Federal Energy Agencies' Unwillingness to Act on White House's Crypto Mining Recommendations Miffs US Lawmaker

Federal Energy Agencies’ Unwillingness to Act on White House’s Crypto Mining Recommendations Miffs US Lawmaker

Jared Huffman, a United States lawmaker who advocates for increased scrutiny of crypto-mining entities, has reportedly chastised U.S. energy agencies that he accuses of failing to act on the White House’s call... Read more »
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Argentine Oil Subsidiary YPF Luz Powering Bitcoin Mining Activities With Residual Gas

YPF Luz, a subsidiary of the Argentine state oil company YPF, is currently piloting a project to power bitcoin mining operations with residual gas. The initiative, which is currently being tested in... Read more »
Spider-Man: No Way Home Torrents May Contain Crypto Malware, Cybersecurity Firm Warns

Spider-Man: No Way Home Torrents May Contain Crypto Malware, Cybersecurity Firm Warns

Cryptocurrency malware has been found in a torrent download of the new Marvel movie Spider-Man: No Way Home, a cybersecurity firm has warned. “This [crypto] miner adds exclusions to Windows Defender, creates... Read more »
SEC Charges Socialite Kim Kardashian for Unlawfully Touting Ethereummax

SEC Charges Socialite Kim Kardashian for Unlawfully Touting Ethereummax

On Monday, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed charges against the celebrity and socialite Kim Kardashian for unlawfully promoting the crypto asset Ethereummax. The U.S. regulator detailed that Kardashian agreed... Read more »
Data Shows Bitcoin's Hashrate Has Grown by More Than 4 Quadrillion Percent Since 2009

Data Shows Bitcoin’s Hashrate Has Grown by More Than 4 Quadrillion Percent Since 2009

Following the network difficulty change six days ago on September 27, Bitcoin’s hashrate surpassed the 295 exahash per second (EH/s) range two times during the first two days of October. Presently the... Read more »
Crypto Tops Investor Threats for US Securities Regulators

Crypto Tops Investor Threats for US Securities Regulators

U.S. state securities regulators have revealed that cryptocurrency investments are their top investor threat this year. “Before you jump into the crypto craze, be mindful that cryptocurrencies and related financial products may... Read more »
US Senator Says 'I Love That Bitcoin Can't Be Stopped' Citing Concerns About National Debt and Inflation

US Senator Says ‘I Love That Bitcoin Can’t Be Stopped’ Citing Concerns About National Debt and Inflation

U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis says she loves that bitcoin cannot be stopped and that governments cannot just confiscate the cryptocurrency. “It’s actually comforting to know that bitcoin is there,” she said, citing... Read more »
Bill Aims to Limit Crypto Mining in Kazakhstan Only to Registered Companies

Bill Aims to Limit Crypto Mining in Kazakhstan Only to Registered Companies

New legislation proposed in the parliament of Kazakhstan will allow only authorized miners to mint digital currency, if adopted. The draft has been designed to comprehensively regulate the industry and reduce what... Read more »
Business Advisory Firm Expects Criminal Cryptocurrency Transactions to Fall by 30% by 2024

Business Advisory Firm Expects Criminal Cryptocurrency Transactions to Fall by 30% by 2024

Gartner, an advisory firm, has predicted that criminal cryptocurrency transactions or transfers will fall by 30% by 2024. The firm says factors such as the transparency of the blockchain, as well as... Read more »