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China Bans Fundraising Through Initial Coin Offering (ICO)

China Bans Fundraising Through Initial Coin Offering (ICO)

September 04, 2017Swati Khandelwal
China's central bank today announced an immediate ban on all ICO—Initial Coin Offering—fundraising, to prevent fraud and illegal fund...
Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange Hacked! Over $1 Million Worth Bitcoin and Ether Stolen

Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange Hacked! Over $1 Million Worth Bitcoin and Ether Stolen

July 04, 2017Swati Khandelwal
One of the world's largest Bitcoin and Ether cryptocurrencies exchanges Bithumb has recently been hacked, resulting in loss of more t...
A Typo in Zerocoin's Source Code helped Hackers Steal ZCoins worth $585,000

A Typo in Zerocoin's Source Code helped Hackers Steal ZCoins worth $585,000

February 18, 2017Mohit Kumar
Are you a programmer? If yes, then you would know the actual pain of... "forgetting a semicolon," the hide and seek champion ...
BHIM App — How to Send & Receive Money with UPI

BHIM App — How to Send & Receive Money with UPI

January 02, 2017Mohit Kumar
After the lack of supply of cash in India following its Prime Minister step to remove high-denomination banknotes from circulation in Nov...
BlockChain.info Domain Hijacked; Site Goes Down; 8 Million Bitcoin Wallets Inaccessible

BlockChain.info Domain Hijacked; Site Goes Down; 8 Million Bitcoin Wallets Inaccessible

October 12, 2016Wang Wei
UPDATE: The site is back and working. Blockchain team released a statement via Twitter, which has been added at the end of this article...
Unknown Bidder Buys 2,700 Bitcoins (worth $1.6 million) at US Government Auction

Unknown Bidder Buys 2,700 Bitcoins (worth $1.6 million) at US Government Auction

August 22, 2016Swati Khandelwal
A winning anonymous bidder bought 2,700 Bitcoins ( worth roughly $1.6 Million ) in an auction held by the United States Marshals Service ...
DDoSCoin — New Crypto-Currency Pays Users for Participating in DDoS Attacks

DDoSCoin — New Crypto-Currency Pays Users for Participating in DDoS Attacks

August 14, 2016Swati Khandelwal
It’s 2016, and now, you can earn some dollars by contributing into well-organized DDoS attack scheme. Do you know while mining Bitcoins...
Bitcoin Price Drops 20% After $72 Million in Bitcoin Stolen from Bitfinex Exchange

Bitcoin Price Drops 20% After $72 Million in Bitcoin Stolen from Bitfinex Exchange

August 03, 2016Mohit Kumar
Yet another blow to Bitcoin: One of the world's most popular exchanges of the cryptocurrency has suffered a major hack, leading to a ...
Corrupt Federal Agent charged in Silk Road theft accused of stealing another $700,000

Corrupt Federal Agent charged in Silk Road theft accused of stealing another $700,000

July 04, 2016Swati Khandelwal
A former United States undercover agent who stole hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of Bitcoins during an investigation into the und...
Bitcoin Creator Has Finally Unmasked Himself. Maybe, Real?

Bitcoin Creator Has Finally Unmasked Himself. Maybe, Real?

May 01, 2016Mohit Kumar
The mysterious creator of the BITCOIN digital cryptocurrency seems to have been identified as an Australian entrepreneur, and his name is...
Microsoft Quietly Stops Accepting Bitcoin in Windows Store

Microsoft Quietly Stops Accepting Bitcoin in Windows Store

March 14, 2016Wang Wei
Microsoft reckoned Bitcoin was the future of payment system and added it as a payment option for Windows store at the end of 2014, but ...
Bitcoin Core Developers Quit Bitcoin Project to Launch a New Digital Currency

Bitcoin Core Developers Quit Bitcoin Project to Launch a New Digital Currency

December 28, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Some of Bitcoin’s Core developers have left the Bitcoin project and started building their separate cryptocurrency called DECRED . D...
Police Raid alleged Bitcoin Creator Craig Wright's Home in Sydney

Police Raid alleged Bitcoin Creator Craig Wright's Home in Sydney

December 08, 2015Mohit Kumar
Just hours after the Australian man ' Craig Steven Wright ' outed as the possible real identity of Satoshi Nakamoto , the anonymous ...
Bitcoin Creator 'Satoshi Nakamoto' Unmasked! An Australian Man 'Craig Wright' identified...

Bitcoin Creator 'Satoshi Nakamoto' Unmasked! An Australian Man 'Craig Wright' identified...

December 08, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Breaking Update:   Police Raid alleged Bitcoin Creator Craig Wright's Home in Sydney . Yes, Satoshi Nakamoto , the mysterious crea...
Pony Botnet steals $220,000 from multiple Digital Wallets

Pony Botnet steals $220,000 from multiple Digital Wallets

February 25, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Are you the one of the Digital Currency Holder? PONY is after You.  A Group of cyber criminals has used hundreds of thousands of in...
Danish Bitcoin exchange BIPS hacked and 1,295 Bitcoins worth $1 Million Stolen

Danish Bitcoin exchange BIPS hacked and 1,295 Bitcoins worth $1 Million Stolen

November 25, 2013Swati Khandelwal
The breaking news is that, another Bitcoin exchange  company gets hacked i.e. BIPS ( bips.me ), one of the largest European Danish Bitcoin p...
The Silk Road Founder financially linked to Bitcoin Creator Satoshi Nakamoto

The Silk Road Founder financially linked to Bitcoin Creator Satoshi Nakamoto

November 25, 2013Mohit Kumar
Two most important moments in the history of Bitcoin are : Its creation by Satoshi Nakamoto , and the burst of The Silk Road's Founder ...
FBI Seized 144,000 Bitcoins worth $28.5 Million From Silk Road Bust

FBI Seized 144,000 Bitcoins worth $28.5 Million From Silk Road Bust

October 27, 2013Wang Wei
The world’s favorite crypto-currency has made rounds in the headlines this week. The FBI had managed to seize 144,000 Bitcoins  worth s...
Seized $3.5 Million worth Bitcoins from Silk Road will be deposited in the U.S. Treasury

Seized $3.5 Million worth Bitcoins from Silk Road will be deposited in the U.S. Treasury

October 04, 2013Mohit Kumar
Ross Ulbricht , the recently arrested mastermind behind Silk Road , appeared in court yesterday where his lawyer begged for more time b...
Bitcoins - Secured by NSA designed Encryption or Backdoored ?

Bitcoins - Secured by NSA designed Encryption or Backdoored ?

September 13, 2013Mohit Kumar
It’s been nearly three months since Edward Snowden started telling the world about the National Security Agency’s mass surveillance of ...
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