Tag: BTG

Bitcoin Gold Price Surpasses $250 Again

Although most people did not expect it, the Bitcoin Gold price has risen out of the blue. Thanks to Bitcoin’s recent gains, all of the top currencies have appreciated in value over the past few hours. Right now, the Bitcoin Gold price sits at US$254.79, which represents a 15.05% increase over the past 24 hours. It’s an interesting trend to keep an eye on; that much is evident. Bitcoin Gold Price Surges …
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Bitcoin Gold Website and GitHub Repo Allowed Users to Download a Malicious Windows Client

Cryptocurrency users have been targeted by hackers and other criminals more times than anyone cares to count. The number of attack vectors also continues to increase. Lately, we have seen an uptick in malicious wallet downloads distributed through official channels. The Bitcoin Gold website, for example, linked to a nefarious wallet for over 36 hours until the issue was discovered. That’s a very troublesome development which may have major repercussions. Another Bitcoin Gold …
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Bitcoin Gold Devs Claim Their Premine is a Postmine

One of the main problems associated with the launch of Bitcoin Gold is the way this currency was created. It was not a live hard fork of Bitcoin, but more of a separate blockchain which airdropped coins to holders of Bitcoin. Moreover, there was also a major premine which is still in the hands of the developers. However, according to a recent blog post by the BTG devs, this is not your …
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FreeWallet Implements Bitcoin Gold Support

Ever since Bitcoin Gold’s developers launched the mainnet, people have been wondering if this cryptocurrency would gain any traction. So far, things have been relatively quiet as far as BTG is concerned. Few wallets support it, and trading it across exchanges is problematic. FreeWallet has announced it will offer built-in Bitcoin Gold support as of this week. It’s an interesting development, even though FreeWallet doesn’t have the best of reputations. FreeWallet and Bitcoin Gold It …
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