Part 2 – Bitcoin Magazine

https://twitter.com/n1ckler/status/1133671925299982337 In Part 1 of this two-part series, we focused on an introduction to blockchain analysis of publicly available Lightning Network payment requests or “invoices” that were made during the second Lightning Torch relay event that took place in January 2020. We looked at analyzing the use of both custodial and noncustodial mobile wallets.  In this installment, I’ll examine possible scenarios where privacy may be compromised and ways to mitigate the risk when running a private node instance. This article will also bring attention to new techniques of transacting on…

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Bitcoin Braces for Turbulent Week Ahead: Three Reasons Why

Bitcoin fell 0.31 percent in the early Monday session. The cryptocurrency’s plunge followed a similar downside move in the S&P 500, validating its growing correlation with the U.S. index. It now awaits a bumpier weekly session ahead as investors measure the resurgence of virus cases in the U.S. against critical economic reports releasing this week. Bitcoin investors should buckle up. The drive from here could become bumpier after Bitcoin logged its third consecutive weekly session in the red. Again, the cryptocurrency opened the new week in negative territory, falling by…

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