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SIM Swapping Hack Proves Latest Threat in Cryptocurrency Theft 1

For all the excitement and possibilities that come with cryptocurrencies, there's also been a fair number of frustrations. Looking past the price volatility that's sunk many investors' accounts, hacking has also proven to be a problem for crypto holders. Adding to the issue, there's little recourse hacking victims can take...

Square Announces Cash App Bitcoin Sales in All 50 States

Multi-faceted FinTech firm Square had some big news to share yesterday, announcing that users of their Cash App could now purchase Bitcoin regardless of which state they reside. In a tweet sharing the news, Square declared "Red, white, and Bitcoin,"accompanied by an image of a bald eagle carrying a Bitcoin logo...

Starbucks' Crypto Partnership Causes Confusion

Years after they first took a shine to the concept of mobile payments on their way to leading the space, Starbucks has announced that it is turning its attention to cryptocurrencies next. Last week the ubiquitous coffee chain announced that it — along with BCG, Microsoft, and others — would be working with...

Square Sees More Profits from Crypto but Tempers Expectations

Just a couple of months ago Square was celebrating their approval to sell Bitcoin in the state of New York. On the heels of that achievement, the company now reports that it saw profits from selling the cryptocurrency double in the second quarter of the year. However, despite Square CEO...

Bitcoin Rallies to 60-Day High as Good News Abounds

Is Bitcoin back on track? It's a question that's been asked before but the past couple of months have been particularly good (or at least not bad) for the cryptocurrency market. As a result Bitcoin (the most popular cryptocurrency) reached a two-month high this week. As Forbes reports, Bitcoin managed...

Opera Mobile Browser Introduces Crypto Wallet Feature

These days it seems that one of the quickest ways to get attention for your company is to utter the words "blockchain" or "cryptocurrency." While some have used this reality to fuel various gimmicks and promotions (see: Oscar Meyer), others have managed to integrate crypto into their existing products in a...

Protecting Your Devices From Cryptojacking

Editor's note: This is a post from the Federal Trade Commission that we think is of interest to Dyer News readers. Instead of min(d)ing their own business, are scammers using your computer as their virtual ATM? Three years ago, the FTC warned the public and took action against cryptojacking. That’s where scammers use your...

Monaco Acquires Crypto.com Domain, Rebrands to URL Moniker

Despite owner Matt Blaze insisting that the domain he registered back in 1993 was not for sale, the prized Crypto.com URL now has a new owner. According to TechCrunch, the Hong Kong-based company Monaco has taken the domain off Blaze's hands for an undisclosed figure (some experts suggest the price...