The virus for extortion from Bitcoin-purses has earned millions of dollars

We have repeatedly talked about the crypto currency, for which the future is in secure online calculations. But the future seems to be no longer rosy: users of Windows-based devices that store their money not in a savings bank but in bitcoins have recently faced a new virus. It’s called CryptoLocker and has already infected […]

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5 Ways to Anonymize Bitcoin Payments

Wired has collected five projects that deal with anonymous bitcoin-payments. Here are ways to safely and anonymously transfer the crypto currency to other recipients. Since January, experts have been calling for toughening the fight against anonymous payments with the help of Bitcoin. And venture capitalist Mark Andressen, on the contrary, asserts that the full potential […]

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"Due to the heaviness of payment instruments, up to 90% of profits are lost"

Nextury Ventures Venture Fund Director Ilya Laurs How Crypto-currencies Will Change Electronic Commerce throne commerce, the market in them desperately needs and instantly swallows them when the right time comes. Because bank payments and credit cards as well as physical money are incompatible with the virtual economy, none of these tools meet its requirements. This […]

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Service for kraudfandinga from WebMoney began to take bitcoins

The WebMoney payment system has added the possibility of receiving bitcoins into its Funding service, aimed at raising funds for various projects, organizing events and collective purchases. About this vc.ru were reported by the company’s representatives. The funds are credited to the X-purse at the rate at which 1 BTC is 1000 WMX. Exchange WMX […]

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On the Prospects of Investing in Mining Crypto-Currency

The stability mechanism for block-network networks, based on proof-of-work (PoW), will be gradually replaced by other mechanisms that do not require the existing amount of equipment for specialized computing (miners). At the same time, investments in this equipment will not be lost forever – the created computing power will be aggregated and used for other […]

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5 decentralized exchanges, which are worth paying attention to

The term “crypto-currency” is familiar to the modern person since 2009 – exactly when Bitcoin was launched – the world’s first digital currency based on cryptographic methods, whose main feature is decentralization, that is, all transactions occurring in this system are carried out directly, without intermediaries. Public key encryption – so all information about transactions […]

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Microsoft refused to accept bitcoins as payment in the application store for Windows 10

Microsoft stopped taking bitcoins as payment for content in the Microsoft Store, the company said for users of Wndows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile. Updated March 15. Microsoft representatives said that the company did not refuse to accept bitcoins to pay for content, explaining the message about this “inaccuracy.” “We apologize for the inaccurate information […]

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The journalist declassified Satoshi Nakamoto and was obstructed on the Internet

The publication Newsweek was able to reveal the identity of the elusive creator of the bitcoins Satoshi Nakamoto. While many doubted its existence at all and put forward theories that this is a pseudonym behind which a whole group of people are hiding, in fact it turned out to be a perfectly real 64-year-old American […]

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