Bitcoin Investor Sues AT&T for $224 Million after Mobile-Linked Theft

Advertisement A bitcoin investor has sued telecommunications giant AT&T for $224 million after losing millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrency in a theft that he says is the cellular service provider’s fault. According to CNBC, California resident Michael Terpin has filed a 69-page complaint against AT&T in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, in which he alleges that… Read More »

Report: Cryptojacking Coincides with Crypto Popularity, Monero the Choice Currency

As cryptocurrency popularity boomed towards the end of 2017, other, more illicit, things came about as a result of the crypto boom. In 2018, one of the most prevalent and popular forms of malware attacks is cryptojacking, where malicious actors utilize the CPU power of unsuspecting computers to mine cryptocurrencies.Cryptojacking Becomes Increasingly Prevalent in 2018According to a report by… Read More »

Ethereum’s Trinity Client Announces ‘Margaret Hamilton’ Alpha

Trinity hits a trifecta with its third major alpha release. Trinity unveiled the third major alpha release, v0.1.0-alpha.14, for its Python-based Ethereum client, according to the team’s lead architect Piper Merriam in recent reddit and GitHub posts. The release stabilizes the client’s syncing code and establishes a foundation for improved sync performance in the future. With the alpha,… Read More »

Jamaican Stock Exchange To Allow Crypto Trading

The move could signal a desire not to be left behind as other Caribbean countries embrace blockchain tech. The Jamaican Stock Exchange (JSE) has partnered with Toronto-based FinTech company Blockstation to allow digital asset trading, according to an August 14 press release. Blockstation’s electronic communication network and order management system is intended to allow investors to “facilitate trading,… Read More »

Citrix Survey: More Than Half of UK Companies Hit by Cryptojacking Malware at Some Point

As much as 59 percent of U.K. companies have been affected by cryptojacking malware at some point. Roughly half of those cases took place in the previous month, news outlet Internet of Business reports August 15, citing a research commissioned by Citrix. According to Internet of Business, the research, commissioned by software company Citrix and performed by OnePoll,… Read More »

BlocVehicle to Launch ‘Airbnb’ for Used Cars

Advertisement This is a sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. The company plans on bringing transparency to the used car market, offering rewards to users who keep their vehicle history up to date. BlocVehicle is developing a platform which will allow… Read More »

Venezuela Further Ties Economy To Its National Crypto

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has announced the petro will become an official unit of account, with salaries and prices anchored to the oil-backed national cryptocurrency. In a recent announcement, President Maduro of Venezuela said the petro, along with the soon to be released sovereign bolivar, will become an official accounting unit for Venezuela starting Monday. Spanish newspaper ABC… Read More »

Cryptocurrency Angel Investor Files Complaint Against AT&T For SIM Hijacking

Cryptocurrency angel investor Michael Terpin alleges that AT&T failed to offer identity protection, leading to a theft of $24 million in cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrency investor Michael Terpin is threatening to sue telecommunications conglomerate AT&T for negligence leading to the loss of nearly $24 million in digital assets. In a complaint filed in the United States District Court for the… Read More »