A Worldwide Hacking Spree Uses DNS Trickery to Nab Data

Security researchers suspect that Iran has spent the last two years pilfering data from telecoms, governments, and...

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Mongolia’s Cheap Electricity Draws Japanese Bitcoin Miners Seeking Profit
Jan12

Mongolia’s Cheap Electricity Draws Japanese Bitcoin Miners Seeking Profit

A combination of cheap electricity and cold weather has started to draw a growing number of Japanese bitcoin miners to Mongolia, a country sandwiched between China to the south and Russia to the north. Amid falling mining revenues in other regions of the world due to the current crypto bear market, companies that have set up shop in Mongolia have found they can still run profitable mining operations. Also read: China Announces...

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Japan Approves 17th Crypto Exchange – Its First in Over a Year
Jan12

Japan Approves 17th Crypto Exchange – Its First in Over a Year

It has been over a year since Japan’s Financial Services Agency last approved a cryptocurrency exchange to legally operate in the country. Coincheck, which was hacked early last year, has become the 17th fully-registered crypto exchange in the country. The exchange has made numerous improvements after it was acquired by Monex Group. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive...

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A Look at Some of the ‘Next Generation’ Bitcoin Mining Rigs Available Today
Jan12

A Look at Some of the ‘Next Generation’ Bitcoin Mining Rigs Available Today

Over the last year, cryptocurrencies have lost a lot of value yet bitcoin miners continue to process transactions and earn block rewards. A bunch of new mining rigs were announced in 2018 that packed some serious hashrate. As the new year begins, some of the top devices that process between 28-76 trillion hashes per second (TH/s) can be now be purchased from ASIC manufacturers and third party vendors. Also Read: Nick Szabo:...

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UTXO Analysis Points to a BTC Price Bottom in Q1 2019
Jan12

UTXO Analysis Points to a BTC Price Bottom in Q1 2019

“When will the bear market end?” is the refrain of bored and frustrated traders across crypto Twitter. “Soon” is the answer suggested by Delphi Digital’s latest report. “Bitcoin Holder Analysis Through Cycles” seeks to determine when selling pressure that has deflated BTC prices over the past 12 months will alleviate, signaling that market recovery could be imminent. Also read: BTC Gets a...

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