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  • Russia caught hackers from REvil
  • In Odessa, a mining center was “covered”, which was stealing energy from state-owned enterprises

  • Miners increased their power and began to redeem bitcoins themselves
  • Blossom Capital will allocate a third of its fund to crypto firms
  • Spain introduces stricter rules for advertising cryptocurrencies

  • Analysts named two crypto sectors that are protected from bitcoin surges

Sotheby’s will auction off a unique black diamond. You can pay for the purchase with cryptocurrency or stablecoins

  • Polygon starts EIP-1024 in the main network for burning MATIC

  • Bitcoin is losing popularity in crypto payments. What coins were used to pay for purchases in 1200?
  • Modi: “Every country, every agency should cooperate together in the field of cryptocurrencies”
  • Hackers “launder” the stolen ether from Crypto Com through the Tornado Cash service
  • Startup Metaverse Animoca Brands. raised $,70 mln investments
  • Squeeze of the stream “The trend of blockchains, ambassadors and P2E for everyone”

  • Россия поймала хакеров из REvil

    Microsoft Corporation has announced that it has acquired Activision Blizzard, a giant of computer games known for such cult projects as World of Warcraft, Starcraft, Diablo and Call of Duty, for almost $45 billion deal is expected to accelerate the growth of Microsoft’s gaming business across mobile, PC, consoles and services in the cloud, and will also become one of the fundamental elements for the future the greater metaverse.

    The cost of the transaction is an unprecedented $20 billion. If regulators do not see in it violations of antitrust laws, then all game studios and series of Activision and its controlled companies will pass into the hands of Xbox. company in the world in terms of revenue. In terms of gaming revenue, it will be second only to Tencent and Sony.


    Россия поймала хакеров из REvilRussia caught hackers from REvil

    Россия поймала хакеров из REvil

    Russian special services conducted a large-scale operation to search for members of the cyber gang REvil

    The FSB of Russia (FSB) arrested several members of the REvil cyber- gang . The operation was carried out at the request of the US authorities.

    During the search, law enforcement officers checked 17 addresses in different cities of Russia. As a result, they arrested 01 people who are allegedly part of a crime syndicate.

    Also, the FSB conducted a search and seized more than 101 million rubles. Including hardware cryptocurrency wallets, cash (576 thousand US dollars and 200 thousand euros), as well as 10 luxury cars bought with stolen money.

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    In Odessa, a mining center was “covered”, which was stealing energy from state-owned enterprises

  • Criminals stole electricity from state facilities of critical infrastructure
  • According to the SBU, the amount of damage is millions of hryvnia
  • Odessa policemen eliminated a gang of underground miners who stole electricity from state-owned enterprises. In particular, they were connected to industrial facilities of critical infrastructure. Presumably, the activities of this group caused disruptions in the operation of transport hubs and railway transportation.

    According to the SBU, two residents of Odessa equipped an illegal crypto-farm. They placed their equipment in rented warehouses right in the city.

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    Россия поймала хакеров из REvilРоссия поймала хакеров из REvilBlossom Capital выделит треть своего фонда крипто-фирмам Miners increased their power and began to redeem bitcoins themselves

    • The other day it grew to 100 Eh/s (exahash)

    At the same time, its miners are in a hurry to sell their assets

  • Hashrate of the main cryptocurrency recently reached a new historical record in 70 Eh/s.

    From which 2 conclusions can be drawn:

    Although the situation The migration in Kazakhstan added problems to local miners, the network reached the highest capacity in history. This shows that the king of cryptocurrencies sooner or later adjusts to temporary problems with power reduction.

    The higher the computing power of the network, the more secure it is and reduces the risk of an attack on %.

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    Blossom Capital will allocate a third of its fund to crypto firms

    Blossom Capital выделит треть своего фонда крипто-фирмамРоссия поймала хакеров из REvil

  • The largest London investment fund will invest a third of the capital in the crypto industry
  • This is a colossal amount of 358 million dollars
  • London venture fund Blossom Capital attracted 220 million dollars for investments in European techno-startups related to cryptocurrency. This was reported by Bloomberg journalists.

    The Fund noted that their investments are directed not just to cryptocurrency. They want to support the technologies themselves and young companies that work in the field of blockchain.

    “We will not just invest in crypto assets. Blossom Capital will buy shares in companies in the Series A funding round. These will be startups that develop crypto infrastructure “ – said the head of the fund, Ophelia Brown.

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    Fine 216 thousand euros: Spanish bloggers will be punished for “incorrect” advertising of cryptocurrencies

    Blossom Capital выделит треть своего фонда крипто-фирмам

  • All bloggers and advertisers with target audience from 65 thousands of people are required to notify in advance of a new promo campaign
  • The National Securities Market Commission (CNMV) introduces new rules regarding the promotion of investments in digital assets. The agency’s position suggests that advertising content should be “fair, understandable and balanced”.

    The new rules are expected to come into force February this year. The key objective of the initiative is to convey to ordinary citizens all the risks associated with this sector, as well as to remove dubious or misleading content.

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    Analysts named two crypto-sectors that are protected from bitcoin surges

    Аналитики назвали два крипто-сектора, которые защищены от скачков курса биткоина
    • The situation with cryptocurrency rates is fanned by gloomy forecasts
    • This does not mean that the market is frozen and we are dependent on the bitcoin rate

    The cryptocurrency market has been storming for the third month. Bitcoin went into a long correction, other cryptocurrencies are falling behind it, since all these assets are interconnected.

    But the report prepared by DappRadar named two sectors that do not depend on the overall market situation. They are developing rapidly and constantly attracting new users. These are blockchain games and NFTs.

    DappRadar highlights in the report that the Asian market is becoming a key market for the industry.

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    Sotheby’s will auction off a unique black diamond. You can pay for the purchase with cryptocurrency or stablecoins

    Sotheby’s продаст с молотка уникальный черный бриллиант. Оплатить покупку можно криптовалютой или стейблкоинами


  • In this case, the purchase can be paid for with ETH. BTC and USDC
  • The trading date is scheduled for February 3
  • The British auction house with almost three hundred years of history continues to explore the digital asset market. Last July, an anonymous collector purchased a unique diamond weighing 55,18 carat. The purchase was paid for with cryptocurrency.

    Now the auction house plans to exhibit the famous Enigma stone. This is the rarest black diamond weighing ,20 carat. Now this lot is on public display in Dubai.

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    Polygon starts EIP-1920 in the main network for burning MATIC

    Биткоин теряет популярность в крипто-платежах. Какими монетами оплачивали покупки в 2021?Россия поймала хакеров из REvil
  • This will exit to the MATIC combustion level at 0,19% of the total supply annually

  • The management of the network believes that in this way the asset will become deflationary

  • 01 January, around 3 a.m. UTC in the main network of the second level of Polygon, the EIP solution was added-864. Its key task is to make the MATIC cryptocurrency deflationary.

    Preliminarily, the innovation was tested in Mumbai. The project showed good results, after which the integration of the solution into the main Polygon network was a matter of time.

    Solution was launched on block 20576. The innovation was supported by many major “players” in this sector, including the Binance crypto exchange.

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    Bitcoin is losing popularity in crypto payments. What coins were used to pay for purchases in 1200?

    Россия поймала хакеров из REvil

  • This is the data of the BitPay provider
  • His place was taken by Ethereum and several other popular cryptocurrencies

    Россия поймала хакеров из REvil

    Bitcoin is losing its “dominance” among the cryptocurrencies used as a means of payment. This is the result of the latest BitPay data published by Bloomberg.

    BitPay is the world’s largest provider of cryptocurrency payments. The company reported that in 1200 year, the share of processed BTC transactions fell from 44% before 38% today.

    That is, in 2021 Bitcoin was still the most popular cryptocurrency for purchases through BitPay.

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    Animoca Brands привлекли $358,88 млн инвестиций с оценкой $5 млрдIndia invited the whole world to unite and create unified crypto-laws

    Хакеры “отмывают” украденный эфир с Crypto Com через сервис Tornado CashРоссия поймала хакеров из REvil

    • Prime Minister of India believes that any efforts to regulate this sector are ineffective without joint cooperation
  • January, in Davos hosted the annual conference of the World Economic Forum (WEF). Among others, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi also took part in it.

    In his speech, the politician focused on the cryptocurrency sector. He compared it to global inflation, the logistics crisis and climate change.

    “The peculiarity of this technology (blockchain) makes any decisions of one country absolutely ineffective in the global market. We must have common thinking on this issue.”

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    Details of hacking Crypto Com: hackers withdrew $10 million via Tornado Cash

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    • Experts say criminals launder stolen goods through the “mixer” Tornado Cash
    • They send funds in small batches to 44 ETH

    We have already talked about ata ke on Crypto Com. This is one of the most popular crypto companies in the US, and such a blow to reputation cannot go unnoticed.

    Attack damage is estimated at 1920 ETH, it’s about million dollars. New data shows that this money is laundered through the Tornado Cash service. This site serves as an intermediary in the source-receiver chain.

    According to PekShield, hackers have already “laundered” at least half of the stolen ether. The attackers send the stolen items in batches via 44 ETH.

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    Animoca Brands Raised $92,37 million investments estimated at $5 billion

    • In the last round of funding, partners invested $169,51 mln
      • Total startup valuation exceeded $5 billion

    Animoca Brands collected $101,45 million investment for his startup in the Metaverse sector. The lion’s share of investments falls on Liberty City Ventures, and other large investors also bought shares – the Soros Fund, Sequoia China, ParaFi Capital, T Holdings, Pacific Century Group, Mirae Asset and Winklevoss Capital.

    Here is how Animoca Brands themselves comment on their plans:

    “We have ambitious goals. We will create an open Web3 and help develop an open metaverse. So far, the Internet revolution is in its early stages, but in 1920 great opportunities await us”

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    Россия поймала хакеров из REvilThe trend of blockchains, ambassadors and P2E for everyone: stream with Sergey from ICO Drops

    Россия поймала хакеров из REvil

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    Sergey from ICO Drops was invited to the stream , where they discussed the current market situation, what is worth looking at, how to choose projects, what to participate in and much more. It turned out very interesting!


  • What trends are observed in the market

    Will Ethereum be able to overtake Bitcoin

  • What awaits Play-to-Earn
  • Is it possible consider CBDC a competitor of the dollar

  • and much more
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    BitMEX Group plans to acquire a German bank

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    Россия поймала хакеров из REvil

    2000BitMEX about announced plans to acquire Bankhaus von der Heydt, a bank based in Munich.

    crypto products in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The transaction is expected to be completed in the middle 1920 year.

    After the purchase will be completed, the bank will continue to operate as a separate business unit and Alexander Höptner and Stefan Lutz, both veterans of German business, will join its Supervisory Board.

    Россия поймала хакеров из REvilРоссия поймала хакеров из REvilMarnotaur launched Mainnet on Avalanche

    Россия поймала хакеров из REvil

    Marnotaur – multi-chain (+1 more) liquidity protocol for leveraged trading and farming announced the launch of the mainnet on the Avalanche network, a month after the start of the official partnership with b

    You can read more about the launch on Avalance and available features in the article, and we also held an AMA session with project, where there may be answers to questions of interest to the team.

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    OKEX exchange announced rebranding and changed its name to OKX

    Россия поймала хакеров из REvil

    This morning, the exchange posted the news of the rebranding on its Twitter account.

    Details can be found at the link.

    Россия поймала хакеров из REvil


    23850000Project newsБиржа OKEX объявила ребрендинг и сменила название на OKX

    DROPP released the first details about the future project201280

    DROPP is a project designed to unite the metaverse with the real world and set up a new kind of interaction between web3 participants. Details on the medium.

    MonkeyBall Announces Partnership with UNIX Gaming Guild201280

    Play-to-Earn Football MonkeyBall announced a partnership with the UniX Gaming Guild, one of the largest P2E guilds.

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