Published on May 18th, 2017 | by bitcoin0
The 3 Current Causes of Bitcoin’s Increasing Prices
This article will discuss the top 3 reasons why Bitcoin’s price is currently rising.
Wanna Cry Ransomware
I am sure you have heard of the recent world’s largest ransomware attack by the name of Wanna Cry, aka Wana Decryptor.
The aggressive ransomware has infected over 200,000 machines and so far has collected over $80,000, according to @actual_ransom – a twitter bot set up to track the ransomware.
The three bitcoin wallets tied to #WannaCry ransomware have received 273 payments totaling 44.84252902 BTC ($80,802.04 USD).
Last but not least, one of the biggest driving forces behind Bitcoin’s meteoric price rise is Japan’s adoption and legislation of crypto.