A Small Crypto Coin Is Making Big Claims About a Private Proof-of-Stake

If any coin is going to fly under the radar, it makes sense for a privacy coin to do so. Spectre (not be confused with a separate project called SPECTRE), created two crypto tokens – the aptly named spectre token and the xspec token – in 2016, but hasn’t received much notice from the crypto community […]

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‘Cryptojacking’ Software Attack Hits Hundreds of Websites

Hackers have injected hundreds of websites running the Drupal content management system with malicious software used to mine the cryptocurrency monero. This latest incident was uncovered by Troy Mursch, the security researcher behind the website Bad Packets Report. He wrote Saturday that more than 300 sites had been compromised by hackers who installed the browser […]

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Central Bank Cryptos, Vitalik Trolls and Hard Forks: This week in Crypto

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Make sure you check out last weeks post here, now let’s go over what happened in crypto this week.  Price Watch: Bitcoin is up 3%  this week gaining back some of the 20% it lost last week. The price was largely sideways […]

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Monero Declares War on ASIC Manufacturers

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Privacy-centric cryptocurrency Monero has declared war on ASIC manufacturers. On Sunday, a group of Monero developers published a development update addressing what has become a recurring question among altcoins that can currently be mined profitably with GPU hardware — how to respond […]

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