Winter Olympic Cyberattacks Have Already Started—and May Not Be Over

Two state-sponsored hacking operations are plaguing Pyeongchang, with murky motivations and no clear...

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Senate of Nigeria Launches Probe of Bitcoin Trading in the Country
Feb02

Senate of Nigeria Launches Probe of Bitcoin Trading in the Country

Nigeria is known to have one of the biggest and fastest growing bitcoin markets in the whole of Africa. The authorities in the country have apparently caught wind of this and now want to examine the phenomena and decide what they can try and do about it. Also Read: Bitcoin Tax Reporting Software Developer Node40 Acquired for $8m Nigerian Lawmakers Want to Know How to Control Bitcoin The Senate of Nigeria, the upper house of the...

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AMD Increases GPU Production to Match Crypto Mining Demand
Feb02

AMD Increases GPU Production to Match Crypto Mining Demand

Responding to strong market demand, AMD is planning to increase production of graphics cards which are currently in short supply. The recently launched RX Vega GPUs have virtually disappeared from shelves, with crypto mining gaining popularity among investors and enthusiasts. The revenue from the company’s Graphics Division has reached almost a billion dollars in the last quarter of 2017. Recognizing the shortages, AMD is trying...

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Tether Printed One-Third of All USDT After Receiving Subpoena
Feb02

Tether Printed One-Third of All USDT After Receiving Subpoena

Following the recent announcement that Tether received a subpoena from the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission on the 6th of December, it has become apparent that over one-third of the total supply of Tether was created after the date of the subpoena’s delivery. Also Read: U.S. Regulators Send Tether and Bitfinex Subpoenas Supply of USDT Increases Significantly Following December 6th Subpoena Earlier this...

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The Bee Token Crowdsale Stung by $400k Phishing Scam
Feb02

The Bee Token Crowdsale Stung by $400k Phishing Scam

The Bee Token, 2018’s most eagerly anticipated and oversubscribed ICO, has had a disastrous start to its crowdsale. Over 100,000 people had applied to be whitelisted, and the anticipation in the group’s Telegram channel was palpable. The moment the public sale launched on Monday, everything fell to pieces as phishing emails successfully stole over $400,000 in ether and counting. To compound matters, The Bee Token team went...

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