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The Pirate Bay Resumes Running In-Browser Javascript Cryptocurrency Miners

The major torrenting website, The Pirate Bay, is reported to again be using cryptocurrency mining scripts on its website. Last month, it was discovered that The Pirate Bay had embedded multiple Monero miners on its website, which the company claimed was being trialed as an alternative revenue model to hosting ads. Also Read: Pirate Bay Founder’s […]

Bitcoin Savings & Trust – Genuine or Joke?

As many have predicted was an inevitable future, the man known only as Pirateat40 on bitcointalk.org announced the closure of his investment service, the Bitcoin Savings & Trust, earlier today, citing complications in performing larger transactions as the primary reason.  The interest rate given to investors was a staggering 7% per week for large investments, […]