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  • Philippines Central Bank Mulls CBDC Issuance
    Philippines Central Bank Mulls CBDC Issuance
    Central bank digital currency (CBDC) fever appears to be heating up across the APAC region as The Philippines announces plans to study the possibility of issuing its own sovereign virtual “coin.” Committee to Study Modalities for Possible CBDC Issuance According to a report by Bloomberg on Wednesday (July 29, 2020), the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas […] The post Philippines Central Bank Mulls CBDC Issuance appeared first on CryptoPotato.
  • Cryptojacking Almost 5 Times More Prevalent in India Than Global Average
    Cryptojacking Almost 5 Times More Prevalent in India Than Global Average
    A new Microsoft report states that India encounters the second-highest number of cryptojacking incidents in the APAC region. Cryptojackers are hitting pay dirt in India, according to Microsoft's newly released Security Endpoint Threat Report 2019. The report states that web users in India encounter crypto mining malware attacks at a rate 4.6 times higher than the regional and global average.