A New Report Shows People Are Warming Up to Bitcoin

A New Report Shows People Are Warming Up to Bitcoin

A Medium post published by Spencer Bogart, a general partner at Blockchain Capital, compares data collected from a set of surveys from October 2017 and April 2019 containing identical questions (plus a few new ones). The results, compiled from an online survey taken by 2,029 American adults, reveal that Bitcoin has been growing in the eyes of the public, despite its shrinking price.
Report: Australians Lost Over $4 Million to Crypto Scams in 2018

Report: Australians Lost Over $4 Million to Crypto Scams in 2018

The latest edition of “Targeting scams,” an annual report released by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) revealed that the country saw a 190 percent increase in cryptocurrency scams, with a total of $6.1 million AUD ($4.3 million USD) lost to crypto criminals. This marks a substantial rise from the $2.
New Cryptojacking Campaign Infects Asia Using More Profitable Tactics

New Cryptojacking Campaign Infects Asia Using More Profitable Tactics

Cryptojacking — the process of infecting computers with malware to mine cryptocurrency — has declined alongside prices during cryptowinter. But like any dextrous organism facing extinction, the virus and its propagators are adapting. According to a report by cybersecurity analytics firm Symantec, cryptojacking incidents have plummeted 52 percent since January 2018, but the method of delivery, the execution and the targeting schemes have grown more sophisticated.
Report: Crypto Exchanges Are Recording Impressive Revenues

Report: Crypto Exchanges Are Recording Impressive Revenues

Cryptocurrency exchanges are catching up to their traditional counterparts, a new study suggests. According to a report released by global professional services company Accenture, revenue from cryptocurrency exchanges is now matching that of traditional exchanges. Some of the changes discussed in the document, “Capital Markets Vision 2022,” include the rise and growth of cryptocurrencies, and how blockchain technology could potentially help traditional firms unlock value and add new levels of efficiency to their operations.
SEC’s End-of-Fiscal-Year Report Reveals Heavy Action Against ICO-Related Fraud

SEC’s End-of-Fiscal-Year Report Reveals Heavy Action Against ICO-Related Fraud

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has released a report detailing actions taken against fraudulent ICOs and financial ventures, and, indeed, the year has been wrought with cases. The report details actions for 2018’s fiscal year, which ended on September 30, and offers insight into the ICO-related fraud that has seemingly come to light over the past several months.

NIST Blockchain Report Examines the Tech Behind the “Hype”

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a report titled “Blockchain Technology Overview.

Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Tech Market Could Reach $10 Trillion in 15 Years, Says RBC Analyst

In a report published on January 3, 2018, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Capital Markets analyst Mitch Steves confidently stated that the cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology applications market could increase thirteenfold in 15 years, reaching $10 trillion.

Bitcoin Exchanges Are Favorite Targets of Global DDoS Attacks: Report

Imperva Incapsula, a cloud-based service provider, has released a comprehensive report titled “Q3 2017 Global DDoS Threat Landscape.