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Bitcoin Security

$1.7B Stolen in 2018 – Cryptocurrency Theft Skyrockets as...

According to the Q4 Cryptocurrency Anti-Money Laundering report by CipherTrace blockchain intelligence agency, criminals stole a massive $1.7 billion of cryptocurrency last year...

Christina Comben | Jan 31, 2019 | 06:00
cryptocurrency
Bitcoin Security

Kraken CEO Warns: Don’t Keep More Coins Than Needed on...

Binance and Kraken CEOs weighed in on industry best practices for storing cryptocurrency in the wake of Cryptopia getting hacked. The question remains, which means of storage has the...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Jan 16, 2019 | 06:00
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Bitcoin Security

‘How to Use Bitcoin Anonymously’ Article Gets Banned on...

Publishing platform, Medium, has allegedly jumped on the censorship “ban-wagon”, after suspending an account which posted a Bitcoin anonymity guide. Whilst Medium has not...

Emilio Janus | Jan 04, 2019 | 17:00
Ransomware Upstages Cryptojacking as Dominant Form of Crypto Cyberattack
Bitcoin Security

Negotiating Bitcoin Ransomware With Cyber-Criminals as a Service

Despite oft-repeated advice to never pay in response to a ransomware attack, the reality is that this is not always a possibility. However, the desire to pay as little as possible...

Emilio Janus | Sep 19, 2018 | 19:00
Bitcoin Core
Bitcoin Security

‘Very Scary’: Bitcoin Core Developers Confirm Duplicate...

Bitcoin developers released a new version of the Bitcoin Core client September 18 after fixing a “very scary” bug which could have seen a malicious party take many nodes offline...

Wilma Woo | Sep 19, 2018 | 09:00
New Samourai Wallet Promises to Improve Bitcoin Transactions Privacy
Bitcoin Security

New Samourai Wallet Feature Makes Bitcoin Transactions Private

A 2-wallet Samourai Stowaway offers to make transactions private by masking user identity while keeping funds safe. Bitcoin Transactions Are Pseudo-Anonymous Bitcoin (BTC) transactions...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Sep 18, 2018 | 07:00
Over $6 Billion in Daily Trading Volume Faked Across Top 100 Exchanges
Bitcoin Security

Over $6 Billion in Daily Trading Volume Faked Across Top 100...

A new report found that over 70% of the top 100 exchanges on CoinMarketCap are engaging in excessive wash trading from three to thousands of times their stated volume. [Note: This is a...

Bitcoinist | Aug 25, 2018 | 06:00
Cybercrime
Bitcoin Security

United States is Number One in Cryptocurrency Crime, Data Shows

With the increasing popularity of digital assets, more sophisticated means are being developed to obtain ownership of these highly sought-after coins illegally. A recent study has put...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Aug 07, 2018 | 03:00
Bitcoin Security

Russian Intelligence Officers Mined Bitcoin To Fund Attacks Against...

The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers for conspiring to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential elections. The indictment alleges these officers...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Jul 14, 2018 | 23:00
Bitcoin Security

Bithumb Hack Update: Cryptocurrency Exchange Recovers 45% of Stolen...

Bithumb has managed to recover roughly 45 percent of the cryptocurrencies stolen during the June 20 hack. The platform announced the news in an update published on June 28 — while...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Jun 29, 2018 | 12:00
Factors That Will Push Bitcoin’s Price Higher Are Gathering Steam
Bitcoin Security

Factors That Will Push Bitcoin’s Price Higher Are Gathering Steam

The hacking of exchanges and relentless attacks from financial powers have, in the short run, adversely affected the price of Bitcoin. However, once the news about these adverse...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Jun 12, 2018 | 23:00

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