Bitcoin Hashrate Futures Coming in 2020, Mining Boom Inbound?

Mining companies may benefit from a growing market for Bitcoin (BTC) derivatives to finance and support their power-hungry operations. In 2019, despite price fluctuations, mining activity remains near all-time highs. Bitcoin Mining Turned into Large-Scale Business Mining is becoming large-scale business in 2019, with big pools and ASIC producers once again coming into the spotlight. Canaan Mining even managed to launch its IPO on NASDAQ, selling its shares through a listed shell company. But now, a special product may be created for miners, to directly hedge against the fluctuating Bitcoin…

Bitcoin Ransomware Attack Hits Argentinian Government

The Argentinian government has been hit with a Bitcoin ransomware attack. According to the latest information, the hacker demanded 50 BTC to withdraw the attack. For all the positive changes that cryptocurrencies have brought in the last few years, there are still those who would use them to harm others. A perfect example of this is a hacker that recently attacked a major data center in Argentina, locking away 10 years’ worth of government files. The attack supposedly took place two weeks ago, November 25th, according to Argentina’s Minister of…