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Venezuela Announces New ‘Petro Gold’ Cryptocurrency, One Day After Launching the Petro

The post Venezuela Announces New ‘Petro Gold’ Cryptocurrency, One Day After Launching the Petro appeared first on CCN Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro has recently announced that within one week, the county is going to launch a new cryptocurrency, the Petro Gold. The cryptocurrency, according to local news source Telesur, will be backed by precious metals.… Read More »

Millions of Android Devices Hijacked to Mine Monero

The post Millions of Android Devices Hijacked to Mine Monero appeared first on CCN Cybercriminals are increasingly hijacking other people’s devices to mine Monero (XMR), in a trend now called cryptojakcing. According to Malwarebytes, a “drive-by” mining campaign recently redirected millions of Android users to a website that hijacked their devices to mine the privacy-centric… Read More »

Dark Web Users Ditch Bitcoin for Litecoin Due to Costly, Slow Transactions

The post Dark Web Users Ditch Bitcoin for Litecoin Due to Costly, Slow Transactions appeared first on CCN Slow transaction times and high fees are causing dark web users to favor Litecoin and, to a lesser extent, Dash, over bitcoin. A new report by Recorded Future, a threat intelligence company, has found that dark web… Read More »