Between September and November 2018, a total sum of $78,000 was lost to cryptocurrency scammers in Singapore after they used a series of strategies involving spreading false information about fake investments online to attract investors. Continue reading Bitcoin Scams Swindle Singapore Investors for $78,000 in 3 Months
A few days ago, a bored hacker known as TheHackerGiraffe achieved widespread notoriety for exploiting vulnerabilities in security protocols for internet-connected devices and thus hacking into 50,000 exposed printers as part of the “Save PewDiePie” campaign. At a time when PewDiePie — the world’s most famous YouTube channel with more than 19 billion views over five years — is set to be upstaged by Indian music production channel T-series, the lessons learned from the hack could have major implications beyond the world of casual hacking and gamer culture. Continue reading Printer Hack is a Warning for Crypto Investors
Leonardo Real, the chief compliance officer of Tether LLC, believes an organized campaign established by many publications is targeting crypto token Tether (USDT) and its partner banks. In an interview with Cryptonews, the Tether executive reaffirmed that its stablecoin known as USDT is fully backed by the US dollar, citing the attestation reports released by Friedman LLP and Freeh Sporkin & Sullivan, two US-based accounting firms based in New York and Washington. Continue reading Tether Exec Refutes Bloomberg, Reassures Investors Crypto Isn’t Manipulated
Space may be the final frontier, and cryptocurrencies are certainly aiming high into the skies. The resilience of digital assets may very well be what’s needed to kickstart and support space exploration over the next few decades. Continue reading Crypto reaches for the stars: Spacebit Capital announces first tokenized fund for the space industry
First, a bit of history
There was a time, not so long ago, when someone would have looked puzzled and asked you what you meant if you spoke to them about cryptocurrencies.
Cryptocurrencies became a thing back circa 2008, when the entity known only as ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’ unveiled the concept of Bitcoin to the world. Continue reading Why invest in cryptocurrencies?