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Amateur Cryptojackers and Apple Macs Emerge as Two Mining Malware Trends for 2018

2017 was a big year for cryptojacking. It increased by 8,500 percent, according to figures published by Symantec in March. And it would seem that 2018 has so far been an even bigger year for mining malware, as the Cyber Threat Alliance September…
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Bitcoin Price Makes Second Straight Monthly Loss in September

Bitcoin (BTC) is reporting losses for a second straight month, but there are hints of a bullish breakout ahead in the fourth quarter. At press time, the leading cryptocurrency is trading at $6,570 – down 6.30 percent from September’s opening…
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Crypto Month in Review: Google Reverses Ban, Blockchain Legally Defined in US

Another month is leaving the crypto industry with some of the best and significant developments. September 2018 was an essential month from many perspectives. This time, the industry didn’t just see adoption in technological space, but…
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This Meme Marketplace Uses Dummy Tokens to Draw Users in a Bear Market

Memes are a pretty important part of the crypto ecosystem – how else would crypto visionaries display their wit and sometimes passive aggressivity? It’s no wonder then that District0x’s Meme Factory is seeing quite the buzz. Not only…
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Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis: BTC/USD Remains in Uptrend Above $6,400

Key Points Bitcoin price failed to break the $6,800 resistance recently and declined against the US Dollar. There is a major bullish trend line in place with support at $6,400 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The…
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Bitcoin is Reversing, 2 Catalysts Will Drive it Higher in 2018

Throughout 2018, Bitcoin has continued to record lower highs, testing major resistance levels at $10,000, $8,000 and $7,000. According to Fundstrat’s Tom Lee, the stability of Bitcoin at $6,000 regardless of its lower highs is optimistic. In…
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Fidelity Expressing Further Interest in the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Industry

Fidelity Investments is a 72-year company with more than $7 trillion in investor’s funds under management, and despite their well-established position within the traditional retail markets, they are incredibly open to nascent technologies,…
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Ripple Leads Crypto Coalition Seeking Gov’t Oversight Encouraging Crypto, Blockchain

Ripple will lead a group of crypto startups to lobby lawmakers and financial regulators in D.C. to support crypto and blockchain innovation, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, September 27. According to the report, the coalition of San-Francisco-based…
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Prominent Investor: Bitcoin Trend Reversal is Imminent, Big Rebound Likely

Bitcoin has lost more than 70% of its value in 2018. But it’s not too late for a rebound, says Fundstrat’s Tom Lee. The co-founder of Fundstrat said in an interview with Bloomberg that he sees various catalysts that could still…
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Why Experts Consider the Bill a Failure

Russia has been trying to pass cryptocurrency legislation since the beginning of January 2018, with no success as of yet. The government’s main bill, “On Digital Technologies,” which was expected to be passed by July 1 — according to…