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The American company has invented a new hardware device called TxTenna, which can broadcast bitcoin transactions to a local mesh network of connected devices even without an Internet connection. Authorities believe that Californian may be the first person to receive imprisonment for launching a SIM hijacking scheme. Read the best crypto news analysis here! bitnewstoday.com Bitcoin, investments, regulation and other cryptocurrencies Found a mistake? The battery-powered device along with a Blockstream Satellite Receiver enables anyone to send and receive Bitcoin and get real-time data without being connected to the internet or even electricity. Blockchain Analysis Links Hamas Fundraising to Coinbase Bitcoin Account (Coindesk) Israel’s Whitestream, a blockchain analytics firm, has identified several bitcoin wallet addresses that Hamas media channels referred to when requesting for donations to support “the resistance”.

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A California man is first to receive jail time for SIM hijacking scheme (The Verge)

A 20-year-old American hacker Joel Ortiz admitted to stealing information from around 40 people which allowed him to steal millions in cryptocurrencies. A young man has now been sentenced to 10 years in prison as part of a plea deal. Authorities believe that Californian may be the first person to receive imprisonment for launching a SIM hijacking scheme. The method involved transferring a phone number to a different SIM card, without the owner’s approval. This gave hacker an opportunity to take over the victim’s accounts by intercepting the authentication texts.

Blockchain Analysis Links Hamas Fundraising to Coinbase Bitcoin Account (Coindesk)

Israel’s Whitestream, a blockchain analytics firm, has identified several bitcoin wallet addresses that...

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