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Movistar España website used CoinHive on its visitors to mine Monero

Movistar.es is a website owned by the famous telecommunications company from Spain, Telefónica, used software called Coinhive to mine cryptocurrencies by using CPU power of the website’s visitors. During this year, CoinHive appeared as a popular software used for web mining of cryptocurrencies without user’s knowledge. Yesterday, new information was published saying the website of […]

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The U.S. Considers Regulating Cryptocurrency Market Like Japan

There are speculations that the US government is all set to follow Japan’s path and establish regulatory norms for cryptocurrency (virtual coins like bitcoin and Ethereum) trading. Last week, the Japanese government and its financial watchdog the Financial Services Agency (FSA) officially permitted and licensed 11 cryptocurrency exchanges including BitFlyer, the country’s biggest trading platform […]