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Malware is being distributed in a wide variety of ways these days. Security researchers have managed to track down the distribution of Pirrit aware to an online marketing company based in Israel. As it turns out, a new version of the adware is in circulation right now. Albeit this adware is targeting Mac OS X […]
Author: Jp Buntinx
Posted: July 7, 2016, 9:34 am
Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif continues to make media headlines in quick succession as of late. The company announced on July 3rd how they had added the XEM cryptocurrency to their trading platform. Keeping in mind how XEM has seen a spectacular value increase over the past few months, this is not entirely surprising. Also read: […]
Author: Jp Buntinx
Posted: July 4, 2016, 9:02 am
There is a now form of Bitcoin ransomware on the block, going by the name of Zepto. At its core, this is a different variant of the Locky malware, which has been making the rounds for quite some time now. Security researchers detected a spike in the distribution of this new ransomware. As one would […]
Author: Jp Buntinx
Posted: July 2, 2016, 9:58 am
Hospital IT security is not up to par, as a recent reported indicated. It looks like the threat is far more real than anticipated, as a new wave of IoT device attacks is taking place as we speak. Medical services, ranging from CT scanners to dialysis pumps, are targeted by hackers. Albeit these assailants will […]
Author: Jp Buntinx
Posted: July 1, 2016, 7:54 am
The story of Silk Road is far from finished by the look of things. Gary Davis, also known as Libertas on the deep web marketplace, is fighting his extradition to the US. If he is successful in doing so, he will not be charged for his alleged involvement in Silk Road. The FBI strongly feels […]
Author: Jp Buntinx
Posted: June 30, 2016, 8:08 am
In this day of mass surveillance and privacy awareness, CCTV cameras are often forgotten about. But as it turns out, these monitoring devices can serve an even nefarious purpose, albeit unwillingly. Security researchers uncovered a botnet operating on 25,000 CCTV cameras. This attack targeted a small jewelry store website, which was unavailable for several days. […]
Author: Jp Buntinx
Posted: June 29, 2016, 8:42 am
Sometimes it feels like the only way Bitcoin makes headlines is either through a price change or ransomware. Cerber, one of the most dangerous types of Bitcoin ransomware alive today, has been cloned into a new variant. As a result, this undisclosed type of malware can target Office 365 users through a zero-day attack. It […]
Author: Jp Buntinx
Posted: June 28, 2016, 9:22 am
It if were up to Russian policymakers, Internet controls will become even more strict in the country moving forward. Labeled as an anti-terrorism campaign, there are plans to increase online surveillance measures. If this were to happen, ISPs would need to log metadata about customers for at last three years. Should this proposal pass, encryption […]
Author: Jp Buntinx
Posted: June 27, 2016, 8:41 am

Bitcoin.com

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Jean-Pierre Buntinx, Author at Bitcoin News

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investmentThe world of blockchain technology has seen its fair share of investments throughout the years. Just last year, in 2015, a new record for VC funding was noted. But the recent charts by WeUseCoins seems to indicate the blockchain investment bubble is about to burst. Also read: South Africa Bank: Blockchain Could Snatch 40% of […]
Author: Jean-Pierre Buntinx
Posted: July 8, 2016, 7:00 pm
Bitcoin.com_Rural PhilippinesReaching consumers in regions where Internet access is limited to non-existent is very difficult. One startup in the Philippines is changing that, by offering free WiFi access to its customers buying shampoo. Also read: Is DAO Technology Viable For Funding eSports Teams? Keeping in mind how roughly four billion people in the world have no […]
Author: Jean-Pierre Buntinx
Posted: July 4, 2016, 1:00 pm
Bitcoin.com eSportsThere is an apparent correlation between gaming and cryptocurrency, although this direction is not explored all that often. ESports are becoming a global trend, with tournaments and sponsors providing competitive gamers with a lot of money. But what if we were to use the concept of a DAO to run various eSports teams? Also read: Why Serious Investors Need […]
Author: Jean-Pierre Buntinx
Posted: July 4, 2016, 12:00 am
Bitcoin.com_Bitcoin ValuesBitcoin has been gaining a lot of positive media attention over the past few weeks. Investors are looking at cryptocurrency as a valuable portfolio diversification method. In fact, bitcoin should be in everybody’s portfolio, according to some experts. Also read: Blockchain Technology: Making Smart Guns Smarter Bitcoin offers some exciting traits that other investments do […]
Author: Jean-Pierre Buntinx
Posted: July 2, 2016, 1:00 pm
ATM Bitcoin NatwestBanks are struggling to provide around the clock customer support and services right now. NatWest wants to change that by opening a new branch with 24-7 automated banking facilities. However, Bitcoin has been offering its services around the clock for seven years now. Also read: OTC Trading For Regular People: Search For the ‘Uber of […]
Author: Jean-Pierre Buntinx
Posted: July 2, 2016, 10:00 am
Educating the world on Bitcoin and blockchain technology is a top priority to grow the cryptocurrency ecosystem. Princeton University has revealed a new book on these topics, called “Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies: A Comprehensive Introduction.” Also read: Deloitte & ConsenSys Book Ticket on Blockchain Bandwagon Educational Books on Bitcoin & Its Technology Throughout the years, many […]
Author: Jean-Pierre Buntinx
Posted: June 29, 2016, 4:00 pm
Deloitte and ConsenSys Enterprise are partnering up to enhance their enterprise blockchain solutions amid growing pressure to deliver a robust product for the financial industry. Also read: China’s Proposed New Law Recognizes Bitcoin as ‘People’s Rights’ ConsenSys & Deloitte Partner Up Cryptocurrency enthusiasts have noted how there is a lot of hype surrounding blockchain technology. Financial […]
Author: Jean-Pierre Buntinx
Posted: June 28, 2016, 7:00 pm
Bitcoin.com_BitcoinThere has been a lot of talk about investors looking to Bitcoin as a safe haven for their investment portfolio. Safe haven markets are very small and hard to get into. Bitcoin may not fit that bill as perfectly as some people think it does. Also read: Tor Project Enlists Security Researchers to Counter FBI […]
Author: Jean-Pierre Buntinx
Posted: June 27, 2016, 6:00 pm
Bitcoin.com BrexitThe Brexit is a doom scenario for traditional finance all over the world. As stock markets continue to lose ground, and the Pound Sterling devalues, there is an increased interest in gold and silver. Bitcoin, that other scarce store of value, is doing quite well too. Also read: India’s Reserve Bank Talks Up Blockchain Amidst […]
Author: Jean-Pierre Buntinx
Posted: June 25, 2016, 5:25 pm
UKWhile traditional markets are reeling from Brexit, how much of an impact will it have on the Bitcoin industry, such as UK Bitcoin exchanges, who may face new regulatory guidelines when dealing with EU customers? Moreover, how will this historic vote affect taxation of virtual currency? Also read: Blockchain Book “Chasing Casascius” is the most advanced book launch in history, and is […]
Author: Jean-Pierre Buntinx
Posted: June 24, 2016, 10:00 am

The Merkle

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JP Buntinx, Author at The Merkle News

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Bitfinex, WhiteBIT, Bitmex, and Bybit are all crypto exchanges available to a global community of traders. More often than not, these trading platforms restrict traders located in certain countries.

The post How WhiteBIT Crypto Margin Terminal Compares to Established Players appeared first on The Merkle News.

Author: JP Buntinx
Posted: August 4, 2020, 1:37 pm

As with the advent of Bitcoin and the proliferation of cryptocurrencies, multiple DeFi projects have hit the marketplace, each promising to decentralize the traditional financial industry.

The post Driving DeFi Adoption Through Innovation appeared first on The Merkle News.

Author: JP Buntinx
Posted: July 17, 2020, 10:57 am

Before, it was impossible to find a unified platform that lists all the thousands of blockchain projects and apps. MarketSquare hopes to embark on such a task, letting people access, learn, and discover .

The post How Does ARK.io’s MarketSquare Stand Up As the Decentralized Web’s Go-To Page? appeared first on The Merkle News.

Author: JP Buntinx
Posted: July 17, 2020, 8:51 am

All of this goes to show that concerns over high transaction fees aren't always justified. That doesn't mean that fees can't spike, though.

The post This Bitcoin Transfer has Just $0.48 in Transaction Fees, but is it Cheap Enough? appeared first on The Merkle News.

Author: JP Buntinx
Posted: June 27, 2020, 10:15 pm

For Crypto.com users, there shouldn't be any long-term issues, but the coming days may be a bit uneasy. All funds are safe at this time.

The post Wirecard Debacle Forces Crypto.com to Find a new Card Provider appeared first on The Merkle News.

Author: JP Buntinx
Posted: June 26, 2020, 4:24 pm

Pnxbet has been working hard to improve its already very fast transaction settlement times, with fiat bank transfers now significantly faster to clear.

The post Try Out Pnxbet and See Why Gamblers Love the Site That Has Paid Out $42 Million in Winnings! appeared first on The Merkle News.

Author: JP Buntinx
Posted: June 26, 2020, 12:21 pm

When it comes to data protection it is vital to determine your recovery point objective (RPO). Understanding the process is vital in safeguarding your data.

The post How to Determine Your Recovery Point Objective (RPO) appeared first on The Merkle News.

Author: JP Buntinx
Posted: June 26, 2020, 10:43 am

Unless this option is advertised properly, most people will simply overlook it altogether. One has to applaud the efforts by LibertyX to keep making an impact.

The post LibertyX Brings Cash-for-Bitcoin Purchases to 7-Elevens Across the US appeared first on The Merkle News.

Author: JP Buntinx
Posted: June 25, 2020, 7:37 pm

At this time, the company has $4.2 billion in assets under management, which is a more than respectable number. It also appears that Grayscale Investment is turning heads among institutional investors.

The post Grayscale Continues its Aggressive Bitcoin Buying Spree appeared first on The Merkle News.

Author: JP Buntinx
Posted: June 24, 2020, 10:01 pm

Since Binance launched in 2017, its growth has been nothing short of meteoric, quickly rising to become the number one cryptocurrency spot exchange by trading volume.

The post Why the Market Dominance of Binance is a Big Risk appeared first on The Merkle News.

Author: JP Buntinx
Posted: June 24, 2020, 11:53 am

99 Bitcoins

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99 Bitcoins

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The post 🔴More Crypto Giants to Fall | This Week in Crypto – Nov 21, 2022 appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.

El Salvador is buying one Bitcoin per day, Pantera Capital reveals its Bitcoin price target …

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Author: Robert McCracken
Posted: November 21, 2022, 6:00 am

The post 🔴 Will Crypto Go Down With FTX? | This Week in Crypto – Nov 14, 2022 appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.

The world’s second largest crypto exchange files for bankruptcy, and trading platforms provide proof of …

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Author: Robert McCracken
Posted: November 14, 2022, 6:00 am

The post 🔴 Bitcoin Thrives, NASDAQ Dives | This Week in Crypto – Nov 7, 2022 appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.

Bitcoin outperforms the Nasdaq, MakerDAO’s co-founder is found dead in Puerto Rico and the SEC …

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Author: Robert McCracken
Posted: November 7, 2022, 6:00 am

The post 🔴 World Reacts to Twitter Deal | This Week in Crypto – Oct 31, 2022 appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.

Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover boosts Dogecoin, FTX could launch a stablecoin and Ozzy Osbourne rocks …

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Author: Robert McCracken
Posted: October 31, 2022, 6:00 am

The post 🔴Bitcoin Makes World Records | This Week in Crypto – Oct 24, 2022 appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.

A major fiat currency is now as volatile as bitcoin, Walmart outlines a crypto strategy …

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Author: Robert McCracken
Posted: October 24, 2022, 5:00 am

The post 🔴Crypto is too Dangerous? | This Week in Crypto – Oct 17, 2022 appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.

Ethereum addresses are now searchable on Google, Binance provides funding for Bitcoin mining companies and …

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Author: Robert McCracken
Posted: October 17, 2022, 5:00 am

The post 🔴Binance Under Attack! | This Week in Crypto – Oct 10, 2022 appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.

 Binance’s blockchain is hacked, Celsius leaks user data in a court filing and Satoshi’s …

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Author: Robert McCracken
Posted: October 10, 2022, 5:00 am

The post 🔴JPMorgan Fears Crypto Decline | This Week in Crypto – Oct 3, 2022 appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.

Blackrock launches a Metaverse ETF, Elon Musk envisions a blockchain-based social media platform and can …

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Author: Robert McCracken
Posted: October 3, 2022, 5:00 am

The post 🔴Another Big Win for Ripple! | This Week in Crypto – Sep 26, 2022 appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.

JP Morgan CEO is again against crypto, Ripple moves closer to a dismissal in its …

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Author: Robert McCracken
Posted: September 26, 2022, 5:00 am

The post 🔴 Ethereum Merge Rocks Crypto | This Week in Crypto – Sep 19, 2022 appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.

The Ethereum merge: successful, Coinbase shines a light on which politicians are crypto-friendly and Dogecoin …

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Author: Robert McCracken
Posted: September 19, 2022, 5:00 am

The post 🔴 Critical Week for Ethereum | This Week in Crypto – Sep 12, 2022 appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.

The final countdown to the Ethereum merge begins, GameStop doubles down on crypto and a …

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Author: Robert McCracken
Posted: September 12, 2022, 5:00 am

The post 🔴 JPMorgan Dumps Crypto? | This Week in Crypto – Sep 5, 2022 appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.

JP Morgan says to dump crypto, Colorado gas firms are mining Bitcoin and Crypto.com issues …

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Author: Robert McCracken
Posted: September 5, 2022, 5:00 am

The post 🔴 Is McAfee Back From the Dead? | This Week in Crypto – Aug 29, 2022 appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.

Telegram moves into Web3, half of Bitcoin’s trading volume could be fake and an ex …

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Author: Robert McCracken
Posted: August 29, 2022, 5:00 am

The post 🔴 Big News For Crypto Banks appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.

 Crypto banks could join the central banking system, Huobi’s stablecoin briefly loses its peg, …

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Author: Robert McCracken
Posted: August 22, 2022, 5:00 am

The post 🔴What’s Up With the Market? appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.

Blackrock offers direct bitcoin exposure, FTX brings crypto swaps to Reddit and soccer clubs trademark …

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Author: Robert McCracken
Posted: August 15, 2022, 5:00 am

The post 🔴Solana Takes a Hit appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.

Solana wallets hacked, Michael Saylor resigns as MicroStrategy CEO and the biggest asset manager in …

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Author: Robert McCracken
Posted: August 8, 2022, 5:00 am

The post 🔴Is Coinbase in Trouble? appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.

The FDIC warns about false Voyager insurance claims, Cathie Wood dumps Coinbase and Mercedes Benz …

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Author: Robert McCracken
Posted: August 1, 2022, 5:00 am

The post 🔴Tesla Dumps Bitcoin appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.

Tesla sells $1 Billion in Bitcoin, the Ethereum Merge is almost complete, and armed men …

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Author: Robert McCracken
Posted: July 25, 2022, 5:00 am

The post 🔴Score One for Ripple appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.

Putin bans crypto payments, a district judge calls out the SEC for hypocrisy in the …

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Author: Robert McCracken
Posted: July 18, 2022, 5:00 am

The post 🔴Did Bitcoin Hit Bottom? appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.

The Crypto collapse stabilizes, Elon Musk’s Boring Company to accept dogecoin and Mt.Gox creditors are …

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Author: Robert McCracken
Posted: July 11, 2022, 5:00 am

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