Crypto Holders Now Trade Derivatives in Order to Cover their Losses

Crypto Holders Now Trade Derivatives in Order to Cover their Losses

The crypto market has been experiencing a steep decline since November 2018. Popular cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple etc. sank to their lowest price point in over a year and the same is true about other altcoins, smaller in market cap. Bitcoin was up by 1,400 percent, touching the impressive mark of $18,672 in December 2017, but since then its market price has dropped by 80 percent from the peak, and the collective crypto…

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Clipper Malware Exploited the MetaMask App in Google Play Store

Clipper Malware Exploited the MetaMask App in Google Play Store

Cryptocurrency and its underlying technology, blockchain, are regarded by many as one of the most secure forms of storing wealth – and for good reasons. Blockchain could be used as a sophisticated tool that makes it difficult for cybercriminals to manipulate. Each crypto user is given a unique string of characters that make up a wallet address, and this system is designed in such a way that no two individuals in the block have the…

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Crypto Holder Tulsi Gabbard Begins her 2020 Run for President

Crypto Holder Tulsi Gabbard Begins her 2020 Run for President

With all that’s been going on in the White House over the past couple of years, the 2020 election campaign is set to be one of the most historic presidential campaigns ever. Candidates are already announcing their plans to run for the candidacy after the mid-term elections several months ago. The most recent US representative to announce her presidential run is an interesting one for us as crypto enthusiasts and followers. She’s the United States…

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Crypto Market Analysis January 2019: BTC & ETH Go Down, EOS & Tron Go up

Crypto Market Analysis January 2019: BTC & ETH Go Down, EOS & Tron Go up

There is no denying that the crypto bear market is upon us for quite some time now. In the whole of 2018, we saw Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies test several support levels and failing to maintain this level for a long time. The first month of 2019 has not been any different. Major losers: Bitcoin markets had seen immense support at the $3,500 mark on the chart. However, after repeatedly testing this support level, Bitcoin…

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Ethereum Scams More Than Doubled in 2018 with $36 Million Stolen

Ethereum Scams More Than Doubled in 2018 with $36 Million Stolen

Scams in the cryptocurrency world have become common; perhaps too common. There’s not a single year that hasn’t witnessed such scams. According to tracking site EtherscamDB $36 million worth of Ethereum were stolen in scams in the year 2018, double than the $17 million take-ups in the year 2017. Surprisingly (or not), the beginning of the year 2019 has also witnessed the year’s first reported crypto hack where $16 million worth of Ethereum and ERC20…

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New Analysis Suggests $16 Million in Crypto Stolen in Cryptopia Hack

New Analysis Suggests $16 Million in Crypto Stolen in Cryptopia Hack

On January 14th 2019, the New Zealand-based crypto exchange Cryptopia suffered a security breach which resulted in losses of $16 million dollars worth of Ethereum and other ERC20 tokens. According to an investigation conducted by Elementus, Cryptopia hack was different from the previous exchange attacks of this nature and the worth of stolen ETH and tokens is much higher than expected. Moreover, Max Galka, co-founder and CEO of Elementus, has also warned Cryptopia about 2,000…

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Malware Masked as a Movie File Could Steal Your Cryptocurrency

Malware Masked as a Movie File Could Steal Your Cryptocurrency

The Pirate Bay is the infamous torrent-based file sharing site used all over the world. Malware on a torrent site like The Pirate Bay is nothing new. However, a new kind of malware has infiltrated the site. It poses as a movie file but in reality when downloaded it can perform a lot of malicious activity on your computer. Activities like injecting content from the attacker into websites such as Wikipedia, Google or Yandex Search….

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Ethereum Blacklisted in Google Ads According to Reddit Reports

Ethereum Blacklisted in Google Ads According to Reddit Reports

Reddit user eli0tz has brought attention to Google Ads seemingly blacklisting “Ethereum” as a keyword. The user said they have been using keywords containing “Ethereum” for the last 6 months without issue, in order to get more visibility for their “smart contract auditing services”; however, since January 9 they have noticed a change, and now it appears that “ethereum” has been blacklisted. The following error message is now shown: An ad isn’t showing now This…

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Ethereum Classic 51% Attack: Security Firm Submits Final Report

Ethereum Classic 51% Attack: Security Firm Submits Final Report

Ethereum Classic (ETC) was recently a victim of a 51% attack. The perpetrators managed to get away with over $1.1 million in ETC. This attack has raised concerns across the industry regarding the acclaimed security of blockchain networks. A Chinese blockchain security firm SlowMist who was also responsible for initially identifying the attack has now released a detailed analysis of the attack, elaborating how the events as they took place chronologically. What is a 51%…

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Parity Technologies Receives a $5M Grant from the Ethereum Foundation for Supporting the Ethereum Ecosystem

Parity Technologies Receives a $5M Grant from the Ethereum Foundation for Supporting the Ethereum Ecosystem

A recent announcement on the Ethereum Foundation Blog stated that the Foundation has issued a grant worth $5million to a blockchain infrastructure firm called Parity Technologies. The grant was issued as a reward for their unwavering support towards the growth of the Ethereum ecosystem and an incentive to bolster their commitment towards the ongoing projects for Ethereum 2.0. Parity Technologies is known for its unrelenting contributions to the Ethereum ecosystem and the cryptoverse as a…

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