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Harvard, Yale, Brown Endowments Have Been Buying Bitcoin for at Least a Year: Sources

Some of the largest university endowment funds in the U.S. have been quietly buying cryptocurrency for the past year or so through accounts held at Coinbase and other exchanges, CryptoX has learned.According to two sources familiar with the situation, Harvard, Yale, Brown and the University of Michigan as well as

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After an Impressive Performance in 2020, the New Year Starts with a Huge Bang for CoinMetro

CoinMetro, a popular Estonia-based cryptocurrency exchange platform has gained a lot of ground in the past one year, despite the ongoing pandemic causing a widespread disruption. One of the significant developments during the year is the launch of a digital securities marketplace in association with Ignium. The digital securities marketplace launch

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Hits $40K Again While Ether Volume Is Erupting This Year

After closing out last week at over $40,000 on Sunday, bitcoin hit that price again Thursday while traders are pushing ether volumes to new liquidity levels.Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $39,318 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 8.5% over the previous 24 hours.Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $36,125-$40,066  (CryptoX 20)BTC above

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CME’s Bitcoin futures facilitated over 11 million BTC in volume last year

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange, or CME, recorded significant volume for its Bitcoin (BTC) futures trading product over the course of last 12 months. “More than 2.2+ million contracts were traded in 2020,” a CME representative told Cryptox. Each cash-settled Bitcoin futures contract at the CME is worth the dollar value of

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This Elusive Malware Has Targeted Crypto Wallets for a Year

Operating for a year now, insidious malware ElectroRAT is bringing 2020 into 2021 and targeting crypto wallets.A researcher at cybersecurity firm Intezer has identified and documented the inner workings of ElectroRAT, which has been targeting and draining victims’ funds.According to the researcher, Avigayil Mechtinger, the malware operation includes a variety of

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Researchers warn 3 apps have been stealing crypto undetected for a year

Cyber security researchers have discovered a year-long malware operation that has targeted cryptocurrency users with the creation of a number of fake apps.Security firm Intezer Labs warned that ever increasing crypto prices have created heightened activity among hackers and malicious actors seeking financial gains. The malware has been disseminated over

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