Security News This Week: Julian Assange Has Lost His Internet Privileges

As always, we’ve rounded up all the news we didn’t break or cover in depth this...

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Test Drive: New Cryptocurrency Mobile App ‘Circle Invest’
Apr01

Test Drive: New Cryptocurrency Mobile App ‘Circle Invest’

This week news.Bitcoin.com gave the beta version of the new Circle Invest application a trial on Apple’s Testflight platform. The new Circle app aims to be a Coinbase competitor by the looks of the user interface as the platform has a lot of similarities. See also: How to Buy Bitcoin When You’re Underage The Circle Invest App On Testflight Just recently we were sent an invitation code to give the new Circle Invest app...

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US Bitcoin Trader Convicted for Illegal Money Transmission and Laundering
Apr01

US Bitcoin Trader Convicted for Illegal Money Transmission and Laundering

The U.S. government has been cracking down on individuals utilizing the peer-to-peer platform Localbitcoins. This week an Arizona resident named Thomas Costanzo was convicted for money laundering tied to over $164,000 worth of cryptocurrency trades. Also Read: Arizona Localbitcoins Trader Detained by U.S. Homeland Security Two Years Worth of BTC Trades Investigated The U.S. Attorneys Office from the District of Arizona and the...

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Report Details Surge in Crypto Mining on College Campuses
Apr01

Report Details Surge in Crypto Mining on College Campuses

A report published by cybersecurity company Vectra has detailed what it describes as an “alarming surge in cryptocurrency mining on college campuses.” Also Read: Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Lose Over 20 Percent This Week  Colleges Become Hotbed for Mining Activities Vectra’s report asserts that opportunistic students, malicious hackers, and even cryptocurrency mining scripts hosted by websites,...

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Cambodia’s Crypto Industry Marches Forward Despite Legal Grey Area
Apr01

Cambodia’s Crypto Industry Marches Forward Despite Legal Grey Area

Cambodia’s cryptocurrency sector appears to be marching forward, despite the absence of clear regulatory guidelines pertaining to virtual currencies.  Also Read: PBOC to Strengthen Cryptocurrency Regulations in 2018 Regulatory Ambiguity Fails to Deter Cambodia’s Cryptocurrency Sector A report published by The Phnom Penh Post suggests that Cambodia’s virtual currency industry is pressing forward in spite of...

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