A British security researcher has revealed a new scam used by cybercriminals to generate money by deceiving internet users. According to the researcher, the criminals make money from webpage views by spoofing BBC News web pages and rerouting users to affiliate websites which generate bitcoin for the scammers. Reported to CCN.
BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, reported quarterly earnings today that fell short of the expectations of analysts. Earnings over this past year plummeted by almost 60% to $927 million, with earnings per share sitting at $6.08 on an adjusted basis. Analysts had predicted a price of $6.27 per share. Reported to CoinDesk.
The market has begun to move up and, according to CryptoTradingSchoolOnline analyst Liam Webb, we could see the price hit 3,800 again soon.
IBM has announced two separate projects that aim to track supply chains for the metals industry using the Hyperledger Fabric blockchain platform.
New Zealand Police has said the investigation into this week’s hack of crypto exchange Cryptopia is complex and it is keeping an “open mind” on all possibilities.
A national cryptocurrency for the Marshall Islands is still being actively developed, despite previous disagreements among government officials on the subject, a blog post from the team behind the coin revealed Jan. 10.
HSBC, one of the largest banks in the world, announced Monday it had settled more than $250 billion in transactions using distributed ledger technology (DLT). Reported to CoinDesk.
The U.S. state of Vermont is launching a blockchain pilot project for the captive insurance industry. Reported to CoinDesk.
A. Favre & Fils, a luxury Swiss watchmaker that traces its family history back three centuries, is developing a handcrafted mechanical timepiece with a built-in crypto-wallet. Reported to CoinDesk.