Bitpoint Hack Shows That Regulators’ Scrutiny Does Not Equal Safety

Bitpoint incident continues the streak of hacks targeting Japan-based exchanges. On July 12, 2019, Tokyo-headquartered cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint promptly suspended its services after noticing an error in the outgoing funds transfer system. Soon, an official announcement followed, revealing that the trading platform had lost around 3.5 billion yen (roughly $32 million) as a result of […]

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Hodler’s Digest, June 24–30: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

A Coinbase crash interrupts Bitcoin’s parabolic run and a Singaporean exchange is the latest to fall victim to a hacking attack. Coming every Sunday, the 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 more […]

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Grand Theft Crypto: The State of Cryptocurrency-Stealing Malware and Other Nasty Techniques

In 2019, centralized exchanges and individual hodlers are losing record-breaking sums of digital money to hackers and scammers. Much of digital assets’ appeal stems from the fact that many of them are not affiliated with or controlled by governments, central banks or transnational corporations (at least, not yet). The price paid for the independence from […]

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