47% of South Africans Plan to Invest in Cryptocurrencies

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. South Africa has the most sophisticated economy and financial sector on the continent, and its citizens are increasingly warming up to the idea of investing and trading in cryptocurrencies — despite regulatory concerns over such decentralised digital financial assets across the …

Those 600 Missing Iceland Bitcoin Miners Could Be in China

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. With an inquiry to police in China, Icelandic authorities are checking to see if the 600 missing bitcoin miners from Iceland’s ‘Big Bitcoin Heist’ have surfaced in Asia. According to a report by the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service (RUV), the country’s …

‘Big Bitcoin Heist’ Suspect Regrets Fleeing Iceland after Jailbreak

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Sindri Thor Stefansson, a 31-year-old man who escaped from prison in Iceland and was rearrested two weeks ago in the Netherlands, has expressed regret for the jailbreak and his decision to flee the country, where he was a suspect in a …

Why Cryptocurrency Miners Are Trading Bitcoin Futures

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Bitcoin futures, which failed to generate the investor interest some had hoped for when CME Group Inc. and CBOE Global Markets Inc. first offered them in December, are finding support from an unlikely quarter – cryptocurrency miners, according to MarketWatch. Miners …

Florida State Employee Arrested for Mining Cryptocurrency on Agency Infrastructure

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. According to a statement released by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), an employee at the Department of Citrus was found using state-owned computing hardware to mine cryptocurrencies. The perpetrator, Matthew McDemott, served as the information technology manager for the department, …

Millions of Android Devices Hijacked to Mine Monero

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. 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 cryptocurrency …