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The New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) has released a copy of proposed codes, rules, and regulations for companies that buy and sell bitcoin and other virtual currencies roughly a year after the agency announced an inquiry into regulating bitcoin. The proposed rules apply to businesses that buy, sell, transfer, store, or maintain custody or […]

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(Reuters) – Investors should consider risks associated with virtual currencies, including bitcoin, before trading in them, two U.S. regulators warned on Tuesday. The warnings are the latest in a string of advisories from U.S. state regulators, including Nevada and Maryland, as they look to toughen rules on the use of the controversial cryptocurrency. The value […]

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With virtual currencies becoming more and more valuable, cybercriminals are increasingly focusing their attention on hijacking devices and abusing them for mining operations. One example is the CoinKrypt malware analyzed by Lookout researchers. Experts have spotted CoinKrypt, which is designed to target Android devices, on some Spanish forums that offer pirated software. However, most of […]

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