Kane Pepi

All posts by Kane Pepi

Based on the Blockchain-Isle of Malta, Kane holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Finance, a Master’s Degree in Financial Investigation and he is currently engaged in a Doctorate – researching financial crime in the virtual economy. With a keen passion for research, he currently writes for a variety of publications within the Financial and Cryptocurrency industries.


Cryptojacking

Russian Malware Infecting Computing Systems to Mine Cryptocurrencies

Are you experiencing a somewhat slow, loud and warm computer of late? If so, you might have had your computer infected by a new crypto scam that is believed to...

/ November 14, 2018 / 0 Comments
Ethereum Mining

School Employees in China Caught Stealing Electricity to Mine Ethereum

It is often said that the best things in life are free, however using your employer's electricity supply to mine cryptocurrencies is never a good idea. According to Chinese publication...

/ November 10, 2018 / 0 Comments
Iran Cryptocurrency

Will Re-Ignited U.S. Sanctions on Iran Drive the Country to Cryptocurrency?

For a technological innovation that ceased to exist a decade ago, the relationship between geo-political events and cryptocurrencies is somewhat uncanny. Whether it’s Venezuela and their controversial Petro Coin, the...

/ November 9, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bank of Israel

Bank of Israel Warns Against the Digitization of its National Currency

Whilst the digitization of a nation’s cryptocurrency is hot on the lips of a plethora of jurisdictions, the Central Bank of Israel believes the move would not be conducive for...

/ November 8, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork

Bitcoin Cash Impending Hard Fork Sparks Price Rise

The cryptocurrency markets love a good hard fork, and the trend looks set to continue with Bitcoin Cash experiencing gains of just over 37% over the course of weekend. Towards...

/ November 6, 2018 / 1 Comment
Nevada Crypto

Is Nevada To Become The Next Crypto Utopia? $170 Million Investment Planned

Elon Musk. Jeff Bezos. Richard Branson. These names have become synonymous with cutting-edge technological pioneering and the outrageous ideas that go along with them. New and exciting concepts that are...

/ November 6, 2018 / 0 Comments
Crypto Tax Bill

Student Cryptocurrency Trader Turns Huge Profits in to a $400k Tax Bill

A Californian student, who turned a $5,000 investment in to a portfolio worth close to $1 million, has just been hit with a staggering tax liability for more than $400,000....

/ November 5, 2018 / 0 Comments
Australia DigitalID

Australia Post’s Digital ID Allows Cryptocurrency Exchanges to Fast-Track KYC Verification

Know-Your-Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) obligations within the cryptocurrency and blockchain technology industry is something that exchanges can no longer ignore, especially if the platform in question has a...

/ November 1, 2018 / 0 Comments
Venezuela Petro Coin

Venezuela’s Highly Controversial Government-Backed Petro Coin Has Officially Launched

When rumours surface of a national government planning to issue a state-backed cryptocurrency, it often excites the blockchain community, not least because it gives the digital phenomenon an element of...

/ October 31, 2018 / 0 Comments
Finney Blockchain Phone

Lionel Messi to Endorse Blockchain-Based “Finney” Mobile Phone

Lionel Messi - the Barcelona playmaker that is often described as the most naturally talented Soccer player of all time, is to endorse the world's first blockchain mobile phone, as...

/ October 30, 2018 / 0 Comments