Bitcoin

MrBitcoin September 26, 2018

Berlin’s Bitcoinists believe the cryptocurrency will triumph no matter what obstacles come before it. Like anywhere else, Bitcoin’s (BTC) 00 viscous volatility has made it something of an outcast amongst most Germans. Not to mention, the mad dash investments of the 2017 bull run have alarmed regulators around the world. Somehow Berlin stands out as an exception. […]

MrBitcoin September 24, 2018

Altcoins may come and go; hacks may challenge exchanges; mainstream financial advisors might not get it — but even in the face of a protocol bug, Bitcoin perseveres and develops. Here are this week’s top stories from Bitcoin Magazine. Stay on top of the best stories in the bitcoin, blockchain and cryptocurrency industry. Subscribe to […]

MrBitcoin September 23, 2018

Bitcoin Core developers urged all nodes to implement a patch on Friday, September 21, in order to prevent the exploitation of a recently discovered bug in the Bitcoin protocol. The bug, called CVE-2018-17144, was originally reported to the Bitcoin Core team by Bitcoin Cash developer Awemany on September 17. A Bug in the System The discovery […]

MrBitcoin September 21, 2018

As controversies surrounding Bitmain’s looming IPO spell uncertainty for the future well-being of the mining goliath, competitors are fast to move in on the manufacturer’s territory. One of these competitors, Innosilicon, now claims to have a new ASIC miner for bitcoin in the works that will outperform any current hardware in speed, profitability and efficiency. […]

MrBitcoin September 20, 2018

Following a volatile day and as Bitcoin continues to flirt with support $6k, we look at what’s going on with Bitcoin Price action. Futures Expiration, Exchange Hack Bitcoin price 00 opened the day trading at $6335 and fell 4% to $6100 within 15 minutes at 2 pm EST. Thirty minutes later, BTC gained $445 and was […]

MrBitcoin September 19, 2018

The Cyber Threat Alliance has just released their latest Joint Analysis focusing on the threat posed by illicit cryptocurrency mining. The report shows that incidents of the cyber attack have surged a massive 459 percent since last year. Incidents of Illicit Mining Surge After Leak of Eternal Blue Exploit The Joint Analysis of illicit cryptocurrency […]

MrBitcoin September 18, 2018

Malware, a persistent thorn in the side of the internet’s wider community, has become an increasing concern for cryptocurrency users. A problem that comes in many forms, malicious software is leveraged by hackers to rob community members of their funds. One program, dubbed the clipboard hijacker, for instance, operates by secretly gaining control of a […]

MrBitcoin September 15, 2018

Chen Min, the former chief chip maker at Bitcoin mining chip developer Canaan Creative, is turning her attention to Ethereum. Announcing her venture at the Ethereum Classic Summit in Seoul, South Korea, Chen’s new company, Linzhi, will focus on building cryptocurrency mining devices, and its first official products are a series of application-specific integrated circuit […]

MrBitcoin September 15, 2018

Despite the fact that the cryptocurrency market has lost over $600 billion of its capitalization since January, the Chief Economic Adviser of Allianz maintains that it’s not even close to being dead. “Crypto Is Not Dead” 2018 has been rough for cryptocurrencies as the total market shrank from near $800 billion in January to $199 […]

MrBitcoin September 13, 2018

Corporate customers tangled up in the aftermath of Mt. Gox’s historic hack can finally file for reparations. The now-defunct Japanese bitcoin exchange opened up its claim filing system to corporate users this Wednesday, September 12, 2018. Previously, the system was open only to non-corporate individuals as of August 23, 2018, but with today’s announcement, any […]