The crooks walked away with 1,295 bitcoins, BIPs founder and CEO Kris Henriksen, told his customers via a post to the company's online forums. That's about $990,00 based on today's valu... Read More
Bitcoin theft is generally enabled by poor password protection or other human carelessness. Those wanting to keep it secure long-term would do well to store their currency offline, in a physi... Read More
This permanence is vital in tackling fraud, meaning the ledger
cannot be amended later to disguise criminal activity.
Diamond fraud is a big issue. In April, a London gang was c... Read More
Construction of the database began last year and the announcement
of its implementation comes just before the November
30, 2013 deadline. (CTIA)
In North America, Apple is offering consu... Read More
Gaffan and Lee agree that, in addition to extortion, market manipulation is likely a motive with the recent DDoS attacks too. “It’s about trying to influence the market,” Gaffan says. “We see ... Read More
SEC’s ETF Notice Strengthens Bitcoin Market Position
Most recent notifications by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) about crypto-based ETFs had negative effects on the market. However, its latest notice in which the SEC turned the table to
Singapore Central Banker: No Securities Crypto Token Approved To Date
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the city state's de-facto central bank, highlighted in interview today that no tokens representing securities have been approved to date.
During a firesid
Crypto Exchange Zaif Hacked In $60 Million Bitcoin Theft
Yet another Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange has been hacked, losing a 6.7 billion yen (about $60 million worth of cryptocurrency), including 5,966 bitcoins.
The licensed exchange, called Zaif,
SEC Moves to Make Decision on VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETF Proposal
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced Thursday that it has begun proceedings to decide whether to approve a proposed bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF).
The SEC published an "