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Was Tim Draper’s support of BCH the result of a hack?

The crypto investor may not have promoted Bitcoin Cash on Twitter after all. Tim Draper, a famous American venture capitalist and serial cryptocurrency investor, might not have promoted Bitcoin Cash after all.A hacker appears responsible for a Sept. 4 tweet from Draper stating that he had recently purchased Bitcoin Cash (BCH) that personally thanked Roger […]

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Browser-based cryptojacking is back as attacks spike 163%

Who said browser-based cryptojacking was dead? The crypto price surge since March has been accompanied by a wave of cryptojacking attacks according to new research published by cybersecurity firm Symantec.According to the company there was a 163% increase in browser-based cryptojacking activity in the second quarter of 2020. Cryptojacking had previously been in a steep […]

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Uber Exec Denies Bitcoin Hush Money Charges

A spokesman for Joseph Sullivan has denied the charges the Uber exec faces for paying hackers $100K in Bitcoin to cover up a data breach. A spokesperson claims “there is no merit” to allegations against former Uber Chief Security Officer Joseph Sullivan, who is now facing charges of obstruction of justice and misprision of a […]