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French Regulator Blacklists More Fraudulent Crypto Businesses

AMF, France’s financial regulator, has expanded its list of entities involved in fraudulent activities often related to cryptocurrency investments. The agency has added 21 new websites most of which have been luring French investors with offers to participate in token sales and digital assets trading. Also read: Russian Crypto Groups …

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Despite Ban, 25 Google Play Apps Found to Cryptojack Users

Sophoslabs has published a report in which the company claims to have identified at least 25 Android apps published on the official Google Play store that contain script facilitating the ‘cryptojacking’ of users’ computing resources. Also Read: Google Bringing Back Crypto Ads in US and Japan 25 Apps Containing Mining Malware …

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Bitmain Bids for Public Listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

The China-based mining manufacturer Bitmain Technologies has filed its initial public offering (IPO) prospectus in order to gain approval to be listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Also Read: Japanese Regulators Urgently Respond to Zaif’s Hack Bitmain Officially Files for IPO Status in Hong Kong The large mining firm Bitmain …

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Developer Paul Sztorc Launches the First Version of Drivechain

On September 24, the director of research at Tierion and the bitcoin developer Paul Sztorc announced the launch of the first Drivechain release. The Drivechain protocol is an alternative to the sidechain concept because it enables multiple blockchain compatibility but the system utilizes the same 21 million bitcoins. Also read: …

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