UN Panel Says North Korea Obtained $670 Million in Crypto and Fiat via Hacking: Report

A U.N. Security Council report states that North Korean hackers obtained $670 million in crypto and foreign fiat from 2015 to 2018 North Korea has reportedly amassed $670 million in fiat and cryptocurrencies by conducting hacking attacks, Asia-focused financial newspaper Nikkei Asian Review reports on Friday, March 8. The publication cites a U.N. Security Council […]

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From Stablecoins to Blockchain Trials: Japanese Players Are Going Crypto as the Local Government Is Overseeing the Market

Last month was particularly eventful for the Japanese crypto ecosystem. The beginning of the year was particularly eventful for the Japanese crypto ecosystem, which is generally considered to be a major part of the industry. First of all, Japan’s Central Bank (BoJ) issued a study on the role of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) in […]

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Bitfinex’s Stolen Funds Partially Recovered and Returned by US Law Enforcement

The United States’ law enforcement recovered and returned over $104,000 stolen from cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex. The United States’ law enforcement recovered and returned over $104,000 stolen from the cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex, according to a Medium post by the exchange published on Feb. 25. The funds returned are reportedly just under 27.7 Bitcoins (BTC), which were […]

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Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong Tackles Four ‘Myths’ About Crypto Custody

Coinbase CEO and co-founder Brian Armstrong has outlined what he believes to be four common misconceptions about crypto custody solutions. Brian Armstrong, co-founder and CEO of United States crypto exchange and wallet Coinbase, has outlined what he believes to be four common misconceptions about crypto custody solutions. His article was published on Fortune’s crypto-focused segment […]

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