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Hackers Behind the October Data Breach Exposing Data on Darknet Identified by Malaysia Police

In October 2017, a data breach hit the whole country of Malaysia which went down into history as one of the worst ever recorded in the country. Over 46 million mobile phone subscribers were affected, and their data were later exposed on the Darknet for sale. The Malaysia police have identified the brains behind that incident after a thorough investigation. ... Read More »

Bitcoin news roundup, October 15 2017

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments: New developments: Various companies are announcing their position on the SegWit2x hard fork Last week, DeepDotWeb covered Bitcoin.org’s plans to denounce SegWit2x supporting companies, who could be putting users at risk. Bitcoin.org’s list has been published, and it includes several well-known companies such as Blockchain.info, Xapo, Jaxx, Coinbase, and Circle. Now, ... Read More »

Bitcoin news roundup, October 8, 2017

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments: New developments: Bitcoin.org states it’ll denounce SegWit2x supporting companies This week, Bitcoin.org published a blog post in which it states that it will publicly denounce via a banner on their website companies that support the SegWit2x hard fork, and that are going to default to the Segwit2x (S2X) chain, putting users ... Read More »

Bitcoin news roundup, October 1, 2017

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments: New developments: Peer-to-peer exchange LocalBitcoins to compensate users for their Bitcoin Cash funds On August 1, all Bitcoin holders received an equivalent amount in Bitcoin Cash (BCH), following the network’s hard fork. Popular peer-to-peer exchange LocalBitcoins never really gave users who had their Bitcoin on the platform access to their Bitcoin ... Read More »

Bitcoin news roundup 29th October 2016

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments New developments: The DAO hacker cashed out nearly $100.000 The DAO hacker, who stole over 3.6 million ether, was caught last week converting roughly $100.000 worth of his stolen funds into bitcoin. The hacker reportedly used ShapeShift by splitting the funds into 2,333 ETC chunks so he could bypass restrictions. Then, ... Read More »

Bitcoin Price Analysis 25 October 2016

Over the past 2 weeks, Bitcoin traded sideways for a 6 days below $640, before selling off to a rising support at $625. Over the past 4 days however, Bitcoin rallied 4% back to testing $650 – $655 resistance level, cruising through the weekend on a delectable bounce off support. Chinese exchanges made new highs, on the back off Yuan ... Read More »

Bitcoin news roundup, 23nd October 2016

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments New developments: Bitfinex is trying to “discuss an arrangement” with the hacker that stole roughly 120.000 BTC Bitfinex was the victim of an attack earlier this year, an attack in which roughly $65 million worth of bitcoin were stolen, and that led to a very controversial way of the exchange to ... Read More »

Bitcoin news roundup, 15th October 2016

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments New developments: Bitcoin Services Inc. to develop online marketplace for bitcoin According to Yahoo! Finance, Bitcoin Services Inc. is to develop an online marketplace in which bitcoin is going to be the currency used to make transactions, which will give it an advantage over other marketplaces as fees are going to ... Read More »

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Bitcoin Price Analysis 11th October 2016

Bitcoin Price Analysis 11 October 2016 In the past 2 weeks the Bitcoin price displayed resilience by rising up gradually from $595 on September 28 to $615 on Bitstamp as of writing this. The series of higher highs and higher lows is a convincing start to the $800 + price target traders project. Experts all seem to agree price is ... Read More »

Bitcoin news roundup, 9th October 2016

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments New developments: Red Bull creates bitcoin-only vending machine This weekend’s Hackers Congress Paralelni Polls was filled up with innovation, as a bitcoin-only vending machine was placed on the event, courtesy of Red Bull, the multi-billion dollar energy drink company. The congress was held near Prague, in Czech Republic, and was sponsored ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup 2st October 2016

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments New developments: IBM claims 65% of world’s major banks will use blockchain by 2019 A recent report from IBM suggests that by 2019, 65% of the world’s major banks will be using blockchain technology. The CEO Ginni Rmoetty, speaking at the Sibos Conference, said that she wasn’t talking about bitcoin or ... Read More »

Bitcoin Price Analysis – 28th October

Bitcoin moved up higher this week, from a low at $ 262, to a high of $ 295. Here is this week’s 6H chart In last week’s analysis, I was expecting a correction to much lower levels than we found this week, before moving on up towards $300. $ 262 was the lowest support, from which the market bounced up ... Read More »

Bitcoin Price Analysis 22nd October

This week bitcoin went up 10%, trending up from $250 to a week high of $ 275. The market exhibited intent this week, moving up strongly on the back of equally convincing volumes. Looking at this chart from last week’s analysis, the market had to overcome resistance at $250 (4) before moving up higher towards 100 EMA target at $276 ... Read More »

Bitcoin price analysis 14th October

BITCOIN MARKETS THIS WEEK This week the price of bitcoin mostly trended sideways, after breaking resistance at $241 and heading up to a peak at $249. What followed was a consolidation, a counter reaction to the preceding sharp rise. A slow grind downtrend followed and found a bottom just above $242, reaffirming this level as strong support. The tweezer bottom, ... Read More »

Bitcoin price analysis 6th October 2015

This week, Bitcoin markets settled at a bottom, $ 235.11 and has been trending up since to current high (as of writing this) at $243. The most recent leg up was a $ 6 move up following consecutive green candles attempting to break past resistance at $ 240. This upper resistance level, was last reached on September 9th, after breaking ... Read More »