Bitcoin tops $17,000; hack raises concerns ahead of US trade

Will the Bitcoin bubble ever burst? If so, when? Those are the questions that continue to elude investors and analysts alike, as each time Bitcoin's value rises to a new high, it seems like the end is in sight. But instead of ramming into an invisible ceiling and crashing down, it just keeps going up. To wit, Bitcoin's value recently topped

Bitcoin tops $17,000; hack raises concerns ahead of US trade

Bitcoin surged past $17,000 Thursday as the frenzy surrounding the virtual currency escalated just days before it starts trading on major U.S. exchanges. Bitcoin has gained more than $5,000 ...

Thu 7 Dec 17 from Phys.org

Q&A: How is a bitcoin mined? A look at the virtual currency

A company in Slovenia that mines bitcoin says it has been hacked, for a potential loss of tens of millions of dollars.

Thu 7 Dec 17 from Phys.org

Q&A: How is a bitcoin mined? A look at the virtual currency, Thu 7 Dec 17 from USA today

Bitcoin miner NiceHash reports hack, theft of its 'wallet'

The Slovenian-based bitcoin miner NiceHash says it is investigating a security breach and the possible theft of tens of millions of dollars' worth of bitcoins, as meanwhile the value of the ...

Thu 7 Dec 17 from Phys.org

Bitcoin Site Robbed of More Than 4,000 Bitcoins Worth $70 Million

The take from the heist was 4,736.42 BTC, worth more than $57 million at the time. The post Bitcoin Site Robbed of More Than 4,000 Bitcoins Worth $70 Million appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Thu 7 Dec 17 from Extremetech

Cryptocurrency mining marketplace loses $64 million to hackers

A cryptocurrency marketplace called NiceHash has suffered a security breach that left its bitcoin wallet tens of millions of dollars lighter. Slovenia-based NiceHash connects miners, ...

Thu 7 Dec 17 from Engadget

Too Good To Be True? Bitcoin Surpasses $15,000 As Market Cap Hits $250 Billion

Will the Bitcoin bubble ever burst? If so, when? Those are the questions that continue to elude investors and analysts alike, as each time Bitcoin's value rises to a new high, it seems like ...

Thu 7 Dec 17 from HotHardware

Cryptocurrency mining marketplace NiceHash hacked, over $70 million in Bitcoin stolen

At the time of writing, Bitcoin is just $25 away from breaking the $15,000 milestone. This incredible value means the cryptocurrency has become the number one target for cybercriminals everywhere. ...

Thu 7 Dec 17 from Techspot

Bitcoin worth millions stolen days before US exchange opens

TOKYO (AP) -- A bitcoin mining company in Slovenia has been hacked for the possible theft of tens of millions of dollars, just days before the virtual currency, which hit a record above ...

Thu 7 Dec 17 from AP

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