Monthly Archives: November 2018

It is not a question of assessing the current political situation or responsibility. Rather, the examples are intended to illustrate that crypto currencies, and thus Bitcoin first and foremost, can be used as a political negotiating tool. Although Bitcoin’s relevance on the global foreign exchange market may seem tiny, the decentralised and nationless form of money brings with it new scope for action. In theory, Bitcoin can lead to a formal depoliticization of foreign exchange transactions, since institutions such as central banks or financial supervisory authorities cannot exert an institutionally regulated influence on Bitcoin. This… Read Article →

A rather new malware called Clipboard Hijacker is intended to manipulate the clipboard of Windows computers. As soon as the user stores a Bitcoin address known to the system in the clipboard, the address is automatically changed. The crypto currency then ends up in the wallet of the cybercriminals instead of on the desired account. This new variant is part of the recently released “All-Radio 4.27 Portable” malware package. It automatically monitors around 2.3 million Bitcoin addresses. The Bleeping Computer team has identified a particularly sophisticated malicious software for Windows computers The Clipboard Hijacker contains… Read Article →

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