Tag Archives: wallets and exchanges

AirDropsDAC Investigates Hack

November 16, 2018 1:05 AM The hacker obtained personal key because EOSIO.SG published them on Github. A testing account connected to Singapore-based EOS block producer EOSIO.SG was hacked, according to a Medium post published by the block producer on November 14. According to EOSIO.SG, on November 3 of this year, one of the block producer’s testing accounts (account… Read More »

Fake Mobile Cryptocurrency Wallet Apps Found on Google Play Store

A recent discovery shows the presence of phony cryptocurrency wallets found on the Google Play Store. The fight against malicious apps seems not to be ending any time soon. Fake Wallets: The Latest Scheme by Cryptocurrency Thieves According to The Next Web, European cybersecurity researcher, Lukas Stefanko, discovered that four fake virtual currency apps claimed to offer wallet… Read More »

Fake EOS Wallet On Google Play Store Taken Down By Google -It’s Been Stealing People’s Money

It’s not always that it happens, but one of the most troubling issues facing the crypto world is about security. There have been numerous reports of attempts made by hackers and fraudsters to steal personal and other important information that could lead to loss of funds. The latest attempt is through an EOS wallet. The Fake App The… Read More »

Coincheck Resumes Trading Of NEM Tokens

November 14, 2018 12:26 AM After a hack and a buyout, the exchange is once again selling XEM. Nearly 10 months after a reported 523 million NEM tokens (XEM) were stolen from 260,000 users on January 26, 2018, Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck has resumed XEM trading, having worked with “external experts on NEM, Ethereum, and risk handling” to… Read More »

Parity To Offer Alternative To Infura-Powered Wallets

November 12, 2018 9:07 PM There’s a need for more decentralized Ethereum wallets, and Parity’s stepping in to help fill it. On Friday, November 9, Parity Ethereum announced the alpha release of its light client-based wallet, Parity Fether. For the moment, the Fether is only on testnets and the Parity team does not recommend it for mainnet use,… Read More »

Bitpay Will Not support Bitcoin SV After The BCH fork

Bitpay Inc. the famous cryptocurrency payment processing company recently announced that it has no plans to implement support for Bitcoin SV, the Bitcoin Cash fork implementation promoted by Craig Wright. Bitpay Wallet is highly prevalent among merchants around the world for its support of the controversial Payment Protocol, an implementation developed by Gavin Andresen and Mike Hearn to… Read More »

SEC Says EtherDelta Was Operating As Unregistered Exchange

November 8, 2018 10:17 PM This is the first time the SEC has taken action against an unregistered national securities exchange. The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has brought charges against Zachary Coburn, founder of crypto exchange EtherDelta, for running an unregistered securities exchange, according to a November 8 press release. (The full cease and desist order… Read More »

Crypto Exchanges Ranked on Insurance Risk by Cybersecurity Firm

Security is of paramount importance when dealing with digital assets. Not everybody has the technical knowhow or time to figure out setting up cold wallets so most casual crypto traders use exchanges. A cybersecurity firm has recently published a report ranking the security of online cryptocurrency exchanges. Group-IB used the means of assessing insurance risk as the primary… Read More »

Blockchain Wallet Provider Airdropping $125 Million In Stellar Lumens

November 6, 2018 11:26 PM Call it a gift to the cryptospace. Peter Smith, CEO and co-founder of the company and wallet service Blockchain, today announced a crypto giveaway to the tune of $125 million worth of Stellar lumens (XLM). Smith said the airdrop is in celebration of the company “adding full support for XLM in the Blockchain… Read More »

Japanese Cybersecurity Team Investigating Zaif Crypto Exchange Hack

A group of cybersecurity experts has uncovered information that could lead to the attack source. The Japan Digital Design Co. announced on Monday, November 5, that its cybersecurity experts have been monitoring the outflow of funds from Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif since after the exchange was hacked on September 14. Working together with cybersecurity team TokyoWesterns and security… Read More »