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Super crypto predictions for the Super Bowl

After the nearly crypto/blockchain-free Super Bowl of 2023, it appears that this year's event will also be devoid of crypto ads. Nevertheless, the crypto world has managed to capitalize on this significant occasion through predictions.
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Author mints cryptocurrency based on own novel

What do you get if you cross a 21st-century novel with a 17th-century investment vehicle? Answer: a new cryptocurrency.
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HyperFund founder faces charges in $1.7 billion crypto scheme

US authorities have charged three suspects for their participation in a fraudulent crypto asset pyramid scheme, which garnered over $1.7 billion from investors globally.
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Top 5 unexpected use cases for Bitcoin mining

Miners play a crucial role in the Bitcoin (BTC) ecosystem, and they’re constantly expanding into new areas. Not only that, but they’re also discovering innovative use cases for their powerful computers.
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OneCoin fraudster gets ten years for laundering $400M

A lawyer who abused his position of trust to conceal his criminal activities has been jailed for a decade after laundering $400 million.
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One hell of a year: Inferno Drainer malware stole $80M

Malicious program used to steal $80 million in digital assets, impersonating 100 cryptocurrency brands across thousands of portals.
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SEC says systems were not breached in X account hack

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said no other systems at the agency were compromised during the brief hack of its X account earlier this week.
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Genesis Global Trading loses crypto license, fined millions

New York state regulators have slapped Genesis Global Trading company with an $8M fine and pulled its bit license after finding the crypto brokerage failed to maintain proper anti-money laundering and cybersecurity measures.
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Bitcoin ETFs are live. Here’s what this new era entails

Today marks the commencement of a new era in both the Bitcoin (BTC) realm and traditional finance. Spot BTC exchange-traded funds (ETFs) commenced trading on Thursday, January 11th, in the world's largest economy, the US.
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SEC’s X account hacked, leading to bitcoin market stir

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said its social media account was hacked after a false message regarding the approval of spot bitcoin ETFs was posted on the SEC’s X account.
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North Korean hackers stole $600M in crypto in just one year

North Korean hackers continue to be the most prolific in terms of cryptocurrency theft, research finds.
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Crypto start-up co-founder scammed out of $125,000

Bill Lou, the co-founder of Nest Wallet, was scammed out of $125,000 stEth while attempting to claim the $LFG airdrop.
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Mandiant’s X account hacked to push crypto scam

The Google-owned security firm saw its X account taken over by threat actors to promote a crypto scam.
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Hackers quietly loot $81M in crypto assets from Orbit Chain

While most of the world was ringing in the New Year, unnamed hackers silently made off with nearly $82 million in crypto assets by exploiting Orbit Chain’s decentralized cross-chain protocol, known as Orbit Bridge.
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Top 5 cybersecurity threats to be aware of in cryptoland in 2024

The world of cryptocurrency predominantly resides in the digital realm, exposing it to numerous evolving cyber threats that pose new risks and inflict substantial losses on individuals and organizations.
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Two men charged for running $25 million crypto Ponzi scheme

The crypto Ponzi scheme offered a guaranteed return of three hundred percent in three weeks, which would compound to a 186,000,000% annualized rate. However, the two fraudsters enjoyed the high life instead of investing the money they received, and now they face decades behind bars.
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Top 4 Memecoins and Their Different Growth Strategies

As memes have become a crucial and occasionally lucrative aspect of internet culture, it's no surprise that they have found a use case in the world of crypto as well.
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Miami mobster jailed over $4M crypto theft

Gang leader sentenced to more than five years for masterminding cryptocurrency scam that targeted banks and an exchange.
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