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Burundi Bans Cryptocurrency Trading Due to Lack of User Protection

The Republic of Burundi in central Africa has banned the trading digital currencies in the country due to associated risks.As Bloomberg reported on Sept. 4, some Burundian citizens urged the government to take action regarding cryptocurrency trading after they lost money while dealing with virtual currencies. The government subsequently

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XMR Cryptojacking Malware Smominru Updated, Now Targeting User Data

Malware Smominru mines Monero (XMR) on at least half a million infected computers and now also steals sensitive personal data.An updated malwareCybersecurity company Carbon Black claimed that its Threat Analysis Unit “uncovered a secondary component in a well-known cryptomining campaign” in a report published on Aug. 7. According to

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Ethereum Prefered For dApps, ETH Prices and User Activity Correlate

Ethereum (ETH) prices unchangedDevelopers prefer Ethereum as the smart contracting space heats upA latest dApp research report backs Ethereum. Despite limitations, Ethereum is a top-choice for developers. Meanwhile, prices are stable. Because of June 26-27 candlestick arrangement, there is a chance of ETH prices printing lower in days ahead.Ethereum Price

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Major Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb Prosecuted for Failure to Protect User Data

South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb has been prosecuted for its alleged failure to take adequate measures to protect personal information, which was later presumably exploited by hackers to steal funds from the platform. The news was reported by Cointelegraph Japan on June 19.Prosecutors allege the data breach led directly

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