Bitcoin targeting $10,000 again, major cryptos post solid gains

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/02/15/bitcoin-10000-major-cryptos-solid-gains/ The cryptocurrency market seems to have recovered after a massive correction took it below $280 billion earlier this month. That valuation brought the scene back to mid-November levels, with … Read more

Government websites in US, UK and Australia hacked to run secret cryptocurrency miner

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/02/12/monero-mining-government-website-hijack/ Thousands of government websites around the world have been hijacked to mine the cryptocurrency Monero. A commonly-used accessibility script was hacked to inject the Coinhive miner into official sites … Read more

Lloyd’s Banking Group bans Bitcoin payments via credit card

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/02/05/lloyds-banks-bitcoin-credit-card-ban/ It has been something of a rocky ride for cryptocurrencies recently, and none more so than Bitcoin. Now Lloyd’s Banking Group has announced a ban on purchasing cryptocurrencies using … Read more

Despite reports to the contrary, India is not banning Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/02/02/india-is-not-banning-bitcoin/ A budget speech given by India’s finance minister led to numerous reports that India was banning the use of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum within the country. While … Read more

Cyber criminals in ‘gold rush’ to exploit cryptocurrencies

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/02/01/criminals-exploit-cryptocurrencies/ A new report from risk management and threat intelligence company Digital Shadows shows that cyber criminals are looking to exploit the boom in interest and adoption of cryptocurrencies. The … Read more

Facebook bans ads for cryptocurrencies and ICOs

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/31/facebook-bans-cryptocurrency-ico-ads/ Facebook has announced new advertising policies which ban ads for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. The ban also applies to ICOs because they are “frequently associated with misleading or deceptive … Read more

Prediction #4 — Bitcoin stays crazy until traders learn it is not a currency

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/26/prediction-4-bitcoin-stays-crazy-until-traders-learn-it-is-not-a-currency/ 2017 was a wild ride for cryptocurrencies and for Bitcoin in particular, rising in price at one point above $19,000 only to drop back to a bit over half … Read more

BlackBerry Mobile site hacked to run Monero cryptocurrency miner

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/07/blackberry-mobile-cryptocurrency/ With the popularity of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, it’s perhaps little surprise that a number of websites have recently been discovered using visitors’ computer to do a little mining. … Read more

Opera 50 web browser will offer anti-Bitcoin cryptocurrency mining feature

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/25/opera-50-bitcoin-cryptocurrency-mining/ Opera may not be the most popular web browser, but it is certainly one of the most feature-full offerings. Quite frankly, it is actually quite good, and if you … Read more

Crypto market is crashing hard: over $230bn wiped off

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/22/crypto-market-crash-december-22/ The cryptocurrency market has been on a tear this year, shattering record after record. Fueled by majors like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple and Bitcoin Cash, it reached an incredible valuation … Read more

TVAddons: Streaming through Kodi addons protects you from malware and cryptocurrency miners

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/14/tvaddons-kodi-addon-are-great/ Kodi has been the subject of controversy for some time, and addon repository TVAddons has, in particular, been criticized from many quarters. Having recently announced that it will no longer … Read more