Q3 Crypto Ponzi Victims File Class Action Lawsuit Against Wells Fargo

News Q3 Investment Recovery Vehicle (Q3IRV), an entity representing the more than 100 victims of the alleged $35 million Q3 Ponzi scheme, has filed a class-action lawsuit against Wells Fargo Advisors. The suit accuses Wells Fargo of failing to inquire into the activities of an employee accused of ..

Microsoft Warning – Hospitals Vulnerable to Bitcoin Ransomware

Microsoft has issued a chilling warning that many hospitals in the United States are at risk of bitcoin ransomware attacks right now amid the coronavirus pandemic. Bitcoin Ransomware Attackers Target Hospitals The giant software company said that “dozens” of hospitals are using vulnerable gateways a..

Bitcoin Scam on YouTube Masquerades as Coinbase CEO AMA

News A popular YouTube channel has been hijacked and is currently live-streaming a purported ask-me-anything (AMA) with Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong. However, the stream, which appears to have been running for 12 hours at press time on April 6, is a scam, encouraging users to send Bitcoin (BTC) pa..

Blockin Launches Bitcoin Explorer With Detailed Fee Guidance

News Blockin, the parent company of one of popular Bitcoin (BTC) mining pools, Poolin, is launching a new block explorer on April 6. The explorer includes mempool statistics that would help users decide the correct fee to send their BTC payment. Blockin’s explorer provides many of the standard fea..

Argo Blockchain Defies COVID-19, Mines Record Levels of Bitcoin in Q1 2020

News London Stock Exchange-listed mining firm Argo Blockchain has broken its own records for Bitcoin (BTC) mining, seemingly escaping the adverse impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. An operational update published by Argo on April 6, revealed that the firm had mined 333.8 Bitcoin in March, as compare..

Rich Dad Poor Dad Author Robert Kiyosaki: Dollar Is Dying, Buy Bitcoin

Robert Kiyosaki, the author of the popular book “Rich Dad Poor Dad,” talked about the death of the U.S. dollar and how one should take the government’s free money and buy bitcoin. The best-selling author also explained the cost of free money. Also read: IMF Declares Global Recession, 80 Countries R..

Nintendo Switch Game Pulled Over Cryptojacking Concerns

Over the weekend rumors erupted that ‘Cooking Mama: Cookstar’ secretly ran cryptojacking malware while being played on the Nintendo Switch. Developers have denied the rumors, yet Nintendo has pulled the game from its eShop. GAME TAKEN DOWN HOURS AFTER RELEASE Concerns that ‘Cooking Mama’ secretly mi..

Steem Soft Forks to Freeze 17.6M Tokens Held by Former Witnesses

News Tensions between Steem (STEEM) and the Hive (HIVE) community continue to escalate, with Steem executing a soft fork to freeze up to 20 accounts owned by the network’s former witnesses. The frozen accounts hold 17.6 million STEEM, worth approximately $3.2 million and equating to nearly 5% of S..

Crypto Industry Not ‘Immune’ to Global Crisis, PwC Says

A new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) showed that crypto-related fundraising and mergers and acquisitions (M&As) tumbled last year, but that doesn’t mean the crypto market is extinguishing. Long Awaited Institutional Investors Don’t Come In It seems that the crypto industry cannot attract i..