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Online Drug Dealers Are Now Accepting Darkcoin, Bitcoin's Stealthier Cousin - Wired

Online Drug Dealers Are Now Accepting Darkcoin, Bitcoin's Stealthier Cousin - Wired | money money money | Scoop.it
Darkcoin, bitcoin's more anonymous cousin, is increasingly being used for online drug deals. Ironically, this could actually help take it mainstream.
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Apps come bundled with secret Bitcoin mining programs, paper over ...

Apps come bundled with secret Bitcoin mining programs, paper over ... | money money money | Scoop.it

Researchers at Malwarebytes have discovered that some programs covertly install Bitcoin-mining software on users' computers, papering over the practice by including sneaky language in their license agreements ...

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Crimeware kit includes Bitcoin, Litecoin miner module | PCWorld

Crimeware kit includes Bitcoin, Litecoin miner module | PCWorld | money money money | Scoop.it
A new malicious software program, advertised for sale on underground forums, claims to mine and steal bitcoins, according to a Danish security company.
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Leonard McCarthy and Dimitri Vlassis on combating corruption in the wake of the global financial crisis. - Project Syndicate

Leonard McCarthy and Dimitri Vlassis on combating corruption in the wake of the global financial crisis. - Project Syndicate | money money money | Scoop.it
Of the many problems that weak global economic conditions have brought into relief, corruption is among the most persistent.
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More bitcoins, more problems: Hackers stealing bitcoins - CNBC.com

More bitcoins, more problems: Hackers stealing bitcoins - CNBC.com | money money money | Scoop.it


Thousands of bitcoin investors found that out the hard way last month when millions of dollars disappeared in one fell swoop after a virtual exchange vanished.

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Bitcoin-powered assassination market targets Obama, Bernanke, and others - The Verge

Bitcoin-powered assassination market targets Obama, Bernanke, and others - The Verge | money money money | Scoop.it


Bitcoin has long been accused of aiding money-laundering, but today it's been implicated in a more grisly business: assassination.

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Virtual currencies vulnerable to money laundering: US Justice - Reuters

Virtual currencies vulnerable to money laundering: US Justice - Reuters | money money money | Scoop.it


Virtual currencies or digital cash have increasingly become a popular new way to purchase goods or services. They are not regulated or issued by a central bank.

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Virtual Safe Haven: 5 Reasons Digital Currencies Fuel Cybercrime - CRN

Virtual Safe Haven: 5 Reasons Digital Currencies Fuel Cybercrime - CRN | money money money | Scoop.it


Despite law enforcement action against Liberty Reserve, shuttering that digital currency service in May, alternative currencies are thriving, the researchers said.

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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation