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ICOs – Big Target For Hackers, E&Y Report

As the application Ethereum block chain, the coin has begun to become part of the world’s cryptocurrency. When merging ideas, creative block chain technology, they can mobilize large amounts of capital, mainly by providing the initial coins (ICO), just like the first group that I listed publicly on the stock …

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Bitfury Launches New Software To Fight Bitcoin Crime

Blockchain tech group Bitfury, founded in 2011 as a Bitcoin mining company, has launched a software stack called Crystal that is designed to help fight crimes involving Bitcoin, according to a press release issued Tuesday, Jan. 30. Crystal will allow users to detect and examine criminal activity that takes place on the Bitcoin Blockchain and avoid interacting with coins that are associated …

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Venezuela Says Crypto Mining Now ‘Perfectly Legal,’ Announces Petro Presale

Venezuela’s government has said cryptocurrency mining is now “completely legal” as it plans the presale of its Petro coin for next month. In comments during a TV address quoted by local news outlet TeleSur, the country’s newly-dubbed ‘cryptocurrency superintendent’ Carlos Vargas confirmed that citizens mining Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies were not breaking …

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South Korea Ends Anonymous Cryptocurrency Trading, Exchanges to Finally Add New Users

As of Jan. 30, South Korean cryptocurrency traders will no longer be able to trade cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum anonymously. Last week, major cryptocurrency exchanges in the local market including Korbit and Bithumb announced that starting Jan. 30, anonymous traders will be prohibited from investing in the market. Beginning today, investors …

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Samsung ASIC Chips – Positive News for Miners

Technology giants Samsung are said to be entering the cryptocurrency world in a move that has positive ramifications for miners at large. As reported earlier this week in Korean news outlet The Bell, the South Korean conglomerate will produce Application-Specific Integrated Circuits (ASIC) processing chips in its own foundry in a deal with …

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ICOs – Big Target For Hackers, E&Y Report

Thanks to Blockchain applications like Ethereum, initial coin offerings have become part and parcel of the cryptocurrency world. As businesses integrate innovative ideas with Blockchain technology, they’ve been able to raise a large amount of capital through initial coin offerings (ICO) – much like companies that list themselves on stock exchanges …

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World’s Largest Investment Company: ‘Interesting’ Bitcoin Is Under ‘Close Review’

Isabelle Mateos Y Lago, chief multi-asset strategist at BlackRock, an investment management corporation with $5.7 trln in assets under management, has said that the company is keeping cryptocurrency under “close review” as an “interesting development.” Speaking to Bloomberg TV Monday, Jan. 29, the senior executive said that although cryptocurrency did …

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