Category digital currency

Bitcoin Falls Below $4000 This Morning (Monday, Nov. 26, 2018), As Crypto-Currency Collapse Worsens

Bitcoin Falls Below $4000 This Morning (Monday, Nov. 26, 2018), As Crypto-Currency Collapse Worsens http://www.fortunascorner.com      “It’s getting worse” the Wall Street Journal notes in this morning’s (Nov. 26, 2018) publication, Steven Russolilo writes, “Bitcoin just had the week from hell. The crypto-currency plunged below $4000 over the [Thanksgiving] weekend, (trading this morning down $83 to […]

Is This Bitcoin Armageddon? Popular Cryptocurrency Is Worth 75 Percent Less Than It Was A Year Ago 

Is This Bitcoin Armageddon? Popular Cryptocurrency Is Worth 75 Percent Less Than It Was A Year Ago http://www.fortunas.com     My, how the worm has turned. The surge of Bitcoin over the past several years has been nothing short of meteoric — until now. After rising to $20K per bitcoin in 2017, Bitcoin is trading this […]

North Korea Continues To Hack Computers To Mine Cryptocurrency, Steal Information

North Korea Continues To Hack Computers To Mine Cryptocurrency, Steal Information ByWooyoung Lee upi.com SEOUL, Oct. 31 (UPI) — North Korea is hacking computers to mine cryptocurrency to bring extra cash into the country, according to South Korea’s intelligence service. North Korean hackers also continue to hack computers in South Korea and abroad to steal confidential information, […]

How Dirty Money Disappears Into the Black Hole Of Cryptocurrency

Excerpts: How Dirty Money Disappears Into the Black Hole of Cryptocurrency Journal investigation documents suspicious trades through venture capital-backed ShapeShift 6 COMMENTSBy Justin Scheck and Shane ShifflettSept. 28, 2018 11:49 a.m. ET A North Korean agent, a stolen-credit-card peddler and the mastermind of an $80 million Ponzi scheme had a common problem. They needed to launder their dirty money. […]

Bitcoin: Boom Or Bust; The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly Side Of The Crypto-Currency World

Bitcoin: Boom Or Bust; The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly Side Of The Crypto-Currency World http://www.fortunascorner.com Yesterday, August 27, 2018, the financial media outlet, CNBC, aired a one-hour special on Bitcoin, and the cyrpto-currency craze sweeping the globe.  For those who believe in bitcoin and the move to digital currency — their devotion and enthusiasm resembles a religious movement — […]

North Korean Hackers Set Sights on Crypto Traders Using Trojanized Trading Software

Excerpts: North Korean Hackers Set Sights on Crypto Traders Using Trojanized Trading Software By Custom Post Type, unhashed.com View Original August 24th, 2018 A new report from Kaspersky Labs reveals that North Korean hackers are now using their ‘Lazarus’ trojan to hack cryptocurrency traders and exchanges. Typically used for conducting political interference, “Lazarus has been a major threat actor […]

Bitcoin Losses Its Digital Luster; How Low Can It Go?

Bitcoin Losses Its Digital Luster; How Low Can It Go?   http://www.fortunascorner.com      My have the mighty fallen.  The darling of the digital coin believers has taken a hard fall.  Trading at $20K per digital coin just six months ago/Dec. 2017, Bitcoin traded just north of $6,133 at the close on Wednesday.  Yikes!  The […]

Bitcoin A Shadowy Realm As U.S. Weighs Security Clearances

Bitcoin a shadowy realm as US weighs security clearances By Daniel Flatley, www.stripes.com View Original May 27th, 2018 As the Pentagon struggles to recruit a more tech-savvy workforce, it’s facing the confusion of many an old-timer: What to make of people who invest or trade in bitcoin. The question is whether owning bitcoins or lesser-known cryptocurrencies such […]

Despite Recent Price Drop, Bitcoin Gets Vote Of Confidence; How To Play China Now

Despite Recent Price Drop, Bitcoin Gets Vote Of Confidence; How To Play China Now   http://www.fortunascorner.com      Avi Salzman had a full-page article in this weekend’s (May 21, 2018) Barron’s, “Despite Recent Price Drop, Bitcoin Gets Vote Of Confidence.”  “Bitcoin has plunged 58 percent from its December highs, Warren Buffet has compared it to rat poison, and […]

The Case For Extreme Worry

In places that include China and Russia, chief rival powers to the U.S., technology is “empowering top-down authoritarianism as liberal democracy weakens.” The case for extreme worry Axios · by Mike Allen To White House insiders, this is the most dangerous phase of Donald Trump’s presidency so far, from the brewing trade war with China that he denies is a […]