Exchanges

  A New York City hacker used a smartphone SIM scam to steal more than $1 million from a wealthy Silicon Valley resident. The New York Post calls 21-year-old Manhattan resident Nicholas Truglia the “Billy the Kid of bitcoin”...

  Cryptocurrencies have built a reputation in the industry with headlines calling out shady transactions, massive scams, and fraud. But all of the bad press in the US stems from the lack of governance over how cryptocurrency is...

  Swedish resident Jermu Michael Salonen lost his Cryptopay wallet account password in August 2017. When the company refused to provide a new password for privacy and security reasons, that’s when things became potentially explosive. With no resolution by...

  The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) today assessed penalties against Zachary Coburn, founder of EtherDelta, a digital "token" trading platform. The SEC had charged the company with operating as an unregistered national securities exchange. The settlement is the first...

  CryptoIns is a new online insurance service based in Switzerland. In October, the company launched a service providing insurance for investors holding assets in 24 cryptocurrency exchanges and wallets, although that number is expected to grow. Together with...

  In the past six weeks, the cryptocurrency market has been relatively stable, but the volume of trading remains low as retail investors no longer seem to fear missing out. Research firm Diar Ltd said cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase’s trading volume...

A report from Group-IB shows 14 cyberattacks on cryptocurrency exchanges resulted in a loss of $882 million between January 2017 and September 2018. Five attacks have been linked to North Korean hackers from the Lazarus state-sponsored group on four...

  Like every jurisdiction, Hong Kong regulators are trying to chart a course for the cryptocurrency industry and exchanges that encourage growth but protect investors. In a South China Morning Post (SCMP) interview, Carlson Tong Ka-shing, the outgoing chairman of...

  A new report from cybersecurity firm CipherTrace says cryptocurrency thefts have reached nearly $1 billion so far in 2018. $927 million has been stolen by the end of September 2018, the company says, an increase of 250% over...

  In February 2014, the infamous Tokyo-based Mt Gox cryptocurrency exchange was hacked and more than 850,000 bitcoins worth an estimated $473 million at the time were stolen. Today, those bitcoins would have a market value of more than...

  The OTC market is providing an opportunity for institutional investors to test the market for cryptocurrency investments. Analysis from Digital Assets Research and TABB Group shows the over-the-counter (OTC) market handled from $250 million to $30 billion in trades per...

  Coinbase continues to shake up the cryptocurrency investor landscape with the introduction of a new Coinbase Bundle that lets users buy a market-weighted group of Coinbase’s five available cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin and Ethereum Classic. The new Bundle...