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Bitcoin price weekly analysis – 21.4.2019

Even though last week’s trading sessions started by bitcoin price dropping down to record a week low of $4,977, it rose gradually later on to record a week high of $5,332 on Thursday. The market’s bulls managed to break through the resistance around $5,297, which corresponds to the 76.4% Fibonacci retracement. The new bullish wave which has been evident since ... Read More »

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Research: Forensic analysis of the Tor browser bundle

Internet browsers currently represent the most commonly used means for accessing the internet from any platform. Due to the recent large number of online incidents that involve the leakage of personal data, users have become highly aware of the threat imposed by adversaries who can breach their personal data, in addition to vulnerable applications that can compromise their privacy and ... Read More »

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Bibliometric analysis of botnet identification approaches

Botnets have increasingly become tools for a myriad of cyber criminal activities including phishing, distribution of malware, cryptojacking, distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, click fraud, phishing, and much more. A botnet represents a logical group of internet connected machines including computers, mobile devices, or IoT devices, known as bots, whose security have been compromised by the “bot herder”, the ... Read More »

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Bitcoin price weekly analysis – 15.4.2019

Bitcoin price rose during last week’s trading sessions to record a week high of $5,488 last Wednesday, which exceeded the resistance level around the 76.4% Fibonacci retracement ($5,297). However, the bullish momentum failed to keep bitcoin price above this resistance level to drop below it within less than eight hours, after the week high had been recorded. Bitcoin price has ... Read More »

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Bitcoin price weekly analysis – 8.4.2019

Bitcoin price recorded an astonishing 20% gain during last week’s trading sessions. It scored around $1,000 gains during less than five days. The market’s bulls managed to take bitcoin price to break through three important resistance levels: the 38.2% Fib retracement ($4,198), the 50% Fib retracement ($4,537), and the 61.8% Fib retracement ($4,877) (refer to our previous bitcoin price analysis ... Read More »

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Research: Analysis of cryptojacking malware

Cybercriminals are increasingly relying on cryptocurrencies to maximize their gains. Via exploiting various forms of vulnerabilities of victims’ internet browsers and operating systems, cryptojacking renders it possible for cybercriminals to hijack victims’ computational resources to illicitly mine cryptocurrencies. A recently published research study analyzes current cryptojacking malware via means of dynamic and static methods. The paper also delves into the ... Read More »

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Bitcoin price weekly analysis – 31.3.2019

After dropping down to a week low of $3,939 last Monday, bitcoin price has been rising steadily during the remainder of last week’s trading sessions, recording a week high of $4,210 on Saturday. The week high has breached a critical resistance level around $4,198.7, which corresponds to the 38.2% Fibonacci retracement (check last week’s bitcoin price analysis for the coordinates ... Read More »

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Bitcoin price weekly analysis – 23.3.2019

Bitcoin has been trading above $4,000 all through last week’s trading sessions. The market continued on moving through the new rising channel we spotted during last week’s bitcoin price analysis. A week high of $4,146 was recorded on Thursday, before a downwards price correction attempt became evident pulling bitcoin price down to record a week low of $4,044. The bullish ... Read More »

Bitcoin price weekly analysis 17.3.2019

Bitcoin price managed to successfully stabilize above the $4,000 mark during most of last week’s trading sessions. The week started by a downwards price correction attempt that pulled bitcoin price to record a week low of $3,897 on Tuesday. Thereafter, bitcoin price began rising steadily recording a week high of $4,100 on Saturday. The market is clearly bullish now and ... Read More »

Security Onion – A network monitoring and analysis machine

Maintaining bulletproof network security has become a challenging task, as hackers are acquiring more skills and developing highly effective malicious tools every day. As such, even with powerful security systems such as antivirus technologies, firewalls, and strong authentication systems, it is still difficult to mitigate all network vulnerabilities. Since a secured network can still be hacked, we need systems that ... Read More »

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Bitcoin price weekly analysis – 9.3.2018

Even though bitcoin price dropped down to a week low of $3,767 in the beginning of last week’s trading sessions, it rose steadily thereafter to record a week high of $3,997.4 on Thursday. Bitcoin price has been rising along the upwards trend line we spotted during last week’s bitcoin price analysis, despite overshooting temporarily below it last Monday. The 23.6% ... Read More »

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Bitcoin price weekly analysis – 4.3.2019

Bitcoin price has been relatively stable last week, ranging between $3,900 and $3,980 during most of the week’s trading sessions. Even though bitcoin price was moving sideways around $3,900 during most of the week, it dropped down to record a week low of $3,761 on Wednesday. The 23.6% Fibonacci retracement ($3,778.5) supported bitcoin price and prevented further drop, even though ... Read More »

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Bitcoin price weekly analysis – 25.2.2019

Bitcoin price began recovering last week, as the bearish wave, which has been controlling the market during the past few weeks, lost its momentum. The week started by bitcoin price breaking through the resistance around $3,778.5, which corresponds to the 23.6% Fibonacci retracement, during Monday’s trading sessions. The upwards momentum continued on pushing bitcoin price to higher level, and a ... Read More »

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Research: Forensic analysis of six anonymous internet browsers

Cybercrime has evolved to become a challenging problem during the past few years. Cybercriminals rely on the dark web to sell various hacking and malicious tools on darknet marketplaces including ransomware, DDoS attack tools, Crimeware-as-a-service (CaaS), and others. Users can currently use the Tor browser bundle, with incognito properties, to access the dark web and conduct transactions in darknet marketplaces. ... Read More »

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Bitcoin price weekly analysis – 17.2.2019

Bitcoin price has been relatively stable last week, ranging between $3,750 and $3,631 throughout the week’s trading sessions. The market’s bulls failed to break through the resistance around $3,778.5, which corresponds to the 23.6% Fibonacci retracement level. As we stated during last week’s bitcoin price analysis, this resistance level is gaining more strength, especially that it had not been breached ... Read More »