French Cybersecurity Agency Grants Security Certificate to Ledger Nano S Hardware Wallet

The Ledger Nano S from French crypto hardware wallet firm Ledger has received a First Level Security Certificate. The Ledger Nano S from French crypto hardware wallet firm Ledger has received a First Level Security Certificate (CPSN) from France’s national cybersecurity agency, ANSSI. The development was shared with Cointelegraph on March 18. The National Cybersecurity […]

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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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French Financial Regulator Proposes Ban on Anonymous Cryptocurrencies

A French financial regulator has proposed to ban privacy-focused cryptocurrencies. The head of the Finance Committee of France’s National Assembly, Eric Woerth, is suggesting a ban on anonymous cryptocurrencies, or so-called privacy coins. Woerth expressed his position in a recent report on crypto assets and blockchain technology. In a forward to the report, Woerth considers […]

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Credit Agricole-Backed Blockchain Startup Setl Files for Insolvency in the UK

Setl, a Credit Agricole-backed blockchain startup based out of the United Kingdom, has filed for insolvency. Setl, a Credit Agricole-backed blockchain startup based out of the United Kingdom, has filed for insolvency. The insolvency notice was filed on March 7 with U.K. authorities. Credit Agricole is reportedly the world’s largest cooperative financial institution, headquartered in […]

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France’s Main Trade Seaport Joins Blockchain Pilot for Freight Logistics: Report

France’s largest port, Marseille Fos Port, has joined a blockchain pilot for freight transport on the Mediterranean-Rhône-Saône axis. The main trade seaport of France, Marseille Fos Port, will participate in a blockchain pilot for freight logistics in June 2019, local industry news outlet PortSEurope reports on March 6. The project aims to use blockchain technology […]

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