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Bitcoin Extortionists Hit Fortune-500 Mexican Oil Giant Pemex for $5 Million

The hackers who hit Mexico’s state oil giant Pemex earlier this week with ransomware are demanding hundreds of Bitcoin in order to provide the decryption software. According to Bleeping Computer, the ransomware used to target the Fortune 500 firm is DoppelPaymer. So far Pemex believes that under 5% of its computers have been affected by the ransomware. The oil giant’s billing systems have been the most impacted by the cyberattack and the department has now resorted to a manual workaround. Continue reading Bitcoin Extortionists Hit Fortune-500 Mexican Oil Giant Pemex for $5 Million

Charlie Lee: ‘I Thought Litecoin Was Going to Hit $1,000’

Charlie Lee can’t seem to shake his reputation for offloading his Litecoin holdings near the peak. The Litecoin creator was
featured in a podcast with Morgan Creek Digital Partner Anthony Pompliano where he fielded some tough questions both about
his LTC portfolio and the state of the crypto industry. Something that you might not know is when Charlie decided to sell his
Litecoins when the cryptocurrency was trading at approximately $300 he expected the price to go much higher. He said on the
podcast: Continue reading Charlie Lee: ‘I Thought Litecoin Was Going to Hit $1,000’

Ethereum Price To Hit $375 By Summer According To The Latest Ethereum Price Forecast

Ethereum had a rocky season last year. However, in the beginning of this year, the Ethereum price prediction 2019 became positive as it increased significantly against the USD heading for the resistance at $200. However, due to the general correction in the market, the price of Ethereum was unable to break the resistance at $200. After trending sideways for many days, the price of Ethereum fell from the $183 level to the $165 level along with other cryptocurrencies. Now, the latest Ethereum price forecast in U°Today suggests that Ethereum will hit $375 within the next six months. Will Ethereum recover to $375 in six months? Continue reading Ethereum Price To Hit $375 By Summer According To The Latest Ethereum Price Forecast

Bitcoin Transaction Fees Hit Three-Year Low as Lightning Network, SegWit Help BTC Scale

Bitcoin’s transaction fees have recently hit a low they hadn’t seen in over three years, as according to BitInfoCharts the median transaction fee on the flagship cryptocurrency’s network is just $0.029. Continue reading Bitcoin Transaction Fees Hit Three-Year Low as Lightning Network, SegWit Help BTC Scale