Following a recent report from Check Point Security highlighting the decline of cryptojacking over the last two years, cryptojacking software was found in 11 code libraries for the programming language Ruby.
Blockchain startup Securitize says it has been approved by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to become a registered transfer agent, allowing the startup to act as an official record keeper for all digital securities registered with the SEC.
If elected president, Democratic candidate Andrew Yang plans to tackle voting fraud and prevent hacks on modern voting booths by implementing blockchain-based mobile voting throughout the US.
Two White House advisories addressing financial institutions and digital payment platforms state that cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, bitcoin cash, Ether, and monero, can and have been used to purchase illicit substances including fentanyl.
Blockchain firm MouseBelt has launched its Blockchain Accelerator initiative at UC Davis, UCLA, and UC Santa Barbara, as well as other California universities. The initiative will span from undergraduate to PhD-level programs, specifically focusing on blockchain project development.
Switzerland’s Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC) has been tapped by Facebook to oversee Libra and the Libra Association. While Facebook hasn’t been the easiest to get in contact with for the FDPIC, the agency expects to have more…
Stablecoin issuer Tether has responded to the New York Supreme Court’s ruling regarding the New York attorney general’s investigation into Bitfinex and Tether’s alleged cover-up of an $850 million loss. iFinex, Bitfinex and Tether’s parent company, will appeal the court’s…
The European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union, is currently investigating whether Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency would monopolize the payments industry.
Heavy rain has resulted in mudslides in China’s Sichuan province, disrupting bitcoin mining operations in the area and forcing some hydroelectric power plants to stop generating electricity.
In an attempt to make the Ethereum network more accessible, the Ethereum Foundation has announced a plan to translate Ethereum-related resources into 15 different languages, starting with Ethereum.org and moving to “important community resources like documentation, guides, blog posts, and…