FBI blames North Korea for $100 million cryptocurrency theft

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In mid-2022, crypto project Harmony Horizon's currency exchange was eased by over $100 million. Now the booty has been washed. June 2022: Thieves stole over $100 million in crypto coins from the Harmony Horizon Bridge. horizon creates a bridge between the Harmony blockchain and certain other blockchains and allows the corresponding cryptocurrencies to be exchanged. January 13, 2023: Someone … Continue reading FBI blames North Korea for $100 million cryptocurrency theft

Bitcoin: the president of El Salvador taunts the media who did not believe in him

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El Salvador, the first country in the world to make bitcoin an official currency, was able to fully repay a large debt due on January 24, 2023. Last year, the crash in the price of bitcoin cast doubt on this possibility. 2022 has not been a good year for cryptocurrencies, especially for bitcoin. Due to a global bear … Continue reading Bitcoin: the president of El Salvador taunts the media who did not believe in him

Crypto Money Laundering for the Dark Web: Arrests in Europe and the US

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Authorities on both sides of the Atlantic report 6 arrests, including the operator of the crypto exchange Bitzlato. Bitzlato allegedly laundered drugs and ransom. The Bitzlato crypto exchange from Hong Kong is said to have enabled money laundering with cryptocurrencies for years, which is said to have been used in particular for ransomware ransoms and illegal … Continue reading Crypto Money Laundering for the Dark Web: Arrests in Europe and the US

Cryptocurrency capitalization exceeds $1 trillion again

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A symbolic threshold for cryptocurrencies. The total capitalization of crypto assets once again exceeds $1 trillion as the market has turned green for the past few weeks. As a direct consequence of this fine weather, miners and investors are no longer selling at a loss overall. Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany - April 17, 2018: Many coins of various … Continue reading Cryptocurrency capitalization exceeds $1 trillion again

Bitcoin (BTC): the fundamental key is inflation in the United States

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The financial markets got off to a flying start in 2023 with an astonishing positive performance on shares in the most offensive sectors on the stock market. As for the crypto market, it offered a small rebound, in a reduced volume, however. The risk now is that all these movements will be reversed by disappointment in the … Continue reading Bitcoin (BTC): the fundamental key is inflation in the United States

2023, the year of Bitcoin (BTC)? Yes, according to Bloomberg analysts

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2022 has been a rough year for the cryptocurrency industry. We have seen much of the trust patiently built over years disappear along with the world's second-largest exchange, FTX. But Bitcoin (BTC) is far from having said its last word, and it could do particularly well in 2023, according to analysts at Bloomberg. Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany - … Continue reading 2023, the year of Bitcoin (BTC)? Yes, according to Bloomberg analysts

Godfather: the virus that would target 400 banking and cryptocurrency applications

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The German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) has warned about the Godfather virus, which infects Android smartphones. This Trojan horse allows hackers to recover banking and cryptocurrency application credentials through fake login pages. The German financial policeman warns of the Godfather virus The German financial policeman, known as the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) has alerted … Continue reading Godfather: the virus that would target 400 banking and cryptocurrency applications

Ethereum (ETH): Shanghai Update and Ether Withdrawal Planned for March

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It is now confirmed: the Shanghai update will be implemented on the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain testnet next month and will be live on the mainnet in March. This highly anticipated update from Ethereum blockchain users will allow them to withdraw their staked ETH when The Merge arrived last September. Shanghai update set for March The long-awaited Shanghai … Continue reading Ethereum (ETH): Shanghai Update and Ether Withdrawal Planned for March

Cryptocurrency purchases exploded in 2022 despite the bear market

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The year 2022 and its string of scandals have raised fears of diminished use of cryptocurrencies. But when it comes to purchases of goods and services, that has not been the case, according to the latest report from CoinGate. Cryptocurrencies have never been used so much in this context. Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany - April 17, 2018: Many … Continue reading Cryptocurrency purchases exploded in 2022 despite the bear market

Beware of deepfakes who take advantage of the bankruptcy of FTX to scam you on Twitter

A deepfake of deposed FTX boss Sam Bankman-Fried has been circulating on Twitter. The video promised that victims of the crypto platform's bankruptcy could receive money in compensation. “As you know, our FTX exchange has gone bankrupt. In the video, it is an almost playful Sam Bankman-Fried that we can see. The former boss of FTX, who is nevertheless at the heart … Continue reading Beware of deepfakes who take advantage of the bankruptcy of FTX to scam you on Twitter