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Ways to Track Monero and Zcash Sought by U.S. Government

“Blockchain forensic analytics for the homeland security enterprise can help the DHS law enforcement and security operations across components as well as state and local law enforcement operations” writes Jeffrey Francis for livebitcoinnews.com. Phase I is to design a blockchain system or modify an existing one to allow for forensic analysis by law enforcement. Source: livebitcoinnews.com Share This:

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Monero drifts with the bearish tide

“Monero (XMR) now takes the 11th place in the global cryptocurrency rating provided by CoinMarketCap” writes Fx Street for forexcrunch.com. Monero (XMR) is trading in a red zone in sync with other altcoins.Monero is a privacy-focused coin that allows users to send and receive digital money without disclosing sender and receiver addresses and the transferred amount. Source: forexcrunch.com Share This:

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Hackers Attacked by Bear: Crypto-Jacking is Declining

“In the below chart can be found countries which have banned cryptocurrency, countries which has legitimised it, and countries in between the two” writes Simon Golstein for financemagnates.com. In the first half of 2018, mining protocols made up almost 5 percent of botnet downloads, compared to 2.7 percent in early 2017.Having said that, there is one area in which the law affects crypto-jacking; there is a clear correlation between the distribution of unlicensed software and mining attacks.Cryptocurrency mining, for Bitcoin anyway, is a very CPU-heavy task, which is why most…

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Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Stellar, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, TRON, IOTA: Price Analysis, Nov. 19

“The 20-day EMA and the 50-day SMA have turned down and the RSI is deep in the oversold territory” writes Rakesh Upadhyay for cointelegraph.com. The declining 20-day EMA and the RSI in the oversold territory show that the path of least resistance is to the downside.However, with both moving averages sloping down and the RSI in oversold territory, every pullback will be met with strong selling.The RSI is deep in the oversold territory, which can result in a pullback. Source: cointelegraph.com Share This:

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US: Crypto Initiative Donates Monero to Bail Out Immigrants in ICE Detention

“Bail Bloc has set a goal to help charged immigrants pay their bail with money raised through cryptocurrency mining” writes Ana Alexandre for cointelegraph.com. In ICE detention people are required to pay an immigration bond in exchange for their immediate-term release, although statistically only 47 percent of those in detention are given a bond hearing.The Bail Bloc initiative has started using cryptocurrency raised through charity to help people get out of U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) pretrial incarceration, according to a tweet posted by a Bail Bloc co-founder Nov.…

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Ripple, Monero, NEM See Solid Growth Amid Calm, Mostly Green Markets

“Ripple (XRP) has outstripped all of the top ten coins on CoinMarketCap, sealing almost six percent growth to trade at around $0.53 at press time” writes Marie Huillet for cointelegraph.com. On the week, the asset is just under one percent in the green, but monthly growth is a healthy 8.5 percent.On the week, Ripple’s growth is now a solid 5.2 percent, with monthly gains at 25.6 percent. Source: cointelegraph.com Share This:

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, TRON: Price Analysis, October 24

“Stellar is trading close to the downtrend line of the descending triangle, which is a positive sign” reports cointelegraph.com. Litecoin has been trading close to the bottom of the $49.466–$69.279 range.A break down of the immediate support can push the price to the Sept. 12 intraday low of $167.32.The moving averages and the price are all bundled close to each other, with the RSI close to the neutral territory. Source: cointelegraph.com Share This:

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Hackers hide cryptocurrency mining malware in Adobe Flash updates

“Cryptocurrency scammers have gotten extra creative and are now hiding mining malware in legitimate updates of Adobe Flash Player” writes October Utc for thenextweb.com. As is usually the case with cryptocurrency mining malware, the victim’s infected system does all the heavy lifting with no reward.After the URL downloads and installs a legitimate Flash update the mining bot connects to a Monero mining pool, and gets to work.Many users may be unaware their CPU is now running at full tilt, mining cryptocurrency for someone else.While it claims to install a legitimate…

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