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Intercontinental Stock Exchange Seemingly to Expand Cryptocurrency Data Feed

“At press time, the Cryptocurrency Data Feed supports 58 digital currencies from various data sources, markets and exchanges around the world” writes Ana Alexandre for cointelegraph.com. Intercontinental Stock Exchange (ICE), the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) hinted it was adding a slew of new coins to its Cryptocurrency Data Feed in a tweet on March 14.In February, ICE said that the launch of its cryptocurrency platform Bakkt is set for later in 2019.The platform was introduced following a partnership between ICE and Bitcoin (BTC) and blockchain…

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Businesses Increasingly See Crypto Mining Attacks in Cloud Infrastructures

“The cybersecurity wing of United States telecoms firm AT&T stated that organizations of all sizes continue to face major crypto mining attacks despite the ongoing bear market” writes Helen Partz for cointelegraph.com. After providing a detailed description of hackers’ strategies to mine crypto through cloud structures, AT&T provided a number of recommendations for detecting mining attacks on cloud systems.In the new report, AT&T examined the most significant forms of cryptojacking associated with mining attacks on organizations’ cloud infrastructure.Recently, crypto mining service Coinhive announced its closure, as the platform has reportedly…

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The first exchange to go live with bitcoin futures has stopped listing new contracts as Wall Street interest in crypto wanes

“Cboe Global Markets, the first exchange group to launch bitcoin futures when it went live in December 2017, announced it was putting a hold on listing new bitcoin contracts” writes Dan Defrancesco for businessinsider.com. In a notice published late Thursday, the Chicago-based exchange group said it would not be adding more bitcoin futures contracts on its Cboe Futures Exchange to give it a chance to reevaluate how it handles cryptocurrency derivatives.The contracts went live at the peak of the cryptocurrency bubble when the currency was valued just shy of $20,000.Contracts…

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Interest in OTC Trading May Become the Springboard for the New Cryptocurrency Market Boom

“According to data collected by Digital Asset Research, the global daily bitcoin OTC trading value is about $250 million” writes Guest User for livebitcoinnews.com. And the first thing that interests them is OTC trading as an instrument of quick and secure cryptocurrency trading.” He sees a lot of similarities between today’s keen interest in OTC cryptocurrency trading and the industry landscape in late 2017 – early 2018, when the market was burning with fever about Initial Coin Offerings.Over-the-counter trading in digital assets is rapidly gaining popularity with the crypto market…

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Google Deletes Crypto Malware Targeting Blockchain.com, MyEtherWallet Users

“As Cointelegraph reported last month, users of cryptocurrency wallets Electrum and MEW were also facing phishing attacks, according to posts published on Reddit and Twitter” writes William Suberg for cointelegraph.com. As Cointelegraph continues to report, bad actors targeting cryptocurrency users have sought increasingly nefarious methods of tricking novices into handing over access to funds.A Google Chrome browser extension tricking users into participating in a fake airdrop from cryptocurrency exchange Huobi claimed over 200 victims, a security researcher reported in a blog post on March 14. Source: cointelegraph.com

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Japan: Hacker Involved in 15 Mln Yen Crypto Theft Referred to Prosecutors

“An 18-year-old hacker was referred to prosecutors in the Japanese city of Utsunomiya for stealing cryptocurrency, local news outlet Japan Today reported on March 14” writes Ana Alexandre for cointelegraph.com. In 2018, over 7,000 cases of suspected money laundering tied to crypto were reported to Japanese police. Source: cointelegraph.com

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Are Crypto Futures the Future of Crypto?

“If futures contracts themselves were tied to a public blockchain, however, the futures market could become at least nominally more transparent” writes Rachel Mcintosh for financemagnates.com. However, because Bitcoin futures and other kinds of cryptocurrency futures contracts are traded off-chain, they don’t necessarily benefit from the transparent nature of blockchain technology.Trading futures contracts is a kind of investment strategy that has much to do with risk management.When you purchase a futures contract, you make a prediction about what the future price of an asset will be.One of the most popular…

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Crypto prices drift lower, but holding inside short-term ranges

“Global crypto organizations will still be waiting to see how the U.S. moves to regulate crypto going forward” writes Aaron Hankin for marketwatch.com. Major digital currency prices drifted lower on Wednesday, erasing the small gains made on Tuesday, but holding inside recent tight ranges.Bitcoin, BTCUSD, -0.06%  the best-known cryptocurrency, was changing hands at $3,850.60, down 0.4% since Tuesday’s level at 5 p.m.The digital currency has yet to trade outside the $3,400 – $4,400 range this year. Source: marketwatch.com

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‘CRYPTO’ Trailer: Cryptocurrency is Good Now, Maybe

“Cryptocurrency is good now, and we owe it all to the trailer for the upcoming crypto-themed action flick starring none other than Snake Plissken himself” writes Jack Morse for mashable.com. If there’s one thing the trailer makes crystal clear it’s that CRYPTO the movie, unlike actual cryptocurrency, will never let you down.With all the exit scams, weird meat obsessions, and cantankerous fan-boy culture, the world of cryptocurrency is kind of a drag. Source: mashable.com

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The trailer for ‘CRYPTO’ just dropped, and cryptocurrency is good now

“Cryptocurrency is good now, and we owe it all to the trailer for the upcoming crypto-themed action flick starring none other than Snake Plissken himself” writes Jack Morse for mashable.com. If there’s one thing the trailer makes crystal clear it’s that CRYPTO the movie, unlike actual cryptocurrency, will never let you down.With all the exit scams, weird meat obsessions, and cantankerous fan-boy culture, the world of cryptocurrency is kind of a drag. Source: mashable.com

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