Crypto Exchange Gate.io Removes Statcounter Features After Breach in Script Is Uncovered

Crypto Exchange Gate.io Removes Statcounter Features After Breach in Script Is Uncovered

Malicious attacks that revolve around Bitcoin seem to be growing in popularity and some the largest exchanges including Gate.io are not safe from any type of malicious threat. On November 6, 2018 Gate.io, a popular crypto exchange was forced to bring down their Statcounter analytics because of the breach in its scripting. The exchange was very quick to remove the malicious code from its script but the breach compromised a number of visitors and their…

Read More

Japanese Cybersecurity Company Pinpoints Five Suspicious Transactions in the Hack into Zaif Exchange

Japanese Cybersecurity Company Pinpoints Five Suspicious Transactions in the Hack into Zaif Exchange

Security experts from Japan Digital Design (JDD) have been working on tracking down the source of the malicious hack against Zaif crypto exchange, which resulted in the theft of approximate $60 million in cryptocurrency. JDD reports that the hunt so far yielded evidences regarding five different suspicious transactions, and that the relevant data was imparted to the authorities. One of the methods that JDD employed on behalf of Zaif to learn more about such hacking attacks…

Read More

Bitcoin Trader Could Serve 5 Years in Prison for Running an Unlicensed Crypto Exchange

Bitcoin Trader Could Serve 5 Years in Prison for Running an Unlicensed Crypto Exchange

A Bitcoin dealer from San Diego recently pled guilty to operating an unlicensed transfer business for his money. Jacob Burrell Campos was responsible for pleading guilty in a federal court on the process of operating unlicensed money transferring businesses throughout the United States. It’s estimated that he was able to work with over 1,000 customers across the United States from 2015 to 2016. Under a plea agreement that was delivered to Burrell, he admitted that…

Read More

Belgium-based Investment Firm NXMH Acquires Crypto Exchange Bitstamp for (Rumored) $400M

Belgium-based Investment Firm NXMH Acquires Crypto Exchange Bitstamp for (Rumored) $400M

On Monday October 29 it was announced that a Belgium-based investment company has bought Bitstamp, the digital currency exchange, in a cash deal. The deal was announced by Bitstamp’s CEO Nejec Kodrič. About Bitstamp Bitstamp is currently one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, however, it came from small beginnings when Kodrič started the company in 2011 with just 1,00 euros. This isn’t’ the first time Bitstamp has attracted investors; in April 2018 it was…

Read More

Google to Re-Allow Crypto Exchange Ads in the U.S. and Japan

Google to Re-Allow Crypto Exchange Ads in the U.S. and Japan

It wouldn’t really surprise most people to hear that the most influential tech company in the world is Google; any tiny move that Google decides to take affects countless business entities and private individuals significantly. And indeed, when Google announced on its hermetic ban on crypto-related ads, it’s been tremendously consequential for many businesses and people that regularly conduct cryptocurrency business. Now, Google lifts its airtight embargo on cryptocurrency advertisements. Well, sort of. The Google…

Read More

As Japan’s Police Reports Crypto Scams Tripled in H1 2018, Japanese Crypto Exchange Zaif Is Hacked

As Japan’s Police Reports Crypto Scams Tripled in H1 2018, Japanese Crypto Exchange Zaif Is Hacked

In another attestation to the growing phenomenon of crypto scams all around the world, Japanese police has disclosed that in the first six months of 2018, cryptocurrency frauds have tripled. And if that wasn’t enough, coincidentally, a Japan-based crypto exchange was recently hacked and lost dozens of millions of dollars. Ever since the end of World War II, Japan has always been one of the leading countries on the planet in technological innovation – and…

Read More

BitForex Manipulated CoinMarketCap’s Data for Higher Exchange Ranking

BitForex Manipulated CoinMarketCap’s Data for Higher Exchange Ranking

One of the most necessary means for crypto investors or just crypto enthusiasts is objective and accurate measurement tools that can paint a reliable picture of the different elements in the field. One extremely popular website that offers such a picture is CoinMarketCap, but recently it was revealed that the site’s data had probably been manipulated. In a thorough and meticulous article, Crypto Exchange Ranks elaborates how the crypto-exchange BitForex managed to insert itself into…

Read More

30$ Million in Cryptocurrency was Stolen from the Sixth-Largest Crypto-Exchange Bithumb

30$ Million in Cryptocurrency was Stolen from the Sixth-Largest Crypto-Exchange Bithumb

Big news in the Crypto-World broke yesterday: Bithumb, the sixth largest crypto-exchange, was hacked and a little over 30$ million was stolen. At this early stage, it appears that the hackers targeted specifically the third most popular cryptocurrency, Ripple (XRP)trade. As cryptocurrencies are still under a lot of public scrutiny and trust in such digital coins is still wavering, any sort of attack in the crypto-world that exposes local or systematic vulnerabilities can shake crypto-investors’…

Read More
1 14 15 16