What a good start of the New Year for those holding Bitcoins!
Web-based digital currency Bitcoin has passed $1,000 for the first time on the Bitstamp Price Index (BPI) since early November 2013.
Bitcoin broke the barrier on 1 January and now is trading above $1,020 at the time of writing, marking a bright beginning to 2017 for the digital currency.
At the time of writing, 1 Bitcoin = $
Over two months ago, the world’s third largest Bitcoin Exchange Bitfinex lost around $72 Million worth of Bitcoins in a major hack.
Shortly after the company encountered a $72,000,000 Bitcoin theft, an unnamed Bitfinex user from Cambridge, Massachusetts, filed a police report in September, alleging that $1.3 Million of funds were stolen from his account.
Since then the Cambridge police have
If you are fascinated with the idea of digital currency, then you might have heard about BlockChain.Info.
Yes, Blockchain.info, the world’s most popular Bitcoin wallet and Block Explorer service, has been down from last few hours, and it’s believed that a possible cyber attack has disrupted the site.
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The site is down at the time of writing, and the web server
Hong Kong-based Bitcoin exchange ‘Bitfinex’ that lost around $72 Million worth of its customers’ Bitcoins last week is now offering a reward of $3.5 Million to anyone who can provide information that leads to the recovery of the stolen Bitcoins.
Bitfinex revealed on August 2 that the cryptocurrency exchange had suffered a major security breach, which resulted in the loss of nearly 120,000 BTC