· Indian government website is attacked by encryption software to obtain cryptocurrency
According to the Times of India, several government websites in India, such as the Andhra Pradesh Municipal Network, Tirupati Municipal Corporation and the Macerella City Government website, have recently been attacked by encryption hijacking software. The purpose of the attack is to obtain cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin currency. A preliminary search on the Internet-connected device search engine Shodan.io showed that more than 13,500 home routers in India were affected by encryption hijacking software.
· Russia Putin Economic Advisor Sergey Glazyev visits Huobi as a private
On the morning of September 17, Russian President Putin’s economic adviser Sergey Glazyev, accompanied by Huo Lin’s chairman Li Lin, visited Huobi and had a cordial and friendly conversation with Li Lin. Sergey Glazyev is Russia’s staunch supporter of blockchain technology and advocates the use of blockchain technology to support government affairs, combat corruption and various types of financial fraud. Sergey Glazyev expressed gratitude to Li Lin for his invitation and reception and said that there is a lot of room for cooperation in the future.
· Japan’s tripleone cryptocurrency mining calculation speed is twice that of Bitmain S9
According to the Nihon Keizai Shimbun news, Japan’s triple-1 (tripleone, Fukuoka City) has developed a semiconductor for bitcoin mining that is about twice as fast as before. The company entrusted the production of an application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) with a line width of 7 nanometers to TSMC. It is reported that the calculation speed of 750 watts of power consumption in the sample is 14.5 TH/s, which is twice the speed of Bitmain Semiconductor S9. Despite the rapid progress of Japan, it has not surpassed China. China Shenma Mining M10 is up to 33TH/S±5%, which is the most powerful mining machine in the global mining machine market. It can be cryptocurrency such as mine Qtum coin.
· US Government Enforcement Defence Counsel: The use of foreign currency and cryptocurrency in the United States requires taxation
Jake Chervinsky, a US government law enforcement defense lawyer, said that in the United States, the use of currency to buy goods and services does not pay taxes. In other words, the use of dollars to buy things should not be taxed. The use of foreign currency and cryptocurrency requires tax payment. Because the IRS (IRS) will identify cryptocurrencies such as Litecoin as property rather than currency. In the United States, the purchase of goods and services using anything other than the US dollar is taxable because the IRS does not define them as currency.