Threat researchers have newly discovered malicious code in WAV audio files, code that hackers use to mine cryptocurrencies. Hackers earn thousand of dollars per month. On Oct. 19, researchers at BlackBerry Cylance, a software company that develops antivirus programs, reported the discovery of malicious code hidden within WAV audio files. This
The world’s second-largest stock exchange, Nasdaq, has listed a new cryptocurrency index that’s designed to eliminate fake trading volumes. Created by Cryptoindex in May of 2017, the CIX100 index tracks the 100 best-performing cryptocurrencies by pulling data from nine top exchanges. The index is up 1096.73% since its launch date.
Cryptocurrencies have perplexed Muslim scholars for several years now. Debates generally concerns its status as currency: Shari’ah principles forbid usury—lending money to make profits through interest—and prefer exchanges of goods to be backed by physical assets, like gold. But cryptocurrencies typically aren’t backed by physical assets, and people can make massive profits
The most prestigious banking relationship in crypto has ended. Barclays, the London-based global bank, is no longer working with cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, industry sources told CBNN. And while Coinbase found a replacement in U.K. upstart ClearBank, according to people familiar with the situation, the change has inconvenienced the crypto exchange’s