Coincheck, the Japanese exchange that lost ~$550 million worth of NEM to hackers, will stop dealing with Monero, Dash and Zcash. The trading platform has recognized the risk posed by these cryptocurrencies which provide high levels of anonymity. Half of the NEM coins stolen in the hack may have been converted already on the darknet, […]
North Korea has allegedly been involved in unleashing cyber attacks against South Korean bitcoin exchanges and other blockchain companies. These attacks are possibly the result of economic sanctions against North Korea. Also read: Large Korean Conglomerate Gets Into Bitcoin Remittances Post Legalization A United Press International article elaborated; “The CWIC Cyber Warfare Research Center in South […]
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Just recently there was a small ransomware outburst called “Peyta” that attacked various computers around the world. The creators of Peyta didn’t make as much money as the Wannacry extortionists had made a few weeks earlier, as Petya only raked in around $8,000 worth of BTC. However, the money the hackers accumulated has moved and following […]
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The IRS intends to lessen the amount of customer data it originally wanted to siphon from Coinbase. Ongoing negotiations between Coinbase and the IRS have yielded concessions on part of the IRS legal team. A trial attorney for the Department of Justice, Amy Matchison, recently said the IRS would narrow their specific data request from Coinbase. Also
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