Crypto Crime Trends Evolving as Users Wise Up: Exchange Hacks, Darknet and Money Laundering

Crime trends in the cryptocurrency space are evolving, as criminals look for innovative ways to steal and launder stolen funds. Two prominent research papers have shed light on the latest crime trends affecting the cryptocurrency community over the past two years. Crypto analytics companies Chainalysis and CipherTrace released reports at the end of January that […]

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Users of Crypto Wallets Electrum and MyEtherWallet Face Phishing Attacks

Users of digital currency wallets Electrum and MEW are purportedly facing phishing attacks attempting to steal their sensitive information. Users of cryptocurrency wallets Electrum and MyEtherWallet are currently facing phishing attacks, according to posts published on Reddit and Twitter on Feb. 4. A phishing attack is an attempt to obtain sensitive data like users’ personal […]

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Hodler’s Digest, Jan. 28 – Feb. 3: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Iran could soon release its state-backed coin, and Gemini announces it will complete further security compliance reviews. Top Stories This Week SWIFT Reveals Plans to Launch Proof-of-Concept With Blockchain Consortium R3 Major global banking payments network SWIFT announced plans this week to develop a Proof-of-Concept of a gateway that will let blockchain consortium R3 link […]

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Top Exchange Binance Adds Support for Credit Card Purchases of Major Cryptos

Leading crypto exchange Binance is adding support for credit card crypto purchases for some cryptos, via its partnership with payment processor Simplex. Leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance is adding support for credit card crypto purchases through its partnership with payment processor Simplex, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Jan. 31. Changpeng Zhao, Binance’s CEO, […]

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