Category: Coins

KNCMiner Has a New Owner: Swedish Entrepreneur to Relaunch Mining Operations

The Bitcoin mining firm KNCMiner has been acquired by a Swedish firm, following the former company’s bankruptcy. KNCMiner sold most of its assets following a bankruptcy procedure three months ago, however, it has now been disclosed that a Swedish company called GoGreenligh has received approval to buy most of the mining venture assets. The owner of GoGreenlight, Sten Oscarsson didn’t reveal details on the acquisition, it is worth noting that KNCMiner …
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Trojan Virus Turns Linux Servers into Bitcoin Miners

A new and dangerous computer virus has been targeting Linux servers, its goal: to turn computer servers into Bitcoin miners. The attack is aimed at environments running the Redis NoSQL database, the virus is also able to probe the network interfaces of its hosts to propagate itself. Approximately more than 30,000 servers running the Redis database are in danger due to the lack of an access password. The virus is named …
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France Receives a New Bitcoin ATM

ATM Bitcoin Exchange begins its international expansion campaign by installing a bitcoin ATM in France. The selected location is Montpellier. France has four of such devices fully operational inside its borders. GrupoBTC France a franchise of the mother company (ATM Bitcoin Exchange) has installed the bitcoin ATM at the address UNPI 34 Chambre des Propriétaires et Copropriétaires 23 Boulevard du Jeu de Paume. The ATM fabricated by BTC Fácil allows the purchasing …
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Venezuela Experiences A Surge In Bitcoin Volume

During last month, Venezuela experienced a high volume of Bitcoin transactions, following the relaunch of the country’s oldest and first Bitcoin exchange, Surbitcoin. Venezuelans now have two more local bitcoin exchanges to choose from: Yabit, and Cryptobuyer. Bitcoin transactional volume keeps growing in the Latin American country, according to several data sources (including coin.dance and our own research) the amount of bitcoin transacted in the several markets available to Venezuelans have experienced …
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