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The Government of Argentina will not pay ransom to hackers of its immigration systems

    The Government of Argentina will not pay ransom to hackers of its immigration systems

News.Bitcoin.com reports that the government of Argentina is not going to pay a ransom demand in the amount of $4 million in Bitcoin to hackers. The cyberattack happened on August

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South Korean residents are not encouraged to attend crypto events in person

    South Korean residents are not encouraged to attend crypto events in person

The authorities in South Korea have discouraged residents from attending in-person events briefing about cryptocurrency investments, Tokenpost.com reports. Apart from the obvious risk of spreading COVID-19 amongst the participants, the

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UK police note more assaults during COVID-19 lockdowns

    UK police note more assaults during COVID-19 lockdowns

Assaults on police officers in the UK increased by 21% since the lockdowns, BBC reports. This was especially high in Leicestershire, where the cases rose by 102%. Compared to the

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MetaMask launches a mobile version of its cryptocurrency wallet

    MetaMask launches a mobile version of its cryptocurrency wallet

MetaMask, an Ethereum wallet owned by the firm ConsenSys, now has a mobile version for iOS and Android, reports Cryptonews.com. From the interview with the company’s Head of Products, the

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People in Latin America use more cryptocurrency since COVID-19

  People in Latin America use more cryptocurrency since COVID-19

Latin Americans have started using cryptocurrency more since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Decrypt reports. Citing Chainalysis, a blockchain

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Taxpayers in Switzerland will be able to pay with Bitcoin in 2021

  Taxpayers in Switzerland will be able to pay with Bitcoin in 2021

A region in Switzerland called Zug is considering accepting cryptocurrency for tax payments in 2021. News.bitcoin.com reports that from February

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Shanghai residents will use blockchain-powered vouchers for cultural purchases

  Shanghai residents will use blockchain-powered vouchers for cultural purchases

Jing’an District in Shanghai proposed the use of blockchain-powered vouchers. With those, buyers can make purchases in online bookstores, video

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Russian National Mining Pool project rejected by the Central Bank

  Russian National Mining Pool project rejected by the Central Bank

The Russian Central Bank has rejected the proposal of the Russian Association of Cryptoindustry and Blockchain (RACIB). The proposal was

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New malware can become a threat to cryptocurrency wallets

  New malware can become a threat to cryptocurrency wallets

New malware Anubis could pose a threat to cryptocurrency wallets, Coin Desk reports, citing Microsoft Security Intelligence. According to the

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