Binance Freezes Tokens from Hacked Cryptopia Exchange

Binance Freezes Tokens from Hacked Cryptopia Exchange

New Zealand-based crypto exchange Cryptopia was hacked two days ago. The thief (or thieves) made off with approximately $3.6 million in cryptocurrency. Now, the biggest cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, has frozen tokens sent to its wallet by the alleged hackers. Binance Freezes Tokens...
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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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Binance Freezes ‘Some’ Tokens Stolen From Cryptopia: CEO CZ

Binance Freezes ‘Some’ Tokens Stolen From Cryptopia: CEO CZ

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao said staff were working on quarantining funds allegedly from Cryptopia hackers, after being alerted by social media users. Major Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has frozen tokens sent to its wallet by the entity who allegedly hacked ...
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‘Critical’ Vulnerability in Beam Wallet Could Have Put Funds At Risk, Devs Say After Fix

‘Critical’ Vulnerability in Beam Wallet Could Have Put Funds At Risk, Devs Say After Fix

The “critical vulnerability” found by developers of the mimblewimble privacy coin Beam is said to have put user funds at possible risk of being stolen. The “critical vulnerability” found by developers of the mimblewimble privacy coin Be...
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Kraken CEO Warns: Don’t Keep More Coins Than Needed on Exchanges

Kraken CEO Warns: Don’t Keep More Coins Than Needed on Exchanges

Binance and Kraken CEOs weighed in on industry best practices for storing cryptocurrency in the wake of Cryptopia getting hacked. The question remains, which means of storage has the least risk exposure? CZ Sees Three For Binance CEO, Changpeng ‘CZ’...
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Bitcoin Too Risky? US Lottery Ticket Sales Exceed Entire BTC Market Cap

Bitcoin Too Risky? US Lottery Ticket Sales Exceed Entire BTC Market Cap

Every year, US citizens spend north of $70 billion on state lottery tickets. That’s almost $8 billion more than the entire market cap of Bitcoin. And more than half of the entire crypto market as a whole. US Citizens Spend...
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Bitfury Brings Lightning Network Payments to the First Bitcoin Exchange

Bitfury Brings Lightning Network Payments to the First Bitcoin Exchange

Bitfury’s Lightning Peach team has just announced the implementation of Lightning Network payments on cryptocurrency exchange BTCBIT. This is the result of an ongoing collaboration between the two companies. Fast (And Cheap) As Lightning Lightning Network is...
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Japanese Finance Giant SBI’s Crypto Subsidiary Backs Mobile Wallet BRD

Japanese Finance Giant SBI’s Crypto Subsidiary Backs Mobile Wallet BRD

Japanese Finance Giant SBI’s Crypto Subsidiary Backs Mobile Wallet BRD SBI Crypto Investment, a subsidiary of the Japanese financial giant SBI Holdings, has invested in crypto firm Breadwinner AG, Cointelegraph Japan reports on Jan. 15. SBI’s crypto i...
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What We Know About Google Ads Allegedly Blacklisting ‘Ethereum’ as a Keyword

What We Know About Google Ads Allegedly Blacklisting ‘Ethereum’ as a Keyword

Crypto startup claims that Google Ads has blacklisted keywords mentioning Ethereum.   On Jan. 10, Serbia-based smart contract auditing startup Decenter reported that Google has blacklisted keywords mentioning Ethereum (ETH) on its advertising platform, Google...
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Major Blockchain Investors Arrington XRP, NEO Global Back DEX-Focused Startup

Major Blockchain Investors Arrington XRP, NEO Global Back DEX-Focused Startup

Decentralized exchange aggregator Totle has closed a fresh funding round led by Arrington XRP, NEO Global Capital (NGC) and Goren Holm Ventures. Decentralized exchange (DEX) aggregator Totle has closed a fresh funding round led by major blockchain investors, a...
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