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Bitcoin price weekly analysis – 15.10.2018

Bitcoin price dropped by around 7.5% during the previous week. The market’s bears managed to take bitcoin price to break out of the symmetrical triangle pattern, we observed during our previous analysis, towards the downside to record a weekly low of $6,220 last Thursday. However, after the week’s low was recorded, bitcoin price began rising again up to $6,400 on ... Read More »

Weekly Bitcoin Price Analysis – 9.10.18

Bitcoin price has been moving sideways during most of last week’s trading sessions, as the market’s bulls failed to push the market above the symmetrical triangle pattern that we spotted on the charts during last week’s bitcoin price analysis. Bitcoin price failed to breach the resistance around $6,757.5, which corresponds to the 23.6% Fibonacci retracement level, as candlesticks bounced off ... Read More »

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Weekly Bitcoin Price Analysis – 30.9.18

Bitcoin price was more or less stable last week, and gains did not exceed 2% during the week’s trading sessions. Even though this is not what crypto investors expected to happen, it seems that we are in the “silence before the storm” phase, as we are just two months away from the bullish rally that usually takes place towards the ... Read More »

Using keywords and links to perform threat intelligence analysis on onion websites

With rapid advancement of technologies on the dark web, cybercrimes are skyrocketing. Onion websites represent the main source of illegal activities across the dark web. Cyber threat intelligence (CTI) aims at pinpointing onion websites that represent the ground for cybercriminal activities. Monitoring the dark web to gather threat intelligence represents a daunting and complex task. Intelligence agencies and government based ... Read More »

Using Bitcoin Transaction Analysis In Deanonymizing Users of Tor Hidden Services

Anonymity over the world wide web has never been a more critical issue. To achieve bulletproof anonymity, multiple solutions are being currently implemented by internet users all over the world. The most popular of which is the Tor network that represents the busiest anonymous communication network on the internet serving millions of users every day. Tor also enables webmasters to ... Read More »

Detection of Malicious or Black IP Addresses Via Analysis of Daily Darknet Traffic

The world has recently began to recognize the significance and dangerous impact of various forms of network vulnerabilities. Moreover, cybercriminals can exploit these vulnerabilities to phish sensitive and private information from the machines of vulnerable web users. As such, researchers have recently began to thoroughly study how countermeasures can be created to solve various network vulnerability issues. A recently published ... Read More »

Malware Analysis Tools Explained

When it comes to malware infections, you can never get comfortable with your own system and paranoia is your best friend, as we can observe in the second episode of the third season of Mr Robot, when Elliot uses rkhunter to control if a malware has been installed on his computer. In this article we’ll see that is possible to ... Read More »

Geographical Analysis of Drug Trafficking On a Popular Darknet Marketplace

  Cryptomarkets are novel forms of online marketplaces, hosted on darknets, that simplify the trading of a myriad of illegal and illicit merchandize, namely drugs. Even though most relevant academic research studies focus on illegal drugs, a wide variety of other products and goods that are related to identity, or financial fraud, counterfeit goods or replicas, in addition to doping ... Read More »

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Bitcoin price Analysis 28 July 2017

Bitcoin’s Civil War is not yet over. These past 2 weeks, the price of Bitcoin was in limbo, trapped between breaking higher or breaking down to lower levels. An impending blockchain hardfork on August 1 is perhaps responsible for the tension that could send prices lower. But there is also the overarching bullish trend from late 2016 that is set ... Read More »

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Bitcoin price analysis 19th July

Bitcoin is in Trouble This week Bitcoin’s internal wrangles, that have intensified over the past 4 months, dragged down prices to below the $2000 price level. Within hours, price painted a red candles spiralling down under the weight of the bitcoin scaling deadlock. The fast approaching August deadlines, that threaten to split bitcoin into 3 or more chains, turned into ... Read More »

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Bitcoin Price Analysis 12 July 2017

Will Bitcoin Tear Itself Apart? This week, the Bitcoin market sentiment seemed to suddenly turn from bullish to bearish overnight. Alternative cryptocurrency markets also turned bearish, as the sharp decline of bitcoin dragged everything down with it. Ethereum dropped 40% from $280 to a low $198 as at writing this. Bitcoin market dominance, a metric that tracks the market capitalization ... Read More »

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Bitcoin Price Analysis July 4th

The Scaling Debate Weighs on the price of Bitcoin Over the past 3 weeks, the price of Bitcoin has been reflective of the tension in the community surrounding a protocol scaling deadlock. Traders are clutching at straws, hoping for a return to the exciting bull trend since 2015. But the failure to break the $3,000 level, and a scaling debate ... Read More »

Handwriting Analysis Used to Identify Ohio Fentanyl Vendor

In May, federal law enforcement agencies were tasked with making undercover fentanyl purchases from darknet vendors. On May 30, a Homeland Security Agent found a listing leading to the arrest of a couple from Cincinnati, Ohio. According to the Criminal Complaint, the investigation into the couple’s activities involved a Homeland Security agent and an inspector from the United States Postal ... Read More »

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Bitcoin Price Analysis June 13 2017

The Flippening Bitcoin’s teething problems have not gone unnoticed. This week, Ethereum came closer to surpassing the market cap of Bitcoin. ETH price broke past $300 to an all time high of $400, backed by mainstream media and speculator bids on the flippening. Bitcoin’s scaling deadlock and high transaction fees, have led to doubt amongst investors over its continued dominance ... Read More »