Cryptopia Liquidation: Refund Deadline ‘Not Practicable’ as Users Wait

Liquidator Grant Thornton recovered $7.2 million since May but warns that the complexity of proving ownership makes it impossible to estimate timeframes. Liquidators of hacked New Zealand cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia have recovered almost $11 million in the past six months, but say the process remains difficult. In its second report into its operations at Cryptopia, […]

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Ethereum Hard Fork Live, Stolen ETH Moved, ‘Hodlers Are Insane’: Hodler’s Digest, Dec. 2–8

Ethereum completes the Istanbul hard fork, analysts warn “the halvening” will be a non-event, and research suggests crypto will replace fiat by 2030. Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much […]

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Crypto Cybersecurity Firm Ledger Hires In-House Security Officer As New CTO

Hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger has hired in-house security officer as chief technology officer to oversee the company’s security operations. Hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger has hired Charles Guillemet as chief technology officer (CTO) where he will oversee the company’s security operations. In a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Dec. 5, Ledger said that Guillemet has […]

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New Crypto-Stealing Malware Infected 80,000 Computers, Microsoft Says

Microsoft security analysts reveal that cryptocurrency-stealing malware “Dexphot” already infected 80,000 computers earlier this year. The Microsoft Defender ATP research team shares insights on a new cryptocurrency-stealing malware variant that has infected close to 80,000 computers. On Nov. 26, Microsoft security analysts revealed that the malware, called Dexphot, had already infected close to 80,000 devices […]

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