Tag: Cryptocurrency

Intruders ‘borrowed’ Tesla’s public cloud for cryptocurrency mining

Tesla isn’t immune to the plague of cryptocurrency mining hijacks, it seems. Security researchers at RedLock have reported that intruders gained access to Tesla’s Kubernetes console (where it deploys and manages containerized apps) without ne……


Cryptocurrency exchange BitGrail contemplates exit scheme on Twitter

Things rarely get more blatant than this. Days after losing roughly $195 million worth of users’ cryptocurrency, sketchy exchange desk BitGrail appears to be contemplating its next step: filing for bankruptcy or launching the platform all anew. The man……


Coinbase and Visa deny fault in cryptocurrency overcharging disaster with sly PR tricks

Following a deluge of complaints, Coinbase confirmed it suffered a glitch which resulted in charging numerous users multiple times for the same cryptocurrency purchase – some for up to 50 times the original sum. But while customers deal with negative b……


Why Edward Snowden supports anonymous cryptocurrencies

In light of recent events, the importance of financial privacy has become an increasingly unavoidable issue for cryptocurrency users. With the exception of anonymous cryptocurrencies, the lack of privacy measures on most leading public blockchain netwo……


Atari will use cryptocurrency to bolster its online gambling business

In its latest bid for relevance, Atari is glomming onto the cryptocurrency craze. The company is hoping to bolster its gambling business in Europe with Atari Token, according to Bloomberg. “Our aim is to take strategic positions with a limited……


Atari has decentralized gaming for 45 years. Now it’s creating altcoins.

Atari recently announced the development of two new cryptocurrencies, Atari Token and Pong Token. If you’re too young to remember the company, the important thing to know is that it was part of a movement to decentralize arcade games. It succeeded then……


This startup is trying to make bitcoin mining more accessible for everyone

Cryptocurrency mining is the process of generating new bitcoins by solving a series of complex mathematical equations using considerable computing power. Ever since the birth of bitcoin in 2009, this has been the only way to make new coins and as bitco……


Breaking: VISA officially blames cryptocurrency overcharge scandal on Coinbase

Following a technical issue which resulted in Coinbase overcharging numerous cryptocurrency buyers for up to 50 times their original purchase, VISA has now come out to blame the bug on the popular exchange desk. “Visa has not made any systems changes t……


Coinbase promises refunds after repeatedly charging crypto fees

A number of Coinbase customers found themselves hit with duplicate charges for a single card-based purchase over the past few days. Some even reported losing tens of thousands after being charged 17, even 50, times. In a blog post updating cus……


Coinbase admits it accidentally overcharged tons of cryptocurrency buyers

Following numerous complaints from concerned users on Reddit, popular cryptocurrency exchange desk Coinbase has confirmed a bug in its system resulted in accidentally charging tons of users multiple times for the same purchase – some complained being c……