Wednesday, 18 September 2019

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More than $1.2b in cryptocurrency stolen since 2017

NEW YORK: Criminals have stolen about $1.2 billion in cryptocurrencies since the beginning of 2017, as bitcoin’s popularity and the emergence of more than 1,500 digital tokens have put the spotlight on the unregulated sector, according to estimates from the Anti-Phishing Working Group released on Thursday. The estimates were part ...

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Criminal underworld is dropping bitcoin for other cryptocurrency

JOHANNESBURG: Bitcoin is losing its lustre with some of its earliest and most avid fans – criminals – giving rise to a new breed of virtual currency. The value of certain privacy-focused digital currency like monero, designed to avoid tracking, have climbed faster over the past two months as law ...

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Zimbabwe’s army takes power, Robert Mugabe ‘safe and sound’

Zimbabwe’s military has confirmed that it had seized power in a targeted assault on “criminals” around President Robert Mugabe, but gave assurances that the 93-year-old leader and his family were “safe and sound”. In a short broadcast on national television, which was seized overnight by soldiers, a spokesman for the ...

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