Hodler’s Digest, June 17–23: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

The QuadrigaCX story gets weirder, and Satoshi Nakamoto is apparently the author of a coloring book. Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one […]

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Hodler’s Digest, June 10–16: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Bitcoin is reportedly producing as much carbon emissions as Kansas City, while Facebook gets some new backers for its crypto project. Top Stories This Week CCN casts doubt on shutdown plans as Google appears to correct visibility Cryptocurrency news outlet CCN (formerly CryptoCoinsNews) is apparently not going through with its total shutdown, as reported earlier […]

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Trend Micro: Cybercriminals Use Obfuscation Trick to Install Crypto Mining Malware

Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro has confirmed that attackers have been exploiting a vulnerability in the Oracle WebLogic server to install XMR mining malware. Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro has confirmed that attackers have been exploiting a vulnerability in the Oracle WebLogic server to install monero (XMR) mining malware, while using certificate files as an obfuscation trick. […]

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Komodo Hacks Itself and Saves Crypto Worth $13M After Learning of Security Vulnerability

Funds worth an estimated $13 million were successfully shielded from attackers after Komodo reacted to a security vulnerability. Crypto wallet provider Komodo effectively hacked itself to prevent fraudsters from accessing its users’ funds, the company confirmed in a blog post on June 5. Security researchers had alerted the company to a vulnerability in its Agama wallet. Realizing […]

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Trend Micro: BlackSquid Malware Infects Servers to Install Monero Cryptojacking Software

A malware dubbed BlackSquid infects web servers by employing eight different security exploits and installs mining software. Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro announced that it found a malware dubbed BlackSquid that infects web servers employing eight different security exploits and installs mining software. The findings were announced in a blog post published on June 3. Per […]

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Hodler’s Digest, May 27–June 2: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Kik has launched a Defend Crypto campaign, while Facebook’s crypto coin could face some demographic challenges. Coming every week, the Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week on Cointelegraph […]

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Computer Researcher Finds Wallet Vulnerability That Gave Same Key to Multiple Users

Cryptocurrency paper wallet creator WalletGenerator.net ran on code that caused the same key pairs to be issued multiple times, until recently. Online cryptocurrency paper wallet creator WalletGenerator.net previously ran on code that caused private key/public key pairs to be issued to multiple users. The vulnerability was described in an official blog post by security research […]

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