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Hackers Are Using Steam To Illicitly Mine Cryptocurrency

Another large scale cryptocurrency scam has surfaced this week, with news of a ‘free game’ on gaming platform Steam, being used to deliver cryptocurrency mining malware to a large number of users. Steam is a gaming and social platform that allows users to purchase and download a range of games, from all time classics to new games and trivial indie games designed to occupy the mind for a few minutes at a time. It is this latter genre that has been used to illicitly mine cryptocurrency from unsuspecting users. The game is called Abstractism, according to pcgamesn.com, it is concealing...

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Bitcoin Dominance 18% Off ATH Suggests A Surge Could See BTC To $20k

We love historical trends. Historical trends let us analyse how the markets may perform in the future. This sort of goes for everything really. Lessons can be learned from history in all walks of life, therefore using history to predict the future of crypto is not on wise, it’s often quite accurate too. Of course, this is not investment advice and therefore, has to be considered as speculation, but, all things considered, if we take a look at the history of Bitcoin dominance and compare it to today, there’s no reason Bitcoin can’t hit $20,000.00 again soon. Now wouldn’t that...

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Bitcoin (BTC) Has One Last Chance to Make It Or Break It

Bitcoin (BTC) has now reached critical levels where it is expected to make decisive movements. The price is struggling to get past the resistance line on the BTC/USD weekly chart above. A break above this downtrend resistance will restore confidence in the market for the time being and Bitcoin (BTC) can be expected to continue a rally towards $10,000. However, a rejection at these levels will raise a big red flag as Bitcoin (BTC) will be expected to retest the support at $5,800. So far, Bitcoin (BTC) has only tested this support two times. The first time it tested the...

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Here’s Why Low Bitcoin Prices Now, Means For A More Valuable Future

 Bitcoin is the market leader, the cryptocurrency best associated with cryptocurrency and of course, the one to watch for the future. Not necessarily in investment terms, but in terms of its ability to reflect what could happen in the future. What we mean by this is that Bitcoin can be used to tell us how the markets will perform. By monitoring how Bitcoin responds to certain events, we can make better estimations on how the altcoins will perform too. Therefore, it is just as important to look at Bitcoin when prices are low, as well as when prices are...

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The Immature Altcoin Market Needs To Grow Up Or Bitcoin Will Dominate Forever

Bitcoin dominance is on the rise, once again, reducing the market capitalisation of altcoins in the process. Obviously, until altcoins pick up pace and start to be taken seriously, Bitcoin will always hold the reins, trapping the markets into the conditions we see today, where Bitcoin sets the pace. Bitcoin leads the way and until then, the rest of the markets must sit in limbo, unable to take control of their own destiny. Michael J. Casey, the Chairman of the advisory board at Coindesk has recently written an article for the Coindesk Weekly newsletter that discusses the concept of altcoins...

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