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Hackers Steal $32 Million In Ether Cryptocurrency Hack

With the growing popularity of cryptocurrencies, cyber criminals are becoming increasingly perceptive. Cybercrime is at an all-time high. Many cases go unreported, a few hundred dollars stolen doesn’t catch someone’s attention. However, one hacker has outdone himself by stealing over $30 million of Ether (ETH). Ether is one of the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, which …

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Bitcoin Ransomware Plagues Landscape

Bitcoin Ransomware Plagues Landscape Noone likes a shakedown. Rather, noone wants to be the target of a shakedown. However, where there’s a will theres a way. As the nature of crime evolves with the times, criminals are adopting Bitcoin as a payment receipt mechanism. Malware trojanhorse type programs such as CryptoLock and CryptoWall are some of …

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Types of Bitcoin Wallets

What is a Bitcoin Wallet? To hold and utilize Bitcoin, one must have a Bitcoin wallet for transactions. Although calling it a wallet like a traditional one that holds fiat currency and credit cards, may seem like a good fit for a digital currency, the two differ. Everyday physical cash wallets are quite different from …

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Coinomi Review: The Best Multicoin Wallet

Coinomi Review: The Best Multicoin Wallet App How I discovered Coinomi The cryptocrooks have been keen of altcoins, or other cryptocurrencys. The recent departure of Mike Hearn from the Bitcoin team only further piqued that interest. I wanted to see what I could do with altcoin mining and my gaming computer. While attempting to mine Dogecoin, I discovered I needed …

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Mycelium Review: The Best Bitcoin Wallet

Mycelium Review: Is it the best Bitcoin wallet? Mycelium for Android is the best Bitcoin wallet available. Aside from the enterprise-level security features, it has many other features making it more than a wallet, it becomes a trading platform, a vault, a wire-transfer, and more! What is the Mycelium company? Who are they? Mycelium is a …

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Securing Bitcoin with “Paper Wallets” : Bitcoin Cold Storage on a Budget

Bitcoin Cold Storage: Securely Make Your Own Paper Wallet Creating a paper wallet is necessary for taking full accountability of one’s bitcoins. A bitcoin wallet does not contain bitcoin, rather it contains the keys used to send money from the account, as well as the public address for checking the balance and depositing bitcoin. A …

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How to: Minimize Bitcoin Risk and Maximizing Security

Playing Smart: Minimize Bitcoin’s Risk As bitcoin increasingly gains mainstream attention, people have begun to feel more secure with bitcoin investments. Much of this increased security has come from high profile closures of fraudulent and illegal activity involving bitcoin; most famously the Silk Road seizure and Butterfly Labs. We believe these shutdowns to be positive, increasing government …

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CEX.IO Review: Hype or Revolution?

Cex.io Review: Is CEX.io Really a Revolutionary Exchange? Cryptocrooks is reviewing a variety of bitcoin/cryptocurrency exchanges. Is the cryptocurrency exchange CEX.IO. and affiliated company contract mining service GHash.IO worth using as a main exchange? CEX.IO is a cryptocurrency exchange allows you to trade between several alt coin pairings and global currency pairings. CEX.IO and GHash.IO …

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Easy Blockchain.Info Bitcoin Wallet of Choice

Simple, Quick & Easy BlockChain.Info Bitcoin Wallet Blockchain.info is held as the gold standard for bitcoin wallet providers, and our experience has proven that. Blockchain.info not only allows users to confirm transactions on the blockchain, but also grants registered users a bitcoin wallet. It has almost 2 and a half million wallets hosted, while growing at …

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