Mining Bitcoin on IoT Devices

  In a recent report by CNBC, it was highlighted that 15,000 internet-connected devices could be hacked to mine approximately $1000 within 4 days.       The demonstration was run by Avast, which is based in the Czech Republic, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last week. They had a number of devices running on a network powering a cryptocurrency mining software in a demonstration of how IoT, Internet of Things devices, can be hijacked by hackers and turned into mining cryptocurrencies.     According to CNBC, “Both…

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Protect yourself – 90% of Bitcoin Value could be wiped out

Wall Street veteran Peter Boockvar predicts an epic crash will hit the cryptocurrency market, he does not know how and when but he is convinced it is upon us.   Boockvar is the chief investment officer at Bleakley Advisory Group and was interviewed by CNBC, “Futures Now.”  – “When something goes parabolic like this has, it typically ends up to where that parabola began”   “I wouldn’t be surprised if over the next year it’s down to $1,000 to $3,000” he added. That would be a 90% drop from current levels…

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Cryptocurrency Market Cap over $347 Billion

2017 has been the year of cryptocurrency.  The market has grown in value by 1850% since 1 January 2017 as Bitcoin and some cryptocurrencies have rocketed in price.  The Bitcoin meteoric rise is being reported by mainstream media daily sparking interest across the globe.  One of the drivers of the Bitcoin price is certainly the news that the CME Group, the world’s largest options exchange, integrates its Bitcoin futures exchange by 17 December and open to trading the following day.  The CBOE (Chicago Board Options Exchange) announced plans for Bitcoin contracts…

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