Indian Authorities Arrest 4 Individuals Accused of Crypto Ponzi Scheme

Indian Authorities Arrest 4 Individuals Accused of Crypto Ponzi Scheme

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of India has arrested Vijay Prajapati, Dhiraj Patel, Kamruddin Syed, and Ashiq Shaikh, the alleged creators of the cryptocurrency KBC…

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Chair of House Financial Services Committee Requests Halt on Facebook’s Crypto Project

Chair of House Financial Services Committee Requests Halt on Facebook’s Crypto Project

Rep. Maxine Waters, chairwoman of the United States House of Representatives’ Financial Services Committee is requesting that Facebook halt development on its cryptocurrency, the Libra,…

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Facebook to Unveil ‘Libra Association’ and Launch Testnet Next Week: Report

Facebook to Unveil ‘Libra Association’ and Launch Testnet Next Week

Social media giant Facebook will unveil the Libra Association, which will operate its bespoke cryptocurrency Libra, on June 18, cryptocurrency news outlet The Block reported…

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Coinbase Card Launches in Six European Countries

Coinbase Card Launches in Six European Countries

United States-based cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service Coinbase has launched its Visa debit card in six European countries, CNBC reports on June 11. As of…

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Report: Facebook to Announce Cryptocurrency Project This Month

Report: Facebook to Announce Cryptocurrency Project This Month

Social media giant Facebook will reportedly announce its cryptocurrency project this month, allowing employees to take part of their salary in the coin, CNBC reports…

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Computer Researcher Finds Wallet Vulnerability That Gave Same Key to Multiple Users

Computer Researcher Finds Wallet Vulnerability That Gave Same Key to Multiple Users

Online cryptocurrency paper wallet creator WalletGenerator.net previously ran on code that caused private key/public key pairs to be issued to multiple users. The vulnerability was…

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'Malware-free' attacks now most popular tactic amongst cybercriminals

‘Malware-free’ attacks now most popular tactic amongst cybercriminals

More than half of attacks last year leveraged fileless or “malware-free” techniques, as hackers increasingly turn to stolen credentials in their efforts to breach corporate…

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A 'Blockchain Bandit' Is Guessing Private Keys And Scoring Millions

A ‘Blockchain Bandit’ Is Guessing Private Keys And Scoring Millions

Last summer, Adrian Bednarek was mulling over ways to steal the cryptocurrency Ethereum. He’s a security consultant; at the time, he was working for a client…

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Crypto Exchange Bithumb Reportedly Hacked of Almost $19 Mln in EOS, XRP

Crypto Exchange Bithumb Reportedly Hacked of Almost $19 Mln in EOS, XRP

Today, March 30, crypto exchange Bithumb posted on Twitter that their cryptocurrency withdrawals and deposits have temporarily been paused. In an explanation linked to the…

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DOJ charges Ohio man with laundering over $300 million via bitcoin

DOJ charges Ohio man with laundering over $300 million via bitcoin

Federal authorities arrested an Ohio man for operating a cryptocurrency laundering service that moved some $300 million in bitcoin via a “tumbling” operation. Larry Dean…

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