Thursday, May 25, 2017

MONDAY BITCOIN OR BITCON NEWS REVIEW


NEWS   5/15/2017
Bitcoin plunged from a record high hit last week to below $1,700 after cyber attackers locked up data in 200,000 computers Friday and demanded ...
The digital currency Bitcoin has emerged as a favorite tool for hackers demanding a ransom for a simple reason: You can start accepting Bitcoin ...
After the ransomware began infecting users on Friday, they were given 72 hours to pay $300 in bitcoin -- chosen by the hackers because the crypto ...
Bitcoin is in the news again after Friday's worldwide ransomware attack. The malicious software locks down victims' computers and refuses to grant ...
Sometimes referred to as the 'honey badger of money' (after a famous viral video), bitcoin enthusiasts may find this comparison particularly apt of late.
The Bitcoin scalability issue has heightened of late with many in the community asking to see a lasting solution to the deadlock on how the block size ...
The cryptocurrency bitcoin provides anonymity for cybercriminals. ... vast implications for the current criminal currency of choice: bitcoin, which quietly ...
Today marks the due date for documents to be submitted to the SEC in support of the Bitcoin ETF Petition for Review. Any day now, the SEC will ...
Following talks of Bitcoin being in a bubble as its price rises to as high as $1,900 on some exchanges this week a Blockchain consultant has given his ...
With Bitcoin emerging from a shady past and setting new all time highs, it's worth getting to know the King of Cryptocurrencies. Here are ten things you ...
Law firm Berns Weiss LLP has begun scrutinizing Bitcoin exchanges involved in recent DDoS attacks. It will investigate claims on behalf of the users of ...
The global payment platform unveils a wide range of new Bitcoin services including instant Bitcoin-fiat exchanges and the option to hold Bitcoin ...
Hackers who locked files on 200,000 computers globally and asked for a bitcoin ransom payment to unlock them, have only made around $50,000, ...
There are quite a few different aspects of the Bitcoin ecosystem novice users may not be aware of. In some cases, users can come across a bitcoin ...
With bitcoin on a tear lately—it's only been recently that we've seen bitcoin values pass the $1700 mark—there are likely some out there who are ...
On May 2, Klein pleaded guilty to conducting an illegal money transmitting business by exchanging bitcoin for cash without a license. Bitcoin is a ...
According to a Reuters report, Palestine Monetary Authority (PMA) chief Azzam Shawwa has pointed toward a 'digital-only currency' as a 'bitcoin-style ...
Scaling Bitcoin remains a very contested topic of discussion right now. Over the past two months, some people started pledging support for the UASF.
The digital cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, has broken records again, eclipsing the $1700 record it had already broken just days earlier to settle at a new all ...
US immigration services are actively weighing the question of whether bitcoin can be used to pay for obligations tied to a controversial visa program.
More than $42,000 has been paid to the perpetrators of the global cyberattack but none of the money has yet been taken out of the accounts where the ...
Law enforcement agencies may be able to track down the ransomware hackers behind Friday's global hit through computer currency Bitcoin, the UN's ...
Law enforcement agencies are keeping watch over three online accounts to which victims were told to send bitcoins, the digital currency. Security ...
Last week, we saw some pretty volatile action in the bitcoin price. It is unlikely that this week's action will replicate the degree to which price moved last ...
A massive round of ransomware attacks was observed on Friday across the globe. The attackers successfully infected large institutions and ...
In the wake of a global wave of cyberattacks that demanded payment in bitcoin, attention is being focused once again on the digital currency's role in ...
A measly-sounding 2,099 bitcoin. But that's not chump change — it's C$4.85 million at current exchange rates, pricey even by Vancouver standards.
The ransomware presents a text file demanding $300 in bitcoin to be paid for the release of locked files. A payment countdown timer is presented to ...
U.K.-based global online payments provider Payza is streamlining the process for consumers who transact with bitcoin by making the cryptocurrency ...
(PRESS RELEASE) -- Golden Euro Casino has always catered to players using Euros but lately bitcoins have also become a very popular currency at ...
Ransomware - A cyber-attack that has hit 150 countries since Friday. The virus took control of users' files and demanded $300 (£230) payments to ...
That's why its creator and many advocates say that bitcoin, and the blockchain technology that underpins it, doesn't need regulation — the transparent ...
The Australian government is sending a 26-member delegation that includes bitcoin exchanges and blockchain startups to New York to participate in ...
Here are some charts (one and two year charts of the Bitcoin Investment Trust (OTC:GBTC)). Sure looks like the recent Parabola cracked late last ...
For instance, Japan's three 'megabanks' are all investors in Tokyo-based bitFlyer, Japan's largest bitcoin exchange. In most other countries around the ...
I get the feeling that this blog is futile. As I write, on Sunday evening, I have no inkling of the Brave New World that awaits us all at work tomorrow ...
At the end of last week, the NHS was forced to delay operations and cancel appointments, as its systems were overwhelmed by a virulent and ...
Bitcoin, for example, has many voluntary contributors who are not officially paid for their efforts. However, they can still receive donations from people ...
The Swiss based company AlgoTrader which provides algorithmic trading solution to support automated Bitcoin trading just announced that has ...
On Thursday bitcoin prices recorded a high of $1892, however, profit booking was seen at higher levels and prices closed at $1828.45. The profit ...
The 24 hour average across USD Bitcoin markets is US$1782.36, the 7 day average is US$1726.03, and the 30 day average is US$1500.22.
However, the transacting parties can maintain their anonymity (it is ensured by cryptographic means). The most popular cryptocurrency “bitcoin”, which ...
The ransomware, known as "WannaCry," locks up computer files unless users pay a ransom in bitcoin, an online currency. (AP Photo/Mark ...
Cryptocurrencies like the Bitcoin are starting to reach a broad mainstream audience and they're here to stay. There are now more than 400 ...
But according to a review of the Bitcoin addresses hard-coded into WannaCrypt, it appears the perpetrators of what's being called the worst ...

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