Bitcoin Digital Currency (crypto currency) Being Used To Criminally Solicit Money Via Online Blackmailing E-mails a.k.a Ransomware


Only when I am bored, I go to my E-mail's SPAM folder to check who else is wasting their time on me. Interestingly I found this E-mail which sort of confirms my suspicions about global criminal networks abusing Bitcoin digital currency platform. Here's the threatening and blackmailing E-mail content; START OF THE E-MAIL I am … Continue reading Bitcoin Digital Currency (crypto currency) Being Used To Criminally Solicit Money Via Online Blackmailing E-mails a.k.a Ransomware

Bitcoin: An Environmental Disaster


Bitcoin is also an environmental disaster, using on the order of 1 gigawatt (GW) (that's a billion watts) according to a 2013 and 2014 paper[62][63] Estimates would be about 7 GW by end of 2015 as the paper[62] shows approximately power use scales linearly with mining difficulty and mining difficulty in December 2015 is about … Continue reading Bitcoin: An Environmental Disaster