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Hodler’s Digest, Dec 10-16: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the week

Brian Evans - Dec 16, 2018

Former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles denies embezzlement charges, ASIC mining rigs struggle for profit, and more in this week’s Hodler’s Digest

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PSA: If You Mine Ethereum, You’re a Target for Crypto Hackers

Brian Evans - Dec 15, 2018

Hackers have devised a new way to steal your cryptocurrencies. This time, they are running a massive scanning campaign to pick out Ethereum wallets and miners with…

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Gaming Hardware Firm Razer Launches Token-Based Loyalty System and Desktop Miner

Brian Evans - Dec 13, 2018

Gaming hardware producer Razer has upgraded its token-based reward system and launched a desktop miner that utilizes users’ idle processing power

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Gaming PC Maker Razer Offers Store Credit in Return for Crypto Mining

Brian Evans - Dec 13, 2018

Gaming hardware manufacturer Razer has launched an app that rewards users for mining, but not with crypto or cash.

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France: Gov’t Report Recommends $570 Million Blockchain Investment

Brian Evans - Dec 13, 2018

New French governmental report highlights Bitcoin mining and blockchain investment

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Report: Number of Compromised Routers in India Doubled, Reaching Almost 30,000

Brian Evans - Oct 06, 2018

A report from cybersecurity firm Banbreach states that more than 30,000 routers in India are infected with cryptojacking software

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Kill Switch Engage: Sia Cryptocurrency to Block Bitmain and Other Big Miners

Brian Evans - Oct 01, 2018

After months of debate, Siacoin's founder is announcing a fork. That's good news for his other project, which will have the coin's only working ASICs.

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Amateur Cryptojackers and Apple Macs Emerge as Two Mining Malware Trends for 2018

Brian Evans - Oct 01, 2018

The National Security Agency and amateur cryptojackers are both behind this year’s growth in mining malware

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Russia’s ‘Disappointing’ Cryptocurrency Legislation: Why Experts Consider the Bill a Failure

Brian Evans - Sep 29, 2018

Russia’s crypto legislation will possibly be heard by the Duma in the fall, with some crypto experts doubtful it will make the country more crypto-friendly

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Japanese IT Giant GMO Launches Zcash Mining Software Client

Brian Evans - Sep 28, 2018

Japanese IT giant GMO Internet has launched a new mining software client designed for mining Zcash and similar coins on GPU