Hidden miners were found in audio files, and whales are manipulating the market
Hidden miners were found in audio files
BlackBerry Cylance threat researches discovered malicious virus — Monero miner embedded within WAV audio files.
When played, some of the WAV had no glitches, others generated white noise. The specialists discovered embedded code Monero CPU miner, as well as the code used to establish a reverse shell to remotely connect to the victim’s network.
NewsBTC analyst: bitcoin dropped down to $7,500
Aayush Jindal, expert for NewsBTC website believes that the world’s main crypto coin will continue falling. The next levels will be $7,800 и $7,500.
According to him, the resistance at supporting bitcoin’s price of $8,000 was a reason behind the new bearish trend on the 4-hours chart.
There is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $7,950 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair. MACD and RSI indicators also signal the declining movement. Currently BTC is trading around the mark of $7,900.
Are whales to blame for bitcoin’s decline?
On Friday bitcoin lost about 1,8% in price. The dump started at night, and right on the verge of it Whale Alert analysts detected a transfer of 10,000 BTC (around $80 mln) to Binance trading platform.
If these two events are connected is not clear, but the crypto community is actively discussing the topic of bitcoin-whales manipulating the market. Unlike the classic markets, the crypto market has no protection against such activities.