Scammers Are Targeting Cryptocurrency Scam Sites to Hijack Their Targeted Audience

Cryptocurrency scam sites are being targeted by other scammers to hijack their traffic and their possible earnings. A recently detected threat actor, named Water Labbu, is manipulating the users that are drawn... Read more »

Brazilian Presidential Candidate ‘Lula’ Da Silva Signals Support for Central Bank of Brazil Involvement in Crypto Regulation

The presidential candidate that obtained most of the votes in the first Brazilian ballot round, Luis Inacio Da Silva, better known as “Lula,” declared that the Central Bank of Brazil should be... Read more »

EU Council Endorses Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) Legislation

Council of the EU, one of the European Union’s legislative bodies, has approved the proposed regulatory framework for the European crypto space. It’s now up to European lawmakers to approve the Markets... Read more »

Bitcoin’s Total Network Hashrate Hits an All-Time High at 321 Exahash per Second

According to statistics on October 5, the total computational power backing the Bitcoin network tapped a fresh all-time high reaching 321.15 exahash per second (EH/s). Just after the record high, the network’s... Read more »

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 »

SEC Chair Gensler Insists Most Crypto Tokens Are Securities — Says ‘the Law Is Clear’

The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, has reiterated that most crypto tokens are securities, emphasizing that “the law is clear on this.” However, the Commodity Futures... Read more »

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 »

CFTC Chairman on US Crypto Regulation: We Have to Rely on 70-Year-Old Case Law to Determine What’s a Security or Commodity

The chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) says his agency and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) “have to rely on 70-year-old case law to determine what’s a security or... Read more »

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 »

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 »