Nailing down whether Bitcoin’s in a supply shock requires understanding certain key on-chain metrics, which we detail in this post!

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Digital scarcity continues to drive Bitcoin adoption. If you don’t know what that means yet, just imagine an asset that will only ever have 21 million in supply, because said supply is controlled by inalterable computer code. That’s the foundation of Bitcoin’s bull-case for 2020 and beyond, that most new investors have adopted, but the fact is, it’s been Bitcoin’s key value proposition since the beginning.

Now, what makes things different for crypto’s leading asset is that its’ current rally is being driven by institutions who continue to consider whether it may become the world’s first provably scarce super-currency. This theory, in turn, also goes hand-in-hand with the idea that Bitcoin also may be becoming the world’s most powerful inflation hedge, which we’ve discussed at length in past posts. …


As the crypto space continues its current, powerful bull-market, scams are picking up speed. Read on to learn about ElectroRAT and how to protect yourself against it.

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We’ve now reached 2021 and as the crypto market continues to gather steam, crypto-based scammers are following suit. One scam in particular, titled ElectroRAT, bears mentioning due to the sheer number of cryptocurrency users that it has affected and the fact that it’s still going on. Once you understand how ElectroRAT works, it’s fairly easy to grasp how to protect yourself against it and other scams like it.

What is ElectroRAT?: A Suite of “Trojanized” Applications

According to the cybersecurity team at Intezer Labs who initially uncovered ElectroRAT, it’s less of a single exploit and more of a scam-focused “campaign.” In other words, with several websites, professional-looking social media accounts, malware-infected or “trojanized” applications, and a remote-access trojan or “RAT,” it’s truly a sophisticated operation compared to most other crypto scams. …


As we enter 2021, a few key Bitcoin trends bear watching. Read on to find out which.

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We’ve stepped into 2021 and Bitcoin looks like it’s just getting started. In a year in which the world has stepped into a paradigm shift brought about by the spread of a novel virus, institutions and individuals alike are catching on to the benefits of crypto’s leading asset. If you’ve read any of our other content on Bitcoin in 2020, then you know that we’ve been tracking the case for it as a safe haven for both institutions and the average investor. …


Through five key insights discussed here, you’ll learn what industry professionals from the Paris Blockchain Week Summit expect in 2021.

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In this year of uncertainty, it’s never been more important to stay abreast of the latest developments in the cryptocurrency space. With that in mind, this week, we attended the Paris Blockchain Week Summit, which brought together traditional finance professionals, public sector officials, crypto insiders, and general crypto enthusiasts on the Hopin platform to discuss this year’s progress in the crypto space and look ahead to 2021. Though it was an event with numerous interesting insights, if you were unable to attend, don’t worry. …


Analyzing all of Bitcoin’s relevant correlations and theses in a year of unprecedented economic chaos reveals why it’s becoming a portfolio mainstay for corporate treasuries.

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2020’s drawing to a close and Bitcoin’s currently up 167% on the year, with no signs of stopping its growth anytime soon. Since our last Bitcoin-centric post was in October, it’s time for a November Bitcoin update.

So, to kick things off, what’s happened since October 30th?

In short, a lot. …


The more Bitcoin grows, the more its detractors will try to spread false narratives about it. Understanding the most common myths makes it easy to dispel them.

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2020’s been a banner year for Bitcoin. As it continues to experience explosive growth, however, its detractors will only increase their efforts to discredit it. Consequently, it’s never been more important to analyze the most common myths about Bitcoin so that you and every other person who’s interested in Bitcoin can split the true signals from the noise.

What are the prevailing myths about Bitcoin?

Chief amongst the myths surrounding Bitcoin are that it is a scam and has never been backed by anything real, it’s an ideal investment vehicle for criminals, and that it will only be secure and by extent, valuable until quantum computers become widespread, at which point its’ cryptography(security) will be broken. Below, we’ll break down those ideas for you and draw conclusions as to whether they have any shred of truth or are just full-fledged myths. …


Keeping our customer funds offline and insured without sacrificing the speed or efficiency of our platform.

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As the crypto industry continues to grow and hacks appear to be proliferating with it, providing reliable security to our clients has never been more important. Presently, the standard for cryptocurrency exchanges is to secure over 90% of customer funds offline in hardware wallets. This, however, leaves 10% or just under that, at-risk in online or “hot” wallets, which are those that quite frequently end up being hacked, often resulting in millions of dollars of losses.

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With Bitcoin continuing to grow, ETH2 on the horizon, and DeFi coming back to life, it’s important to review what pump-and-dump-schemes are and how to avoid them.

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The cryptocurrency markets already move faster and experience more volatility than just about any other financial market in existence. Additionally, most of them are still thinly traded, which refers to markets having such a small number of regular traders that they’re more easily prone to market manipulation. Due to all of this, a form of market manipulation called a pump-and-dump scheme has proliferated and held strong across the crypto industry since 2017. Just as with social engineering and Ponzi schemes, the more you know about this particular scheme’s structure, the easier it will be for you to avoid it. …


Protecting yourself against crypto-based Ponzi schemes is as easy as following a few simple tips that we’ve outlined here.

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As you make your way into the crypto investing sphere for the first time, it’s essential to learn how to protect yourself from all sorts of crypto scams. In our first post in this series, we introduced you to phishing (social engineering) scams and how to avoid them. Because the last year has been the most catastrophic in the history of crypto-based scams, it’s never been more important to get familiar with them in all of their possible forms. For that reason, we’re continuing our series with a cross-section of specific, crypto scams that have been affecting investors worldwide, including in Norway. Unlike phishing attacks, the scams we’ll present below often appear legitimate to newcomers, but end up being Ponzi schemes or something similar. …


Three weeks have gone by and Bitcoin continues to bolster its case as a globally accepted safe haven.

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Earlier this year, it seemed that everything that wasn’t DeFi was moving at a snail’s pace. Now that Bitcoin’s back in the spotlight again, we’re continuing our series on what makes it valuable to the world beyond its digital scarcity.

Previously, we introduced you to our main argument for Bitcoin’s value as a safe haven, using its recent adoption during the pandemic as well as its historical status as a reliable diversifier. …

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