News Outlet Salon is Mining Monero as an Alternate Revenue Source

News Outlet Salon is Mining Monero as an Alternate Revenue Source

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Salon is the latest company to utilize CoinHive’s Monero mining script on their website. On Sunday, when readers utilizing ad-blockers visited popular news site Salon, they were faced with an interesting choice, foreign to the usual inquiry about disabling their ad-blocker. They […]

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Hackers Exploit Telegram Zero-Day Flaw to Mine Cryptocurrencies

Hackers Exploit Telegram Zero-Day Flaw to Mine Cryptocurrencies

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. According to Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Labs, hackers have been using a zero-day exploit in Telegram to infect its users with a cryptocurrency-mining malware, so as to mine privacy-centric cryptocurrencies like Monero, Zcash, and others. Only Telegram’s desktop app was targeted. The […]

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Litecoin Adoption Expected to Surge to New Heights With Merchant Adoption

Report: Litecoin Gains Popularity on the Dark Web

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Litecoin, according to a new report published by Recorded Future, is now the second most popular cryptocurrency token on the Dark Web. The report undertook a longitudinal analysis of digital communications avenues available to users on the dark web and found that […]

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The UK Market can access over 30 altcoins in one place with Coindirect

The UK Market can access over 30 altcoins in one place with Coindirect

Coindirect is offering a secure peer-to-peer trading platform for 34 of the leading cryptocurrencies. The company has been online since October 2017 and has been steadily building their international presence into English speaking countries. The all-in-one platform lets users not only purchase altcoins in their local currency but allows for real-time transfers between their Bitcoin […]

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Looking to invest in a Cryptocurrency? Top Altcoins To Invest in 2018

Looking to invest in a Cryptocurrency? Top Altcoins To Invest in 2018

Market experts and investors are divided amongst their opinion regarding the feasibility and practicability of . But there is absolutely no doubt that many individuals and organizations, all over the globe, were able to make huge amounts of money by investing in virtual currencies. This phenomenon has fuelled and is still fuelling, the craze for […]

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Blockchain Lending Platform

Blockchain Technology and the Potential Impact on the Lending Market

Some analysts have suggested that the cryptocurrency market’s “chickens may be coming to roost” following the recent plunge in the price of Bitcoin alongside several other altcoins. Yet, this is nothing new to the market. This has been seen before. Demystifying the Meltdown Myth The price of Bitcoin rallied to $1147 in December 2013, but […]

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Cryptocurrency trading patterns show Saturday is altcoin day

Cryptocurrency trading patterns show Saturday is altcoin day

On weekends people swap out for BTC and ETH for altcoins and have a decentralised crypto party. A distinct pattern emerges when you look at CoinMarketCap trade volumes for the top coins, by day of the week. This slightly tentative trend has been going on for at least a few weeks, and may have been […]

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Cardano (ADA) and Litecoin (LTC): Where Will they End?

Cardano (ADA) and Litecoin (LTC): Where Will they End?

The crypto market continues to struggle today, but many of the top ten cryptocurrencies are just on the cusp of being up rather than down. Cardano (ADA) and Litecoin (LTC) are included here, each altcoin with less than a 1% loss at the moment. There are a number of reasons why the crypto market might […]

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Monero Declares War on ASIC Manufacturers

Monero Declares War on ASIC Manufacturers

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Privacy-centric cryptocurrency Monero has declared war on ASIC manufacturers. On Sunday, a group of Monero developers published a development update addressing what has become a recurring question among altcoins that can currently be mined profitably with GPU hardware — how to respond […]

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Millions of Android Devices Hijacked to Mine Monero

Millions of Android Devices Hijacked to Mine Monero

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Cybercriminals are increasingly hijacking other people’s devices to mine Monero (XMR), in a trend now called cryptojakcing. According to Malwarebytes, a “drive-by” mining campaign recently redirected millions of Android users to a website that hijacked their devices to mine the privacy-centric cryptocurrency […]

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TheMerkle DigitalNote XDN

What Is DigitalNote?

There is no shortage of cryptocurrency projects in the marketplace right now, even though most altcoins have no clear use cases or purposes. DigitalNote is an exception in this regard, as it focuses on providing untraceable encrypted messages, ASIC-resistant mining, and blockchain deposits with interest. Although some of these concepts can be found in other cryptocurrencies […]

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Morning Asian Altcoin Trading Roundup: the leader is Icon

We start the week on a positive note with all altcoins trading higher during this morning’s Asian session. Bitcoin has remained steadily above $8,000 and is up 4.4% on the day, this has created confidence in the altcoins which are also enjoying positive price action this morning. Looking through the top 25 we can see […]

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Stellar Cryptocurrency Logo on White Medal

This Is Why Stellar Lumens Is A Top 10 Altcoin

With all the talk online and in the media about the dreaded “Bitcoin bubble” and the “cryptocurrency crash” it’s easy to panic. Certainly drops of over 60% in some currencies is nothing to take lightly, but we’re already seeing signs of the market coming around and, with every crisis comes opportunity, especially for the lesser […]

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Bosch Invests in IOTA, Outlines Blockchain Plans

Bosch Invests in IOTA, Outlines Blockchain Plans

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Robert Bosch Venture Capital is investing in IOTA. The firm is also joining the network’s advisory board. Digging In Deep With Data Bosch is a 131-year-old company, yet it’s on the cutting edge of crypto and IOTA’s tangle-style platform. Clearly, the firm […]

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NEO and Stellar (XLM): The Best Altcoins of 2018

NEO and Stellar (XLM): The Best Altcoins of 2018

Crypto took off in 2017. Now, in 2018, there are over 1,500 cryptocurrencies fighting for attention, making it hard to decide where to focus first. Here is a list of reasons why you should be paying attention to NEO and Stellar (XLM) in 2018. Will they be the best coins of the year? We like […]

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#BizFinFocus: Move over Bitcoin, these are the altcoins to watch in 2018

#BizFinFocus: Move over Bitcoin, these are the altcoins to watch in 2018

In 2017, Bitcoin went stratospheric, with a single Bitcoin reaching a value of almost $20, 000 as the year closed. Although the cryptocurrency had dipped quite significantly in the early part of 2018, amid close scrutiny from regulators and tax authorities, Bitcoin’s movements over the last year have certainly paved the way for up-and-coming altcoins. […]

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Top 5 Performing Altcoins In 2017

Even the most casual observer of the digital currency scene will be aware that 2017 was a record year in terms of performance. Obviously Bitcoin was the marquee attraction for new investors, as it should be given its incredible rise in December, but it was far from the only altcoin that had a banner year […]

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NEO, Lisk (LSK), Monero (XMR), & Tron (TRX) Update

NEO, Lisk (LSK), Monero (XMR), & Tron (TRX) Update

Altcoin Update: Cryptocurrencies are finally making a comeback, after a rough start this week. Various countries trying to implement anti-crypto regulations has caused major panic selling in the last few weeks. Despite the major market corrections, it seems that crypto investors have gained some confidence. Most coins were up in the double-digit percentages yesterday and climbing. […]

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Image: WSJ: Bitcoin Crash Hampers Offerings of Altcoins

WSJ: Bitcoin Crash Hampers Offerings of Altcoins

The 70 percent plunge in Bitcoin’s price since a December peak is having a chilling effect on other digital currencies known as “altcoins,” The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. That marks reversal from last year, when the surging prices for cryptocurrencies spurred greater appetite for initial coin offerings. More than $4 billion was raised last […]

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