There’s an investigation into a cryptojacking of Monero-mining software Coinhive (Cointelegraph).
There was a bill proposed by the US House of Representatives Financial Services Committee that initiates a study on the use of cryptocurrency in sex trafficking (Cointelegraph).
Felix Hufeld, president of the German Financial Supervisory Authority, said blockchain technology is “revolutionary” and its applications could turn the entire financial sector “upside down” (Coindesk).
Major shopping Slovenian shopping center, Blagovno Transportni Center Ljubljana, aims to be the first retail hub in the world to accept cryptocurrencies with more than 500 stores on its territory (Coindesk).
According to a paper written by an academic with a history of spotting fraud in financial markets, “much of Bitcoin’s skyrocketing gain last year was caused by the covert actions of a few big players, rather than real demand from investors” (New York Times).
Dangers of volatility, hacking and confused regulators (CNN Money).
“After shedding more than 10% Sunday, bitcoin, the world’s biggest digital currency, is set for another losing day, trading below $6,500 and nearing a four-month low” (Market Watch).
What you need to know about cryptocurrency funds (Medium: CINDX).