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Warning! Android crypto wallet apps are a security disaster

Worrying news in the cryptocurrency sector has recently surfaced regarding Android wallet apps. A recent report from the respected cyber security company High-Tech Bridge has found serious flaws in 90% of the Android crypto wallet apps it tested. This is naturally concerning news for anyone who uses them to store their Bitcoin or other forms of cryptocurrency. Major flaws found in majority of wallet apps tested In the report, High-Tech Bridge used a piece of software called Mobile X-Ray to scan 90 popular Android wallet apps from Google Play Store for common weaknesses. Mobile X-Ray has been specifically designed to...

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Nearly 4 million could be lost forever

As Bitcoin mania continues to sweep the planet, recent news suggests that millions of the individual cryptocurrency coins could be lost forever. In today's market, that represents around a staggering $30 billion that Bitcoin investors worldwide have lost. The most famous case is that of an Australian man, known only as 'Alex', who lost around $10 million worth of Bitcoins! Don't tell the wife! As an early Bitcoin investor, Alex had mined the cryptocurrency from his personal computer at home. In the early days of Bitcoin, this was entirely possible and Alex usually mined a number of Bitcoins per day....

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Is Bitcoin tulip Mania for the digital age?

Let's look at the facts! There has been massive media chatter today about the price of bitcoin breaking 9,10, and today 11k. The first question one should ask themselves is, is this price justified? Surely a pull back may be due in the near term. At these prices the market cap of Bitcoin is now around $183 Billion. This is a fraction of the market cap of gold, a fraction of the market cap of stocks and a very small fraction of the market cap of major currencies. So is Bitcoin truly a financial asset or is it more like...

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Jack Bogle says avoid Bitcoin like the Plague as it passes $11,000

As Bitcoin reaches the $11,000 mark after an incredible growth over the past year, index fund revolutionary and legendary investor Jack Bogle has given his input on the cryptocurrency. The founder of Vanguard replied to an audience question with ‘’Avoid Bitcoin like the plague’’ before going on to say ‘’Bitcoin has no underlying rate of return, you know bonds have an interest coupon, stocks have earnings and dividends, gold has nothing. There is nothing to support bitcoin except the hope that you will sell it to someone for more than you paid for it’’ Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase,...

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Putin Aide believes Russia isn’t ready for Crypto

Russian advisor ‘German Klimenko’ told reports that a state-owned cryptocurrency exchange in Russia, is too early. "The crypto-ruble and the cryptocurrency are not regulated legislatively in my understanding. Therefore, speaking about the cryptocurrency exchange is like skipping ahead a full step," Klimenko noted. Nobody has offered a solution yet on how to take cryptocurrencies out of the "gray zone," he noted. "Firstly, they [cryptocurrencies - TASS] should be legalized and formalized - no such decisions are in place to date. So, the time isn’t ripe for talking about the cryptocurrency exchange," the presidential aide explained. President Putin said in October...

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