Tag: Cryptocurency

Now You Have Another Way to Pay for Apple Products

It’s probably been a while since you pulled out a wad of cash to purchase an iPhone or an Apple Watch. The transition to a cashless society has been in motion for some time now – in developed countries, at least. But if your go-to payment method is pulling out the plastic, well, that’s on its way out as well. Alternative Payment Methods (APMs) are on the rise around the …
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Dash Price Sets a New All-Time High of $352

UPDATE: The Dash price has surpassed US$400. With the Monero price going up over the past 24 hours, it is not entirely surprising some other coins would be seeing similar momentum right now. Interestingly enough, one of Monero’s “competitors” is showing some positive signs of life. Dash has gone up by as much as 11% over the past 24 hours, which is quite significant. All of this goes to show there is …
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Cryptocurrency Mining Malware CoinMiner Spreads Using NSA Exploit

Mining cryptocurrency can be extremely profitable, especially if you use someone else’s computer to avoid paying for expensive hardware or electricity. According to Japanese security firm Trend Micro, hackers have created malware known as CoinMiner that uses an exploit developed by the NSA to use victims’ computers to mine cryptocurrencies. Cryptocurrency Mining Malware According to reports, CoinMiner exploits a component in PCs known as Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) and infects computers using …
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Bitcoin Maintains $4,000 Value as 24-Hour Volume Surpasses $3.1B

The Bitcoin price roller coaster has once again been in full operation these past few hours. After Bitcoin smashed through the US$4,000 mark and went as high as US$4,137, things have calmed back down significantly. In fact, the battle for US$4,000 is in full effect once again. It will be interesting to see how things play out for Bitcoin, as the bullish momentum has to give way to a correction sooner or later. …
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