Feb 12, 2018 08:06 AM IST
More than 4,200 sites were infected with a malicious version of a widely used tool known as Browsealoud from British software maker Texthelp, which reads out webpages for people with vision problems, according to The Register.
- Feb 09, 2018 05:00 PM IST
RBI has invited comments and suggestions by email or post before February 28, 2018
- Feb 09, 2018 03:35 PM IST
The CEO of the startup, Roy Lai in a Medium post accepted that the vulnerability which was allowing anyone to see uploaded data by its users was reported within 10 minutes of the start of the token sale
- Feb 09, 2018 02:24 PM IST
“Around USD 72 billion of illegal activity per year involves Bitcoin, which is close to the scale of the US and European markets for illegal drugs,” the paper says
- Feb 08, 2018 04:00 PM IST
Forbes has released its first ever list of richest people in cryptocurrency, which is topped by Ripple co-founder Chris Larsen, with an estimated crypto net worth of USD 7.5-8 billion.
- Feb 08, 2018 08:22 AM IST
The Financial Services Agency (FSA) last Friday swooped on Coincheck Inc for surprise checks of its systems after the Tokyo-based operator had $530 million in digital money stolen by hackers.
- Feb 07, 2018 08:10 PM IST
According to the complaint, the lack of adequate security on T-Mobile paved way for hackers to transfer his number to another carrier without his consent and steal virtual currency worth thousands of dollars
- Feb 07, 2018 11:47 AM IST
The largest cryptocurrency in the world opened at around USD 7,054 and had hit an intra-day high of USD 7,850.70 according to coinmarketcap.com.
- Feb 06, 2018 06:07 PM IST
The department has found that there is no clarity on investments made by many people, which means they have not declared them properly, CBDT chairman Sushil Chandra said.
- Feb 06, 2018 05:28 PM IST
In December, the income tax department issued few lakh notices to those who had invested in virtual currencies and had also conducted pan-India survey at their exchanges
- Feb 06, 2018 10:36 AM IST
The virtual currency fell to $6,190 for the first time since mid-November, according to Bloomberg News, and represents the latest hammering for a unit that saw a stratospheric 26-fold rise last year.
- Feb 06, 2018 08:07 AM IST
On the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange, bitcoin fell as low as $6,853.53 in early afternoon trading in New York. That marked a fall of more than half from a peak of almost $20,000 hit in December.
- Feb 05, 2018 06:13 PM IST
One of the motive of the project is to include those people who would otherwise be uncomfortable in donating but can do so by virtue of their devices
- Feb 05, 2018 05:36 PM IST
Samsung has already been in the industry of manufacturing GPU chips which are used not only in handling a computer’s graphics requirements but can also mine cryptocurrencies.
- Feb 05, 2018 04:42 PM IST
On December 18, Bitcoin had reached a record high of $19,511 and experts predicted that it would cross $20,000. However, it lost more than half of its value since then.
- Feb 05, 2018 02:58 PM IST
The moves were outlined in a report Sunday by Financial News, a publication under the People's Bank of China, which said the aim was to snuff out the "dying cinders" of cryptocurrency trading and initial coin offerings "which are glowing once more".
- Feb 05, 2018 02:02 PM IST
In last seven days, the currency has dropped by 26 percent. On January 29, Bitcoin was trading at USD 11,300 level which is now at USD 8,200 level
- Feb 05, 2018 10:58 AM IST
"North Korea sent emails that could hack into cryptocurrency exchanges and their customers' private information and stole (cryptocurrency) worth billions of won," said Kim Byung-kee, a member of South Korea's parliamentary intelligence committee.
- Feb 02, 2018 06:30 PM IST
Experts feel that the Government should calibrate proposed regulation on cryptocurrency industry in a manner that it does not stifle innovation in an emerging sector.
- Feb 02, 2018 03:55 PM IST
The Income Tax Department has issued "few lakh" notices to those who have put their funds in bitcoins and it is working to obtain taxes that are due on these investments, the CBDT chief said.
- Feb 02, 2018 03:32 PM IST
As Finance Minister Arun Jaitley came down strongly on cryptocurrency in his Budget 2018 speech, here is what lies in store.
- Feb 02, 2018 01:22 PM IST
The Coincheck hack follows at least three multi-million dollar heists in 2017 including USD 63 million at NiceHash
- Feb 02, 2018 11:00 AM IST
Exchange platforms dealing in controversial cryptocurrencies like Bitcoins today asserted that it's "business as usual" hours after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley declared such instruments as illegal.
- Feb 01, 2018 03:30 PM IST
While the government will come down heavily on transactions through cryptocurrencies, allocation for Digital India is proposed to be doubled.
- Feb 01, 2018 12:38 PM IST
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said all crypto currencies, which include bitcoins, are illegal and the government will take all measures to eliminate their use.