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Is Bitcoin’s Increasing Anonymity a Threat to Privacy Coins?

It’s no secret that Bitcoin isn’t actually anonymous, despite what various outside observers of crypto might claim. It is, in fact, pseudonymous, as its transactions are vulnerable to being traced to specific individuals by governments and intelligence agencies with enough determination and knowhow. However, in recent months, the privacy it offers users has been steadily …

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Trend Micro: Cybercriminals Use Obfuscation Trick to Install Crypto Mining Malware

Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro has confirmed that attackers have been exploiting a vulnerability in the Oracle WebLogic server to install monero (XMR) mining malware, while using certificate files as an obfuscation trick. The news was revealed in a Trend Micro blog post published on June 10. As previously reported, forms of stealth crypto mining are …

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Bitcoin Approaches $7K as Top Cryptos See Double Digit Growth

Saturday, May 11 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting major gains on the day by press time, as bitcoin (BTC) breaks the $6,900 mark. Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Bitcoin is up over eight percent on the day, trading at $6,950 at press time, according to CoinMarketCap. Looking at its weekly chart, …

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Top 5 Crypto Performers Overview: BTC, ETH, BCH, LTC and XMR

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Bitcoin has been the main attraction in the …

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German Police Seize Six Figures in Crypto From Suspects Involved in Dark Web Site

German police, along with Europol, have shut down servers of a dark web marketplace and seized six figures in crypto from the arrested suspects, Europol announced on May 3. The Wall Street Market, reportedly the world’s second-largest dark web market, has been shut down by the German Federal Criminal Police under the authority of the …

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Top 5 Crypto Performers Overview: XTZ, BNB, BCH, ETH, XMR

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. An extended downtrend usually goes through an accumulation …

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Privacy Crypto Monero Celebrates Its 5th Birthday

One of the most popular cryptocurrencies for privacy protection, monero, celebrated five years of existence this week. Launched in April 2014, monero has, since its inception, been entirely crowdfunded. And in tune with this decentralized, grassroots structure, monero is almost entirely developed by volunteers. “Monero is very committed to its decentralized, grassroots structure meaning we took …

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Bitcoin Hovers Over $5,000 as Top Cryptos See Losses

Saturday, April 6 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting slight losses on the day by press time, as Bitcoin (BTC) hovers near the $5,000 mark. Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Bitcoin’s price has seen a gain of half a percent on the day, trading at around $5,004 by press time, according to …

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WSJ Claim of $9 Mln Laundered Via Shapeshift Based on Flawed Investigation, Analysts Say

Blockchain intelligence firm CipherBlade has accused the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) of using flawed investigative methods and thus overestimating the extent of alleged money laundering via crypto exchange ShapeShift. CipherBlade’s analysis of the WSJ report was published in a blog post on March 20. As reported, the WSJ published a lengthy exposé in fall 2018 …

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Top 5 Crypto Performers Overview: Stellar, Bitcoin Cash, Cardano, Dash, Monero

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. The crypto markets are showing the first signs of …

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