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Cryptoshuffler Proves Bitcoin Owners Susceptible to Malware, Steals $150,000

6 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Cryptoshuffler Proves Bitcoin Owners Susceptible to Malware, Steals $150,000
With the price of cryptocurrencies shooting up, the incidence of sophisticated malware and trojans has increased. The latest trojan, Cryptoshuffler, has managed to steal Bitcoins worth $150,000 so far. Simple modus operandi The modus operandi of CryptoShuffler is very simple – It strikes when a user copies a Bitcoin address onto the clipboard, presumably to Read More

Future of Digital Currency May Not Involve Blockchains

6 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Future of Digital Currency May Not Involve Blockchains
Although it may be hard to imagine, cryptocurrencies are far older than Blockchain technology. Most of us look at Bitcoin as the first cryptocurrency, although it is only the first Blockchain-based currency. Cryptocurrencies like B-Money and BitGold existed prior to Bitcoin, however, these didn’t really go far, especially when judged against Bitcoin. The problem with Read More

Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Regulations Are ‘Unnecessary,’ Reserve Bank of Australia

6 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Regulations Are ‘Unnecessary,’ Reserve Bank of Australia
Australian central bank Reserve Bank of Australia’s (RBA) Payments Policy Department officials Tony Richards and David Emery have claimed that the cryptocurrencies and their underlying Blockchain technology do not pose urgent regulatory issues so far. The officials also stated that the central bank will not support any efforts to regulate the core protocols making up Read More

$7k Bitcoin Traders Gaze At Moon As Analyst Predicts $5k Correction

6 months ago admin2 Comments Off on $7k Bitcoin Traders Gaze At Moon As Analyst Predicts $5k Correction
As Bitcoin hovers around the historic $7,000, talk of retraces is growing, with one analyst predicting an inevitable fall back to $5,000. Despite prices growing at an unprecedented rate this week, the fallout over SegWit2x will trigger a correction “no matter how high” Bitcoin gets, Tone Vays concluded. In amendments to his short-term Bitcoin price Read More

Bitcoin Shatters $7k Barrier After Futures Trading Announcement by CME Group

6 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Bitcoin Shatters $7k Barrier After Futures Trading Announcement by CME Group
Bitcoin continued its five-day surge, rising from $5,750 on Oct. 28 to just over $7,000 at press time on the GDAX exchange. The currency’s definitive smashing of its most recent all-time high and the $7,000 barrier seems to be tied to its increasing integration in mainstream finance. Futures and derivatives Just yesterday, the CME Group, Read More

Bobby Lee Divides Reddit AMA as Talk Centers on SegWit2x

6 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Bobby Lee Divides Reddit AMA as Talk Centers on SegWit2x
BTCC CEO Bobby Lee’s public AMA largely focused on SegWit2x Wednesday as his position causes controversy. Answering user queries during the recurrent Reddit Q&A session, Lee said that BTCC would potentially accept the SegWit2x chain should it receive requisite market support. He added BTCC’s mining pool would continue mining BTC and would shortly start mining Read More

A Minute’s Silence For Altcoins as Bitcoin Highs Slice Value Across Markets

6 months ago admin2 Comments Off on A Minute’s Silence For Altcoins as Bitcoin Highs Slice Value Across Markets
Bitcoin’s rise over $7,200 Thursday has piled pressure on already sidelined altcoin markets, leading many into freefall. An analysis of Coinmarketcap’s top 20 altcoin listings shows a depressing picture as Bitcoin’s surge leaves many struggling to stay above multi-month lows. Notable standouts are the Bitcoin Cash fork and controversial newcomer BitConnect, opportunistically riding enthusiasm surrounding Read More