- Anam Faruqui
- December 10, 2017
On December 7, within a day, bitcoin rose almost 50%, breaking through the $ 19,000 mark and reaching up to $ 19,500. However, the next day it dropped, terrifying investors.
The enormous increase in the value of the Bitcoin units also means that their owners are in the sights of those who are willing to resort to illegal means to expand their holdings.This had to be the latest news from the mining marketplace NiceHash.
According to Money, a few years ago, it was hard for anyone to imagine the virtual currency Bitcoin can reach the $ 11,000 mark as a few days ago. However, Bitcoin has actually risen to 900% in the past 12 months. Initially, Bitcoin was used as a means of buying and selling illegal goods through the Silk Road
Security service provider MalwareBytes warns of a new scam attempting to use internet users’ computers to mine cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin.The backers try to hide a browser window on the desktop of Windows, through which the CPU is misused for mining purposes.
To solve the mystery of the origin of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, a former employee of the space company SpaceX has contributed a new theory: The developer of the system behind Bitcoin, of which so far only the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto is known, should be none other than Elon Musk.
For months now, the price of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin has risen steeply.After only a few weeks ago, the $ 7000 mark was reached. Bitcoin could now reach another record.However, the cryptocurrency system is viewed critically by many experts and is generally considered to be very unstable.
Although Bitcoin has witnessed a bitter trend in the last few months, the prices have strongly rebounded now. The price of Bitcoin closed at $4623.56 today. For the first time in months the price has returned to $4600.
In the past six months, heat has risen and many investors have targeted the market, but some analysts have come to attack Bitcoin. Recently, JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon said in an interview that Bitcoin is a scam, and will eventually burst.