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Bitcoin’s resurgence continues in post-Christmas boom

BITCOIN’S unpredicted turnaround from a post-Christmas collapse has seen its value rocket towards $ 9,000. The festive season had been a barren wasteland of apathy as the original cryptocurrency began to celebrate its 11th birthday with a disinterested slump to $ 6,800. Daily Express :: City and Business Feed

Openpay sets sights on retail for UK expansion

OPENPAY, the Australian interest-free finance group, is targeting retailers for the first phase of its UK expansion, before entering the car, travel and healthcare markets later on. Daily Express :: City and Business Feed

Iran to fund cyber attacks with cryptocurrency

IRAN’S cyberspies will use cryptocurrency to fund information warfare against the West, warns an ex-CIA officer. US cryptocurrency expert Yaya Fanusie says that it is likely Tehran will step up cyberattacks and black propaganda against the US, despite tensions easing following the US assassination of an Iranian general and a retaliatory Iranian airstrike on an American military base. Daily Express :: City and Business Feed

North Korean hacker group Lazarus targets British crypto users

THE shadowy North Korean cyberwarfare team known as Lazarus’ is stealing from British cryptocurrency users.North Korea is attempting to exploit cryptocurrencies to get around US sanctions, and hackers from the country are believed to be behind a rash of crypto crimes. Daily Express :: City and Business Feed

Bitcoin traders admit to cashing in on Iran conflict

Opportunist bitcoin traders say they are actively hoping for tensions between the USA and Iran to escalate in order to cash in on cryptocurrency price spikes that occur during military conflict. Daily Express :: City and Business Feed