Reserve Bank of India Denies Knowledge, Involvement in Draft Bill to Ban Crypto Entirely

The bank says it has not received any communication from the government about a draft bill that would ban cryptocurrencies. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has denied having any knowledge or involvement in a draft government bill that would ban cryptocurrencies, an official document released on June 4 shows. Varun Sethi, a lawyer specializing in blockchain, filed a […]

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Trend Micro Detects Major Uptick in New Strain of XMR Malware Targeting China-Based Systems

Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro has detected a major uptick in monero cryptojacking malware targeting China-based systems this spring. Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro has detected a major uptick in monero (XMR) cryptojacking malware targeting China-based systems this spring. The news was revealed in an official Trend Micro announcement on June 5. As previously reported, cryptojacking is […]

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Indian Police Uncover Cryptocurrency Scam Involving BitConnect Promoter

Indian police have discovered an alleged multi-million dollar cryptocurrency scam involving a BitConnect promoter. Indian police have reportedly discovered an alleged multi-million dollar cryptocurrency scam, involving a BitConnect promoter, local media outlet the Times of India reported on June 3. The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in Gujarat, India, has accused Divyesh Darji — a promoter […]

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Tokenization, Explained

An ultimate guide to tokenization, one of crypto’s hottest buzzwords. Can a tokenized economy actually become a reality? It is a fair assumption, and — as described above — there are signs to suggest an industry is emerging. Yes, the regulatory frameworks should be adjusted, if not for all the countries on the planet but […]

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Indian State of Telangana Aims to Set up Blockchain District for Start-Ups

Telangana plans to establish the country’s ostensibly first blockchain district by offering tax relief, resource subsidies and financial grants. The Southern Indian state of Telangana plans to establish the country’s ostensibly first blockchain district, local newspaper The Hindu Business Line reported on May 27. The planned district will reportedly aim to establish an ecosystem for […]

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