Tag: crypto currency


China Is Shutting Down All of Beijing’s Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Exchanges

September 15, 2017

Via: Fortune

Chinese authorities have ordered Beijing-based cryptocurrency exchanges to cease trading and immediately notify users of their closure, signaling a widening crackdown by authorities on the industry to contain financial risks. Exchanges were also told to stop allowing new user registrations […]


Thousands of infected FTP servers net attackers $88k in cryptocurrency

September 13, 2016

Via: ArsTechnica

Attackers are draining the CPU and power resources of thousands file transfer protocol servers by infecting them with malware that surreptitiously mints the relatively new crypto currency called Monero, researchers said. A notable percentage of the 3,000 or so infected […]