Tag Archives: Altcoin

Cybersecurity Firm Detects Cryptojacking Malware on Make-A-Wish Foundation Website

Hackers have infected the website of global non-profit organization the Make-A-Wish Foundation with cryptojacking malware, according to a report by cybersecurity firm Trustwave posted Nov. 19. According to Trustwave researchers, crypto jackers managed to incorporate a JavaScript (JS) miner CoinImp into the domain worldwish.org in order to illicitly mine privacy-focused cryptocurrency Monero (XMR). Similarly to the notorious Monero… Read More »

Bitfinex Activity, Tether-BTC Price Relation Under Scrutiny from US DoJ, Sources Claim

The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) has focused its investigation crypto market manipulation on whether or not Tether (USDT) was used to artificially inflate Bitcoin (BTC) prices during last year’s momentous rally, Bloomberg reports Nov. 20. Bloomberg cites three unnamed sources “familiar with the matter” who allege that the DoJ has “honed in” on the triad of Bitcoin, Tether, and its affiliated crypto exchange Bitfinex — the latter two… Read More »

OKEx Rebuffs Market Manipulation Claims Over Early Bitcoin Cash Futures Settlement

The world’s second-largest cryptocurrency exchange OKEx hit back at accusations it “manipulated markets” by adjusting Bitcoin Cash (BCH) futures settlements in a fresh statement Nov. 20 sent to Cointelegraph. The exchange, which opted to deliver BCH futures early due to the coin’s contentious hard fork Nov. 15, subsequently saw a barrage of negative publicity over the decision, pundits… Read More »

A Crypto Apocalypse Wipes Out Over $20 Billion in 24 Hours

Almost $20 billion has been lost in 24 hours; Bitcoin Cash is dying, its Big Brother not far behind. Yesterday’s crypto free-fall has continued unabated sending all cryptocurrencies to their lowest levels for well over a year. Total market capitalization is back to August 2017 levels making the end of year crypto surge feel like a dream as it has… Read More »

Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Tumbles, $220 Next?

Key Points Bitcoin cash price declined heavily and traded below the $300 and $280 levels against the US Dollar. Yesterday’s highlighted key bearish trend line is intact with resistance at $315 on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair is currently trading near the $250 level and it could decline further towards… Read More »

Unfazed: XRP Continues To Outperform Bitcoin, XRP/BTC Up 11%

XRP Gets A Leg Up On Ethereum, Continues To Outperform As reported by Ethereum World News on Sunday, amid bearish market conditions, with Bitcoin (BTC) continuing to show signs of weakness, XRP, along with its estranged cousin Stellar Lumens (XLM), suddenly began to outperform BTC. More specifically, as Bitcoin fumbled around at $5,600, Ripple’s go-to digital asset began… Read More »

Fast and Furious: Mining Pool Offers ‘One of the Fastest Engines’ for 3.5 Million Miners

On Nov. 14, MinerGate, a top-tier mining pool platform with 3.5 million users worldwide, has released the final version of their xFast Miner engine. As Claude Lecomte, the CEO and Founder of MinerGate reported to Cointelegraph, the brand new version of the engine has significantly increased the level of performance and functionality of the platform. According to the… Read More »

Breaking the Peg: Every Stablecoin Has Its Points of Failure

This article does not contain investment advice or recommendations. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision In the year of bear markets and curbed enthusiasm, stablecoins have emerged as the asset class with which many of the crypto community associate high hopes for the long-anticipated mass adoption. As… Read More »