Slashdot Items Tagged "bitcoin"

Date / Time Story
Friday October 20, 2017 @05:00PM Software Developer Creates Personal Cryptocurrency
Friday October 20, 2017 @11:56AM Bitcoin Nears $6,000 For the First Time
Sunday October 15, 2017 @06:36PM Julian Assage Taunts US Government For Forcing Wikileaks To Invest In Bitcoin
Saturday October 14, 2017 @03:46PM Ransomware Sales On the Dark Web Spike 2,502% In 2017
Saturday October 14, 2017 @12:52PM Over 500 Million PCs Are Secretly Mining Cryptocurrency, Researchers Reveal
Friday October 13, 2017 @01:41PM This Is the Week Wall Street Went Nuts Over Cryptocurrencies
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @10:43AM Russian Central Bank To Ban Websites Offering Crypto-currencies
Saturday October 07, 2017 @04:37PM Bitcoin Transactions Lead To Arrest of Major Drug Dealer
Friday September 29, 2017 @04:28PM South Korea Bans Initial Coin Offerings
Friday September 29, 2017 @10:28AM Chaos and Hackers Stalk Investors on Cryptocurrency Exchanges
Saturday September 23, 2017 @02:16PM Popular Chrome Extension Embedded A CPU-Draining Cryptocurrency Miner
Thursday September 21, 2017 @01:22PM Bitcoin Futures-Based ETF Likely To Be Approved in the US
Thursday September 21, 2017 @12:05PM John McAfee Said Top Executives From the Major Bitcoin Exchanges Weren't Allowed To Leave China
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @03:57PM China Orders Bitcoin Exchanges In Capital City To Close
Monday September 18, 2017 @05:51PM Ethereum Will Match Visa In Scale In a 'Couple of Years,' Says Founder
Sunday September 17, 2017 @08:13PM Illinois Tests A Blockchain-Based Birth Registry/ID System
Saturday September 16, 2017 @12:23PM Can The Pirate Bay Replace Ads With A Bitcoin Miner?
Friday September 15, 2017 @08:48AM Bitcoin Plummets Below $3,000 on Rising China Worries
Thursday September 14, 2017 @03:40PM Bitcoin Exchange BTCChina Says To Stop Trading, Sparking Further Slide
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @08:23PM North Korea Is Dodging Sanctions With a Secret Bitcoin Stash
Monday September 11, 2017 @10:07AM Bitcoin Price Falls Again On Reports that China is Shutting Down Local Exchanges
Saturday September 02, 2017 @01:56PM Bitcoin Prices Surge Past $5,000 Three Weeks After Passing $4,000
Friday September 01, 2017 @04:52PM Nearly 3,000 Bitcoin Miners Exposed Online Via Telnet Ports, Without Passwords
Friday September 01, 2017 @04:12PM Litecoin Prices Surge Above $70 As Crypto Market Tops $175 Billion
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @07:04PM Messaging-App Kik's Big Bet On Digital Coin Offering
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @04:36PM Bitcoin Foundation Boss Urges Cautious Investment
Monday August 28, 2017 @01:25PM How the NSA Identified Satoshi Nakamoto
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @06:34PM IRS Now Has a Tool To Unmask Bitcoin Tax Evaders
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @04:23PM Here's Why People Don't Buy Things With Bitcoin
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @03:19PM Estonia Proposes Estcoin, a Government Backed Cryptocurrency, Issued Via an Initial Coin Offering After e-Residency Success
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @11:21AM Two-Factor Authentication Fail: Identity Thieves Hijack Cellphone Accounts to Go After Virtual Currency
Monday August 21, 2017 @04:38PM Third Party Trackers On Web Shops Can Identify Users Behind Bitcoin Transactions
Monday August 21, 2017 @04:02PM Leading Chinese Bitcoin Miner Wants To Cash In On AI
Thursday August 17, 2017 @02:36PM Bitcoin Is Forking. Again.
Thursday August 17, 2017 @09:55AM Australia Joins China and Japan in Trying To Regulate Digital Currency Exchanges
Sunday August 13, 2017 @02:03PM Bitcoin Just Surged Past $4,000. TechCrunch Explains Why
Friday August 11, 2017 @06:07PM Former Bitcoin Developer Shares Early Satoshi Nakamoto Emails
Saturday August 05, 2017 @09:23PM Who's Profiting From The WannaCry Ransoms?
Thursday August 03, 2017 @01:08AM Why the Bitcoin Network Just Split In Half and Why It Matters
Tuesday August 01, 2017 @01:27PM Bitcoin Splits in Two Amid Feud
Thursday July 27, 2017 @04:27PM US Indicts Suspected Russian 'Mastermind' of $4 Billion Bitcoin Laundering Scheme
Wednesday July 26, 2017 @03:20PM SEC Rules That ICO Tokens Are Securities
Monday July 24, 2017 @05:28PM Fourth Ethereum Platform Hacked This Month: Hacker Steals $8.4 Million From Veritaseum Platform
Wednesday July 19, 2017 @04:50PM Ethereum Co-Founder Says Cryptocurrencies Are 'a Ticking Time Bomb'
Monday July 17, 2017 @04:51PM Hacker Allegedly Steals $7.4 Million In Ethereum After Hijacking ICO
Monday July 17, 2017 @01:33PM Chipmakers Nvidia, AMD Ride Cryptocurrency Wave -- For Now
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @05:28PM Petya Ransomware Authors Demand $250,000 In First Public Statement Since Attack
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @06:11PM Petya Ransomware Outbreak Originated In Ukraine Via Tainted Accounting Software
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @04:38PM NVIDIA To Launch Graphics Cards Specifically Designed For Digital Currency Mining
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @02:57PM South Korean Web Hosting Provider Pays $1 Million In Ransomware Demand
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @10:58AM NYTimes: Move Over, Bitcoin. Ether Is the Digital Currency of the Moment.
Monday June 12, 2017 @03:53PM Why Ethereum Is Outpacing Bitcoin
Sunday June 11, 2017 @10:00PM Opioid Dealers Embrace the Dark Web To Send Deadly Drugs by Mail
Thursday June 08, 2017 @04:19PM What the Hell Is Happening To Cryptocurrency Valuations?
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @04:38PM GPU and Motherboard OEMs Readying Components Optimized For Cryptocurrency Mining
Saturday June 03, 2017 @03:29PM Bitcoin Exchange Coinbase Reportedly Valued At $1 Billion
Thursday May 25, 2017 @07:54PM Messenger App Kik Debuts Its Own Digital Currency
Thursday May 25, 2017 @09:53AM Bitcoin Surges 10% To All-Time High Above $2,700, Has Now Doubled in May
Monday May 22, 2017 @05:51PM Ethereum Could Be Worth More Than Bitcoin Very Soon
Monday May 22, 2017 @05:06AM Bitcoin Price Hits Fresh Record High Above $2,200
Friday May 12, 2017 @09:51AM New Ransomware 'Jaff' Spotted; Malware Groups Pushing 5M Emails Per Hour To Circulate It
Monday May 08, 2017 @07:06PM ISPs Could Take Down Large Parts of Bitcoin Ecosystem If They Wanted To
Monday May 08, 2017 @11:23AM One Bitcoin Is Now Worth More Than One Ounce of Gold
Thursday April 27, 2017 @05:06PM Backdoor Could Allow Company To Shut Down 70% of All Bitcoin Mining Operations
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @11:53AM BitTorrent Inventor Bram Cohen Will Start His Own Cryptocurrency
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @09:39AM Kim Dotcom Announces New Bitcoin Venture For Content Uploaders To Earn Money
Monday April 03, 2017 @06:00PM Bitcoin Becomes Legal Payment Option In Japan, Prices Spike
Friday March 24, 2017 @07:35PM Venezuelan Developers Are Using Bitcoin, Rare Pepe Trading Cards To Fight Against a Dismal Economy
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @04:21PM Hackers Claim Access To 300 Million iCloud Accounts, Demand $75,000 From Apple To Delete the Cache of Data
Monday March 20, 2017 @05:53PM Ask Slashdot: How Does One Freely Use Bitcoin In the Land of the Free?
Monday March 20, 2017 @05:32PM IBM Unveils Blockchain As a Service Based On Open Source Hyperledger Fabric Technology
Friday March 10, 2017 @05:27PM The SEC Just Handed Bitcoin a Huge Setback
Thursday March 09, 2017 @05:39PM The Promise of Blockchain Is a World Without Middlemen
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @01:03AM CloudPets IoT Toys Leaked and Ransomed, Exposing Kids' Voice Messages
Monday January 30, 2017 @05:09PM Former Fed Employee Fined $5,000 For Installing Bitcoin Software On Server
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @03:59PM Bitcoin Slides as China's Central Bank Launches Checks On Exchanges
Saturday January 07, 2017 @05:40PM Bitcoin Was 2016's Best-Performing Currency
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @05:13PM Over 1,800 MongoDB Databases Held For Ransom By Mysterious Attacker
Monday January 02, 2017 @04:08PM Legal Sparring Continues in Bitcoin User's Battle with IRS Tax Sweep
Monday January 02, 2017 @09:05AM Bitcoin Breaks $1,000 Level, Highest in More Than 3 Years
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @04:53PM Destructive KillDisk Malware Turns Into Ransomware
Thursday December 22, 2016 @01:54PM Bitcoin Circulation Hits Record High Of $14 Billion
Monday December 12, 2016 @12:57AM New Ransomware Offers The Decryption Keys If You Infect Your Friends
Friday December 09, 2016 @03:44PM Bitcoin Hits Highest Levels In Almost Three Years
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @10:00AM Bitcoin Could Rise By 165% To $2,000 in 2017 Driven by Trump's 'Spending Binge' and Dollar Rally
Thursday December 01, 2016 @04:34PM Bitcoin Exchange Ordered To Give IRS Years of Data On Millions of Users
Friday November 18, 2016 @05:46PM IRS Demands Identities of All US Coinbase Traders Over Three Year Period
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @09:23AM Bitcoin Boosted by Safe-Haven Demand After Trump Victory
Friday October 28, 2016 @11:58AM Bitcoin Can Be Bought With Cash At Swiss Railway Ticket Machines
Sunday October 02, 2016 @05:32PM No One's Bidding on The Shadow Brokers' Stolen NSA Hacking Tools
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @04:06PM Microsoft Partners With Bank of America On Blockchain Trade Finance
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @11:06AM Japanese To Pay Utility Bills Using Bitcoin
Friday September 23, 2016 @10:52PM Accenture Patents a Blockchain-Editing Tool
Monday September 19, 2016 @10:25PM Federal Judge Rules Bitcoin Is Money In Case Tied To JPMorgan Hack
Sunday September 11, 2016 @04:40AM CureCoin Cryptocurrency Enters Third Year of Helping Disease Researchers
Sunday September 04, 2016 @12:12AM These Are the Six Crypto-Currencies Approved By Apple
Sunday August 28, 2016 @02:26AM Kim Dotcom Will Revive Megaupload, Linking File Transfers To Bitcoin Microtransactions
Thursday August 25, 2016 @06:26PM US Unveils Charges Against KickassTorrents, Names Two More Defendants
Sunday August 21, 2016 @05:01PM 'SingularDTV' Will Use Ethereum For DRM On A Sci-Fi TV Show
Saturday August 20, 2016 @08:50PM New Linux Trojan Is A DDoS Tool, a Bitcoin Miner, and Web Ransomware
Friday August 19, 2016 @06:04AM Eleven Reasons To Be Excited About The Future of Technology
Friday August 12, 2016 @05:43PM DDoSCoin: New Crypto-Currency Rewards Users For Participating In DDoS Attacks
Monday August 08, 2016 @12:20PM US To Auction $1.6 Million Worth of Bitcoin From Various Cases
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @02:20PM Bitcoin Exchange Bitfinex Says It Was Hacked, Roughly $60M Stolen
Thursday July 28, 2016 @05:57PM North Korea Is Blackmailing Top South Korean Online Retailer For $2.66 Million
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @06:18PM EU Plans To Create Database of Bitcoin Users With Identities and Wallet Addresses
Monday July 25, 2016 @04:44PM Bitcoin Not Money, Rules Miami Judge In Dismissing Laundering Charges
Friday July 15, 2016 @02:41PM 'Tor and Bitcoin Hinder Anti-Piracy Efforts'
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @07:08PM Ex-Google Engineer Launches Blockchain-Based System For Banks
Saturday July 09, 2016 @02:38AM Bitcoin 'Miners' Face Fight For Survival As New Supply Halves
Sunday July 03, 2016 @04:05PM How China Took Control of Bitcoin
Saturday July 02, 2016 @06:05PM Will Brexit Hurt International Cyber-Security?
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @04:36AM Europe's 'Net Neutrality' Rules Fail to Ban BitTorrent Throttling
Monday June 27, 2016 @03:17PM New and Improved CryptXXX Ransomware Rakes In $45,000 In 3 Weeks
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @08:41PM Australian 'Bitcoin Founder' Quietly Bidding For Patent Empire
Sunday June 19, 2016 @02:39PM Ethereum Debate Marred By Second Digital Currency Heist
Friday June 17, 2016 @10:40AM Digital Currency Ethereum Is Cratering Amid Claims Of a $50 Million Hack
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @10:28AM Access To Thousands Of Compromised Government Servers Selling For $6 On Black Market
Monday June 13, 2016 @06:11PM New Device Sold On The Dark Web Can Clone Up To 15 Contactless Cards Per Second
Sunday June 12, 2016 @04:02AM Ransomware Thieves Cost Canada University C$20,000 In Bitcoin
Thursday June 09, 2016 @01:31AM Russian Hacker Selling Information of 32 Million Twitter Accounts, Report Says
Saturday June 04, 2016 @01:17PM Bitcoin Sting Operation Nabs Egyptian Dentist
Monday May 30, 2016 @03:26PM Bitcoin Price Jumps 21% Over 4 Days, Reaching a 21-Month High
Monday May 30, 2016 @11:19AM Miami Money-Laundering Case May Define Whether Bitcoin Is Really Money
Sunday May 29, 2016 @08:03PM Researchers Criticize New DAO Ethereum VC Fund
Sunday May 22, 2016 @02:37PM Hundreds of Drupal Sites Targeted With Fake Ransomware
Saturday May 21, 2016 @09:30AM New Clues About Why Mt. Gox Failed
Thursday May 19, 2016 @12:43PM Robin Hood Hacker Donates $11,000 of Stolen Bitcoin to Help Fight ISIS
Monday May 16, 2016 @07:40PM Fake Hacker Found Guilty Following Gutsy Mitt Romney Extortion Scheme
Saturday May 14, 2016 @12:04PM Police Reveal Tactics For Fighting Botnets
Monday May 09, 2016 @08:17AM Swiss City of Zug Will Accept Bitcoin For Public Service Payments
Thursday May 05, 2016 @01:57PM NY Approves New Digital Currency For Winklevoss Bitcoin Exchange
Thursday May 05, 2016 @09:40AM Bitcoin 'Creator' Reneges On Promise To Provide More Proof, Says He's Sorry
Monday May 02, 2016 @08:37AM Craig Wright Claims He's Satoshi Nakamoto, the Creator Of Bitcoin
Sunday May 01, 2016 @04:06PM The Pirate Bay Gets a 'Massive' $9 in Donations Per Day
Saturday April 30, 2016 @05:59PM Humble Bundle Announces 'Hacker' Pay-What-You-Want Sale
Thursday April 28, 2016 @11:41AM Steam Computer Gaming Network Now Accepting Bitcoin
Tuesday April 26, 2016 @09:57AM Businesses Pay $100,000 To DDoS Extortionists Who Never DDoS Anyone
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @11:49AM Popular Dark Web Market Disappears, Users Migrate In Panic
Monday April 11, 2016 @02:35PM Experts Crack Petya Ransomware, Enable Hard Drive Decryption For Free
Saturday April 02, 2016 @04:21PM Mozilla Co-Founder's Ad-blocking Brave Browser Will Pay You Bitcoin To See Ads
Friday April 01, 2016 @02:19AM Bitcoin Could Consume As Much Electricity As Denmark By 2020
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @06:12AM Repeated DDoS Attacks Force Coinkite Bitcoin Wallet To Close Down Web Service
Friday March 25, 2016 @04:34PM Petya Ransomware Uses DOS-Level Lock Screen, Prevents OS Boot Up
Thursday March 24, 2016 @02:13PM Kentucky Hospital Calls State of Emergency In Hack Attack
Monday March 21, 2016 @08:49AM Australia Promises To Remove Tax On Bitcoin, Support FinTech Innovation
Sunday March 20, 2016 @03:03PM Bitcoin Trading Platform Announces Huge Downtime Following Cyber-Attack
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @09:35AM Microsoft Still Accepts Bitcoin, Apologizes For 'Inaccurate Information'
Monday March 14, 2016 @10:45AM Microsoft Store No Longer Accepts Bitcoins As Payment
Saturday March 12, 2016 @07:28PM Google Chrome Extension Caught Stealing Bitcoin From Users
Saturday March 12, 2016 @04:43PM VPN Provider's No-Logging Claims Tested In FBI Case
Friday March 11, 2016 @01:03PM Russian Bitcoin Issuers Will Risk 7 Years In Prison
Thursday March 10, 2016 @02:02PM Bank of England Looks Into 'Centralized' Bitcoin Alternative, RSCoin
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @03:26PM What Airbnb's Blockchain Authentication Proposal Means For Online Privacy
Friday March 04, 2016 @01:07AM Bitcoin's Nightmare Scenario Has Come To Pass
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @11:50PM Incident Raises Concerns About a More Formal Spec For Bitcoin
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @12:36PM Japan Considers Treating Bitcoin As Conventional Currency
Monday February 22, 2016 @08:57PM It's Time To Kill the $100 Bill, Says Larry Summers
Thursday February 18, 2016 @01:27AM L.A. Hospital Pays Off Ransomware Thieves To Reclaim Its Network
Monday February 15, 2016 @02:11PM Phone Hacking Group Is Trading Fake Bomb Threats For Bitcoin
Sunday February 14, 2016 @11:35AM Best Way To Mine Bitcoins - Allow Errors!
Thursday February 11, 2016 @03:17AM Researchers Discover a Cheap Method of Breaking Bitcoin Wallet Passwords
Saturday February 06, 2016 @03:58PM Ask Slashdot: Time To Get Into Crypto-currency? If So, Which?
Friday February 05, 2016 @04:23PM Bitcoin Capitalist Opens Bounty For New Block Cipher
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @06:04PM EU Proposes End of Anonymity For Bitcoin and Prepaid Card Users
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @03:58PM Utility Targets Bitcoin Miners With Power Rate Hike
Sunday January 24, 2016 @09:34PM Is Blockchain the Most Important IT Invention of Our Age?
Thursday January 21, 2016 @11:04AM Bank Consortium Successfully Tests Bitcoin Tech
Friday January 15, 2016 @10:08PM Cryptsy Bitcoin Trader Robbed, Blames Backdoor In the Code of a Wallet
Monday December 28, 2015 @01:15AM Core Bitcoin Devs Leave Project, Create New Currency Called Decred
Sunday December 27, 2015 @04:25PM Sweden's Cash-Free Future Looms -- and Not Everyone Is Happy About It
Sunday December 27, 2015 @09:36AM How a Young IRS Agent Identified the Man Behind Silk Road
Thursday December 17, 2015 @11:20AM IBM and Linux Foundation To Create Blockchain For Major Financial Institutions
Saturday October 31, 2015 @03:02PM SA Startup Custos Uses Bitcoin To Disrupt Digital Piracy
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @12:39PM Immersion Cooling Drives Server Power Densities To Insane New Heights
Monday October 26, 2015 @09:42AM W3C Sets Up Web Payments Standards Group To Improve Check-Out Security
Thursday October 22, 2015 @08:19AM EU Rules Bitcoin Is a Currency, Exchanges Are VAT-Exempt
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @11:32AM Chinese Researchers Propose Tor-Inspired Overhaul of Bitcoin
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @10:11AM Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Operator Pleads Guilty To $150M Fraud
Saturday August 01, 2015 @10:30AM Japanese Police Arrest Mount Gox CEO Mark Karpeles
Friday May 29, 2015 @07:24AM Murder Accusations Hang Over Silk Road Boss Ulbricht's Sentencing
Thursday April 30, 2015 @01:04PM Bitcoin Is Disrupting the Argentine Economy
Tuesday April 07, 2015 @09:27AM Has the Bitcoin Foundation Run Out of Cash?
Sunday April 05, 2015 @01:34AM How To Make a Bitcoin Address With a TI-89 Calculator
Sunday April 05, 2015 @12:58AM After Anti-Donation Executive Order, Bitcoin Donations For Snowden Jump
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @08:24AM Bitcoin In China Still Chugging Along, a Year After Clampdown
Wednesday February 25, 2015 @07:17PM US Govt and Private Sector Developing "Precrime" System Against Cyber-Attacks
Sunday February 22, 2015 @10:53AM Will Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis Support Cryptocurrency In Greece?
Thursday February 19, 2015 @04:59PM Fedcoin Rising?
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @11:36AM Another Bitcoin Exchange Fraud
Thursday February 05, 2015 @12:09PM Ross Ulbricht Found Guilty On All 7 Counts In Silk Road Trial
Thursday January 29, 2015 @07:57PM Jim Blasko Explains BitCoin Spinoff 'Unbreakable Coin' (Video 1 of 2)
Saturday January 24, 2015 @12:29PM Winklevoss Twins Plan Regulated Bitcoin Exchange
Thursday January 22, 2015 @01:13PM Silk Road Journal Found On Ulbricht's Laptop: "Everyone Knows Too Much"
Friday January 16, 2015 @07:18PM US Government Lurked On Silk Road For Over a Year
Friday January 16, 2015 @03:21PM Who's Responsible When Your Semi-Autonomous Shopping Bot Purchases Drugs Online?
Thursday January 15, 2015 @05:40PM Silk Road Trial Defense: Mt. Gox CEO Was the Real Dread Pirate Roberts
Thursday January 15, 2015 @11:53AM Bitcoin Volatility Puts Miners Under Pressure
Thursday January 15, 2015 @11:08AM There's a Problem In the Silk Road Trial: the Jury Doesn't Get the Internet
Monday January 12, 2015 @01:17PM How Bitcoin Could Be Key To Online Voting