Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News

  Thefts from cryptocurrency exchanges tripled in the first six months of 2018 compared with all of 2017 according to a new report from cybersecurity firm CipherTrace. The report shows that more than $761 million was stolen from digital...

  A new report by the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee urges lawmakers not to ban or ignore cryptocurrencies as they evolve and develop. The policy paper says that virtual currencies do not pose a threat to sovereign...

A Techcrunch analysis shows that more than 1,000 cryptocurrency projects have already failed through the end of June 30, 2018. The tech news site analyzed data from Coinopsy and DeadCoins, two cryptocurrency industry sites that review and track dead coins...

  Germany’s solarisBank today launched cryptocurrency banking services designed specifically for cryptocurrency businesses and consumers. The Berlin-headquartered digital bank is going against numerous mainstream banks who have prohibited consumers from buying cryptocurrency with credit and debit cards as well as...

  The price of bitcoin may be trading near its lowest point in 2018 but Goldman Sachs-backed start-up Circle has seen a 30% increase in institutional interest in cryptocurrency investments according to a CNBC report. The company said its...

  A new report from Positive.com says ICOs have an average of five or more vulnerabilities to hackers. Positive Cyber Security Resilience Lead Leigh-Anne Galloway said an estimated 7% or $300 million of ICO funds raised last year were...

  Late Tuesday night, South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb was hacked, resulting in the loss of an estimated $31.5 million in customer cryptocurrency. As soon as it learned of the breach, Bithumb moved quickly to stop deposits, withdrawals and...

  Yesterday at the Future of Fintech conference in New York, NASDAQ CEO Adena Friedman said ICOs may provide startups with valuable funding but they’re harmful to retail investors. She argued investors like “Auntie Mae in Iowa” are being taken...