Ethereum Postponed its Hard Fork, But Some Miners Didn’t Listen

Ethereum Postponed its Hard Fork, But Some Miners Didn’t Listen

On January 15, Ethereum’s developers put out a security alert that they were postponing the scheduled Constantinople upgrade. Not everyone made the appropriate changes, however, and there is a currently a parallel universe of Ethereum mining. A “chain split” has...
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Winklevoss Capital: Investors Are ‘Thoughtfully Dipping their Toes into Crypto,’ Not Taking the Plunge

Winklevoss Capital: Investors Are ‘Thoughtfully Dipping their Toes into Crypto,’ Not Taking the Plunge

Sterling Witzke, partner at Winklevoss Capital, says she doesn’t think 2019 will be the watershed year for institutional investors to get into crypto. Sterling Witzke, partner at the Winklevoss twins’ family office Winklevoss Capital, says she doesn’t th...
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Cryptopia Alleged Hack: Police Are on the Case While Community Tracks Down Stolen Funds

Cryptopia Alleged Hack: Police Are on the Case While Community Tracks Down Stolen Funds

New Zealand-based digital assets exchange Cryptopia was allegedly hacked on Jan. 15. In what seems to be one of the first major security breaches of 2019, New Zealand-based digital assets exchange Cryptopia was allegedly hacked this week. The platform reported...
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Bitcoin Giant Grayscale Bolster Institutional Offerings, Launches Stellar Lumens Trust

Bitcoin Giant Grayscale Bolster Institutional Offerings, Launches Stellar Lumens Trust

While Bitcoin (BTC) and a majority of cryptocurrencies, save for Augur’s REP, have remained in a mundane price lull to start 2019, this industry’s upstarts have forged ahead. Grayscale Investments, a self-proclaimed “global leader in digital asset manage...
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Pirate Bay-Targeting Malware Hijacks Websites to Steal Cryptocurrency

Pirate Bay-Targeting Malware Hijacks Websites to Steal Cryptocurrency

Downloading movies from The Pirate Bay could potentially expose users to cryptocurrency theft and phishing on an unprecedented scale. Security researcher 0xffff0800 was the first to raise the alarm on January 11 when he detailed his experience of downloading ...
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Bitcoin Trades Flat as Crypto Markets Experience Mixed Trading Session

Bitcoin Trades Flat as Crypto Markets Experience Mixed Trading Session

Bitcoin is currently trading sideways, which is leading the crypto markets to experience a mixed trading session following yesterday’s volatility. Ethereum is currently one of the worst performing altcoins as it has failed to post a strong recovery followin...
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Security Report Gives A or A- Rating to 16% of Major Crypto Exchanges, None Get A+

Security Report Gives A or A- Rating to 16% of Major Crypto Exchanges, None Get A+

Security Report Gives A or A- Rating to 16% of Major Crypto Exchanges, None Get A+ The latest Exchange Security Report from independent analysts at ICORating has given 16 percent of the world’s biggest crypto trading platforms an A rating, and none...
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Crypto Isn’t Criminal Money: Binance Blocks Funds From Hacked Exchange

Crypto Isn’t Criminal Money: Binance Blocks Funds From Hacked Exchange

This week, the popular crypto exchange Cryptopia suffered the first major security breach of 2019, resulting in “significant losses” of crypto assets the exchange had stored. Following the breach, social media users began tracking the movements of the sto...
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Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Calm A Day After Constantinople Delay

Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Calm A Day After Constantinople Delay

Ethereum price steady Constantinople fails to take off, vulnerabilities discovered Trading volumes low, ETH/USD may consolidation Even though Constantinople is what Ethereum needs, this is the second time the upgrade has been put off. Luckily, ETH prices are s...
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Swiss Crypto Industry Leader Says Next Crypto Wave Will Be Stablecoins, Security Tokens

Swiss Crypto Industry Leader Says Next Crypto Wave Will Be Stablecoins, Security Tokens

Board member Luzius Meisser says he believes the next wave of crypto innovation will focus on stablecoins and security tokens. Bitcoin Association Switzerland board member Luzius Meisser says he believes the next wave of crypto innovation will focus on stablec...
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