A Crash Course on Cryptocurrency

Crypto tokens and their associated blockchain technology have become all the rage in certain circles, but many people don’t really understand the technology at all. This article is intended as a primer on what crypto is, without the strong biases…

Is There Any Credence to Tom Lee’s $15K BTC by Year End?

Noted crypto-bull Tom Lee recently made a seemingly outlandish claim – that Bitcoin is going to end 2018 at $15,000. While he lowered the number down to $15,000 from his original prediction of $25,000, he sticks by his new number…

Cardonio – Led by a Team of Experienced Industry Experts

Cardonio’s avowed mission as a financial service-provider is to “create a ‘first-of-its-kind’ reputable financial product that will greatly improve the lives of people around the world while at the same time-saving consumers’ money on everyday purchases and transactions”. These are…

Is Litecoin Overvalued?

Coming onto the market shortly after Bitcoin, and carrying a similar name, Litecoin has had a rough time establishing itself as a free-standing, viable cryptocurrency. While there are those that believe in it as a strong coin in its own…

Five Cryptocurrency Career Opportunities in 2018

Looking out for cryptocurrency jobs? Cryptocurrency and blockchain skills are in huge demand in 2018, in initial coin offerings and established cryptocurrencies — or for blockchain applications in non-crypto enterprises. Just ten years after the advent of Bitcoin, opportunities abound…

Cryptocurrency for Beginners: 7 Questions to Ask – NerdWallet

Cryptocurrency, also known as virtual currency or digital currency, took the world by lightning storm in 2017.

Like real currencies, cryptocurrencies allow their owners to buy goods and services. However, much of the interest so far in these unregulated currencies is to trade them for profit, with speculators driving prices skyward.

More speculators seem to be piling in every day. In 2017, according to Business Insider, new cryptocurrencies raised more than $3.5 billion in initial coin offerings. An ICO is a type of fundraising similar to the initial public offerings of stock, in which the public is allowed to buy coins in the offering. Things only got hotter as 2017 progressed, and the ICO market remains red hot in 2018.

CoffeeMiner: Hacking WiFi to inject cryptocurrency miner to HTML requests – ArnauCode – Blog

Some weeks ago I read about this Starbucks case where hackers hijacked laptops on the WiFi network to use the devices computing power to mine cryptocurrency, and I thought it might be interesting perform the attack in a different way.

The goal of this article, is to explain how can be done the attack of MITM (Man(Person)-In-The-Middle) to inject some javascript in the html pages, to force all the devices connected to a WiFi network to be mining a cryptocurrency for the attacker.

The objective is to have a script that performs autonomous attack on the WiFi network. It’s what we have called CoffeeMiner, as it’s a kind of attack that can be performed in the cafes WiFi networks.

‘The fees are too damn high’

MICROSOFT has resumed accepting bitcoin as payment after temporarily halting transactions in the “unstable” cryptocurrency earlier this week.