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Bitcoin has extended its strong run this year by a move above the psychologically critical level of $10,000. The positive sentiment in Bitcoin is leading the crypto space higher. In 2020, most major altcoins have been outperforming Bitcoin, which shows investor interest has picked up in them once again. However, the focus of the crypto industry remains on the forthcoming Bitcoin halving. Coinbase believes that the supply rate reduction will further cement Bitcoin’s position as digital gold and it will act as a rival to gold in the digital age. …

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The Rise of SIM Swapping: How and Why Bitcoiners Need to Protect Themselves

Using a phone number for identity authentication is a bad operational security practice. Handing over bitcoin to a third party like a cryptocurrency exchange or lending service also reduces security — “not your keys, not your coins” is a security recommendation often shared over Twitter and the Bitcoin podosphere.  Case in point: For the better part of the last decade, the combination of these two practices has given rise to an increasing number of SIM swap attacks ending in the theft of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.  A SIM swap is…

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