Federal Agents Arrest Suspected 17-Year-Old Twitter Hack ‘Mastermind’ in Florida

On Friday a 17-year-old Tampa teenager was arrested in Florida for allegedly being the “mastermind” behind the July 15 Twitter hack that saw a great number of high profile accounts compromised. The hack also netted roughly $120,000 worth of bitcoins by leading unknowing individuals to doubler scams. The suspect Graham Clark has been charged with over 30 felonies and was taken into custody by the FBI, Secret Service, and Florida law enforcement. On July 15, there was a massive Twitter hack where a large number of Twitter accounts were breached.…

Read More

Bitcoin’s Monthly Candle is About to See Its Most Bullish Close Since 2017

Bitcoin and the aggregated crypto market are currently flashing some signs of tempered strength as most assets push higher BTC is still caught within a consolidation phase within the lower-$11,000 region Strength in other assets, like Ethereum, may help guide the benchmark crypto higher in the days ahead One analyst is now noting that BTC is about to post one of the most bullish monthly candles it has seen since late-2017 As long as BTC’s price remains steady throughout the next couple of hours, this will be the first time…

Read More

Here’s Where the Earliest ETH Ever Mined Ended Up 5 Years Later

Coinfirm details what happened to the first mined Ethereum after the asset’s launch in 2015. Ethereum, a household name in the crypto industry, fired up its network on July 30, 2015, but what happened to the first ETH coin ever mined all those years ago? Blockchain analytics and Anti-Money Laundering company Coinfirm found out.  “Another great example of the many benefits of blockchains such as Ethereum compared to the traditional space, we can see and understand the literal creation of value and how it moves,” Coinfirm co-founder and CMO Grant…

Read More

Bitcoin Price Soars to $11,400 as Traders Say a ‘Bull Phase’ Is Igniting

Bitcoin price continues to test the $11,400 level, leading top crypto analysts to believe a rally to $12,000 could occur soon. The price of Bitcoin surpassed $11,400 for the third time in three days, breaching a critical resistance level. Earlier today BTC price reached $11,444 but it quickly rejected back to the $11,250 range. Surprisingly, within the last hour the price has risen above the $11,400 mark again and some traders believe that repeated retests of the resistance could raise the chances of a breakout. Spartan Group’s Kelvin Koh said…

Read More

US Regulator Zeroes in on Binance Chain as SEC Awards Monitoring Contract to Ciphertrace

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) intends to award a fixed-price contract on a single source basis to Ciphertrace. The SEC is awarding the contract to the blockchain monitoring company as it plans focus on BNB coin, as well as other tokens on the Binance’s DEX. The BNB token has multiple forms of utility and powers the Binance Ecosystem as its underlying gas. The U.S. regulator says it has chosen Ciphertrace because “its products are the only known blockchain forensics and risk intelligence tool that can support the Binance…

Read More

Bloomberg: Americans Trade Depreciating Dollars For Bitcoin

Low-yielding dollar savings accounts aren’t cutting it for Americans anymore. A Bloomberg article claims that Americans are foregoing the safety of the dollar for more speculative assets like stocks, gold, and Bitcoin (BTC). High saving rates, low yields Because of the COVID-19 lockdown, the personal savings rate in the U.S. is at a historic high. The yield offered by the financial institutions on savings accounts, however, is close to zero. At the same time, assets as Bitcoin, equities, and gold, all have made double-digit gains since March. This is making…

Read More

Price Analysis 7/31: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, BSV, LTC, ADA,CRO, BNB, EOS

Bitcoin finally broke through the $11.2K resistance and Ethereum’s continued strength is likely to pull several altcoin prices higher. Economists are divided on the consequences of record low interest rates across the globe and the incessant money printing by the central banks. However, one thing that most experts agree upon is that investors should get out of paper money and invest in hard assets. Gold has been the traditional safe haven asset which is preferred by institutional investors looking to hedge their portfolio or protect their purchasing power.  However, in…

Read More

Ethereum is Touching a Key Resistance Level, and It Could Spark a Drop to $280

Ethereum is flashing signs of immense strength as it pushes up towards its high time frame resistance at $350 This level has long been a target that analysts have been setting their sights on, and it is likely that a heavy amount of selling pressure exists here Although over a macro time frame ETH is firmly bullish, the visit to this level may spark a slight selloff that leads it down towards $280 Analysts are noting that this could be a good entry point for fresh positions Ethereum and the…

Read More

Ethereum‘s Breakout Rally Suggests Bitcoin is Poised to Explode Past $12,000

Ethereum and Bitcoin are both showing immense signs of strength today as they push towards their recently established key resistance levels ETH once again appears to be leading Bitcoin, as its large upwards price movements now tend to take place just before those seen by BTC This could prove to be incredibly positive for the benchmark cryptocurrency, as analysts believe it could help send it past $12,000 in the days ahead For this possibility to come to fruition, the aggregated market must maintain its strength Ethereum is currently showing signs…

Read More

Vitalik Buterin: Future Lotteries Could Benefit From ETH 2.0’s Randomness

Vitalik Buterin discusses how ETH 2.0’s randomness function could benefit future lotteries. Discussing Ethereum’s (ETH) hackathon in partnership with the Colorado State Lottery, Vitalik Buterin opined that in the future, such lotteries could benefit from Ethereum 2.0’s Verifiable Delay Function. No immediate use for Ethereum in the project The Ethereum creator will be one of the guests at the virtual opening ceremony for the Colorado State Lottery GameJam Hackathon. Jared Polis and Chainlink’s co-founder, Sergey Nazarov, will also be inattendance. Buterin does not believe that the Colorado Lottery will immediately…

Read More