Bitcoin is under threat from hackers as its price surges – but they can be stopped

If you purchase Bitcoin through an online exchange and choose to store them there too, your security lies in the hands of whichever service you use. If the exchange is hacked – something that isn't uncommon – the currency you own could be stolen. That's because the exchange will hold users' private …
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Bitcoin surges above $12000 to record high on relentless demand

“It took a long time to establish the methodology and the way bitcoin was traded. The original appeal came from the fact they were unregulated. However it's clearly moved out of those shadows and into center stage,” said Mick McCarthy, CMC Markets' chief market strategist in Sydney. “We are in the …
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