John McAfee Says Privacy Coins Are the Future

John McAfee Says Privacy Coins Are the Future

ADVERTISEMENTJohn McAfee, who is running his presidential campaign out of Cuba, is an altcoin believer. He thinks privacy coins will be the next big thing, and you can’t take that away. The prices of many solid alt coins were hit ten times as bad as Bitcoin during the Bear market, yet many are based on…

Cryptocurrency Exchange Says it Plans to Nakedly Pump Random Coins

Cryptocurrency Exchange Says it Plans to Nakedly Pump Random Coins

Advertisement Middling cryptocurrency exchange YoBit has an unusual plan to attract more traders to its platform: randomly pump coins to artificially drive up their prices. In a Tweet published this morning, the exchange, apparently based out of Russia, said that on Thursday it will inject 10 BTC (~$66,000) into 10 random markets. “We will buy…

Bitcoin Core Vulnerability Would Have Let Miners Print New Coins

Bitcoin Core Vulnerability Would Have Let Miners Print New Coins

Advertisement A newly-patched vulnerability in Bitcoin Core was far more severe than initially revealed, developers disclosed in an updated statement on Thursday. Bitcoin Vulnerability More Serious Than Earlier Announced The statement, posted on the website for the open source project, revealed that Bitcoin Core versions 0.16.3 and 0.170rc4 not only patch a denial-of-service (DoS) bug…

Cryptocurrency Prices Soar on News Coinbase Is ‘Exploring’ Adding Five New Coins

Cryptocurrency Prices Soar on News Coinbase Is ‘Exploring’ Adding Five New Coins

Advertisement The cryptocurrency market experienced a slight bump on Friday, but five altcoins managed to break away from the pack, bolstered by the announcement that cryptocurrency exchange and brokerage giant Coinbase is “exploring” adding support for them to its several platforms. Earlier today, the San Francisco-based Coinbase announced that it is engaging with discussions with…