A British teenager has been sentenced to 20 months in prison after he was found to have supplied compromised personal data and hacking services in exchange for thousands of pounds in cryptocurrency.
People should be cautious about putting money into unregulated cryptoassets like bitcoin that have “no intrinsic value” and few protections, Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority said on Wednesday.
'Cryptojacking' is a term used to describe the action of secretly using a computer to mine cryptocurrency for profit.
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