Friday, January 21st, 2022

Tag: crypto

Crypto exchanges and software keep getting hacked. Here’s what you should know

Four months later, hackers stole at least $150 million from crypto exchange Bitmart. According to one analysis, unidentified hackers used a stolen private key to open two “hot wallets” and extract funds. Security incidents...

Google warns crypto miners are using compromised cloud accounts

Cryptocurrency miners are using compromised Google Cloud accounts for computationally-intensive mining purposes, Google has warned. The search giant’s cybersecurity team provided details in a report published Wednesday. The so-called “Threat Horizons” report aims to...

Google warns crypto miners are hacking cloud accounts

Cryptocurrency miners are using hacked Google Cloud accounts for computationally-intensive mining purposes, Google has warned. The search giant’s cybersecurity team provided details of the security breach in a report published Wednesday. The so-called “Threat...

‘I have no interest in being a crypto cowboy’

Kevin O’Leary Scott Mlyn | CNBC Celebrity investor Kevin O’Leary is investing in digital currencies, but he hasn’t done so lightly, telling CNBC that he’d prefer to consult with regulators on this space rather...

Stripe open to accepting crypto for payments again

John Collison, President and co-founder of Stripe, attends the 2018 Viva Tech conference in Paris. Christophe Morin | IP3 | Getty Images Stripe isn’t ruling out accepting cryptocurrency as a method of payment in...

Dogecoin is not good for the crypto market, Ripple CEO says

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse says red hot inflation is creating “tailwinds” for bitcoin and the crypto sector, but has a warning for those tracking the meme token dogecoin.  “I’m actually not convinced, somewhat controversially...

Crypto startup MoonPay hits $3.4 billion valuation in new funding round

MoonPay CEO and co-founder Ivan Soto-Wright speaking at the Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami, Florida. Eva Marie Uzcategui | Bloomberg | Getty Images Cryptocurrency start-ups have raised record funding this year. It’s no surprise,...

I’d rather own crypto directly instead of Marathon Digital

Desktop Metal: “OK now listen. This is really important: This is pure spec on 3D, but I happen to like it more than . Why? Because it’s only a couple of bucks....

Citadel CEO Ken Griffin pays $43.2 million for Constitution copy, outbidding crypto group

Ken Griffin, the founder and CEO of Citadel. E. Jason Wambsgans | Tribune News Service | Getty Images Ken Griffin, billionaire CEO of hedge fund Citadel, paid $43.2 million for a first-edition copy of...

ConstitutionDAO crypto investors lose bid to buy Constitution copy

A consortium of crypto investors pulled together $47 million worth of ether in a week to try to buy a rare, first-edition copy of the U.S. Constitution at a Sotheby’s auction — and lost....