Venezuelans Take Refuge in Cryptocurrencies
May05

Venezuelan Minimum Wage Reaches $3 as More Venezuelans Take Refuge in Cryptocurrencies

The president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, approved a minimum wage raise increase last week that took it to three dollars monthly, a very low income for the citizens of the country that are facing a strong economic crisis since 2013. However, the crypto environment has been growing, and now Venezuelans are flocking to exchanges like Binance and Localbitcoins, platforms that are now serving thousands of Venezuelan users monthly with...

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Mogo Adds 146 ETH to Firm’s Balance Sheet, Plans to Turn 5% of Its Portfolio Into Crypto Assets
May05

Mogo Adds 146 ETH to Firm’s Balance Sheet, Plans to Turn 5% of Its Portfolio Into Crypto Assets

On Tuesday, the Nasdaq-listed Canadian company Mogo revealed the firm has purchased 146 ether at an average price of $2,780. The move follows the firm’s corporate investment in bitcoin, as well as offering bitcoin rewards for the company’s mortgage and card clients. The company plans to keep 5% of its balance sheet assets in digital currencies. After Adding Bitcoin to the Balance Sheet, Mogo Stacks Ether The Vancouver-based Mogo...

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OVR: The Eiffel Tower Non-Fungible Token Has Been Sold for 38 ETH
May05

OVR: The Eiffel Tower Non-Fungible Token Has Been Sold for 38 ETH

OVR.ai has sold the Eiffel Tower, putting it for sale as Non Fungible Token on OpenSea for about $106.9K USD. In fact, the auction ended a few days ago, reaching a value of 38.6159 ETH. The Eiffel Tower NFT was a package of 60 OVRLands and it was on sale on Opensea for only a couple of days. The investor (AKA Camembert) who won the auction of Eiffel Tower is already known in the NFT world, as he’s already bought another famous non...

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Star Wars Collectibles Go Digital as Collections Embrace NFTs
May05

Star Wars Collectibles Go Digital as Collections Embrace NFTs

More than 800 limited edition collectibles, some from shooting scenes, are set to go to auction on the Starcoll NFT marketplace, as a large collector leverages blockchain technology for one of the most storied movie franchises in history. Early Registration Timed for May The 4th (Be With You) In a growing sign of the times, non-fungible tokens (NFT) have become too attractive for even Star Wars collectors to ignore. As one of the more...

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Spanish Healthcare Group to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments, Citing Interest in ‘Bitcoin Revolution’
May04

Spanish Healthcare Group to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments, Citing Interest in ‘Bitcoin Revolution’

Cryptocurrency regulation is still an ongoing topic for the Spanish government and regulators, with some not too friendly measures against crypto ads or enhancing tax rules. However, adoption is on the rise in different industries, and the healthcare sector is joining the frenzy. Patients Could Pay With Digital Assets Starting June 1 According to Forbes Negocios, the Spanish healthcare group Biziondo, specializing in spine treatments,...

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