Bitcoin drops below $15,000 as South Korea reviews accounts

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bitcoin fell below $15,000 (11,073.38 pounds) on Monday after South Korea’s financial regulator said it and other agencies are inspecting six local banks that offer digital currency accounts to institutions.

Bitcoin, the world’s biggest virtual currency by market value, was last down 7.57 pct at $14,902.99 on the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange.

Reporting by Richard Leong

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Fix to chip hacking threat creates new worries

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Scary Chip Flaws Raise Spectre of Meltdown

Apple, Google, Microsoft and other tech giants have released updates for a pair of serious security flaws present in most modern computers, smartphones, tablets and mobile devices. Here’s a brief rundown on the threat and what you can do to protect your devices.

At issue are two different vulnerabilities, dubbed “Meltdown” and “Spectre,” that were independently discovered and reported by security researchers at Cyberus Technology, Google, and the Graz University of Technology. The details behind these bugs are extraordinarily technical, but ...

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