140 Government Services Applications Are Using Blockchain

The Beijing government will release its first blockchain application blueprint on government  services in China today, according to the local news on July 15.   According to the blueprint, 140 government service applications are already on the blockchain. These applications are divided into three categories: “data sharing and exchange”, “business collaborative processing” and “electronic certificate and certificate storage”. The official in charge of the blueprint said: “Blockchain is a breakthrough in data sharing which is difficult to get through the traditional sharing way […] ‘electronic certificate storage’ means that the electronic…

Unprecedented Twitter Breach: Barack Obama, Jeff Bezos, Joe Biden, Dozens of High-Profile Accounts Compromised in Bitcoin Giveaway Scam

Key Takeaways The CryptoForHealth scam has affected at least 24 celebrity and corporate accounts on Twitter Tweets from the compromised accounts invite users to donate to a fraudulent Bitcoin giveaway offer Share this article Billionaires, politicians, and celebrities were victimized in a large-scale phishing campaign with the hackers defrauding people for over $100,000 in Bitcoin. Hackers used their access to trick people into participating in a fake Bitcoin giveaway. New Victims Revealed The attack has targeted many cryptocurrency-related accounts. The latest list of victims includes Kraken, Coinbase, TRON Foundation, Bitcoin,…

This Chart Shows Ethereum Is Gearing Up for a Major Breakout Rally

Ethereum has been trading in close tandem with Bitcoin throughout the past several days and weeks, and this correlation isn’t showing any signs of breaking. It now appears that buyers may be laying the groundwork for ETH to see a notable upswing, however, as the crypto is currently on the cusp of breaking above a crucial support level. Much of this strength could come from the buyers’ continued ability to hold it above $238. One analyst is noting that he is now closely watching to see how ETH responds to…

Join Us as We Discuss the Ongoing Twitter Hack

A large-scale Twitter attack has taken over the accounts of some of the most powerful verified accounts in the world including: Joe Biden, Elon Musk, George Wallace, Bill Gates, Kanye West, Kim Kardashian, Wiz Khalifa, Warren Buffett, Mike Bloomberg, Barack Obama, and Jeff Bezos. Business accounts from Uber, Twitter Support, Coindesk and many others were likewise affected.  The accounts are running a Bitcoin ‘giveaway’ scam and have so far conned Twitter users out of 12.8 BTC, or roughly $118,000. Join us as Cointelegraph hosts Jackson and Giovanni discuss the hack…

Justin Sun Offers $1 Million Bounty in Exchange for Twitter Hackers

After a massive number of Twitter accounts were hacked on July 15, one of the affected, Tron founder Justin Sun, put a bounty on the heads of those responsible.  Tron’s founder will give $1 million to the person or persons responsible for tracking down the hackers and providing pertinent data on the situation, Sun, CEO of BitTorrent and Founder of TRON told, Cointelegraph.   Sun added: “We are working closely with Twitter to resolve this issue immediately and return our accounts to normal. We are always vigilant in the handling our…

Here’s the Simple Path Forward for Chainlink to Rally Past $20

Chainlink’s immense multi-year uptrend is showing no signs of faltering as LINK continues racing higher. Despite facing a firm rejection within the mid-$8.00 region earlier this week, the crypto has since rallied past this level and just set a fresh all-time high. Analysts are now noting that this momentum could extend significantly further in the days and weeks ahead. One respected trader is noting that it is even a strong possibility that buyers push LINK into the double-digit price region before its macro uptrend begins slowing. The parabolic movement required…

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Sticks Around $9,200 as Traders Eye Other Markets for Action

Traders look towards altcoins and equities as volatility dips in a quiet July bitcoin market. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $9,185 as of 20:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Slipping 1% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $9,153-$9,279 BTC below 10-day and 50-day moving average, a bearish signal for market technicians. Bitcoin trading on Coinbase since July 14.Source: TradingView Traders seem to pine for the bitcoin volatility that was once the norm – and they expect it to return after what has been a lull. “Trading bitcoins is about as exciting…

Elon Musk and Bill Gates Twitter Accounts Apparently Hacked By Bitcoin Thief

Elon Musk’s Twitter account was apparently hijacked today following a series of attacks on cryptocurrency-related accounts, including major exchanges such as Binance, and U.S.-based Coinbase, and Gemini. Other handles compromised included the @Bitcoin Twitter account. Musk’s account pinned a tweet to his feed at 4:17pm ET which suggested that the entrepreneur would double any Bitcoin sent to a wallet address. Musk has, in the past, discussed cryptocurrencies on his Twitter feed, suggesting that he owns 0.25 Bitcoins. Scammers have been known to use this technique to dupe Bitcoin owners into…

Elon Musk, Bill Gates Twitter Accounts Hacked in Massive Bitcoin Scam

Share this article Official Twitter accounts across the cryptocurrency space have been compromised. Accounts for Binance, Justin Sun, Changpeng Zhao, Gemini, and KuCoin all appear to have been hacked. Even Elon Musk’s account was compromised. All four of the compromised accounts have pinned a similar tweet at the same time on their profile, which says, “We have partnered with CryptoForHealth and are giving back 5000 BTC to the community.” The tweet then directs users to a suspicious link. I’m feeling generous because of Covid-19. I’ll double any BTC payment sent…