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Australian millennials & Gen Z save $2.4bn using Raiz Invest app
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Amid Australia's living-cost crisis, over 300,000 local millennials and Gen Z users saved up to $2.4bn cumulatively since joining micro-investing app Raiz Invest, exploiting technology for modern saving strategies.
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ESET report exposes rise of AI attacks & Android spyware
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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ransomware
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cryptocurrency
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ESET's latest report highlights an environment riddled with significant security incidents, AI-themed attacks and Android spyware cases.
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Kiwi crypto investors trade NZD $4.6 billion in first year on Binance
Tue, 19th Dec 2023
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Kiwi crypto investors traded NZD $4.6bn in digital assets in the first year on Binance New Zealand, the largest local exchange.
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Future of money could be shaped by Bitcoin and CBDCs
Tue, 21st Nov 2023
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
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inflation
Simon Angelo explores future of money, looking into impacts of Bitcoin, banks, BRICS nations and central bank digital currencies.
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Blockchain's Profound Impact on Automotive Industry
Wed, 31st May 2023
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
Blockchain technology is revolutionizing the automotive industry, bringing transparency and efficiency. However, COVID-19 hindered its growth.
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Nearly half of Aussies plan to invest in crypto in 2023
Fri, 6th Jan 2023
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
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bitcoin
Despite three-quarters of Australians still being confused about crypto, 47 percent are still considering investing in cryptocurrencies in 2023.
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Big business in cryptocurrencies and cybercrime
Wed, 10th Aug 2022
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malware
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ransomware
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cryptocurrency
Cryptocurrencies are valuable, digital, anonymous, and can be used across borders - they can be sent to others anytime, anywhere.
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Nvidia joins the list of brands favoured by fraudsters
Wed, 20th Jul 2022
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cryptocurrency
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email security
Scammers posing as Nvidia launched a fraudulent website for their 30th anniversary, offering a fake Bitcoin giveaway. The scammers used an incorrect logo color.
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Bitcoin ATMs becoming more mainstream, increasing by 4,200% worldwide
Fri, 11th Mar 2022
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cryptocurrency
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Bankless Times has recently carried out research that highlights an increase of 4200% in global Bitcoin ATMs in the past six years.
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2021 a year to remember for blockchain industry - report
Wed, 26th Jan 2022
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
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Blockchain application research firm Huobi Research Institute has released its Global Blockchain Industry Overview and Trends 2021-2022 Annual Report.
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Check Point Research reveals how hackers run token scams and 'Rug Pull' money - and how to avoid them
Tue, 25th Jan 2022
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Scammers are altering smart contracts to create fraudulent tokens and stealing money from unsuspecting individuals, warns Check Point Research.
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Ability to access and share data may drive more cybercrime in 2022 - security firm
Mon, 10th Jan 2022
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Enabling data to move more easily between organisations will undoubtedly lead to more crime, says a cybersecurity firm.
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Bitcoin's in a slump but expert says ignore the crypto deniers to build long term wealth
Tue, 4th Jan 2022
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cryptocurrency
Bitcoin set for worst monthly performance since May as CEO of deVere Group urges investors to ignore crypto skeptics.
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Blockchain company DigitalX appoints new CEO after extensive search process
Tue, 28th Dec 2021
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
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finance, leasing & rental
Experienced finance exec, Lisa Wade, appointed as CEO of DigitalX, the world's first publicly listed Bitcoin company.
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90% of crypto enthusiasts expecting inflation to be a real problem
Mon, 2nd Aug 2021
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
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Over three-quarters of crypto enthusiasts anticipate inflation becoming a significant issue in the next five years, according to a survey.
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Bitcoin cyber attacks surge 200%
Tue, 29th Jun 2021
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Bitcoin-themed cyber attacks have increased by nearly 200% since October 2020, with phishing and email compromise attacks leading the surge.
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New wave of Fancy Lazarus DDoS extortion campaigns identified by Link11
Thu, 17th Jun 2021
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Wave of DDoS extortion campaigns by Fancy Lazarus identified, targeting businesses with ransom demands of 2 Bitcoins.
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New Bitcoin indicator series from State Street
Mon, 10th May 2021
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State Street Corporation has launched its new Bitcoin Indicator series, aiming to measure the popularity of Bitcoin and its impact on traditional markets.
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How Bitcoin could impact the cyber-threat landscape
Wed, 27th Jan 2021
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blockchain
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cryptocurrency
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cybersecurity
Bitcoin's surge in value has made cybercriminals rich, with the rise in profits driving a more financially motivated threat landscape.
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Dark net vendors wanting Bitcoin payments for unverified COVID-19 vaccines
Thu, 14th Jan 2021
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cryptocurrency
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dark web
As the medicines are being offered on the dark net, purchasers have no way of knowing whether they are genuine, according to Check Point.
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Price of Bitcoin reaches all-time high in 2020
Wed, 23rd Dec 2020
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cryptocurrency
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Bitcoin's epic bull run is backed by strong investor interest, according to new research from analyst firm GlobalData.
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Unprecedented Twitter bitcoin scam targets Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Apple
Thu, 16th Jul 2020
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cybersecurity
High-profile Twitter accounts hacked in Bitcoin scam.
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How an investigation into sextortion led to discovery of a criminal underworld
Fri, 24th Apr 2020
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Sextortion spam nets $500k, fuelling dark web crime, says Sophos.
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Scammers using Bitcoin, sextortion to take advantage of Coronavirus fears
Fri, 20th Mar 2020
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As people's fear and desire to do something about COVID-19 is dominating the news, it is also being exploited in every way by online criminals.