The bitcoin exchange rate on 2 February 2019 Saturday, continued to decline, the stock market is not even save good news
Total market capitalization of crypto-currencies has fallen during the day, 2 billion, to the level 112,481 billion. Capitalization of bitcoin is 60,235 billion.
On Friday February 1, as of 19:00, bitcoin exchange rate BTC/USD is at the level of 3,416 USD. The price of bitcoin fell by $ 20 in comparison with yesterday.
On Friday the stock market correction began after the breakthrough yesterday, triggered by the increase in XRP. Course althena rose for the day by 9.38%. However, the next day continued to decline, led by bitcoin.
The exchange rate of the cryptocurrency is also moved into the red zone. Ethereum fell for a day at 2.73%, to $ 103.2, the capitalization of 12.5 billion dollars. XRP per day has dropped in price by 6.45%, to 0.29 per dollar, and has lost its primacy among altcoins, the capitalization of 12.5 billion dollars. Litecoin fell by 1.6% to 30.8 dollars, the capitalization of 1.9 billion dollars.
Did not save the stock market from a strengthening bearish trend even some good news. Ripple in the near future plans to enter the gaming industry. Chicago Board options exchange (CBOE) filed with the SEC an application on the start a bitcoin ETF. The Stuttgart stock exchange has launched apps for cryptocurrency trading. This service may soon be available for customers from other countries. Cryptocurrency exchange Binance provided the client an additional opportunity to purchase virtual currency with a credit card.
The bitcoin exchange rate on February 2, 2019
As previously reported, the victims of cybercriminals are not only individuals and companies but also state authorities. Increased the number of cybercrimes involving public companies and other public sector representatives. As the Director of Association risk management Marshall Davis, now the hackers are hunting for public companies and even municipalities, while requiring a ransom in bitcoin. The Ponemon Institute found that in 2016, the hackers demanded a ransom in 13% of public companies in 2017 this figure increased to 31%, and in 2018 already 38%.
The FBI warns that paying the ransom in such cases the worst solution, since the payment does not guarantee receipt of the decryption key. Besides protection from hackers is becoming more expensive and more sophisticated cybercrime.