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BTC ransomware built an Android app as a COVID-19 tracker

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Attackers use panic because of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) to spread cryptocurrency ransomware applications. Previously, under the pretense of a COVID-19 tracker, cybercriminals distributed desktop versions of the software. Now, similar programs are downloaded by many users of Android...

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Amount of USDC in circulation reached a record high

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The number of USDCoins (USDC) in circulation, stablecoin from Circle startup, has grown amid falling markets. On March 14, CEO Circle Jeremy Allair announced reaching 568 million, and on Monday, March 16, the figure exceeded $597 million. 1/ #USDC surging in market demand over the past days,...

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NY demands BTC companies prepare coronavirus emergency plan

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The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYSDFS) recommended that regulated cryptocurrency companies submit a meticulous and thorough action plan in the event of an outbreak of the COVID-19 epidemic no later than in 30 days. The actions of the regulator are due to an increase in the...

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Edward Snowden wants to buy Bitcoin

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Former US National Security Agency and CIA agent Edward Snowden, in the midst of falling Bitcoin prices, is thinking about buying a cryptocurrency. “This is the first time in a while I've felt like buying bitcoin. That drop was too much panic and too little reason,” he wrote. This is the first...

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Swedish Ethereum mining farm will increase capacity to 25 MW

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Despite the adverse situation in the crypto market, Canadian HIVE Blockchain Technologies will expand the capacity of its mining farm in Sweden by 20% over the next six months, writes Finance Magnates. They plan to expand the facility by 10% without hiring additional employees, continuing to...

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Peter Brandt: Bitcoin will crash to $1000

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The price of the first crypto coin will continue to fall and may bottom out below $1000, according to the legendary trader and tech analyst Peter Brandt. If I interpret the chart without bias, I would say sub $1,000— Peter Brandt (@PeterLBrandt) March 12, 2020 In this way he answered the...

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US presidential candidate intends to create AmeriCoin crypto

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One of the candidates on the presidency in the US, Adam Kokesh, intends to introduce the AmeriCoin crypto to return power to the American nation, reducing the intervention of the federal regulation in the life of citizens. Kokesh has selected a special adviser to develop AmeriCoin. It is expected...

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Bitcoin hashrate decreased by almost 30%

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Currently, the bitcoin hash is at 97.9 EH/s, although a little over a week ago, this indicator was 136.264 EH/s. Thus, the decrease in the total network capacity of the leading crypto amounted to 30%. Alejandro de la Torre, Vice President of the Poolin mining pool, noted that the hashrate directly...

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Human Rights Foundation began accepting donations in Bitcoin

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Human Rights Foundation has announced that it will accept donations in bitcoins through the BTC Pay Server. HRF now accepts #Bitcoin donations through @BtcpayServer!A great project that helps with privacy + doesn’t collect your information. Special thanks to @artdesignbySF for his design work....

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The number of wallets with more than 1 BTC exceeded 795 600

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Despite the decline in the price of the first crypto coin, its owners prefer to accumulate coins. This is evidenced by the data of the analytical company Glassnode. 📈 #Bitcoin $BTC Number of Addresses holding 1+ coins just reached an ATH of 795,630.000Previous ATH of 795,300.000 was observed on...

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Kraken bitcoin exchange launches trading for nine fiat pairs

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Kraken cryptocurrency exchange will launch trading between fiat pairs today, on March 12, including the Canadian dollar (CAD), Swiss franc (CHF), euro (EUR), British pound (GBP), Japanese yen (JPY) and US dollar (USD). 📈*NEW* FX IS GOING LIVE ON KRAKENStarting TOMORROW, eligible clients can...

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The volume of venture investments in crypto fell by 40%

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Since the beginning of 2020, the total amount of venture capital investments in the crypto industry has decreased by about 40% compared to the previous similar period. Since the beginning of this year, projects have raised $ 275 million: in the first quarter of 2019, this figure amounted to $ 449...

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Australian tax regulator will check 350,000 Bitcoin traders

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Australia's tax regulator will remind crypto traders of tax liability. This will happen by sending emails or regular letters, reports News.com.au. Since cryptocurrencies are considered a form of ownership in the country, they fall under the law on capital gains tax. This means that all operations,...

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Coincheck $530 million hacking: 2 men arrested

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Two people were arrested in Tokyo for acquiring the NEM crypto coin, associated with the unprecedented hacking of the Coincheck exchange in 2018, which resulted in the theft of $530 million, Jiji Press writes. It is assumed that the detainees knew about the origin of the funds. For what purpose and...

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Kraken exchange returns to India

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The American bitcoin exchange Kraken will return to India with a full range of products, including the futures, derivatives market, and spot trading. This decision was made after the Supreme Court of India lifted the ban on the central bank to carry out operations with digital assets by reporting...

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Bitcoin mining difficulty reaches record 16.55 T hashes

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As a result of another recalculation, the complexity of the first cryptocurrency's mining has risen to a new historical maximum, reaching an indicator of 16.55 trillion hashes. The previous record level of 15.44 T held since January 29. A couple of days ago, The Block noted the possibility of a new...

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Ex-CEO of Bitmain Micree Zhan again sues the company

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Former Bitmain CEO Micree Zhan has filed a lawsuit against the Chinese mining giant and subsidiary Zhanhua Intelligence Technologies, according to CoinDesk. A notice from the Changle District Court said the hearing was scheduled for February 11 but was rescheduled due to coronavirus. This is the...

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Bitcoin is lower than $8000. Oil fell by 30%.

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Today, March 9, the price of the leading crypto coin fell below $ 8,000, pulling a broader market. The chart below shows that the fall was sharp, amid a surge in trading volumes. At some point, BTC touched the $ 7684 mark, then won back a bit. Most popular altcoins fell by more than 10%. So, for...

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