Achieving Bitcoin Anonymity Through Mixers – Bitcoin Magazine

This is a promoted article provided by BitMix.Biz A bitcoin mixer, also known as a bitcoin blender or tumbler, is a service designed to ensure the anonymity of Bitcoin transactions using a special mixing algorithm where bitcoin from several sources are combined and mixed to rid coins of compromising traces of past transactions to hide their origin and protect the privacy and anonymity of users. The architecture of the cryptocurrency is designed in such a way that each of the Bitcoin transactions is recorded in the public, unaltered registry on…

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How Bitcoin Mixers Help Protect Privacy – Bitcoin Magazine

This is a promoted article provided by bitcoinmix.org. Bitcoin mixers are services that mix BTC from different sources to obscure their transaction history. Using these services, Bitcoiners can protect their privacy and keep prying eyes from assessing the history of their funds or other information about them. Bitcoin addresses are pseudonymous, and don’t inherently reveal the specific real-world identity of their owners, but they can be traced back to exchanges or other points at which an owner may have revealed their real-world identity. Blockchain analysis techniques are capable of deriving…

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Crypto Scammers Steal $381 Million in 2020, While Twitter Hackers Direct Funds to Mixers

Cryptocurrency related scams have taken a total of $381 million from victims so far this year. This figure makes crypto scams the largest category of cryptocurrency-related crimes so far in 2020. Chainalysis data still shows current figures are well below those seen in 2019. In 2019, scams accounted for 74% of crypto-related crimes. The current 2020 drop in value of crypto scams is attributed to the absence of a major scam like the Plustoken Ponzi scheme. Crucially, Chainaylsis’ data also shows that the share of cryptocurrency-related crimes to overall crypto…

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