Breaking: Major Crypto Brokerage Coinmama Hacked, 450,000 Users Affected in Massive Worldwide Breach

Coinmama, one of the largest crypto brokerages in the global market with 1.3 million active users, suffered a security breach on February 15. The official statement of the exchange disclosed that 450,000 email addresses and passwords were leaked in a massive global hacking attack involving 24 websites and some 747 million records. The Coinmama team said: Today, February 15, 2019 Coinmama was informed of a list of emails and hashed passwords that were posted on a dark web registry. Our Security Team is investigating, and based on the information at hand, we believe the intrusion is limited to about 450,000

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Did TRON Acquire a Liability in $126 Million Purchase of BitTorrent? A Record 3,300 Lawsuits Hits Platform’s Users

According to The National Law Review and TorrentFreak, more than 3,300 lawsuits have reportedly been filed against BitTorrent users for copyright infringement. “Data collected by TorrentFreak from court records all over the country show that in the first half of the year, more than 3,300 separate lawsuits were filed. The majority of these cases list a single ‘John Doe’ defendant,” read a TorrentFreak report. A case against a single “John Doe” refers to a lawsuit filed against an individual suspected of downloading a piece of content on the peer-to-peer BitTorrent protocol without the authorization of the content creator. 🚨 BitTorrent

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Sorry GunBroker, FreedomCoin isn’t the Token Your Gun-Toting Bitcoin Users are Looking For

Yesterday, much like any other day, I received dozens of press releases from blockchain companies and crypto public relations firms, the bulk of which were anything but newsworthy. However, given my personal interest in hunting and shooting sports, one immediately piqued my interest: GunBroker will start accepting cryptocurrency payments. Major Firearms Marketplace Embraces Cryptocurrency GunBroker, for non-shooting sports aficionados, is one of the most popular online platforms for third-party firearm sales. Using the platform, buyers and sellers throughout the United States can easily execute gun transactions across state lines. Every transfer must go through a Federal Firearms License (FFL) holder,

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Satoshi in 2010: “Bitcoin users might get increasingly tyrannical about limiting the size of the chain”

The networks need to have separate fates. BitDNS users might be completely liberal about adding any large data features since relatively few domain registrars are needed, while Bitcoin users might get increasingly tyrannical about limiting the size of the chain so it's easy for lots of users and small devices.

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He was right, the other networks have separate fates.

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