Lazarus group hunts cryptocurrency exchanges using macOS malware AppleJeus

This is the first case where Kaspersky Lab researchers have observed the notorious Lazarus group distributing malware that targets macOS users, and it represents a wakeup call for everyone who uses this OS for cryptocurrency-related activity.

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Bitrue – a highly secure crypto exchange officially launched in India

Bangalore: Bitrue, an exchange for cryptocurrency trading committed to safety and professional selection of ICO projects, has officially been launched in India with the ambition to become the most intuitive and secure crypto exchange. Upon its launch, Bitrue also announced partnerships with Wanchain, a world-renowned blockchain ecosystem for marketing and ecosystem development. Bitrue is also one of the first exchanges to list XRP, one of the world’s top three cryptocurrencies by value, as base currency. Bitrue will be partnering with more promising ICO projects to build a healthy ecosystem. “The…

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Cryptocurrencies are unlikely to replace fiat currency: GlobalData

Bangalore: Cryptocurrency is one of the hottest topics in financial services and a source of much debate. Even though most agree that the blockchain technology that underpins crypto has definite value, particularly from a security perspective, cryptocurrencies are unlikely to replace fiat (traditional) currency, says leading data and analytics company GlobalData. From an investment perspective, cryptocurrencies (bitcoin, Ripple or Monero) appeal to both the short- and long-term investors. One of the primary features of cryptocurrencies that causes them to be branded as revolutionary is their decentralization. Sergel Woldemichael, Wealth Management…

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