Cryptojacking Campaign Uses Five-Year-Old Vulnerability to Rake in Monero

A nearly five-year-old vulnerability is reportedly being used to infect Linux servers with a crypto mining malware that’s allowing hackers to use them to mine privacy-centric cryptocurrency Monero (XMR), according to US-based cybersecurity firm Trend Micro. Per the firm’s report, hackers are taking advantage of a vulnerability found in the …

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Majority of $550 Million Stolen NEM Already Laundered: Report

The hacker(s) behind the $550 million theft of 500 million NEM tokens from Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck are reportedly close to cashing out their ill-gotten gains completely. An analysis of online transactions records related to the stolen NEM by a Tokyo cybersecurity firm sees nearly all of the funds laundered …

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Pre-ICO LevelNet – Coming Soon!

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Stellar Founder/Ripple Co-Founder Cites Importance Of Decentralization

Jed McCaleb, co-founder of Ripple and the creator of the Mt. Gox exchange before selling it in 2011, claims a decentralized network is necessary for a cryptocurrency to be successful in the long term. This is why he split off from Ripple to form Stellar in 2014. A centralized financial …

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