Netskope Discovers Hackers Are Using Google Sites and Microsoft Azure to Steal Crypto

Netskope Discovers Hackers Are Using Google Sites and Microsoft Azure to Steal Crypto

Attackers are taking advantage of certain SEO techniques to direct users to phishing sites for wallet apps like Metamask and exchanges such as Coinbase and Kraken. These sites, created in Google Sites... Read more »
Shark Tank Star Kevin O'Leary Buys the Bitcoin Dip — Says Crypto 'Desperately Needs Policy'

Shark Tank Star Kevin O’Leary Buys the Bitcoin Dip — Says Crypto ‘Desperately Needs Policy’

Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary, aka Mr. Wonderful, says he has bought the dip during the recent cryptocurrency market sell-off. He added: “Now crypto itself desperately needs policy. It needs regulation.” Kevin... Read more »
Bitfarms Adds 18 MW of Capacity to 'The Bunker' — Miner's Daily Production Taps 16.8 BTC per Day

Bitfarms Adds 18 MW of Capacity to ‘The Bunker’ — Miner’s Daily Production Taps 16.8 BTC per Day

On July 28, the bitcoin mining company Bitfarms announced the completion of the second phase of its facility expansion, by adding roughly 18 megawatts (MW) of capacity to the operation. The mining... Read more »
Philippine Central Bank Governor Explains Crypto Policy — 'I Don't Want It Banned'

Philippine Central Bank Governor Explains Crypto Policy — ‘I Don’t Want It Banned’

The governor of the central bank of the Philippines has shared his policy on cryptocurrency regulation. “I don’t want it banned,” he said, advising investors not to invest money they cannot afford... Read more »
Security Service of Ukraine Shuts Down Crypto Mining Farm Near Front Line in Kharkiv

Security Service of Ukraine Shuts Down Crypto Mining Farm Near Front Line in Kharkiv

Ukraine’s main law enforcement agency has busted an illegal facility mining cryptocurrencies in the Kharkiv region. The operators of the crypto farm have been minting coins using large amounts of stolen electricity,... Read more »
Leaked Personal Data of 1 Billion Chinese Citizens on Sale for 10 Bitcoins — Hacker Claims Stolen From Shanghai Police

Leaked Personal Data of 1 Billion Chinese Citizens on Sale for 10 Bitcoins — Hacker Claims Stolen From Shanghai Police

A hacker claims to have stolen the personal data of a billion Chinese citizens from the Shanghai National Police (SHGA) and is selling it for 10 bitcoins. “This database contains many TB... Read more »
US and South Korea to Share Data on Crypto Cases, Including LUNA and UST Meltdown: Report

US and South Korea to Share Data on Crypto Cases, Including LUNA and UST Meltdown: Report

The U.S. and South Korean governments have reportedly agreed to share data on ongoing crypto cases, including the case surrounding Terraform Labs CEO Do Kwon and the collapse of cryptocurrency terra (LUNA)... Read more »
Mining Ban Sparks Negative Reactions From Iran’s Crypto Community

Mining Ban Sparks Negative Reactions From Iran’s Crypto Community

The recently reintroduced seasonal ban on cryptocurrency mining has provoked backlash from the local crypto community. This week, the country’s power distribution company ordered miners to suspend activities citing electricity shortages during... Read more »
Netherlands-Based Coinbase Customers Required to Submit KYC Data When Transferring Crypto off the Platform

Netherlands-Based Coinbase Customers Required to Submit KYC Data When Transferring Crypto off the Platform

Coinbase has announced that the company plans to introduce a number of changes for customers in the Netherlands in order to comply with the 1977 Sanctions Act, a law that recently applied... Read more »
Bitriver to Mine Crypto Using Excess Gas From Gazprom Neft’s Oil Extraction

Bitriver to Mine Crypto Using Excess Gas From Gazprom Neft’s Oil Extraction

Russian crypto mining operator Bitriver will use electricity generated from associated gas provided by Gazprom Neft to mint digital coins. As part of a new agreement, the mining company will in return... Read more »