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Craig Wright Says Bitcoin Is Going to Zero, Vows to Find Fake Satoshis

Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright, the self-proclaimed inventor of bitcoin, has anointed himself the new sheriff of Crypto Town. And his first task is to hunt down “fake” Satoshis to prove once and for all that he’s the real deal. Continue reading Craig Wright Says Bitcoin Is Going to Zero, Vows to Find Fake Satoshis

Fake CIA Sextortionists Demand Bitcoin Under Threat Of Prosecution

What better way to wake up than reading an email saying your credit card has been stolen? How about an email asking for bitcoin to keep you out of jail? Don’t you love phishing scams? There’s a new, particularly nasty crypto-related scam floating around, and it very well may ruin your life, quite literally, if you don’t pay attention. Continue reading Fake CIA Sextortionists Demand Bitcoin Under Threat Of Prosecution

25 Crypto Networks Vulnerable to ‘Fake Stake’ Attack, are Your Funds at Risk?

More than two dozen Proof-of-Stake (PoS) cryptocurrency networks are vulnerable to what has been dubbed a “fake stake” attack. The vulnerability allows a node with a very small stake to overwhelm competing nodes with false data and essentially crash them. Once competing nodes are gone, the attacking node can have a majority of stake on the crypto network, enabling it to conduct a 51% attack as the only validating node. Continue reading 25 Crypto Networks Vulnerable to ‘Fake Stake’ Attack, are Your Funds at Risk?

Russia Denies Buying $10 Billion in Bitcoin, Telegraph Story Fake News

Russia is not planning to buy $10 billion in bitcoin this quarter, according to an official with the Russian State Duma. Elina Sidorenko, chair of the Duma’s cryptocurrency group, says the rumors are nonsense. Continue reading Russia Denies Buying $10 Billion in Bitcoin, Telegraph Story Fake News