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    Estonian central bank to conduct digital currency research

    They’re following other central banks, including the European Central Bank, into studying virtual currencies. The Estonian central bank, Eesti Pank, announced the launch of a research program to study how to build a digital currency infrastructure.According to a statement, Eesti Pank partnered with technology companies SW7 Group and Guardtime for the research project. It aims… More

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    Digital Dollar Could ‘Compete’ With Bitcoin

    Digital dollars and central bank digital currencies are fast becoming a reality, with China this month reportedly expanding a pilot program for its digital yuan. While the U.S. has barely even begun thinking about a digital dollar, its potential implications have generated extensive debate, with a former governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Raghuram… More

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    Monero Cryptojacking Malware Targets Higher Education

    Guardicore Labs explains that FritzFrog uses a brute-force attack on millions of addresses to gain access to servers. According to a study published by Guardicore Labs, a malware botnet known as FritzFrog has been deployed to ten millions of IP addresses. The malware has largely targeted governmental offices, educational institutions, medical centers, banks, and telecommunication… More