Fake Wasabi Bitcoin Wallet Emerges

A fake version of Wasabi wallet, probably designed to steal bitcoins, has emerged online at wasabibitcoinwallet.org. (Don’t visit that site.) Wasabi Lead Developer Exposes Fake Website According to Wasabi developer nopara73 (the only confirmed identity he has), the site is only trying to assault Windows users. Only the Windows version of the wallet is actually non-legitimate. The rest of the download links on the site direct to Wasabi’s actual Github repository. The first malware that pretends to be Wasabi: https://t.co/08VrjnrVsr Notice only the Windows download link points to their own website, the rest is to our GitHub? pic.twitter.com/t7jKViESZ2 — nopara73

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Trump Pumps Fake Oil Price Crisis While Strangling Venezuelan Exports

Donald Trump sent the oil market into a tailspin Monday with one tweet claiming oil prices are too high and blaming OPEC for it. Is Trump unaware that oil prices are a function of supply and demand? Or is he deliberately shifting the blame off his destructive embargo of Venezuela? Oil prices getting too high. OPEC, please relax and take it easy. World cannot take a price hike – fragile! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 25, 2019 Though it is a fact that oil prices are at a three month high, “Oil prices are getting too high,” is merely

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JP Morgan Launches Fake Cryptocurrency, Coinbase Releases Bitcoin SV Hostages and Coinmama Exposes User Data: This Week in Crypto

This week, JP Morgan Chase launched a blockchain-based IOU system that definitely isn’t a cryptocurrency. Waves Platform and Coinbase both released any Bitcoin SV they were previously holding. Two public pension plans invested in blockchain technology. And let’s not forget, Coinmama, an alternative to Coinbase for easy acquisition of cryptocurrency, suffered a breach. Not much to speak of on the market front, this week. We consistently find the Bitcoin price somewhere between $ 3500 and $ 3700, no matter where you look, besides some esoteric perhaps unsavory markets with low volume. In other news, however, it was a rich week. JP Morgan

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This Crypto Payments Startup Claims it Got Punked Over the Weekend for a Fake Trademark Claim

Crypto payments processor AtomicPay.io’s front-end services were unavailable for a period of almost 8 hours this weekend due to a trademark claim by a company called Vertbase. Vertbase is a money services provider that sells cryptocurrency, while AtomicPay is a non-custodial crypto payments solution for merchants. CEO Benz Rif recently gave an interview to CCN, and informed us that he’d experienced problems with cloud infrastructure provider Digital Ocean. He also made a statement on the episode. Hostage-Taking Sales Tactics? Vertbase Tried to Sell AtomicPay.com to AtomicPay.io Digital Ocean said that AtomicPay.io was violating the trademark owned by Vertbase. The problem?

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25 Crypto Networks Vulnerable to ‘Fake Stake’ Attack, are Your Funds at Risk?

More than two dozen Proof-of-Stake (PoS) cryptocurrency networks are vulnerable to what has been dubbed a “fake stake” attack. The vulnerability allows a node with a very small stake to overwhelm competing nodes with false data and essentially crash them. Once competing nodes are gone, the attacking node can have a majority of stake on the

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Facebook Has 1 Billion Fake Accounts, Mark Zuckerberg ‘Greatest Con Man in History’: Researcher

By CCN.com: Facebook is lying when it claims it has more than 2 billion monthly users around the world. That’s what tech entrepreneur Aaron Greenspan ― a former Harvard classmate of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg ― alleges in a bombshell report. “Facebook has been lying to the public about the scale of its problem with fake

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Russia Denies Buying $10 Billion in Bitcoin, Telegraph Story Fake News

Russia is not planning to buy $ 10 billion in bitcoin this quarter, according to an official with the Russian State Duma. Elina Sidorenko, chair of the Duma’s cryptocurrency group, says the rumors are nonsense. “This statement has no common sense,” Sidorenko told ForkLog. “The Russian Federation — like any other country in the world — is simply not … Continued

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Fake News: Why Russia is Probably Not Planning a $10 Billion Bitcoin Buy

Several crypto “news” outlets have gone ham with a story about the Russian government allegedly planning a massive purchase of bitcoin. Russia has made no official announcement to this effect. This reporter first came in contact with the story as it “broke” at The Daily Hodl, a site previously not known to this reporter as … Continued

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