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Malware From Pirate Bay Replaces BTC & ETH Addresses

Another day, another scam. Yes, today news surfaced on a new virus making the rounds embedding malicious code in a victim’s computer to extract cryptocurrencies, deceptively altering search results to fool users into spending their digital assets. The virus was embedded in movie files which originally came from the torrent tracking service The Pirate Bay. Even though the torrent files are well-known for their malware vulnerabilities, the new virus uncovers a huge amount of user information and injects ‘donation’ ad placements as well as “affiliate links on popular websites to capitalize on credibility while scamming unsuspecting users.” The security researcher...

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Bitcoin (BTC)’s 200 Week MA Has Been The Best Bottom Indicator Since 2014

During the last four years, Bitcoin (BTC) has touched the 200 Week MA three times. During all of these three encounters, BTC/USD has not closed the weekly candle below the 200 Week MA. The price has dropped below the 200 Week MA but it was back above the line before the end of the week. This goes on to show that the 200 Week MA is the best indicator for Bitcoin (BTC) bottoms. Another important observation from the above chart for BNC:BLX (Brave New Coin Liquid Index For Bitcoin) is that every time Bitcoin (BTC) has touched the 200 Week...

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David Mitchell Arrested After Using Bitcoin On Dark Web

Reports have surfaced about a citizen from Scotland who was arrested by authorities after trying to buy a firearm on the deep web by using the leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin. The software engineer from Edinburgh spent more than $2500 worth of Bitcoin to buy a Glock 9mm handgun from the United States. Along with the pistol, David Mitchell also bought a magazine, silencer and 150 rounds of ammunition - no, not David Mitchell the English comedian. The US and Scottish police have joined forces to capture Mitchell who has got a known history of depression and other behavioural issues. In the...

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Bitcoin Listed As Top Priority By OCIE (SEC)

The US Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Compliance Inspections (OCIE) and Examinations have recently published their examination priorities for 2019 in which cryptocurrencies make an appearance. The OCIE has made indications that it will be keeping an eye on the crypto space, especially digital assets which qualify as securities throughout the year. Risks The OCIE highlighted that the digital assets markets have grown at such a speed over the past few years that investors are put at risk - this includes cryptocurrency too. In addition to this, they also suggested that the overall size of the market and its...

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History Indicates Bitcoin Bull Run Is On The Way

2018 was basically a long string of price drops and a massive downtrend across the 12 months. Since the start of last year, Bitcoin investors (and the market as a whole) were caught up in this as well as endless accounts of fraud and hacks, fake news, and numerous speculation theories. With this, the community of investors has been left behind who either suspect that the speculation will push the markets back to where they were during the all-time highs or they eagerly believe in the technology. Even though the bear market still has a firm grip on the market...

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