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State-Sponsored Chinese Hacking Group Is Targeting Crypto Firms: Report

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 21:30
An intelligence company released a report indicating the connection betweens Chinese authorities and a crypto-exploitative hacking collective.

Cryptojackers Making Secondary Income Off Security Data Seizures: Report

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 21:00
As monero's price fell in 2018, cryptojackers innovated by stealing user data like passwords and IP addresses.

South Korean Crypto Exchange Signs With Security Companies to Lock Down Tokens

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 19:30
Coinone has partnered with two security and disclosure firms to ensure compliance with South Korea's new cryptocurrency regulations.

An Extortion Gone Bad: Inside Binance’s Negotiations With Its ‘KYC Hacker’

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 18:30
This is the inside story of how a "white hat hacker" approached Binance with inside information - and how it went wrong.

New Jersey Calls Two ICOs ‘Fraudulent Securities,’ Issues Stop Order

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 16:00
New Jersey's Bureau of Securities has issued emergency stops on two ICOs its claims are fraudulent securities

WATCH: Join CoinDesk LIVE With Ted Livingston, CEO of Kik

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 14:45
After rocky interactions with the SEC, Kik CEO Ted Livingston will join us on CoinDesk LIVE.

Coinbase Must Face Negligence Suit Over Bitcoin Cash Launch, Judge Rules

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 14:15
Coinbase will have to face a negligence lawsuit from customers who bought bitcoin cash during the 2017 bull run, a judge ruled.

North Carolina Congressman Reintroduces Crypto Tax Bill

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 14:00
Reintroduced cryptocurrency tax legislation is taking aim at the IRS's current code

California Couple to Forfeit Cryptocurrency Riches After Drug Bust

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 12:30
The couple must forfeit an undisclosed sum of bitcoin and bitcoin cash they acquired from selling illicit goods on a dark web marketplace.

Ex-Coinbase CTO Is Behind Mysterious Nakamoto.com, Sources Say

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 11:00
"Nakamoto is bitcoin country. HODL or GTFO." Sources tell CoinDesk this is the new project from former Coinbase CTO Balaji Srinivasan.

The ‘Vault’ Is Back: Coder Revives Plan to Shield Bitcoin Wallets from Theft

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 10:00
Bitcoin Core developer Bryan Bishop has proposed a feature to delay transfers from cold storage so users can stop thieves from draining their wallets.

Binance Customer Data Is Leaking: What We Know and What We Don’t

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 08:51
Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, said it's investigating the alleged of leak tens of thousands of customers verification information.

National Stock Exchange Becomes World’s First to List a Tokenized Security

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 08:30
Seychelles' stock exchange has just listed a tokenized security representing its own equity in an apparent world first.

ECB Says It Plans to Use More On-Chain Data to Monitor Crypto Assets

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 07:40
The European Central Bank has issued a new report revealing plans to use more granular blockchain data to better monitor the crypto markets.

Bitcoin Needs Weekly Close Above Tough $12K Hurdle to Restart Price Rally

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 07:00
Bitcoin needs to break above stiff resistance at $12,000 to unleash the next phase of the bull market.

Standard Chartered Completes First Transaction on Oil Industry Blockchain Platform Voltron

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 06:00
Standard Chartered Bank has completed the first international letter of credit transaction on the oil industry blockchain platform Voltron.

South Korean Watchdog Plans Direct Supervision of Crypto Exchanges

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 05:01
A South Korean financial watchdog under the Financial Services Commission aims to more closely supervise exchanges in line with FATF standards.

Binance’s CZ: Like It or Not, Facebook’s Libra Coin Is Poised for Mass Adoption

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 04:00
Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao shares his thoughts on Facebook’s Libra and says Brexit is bullish for crypto in a wide-ranging interview.

How Bans From GitHub and Slack Are Hurting Iranian Bitcoin Businesses

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 00:00
Iranian bitcoiners are showing the world what censorship resistance really looks like.

Amazon Is Looking for an Engineer to Put Advertising Data on a Blockchain

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 22:30
Amazon is looking to hire a software engineer to integrate parts of its advertising business with a blockchain.