Zcash Vulnerability Permitting Infinite ZEC Counterfeiting Fixed and Disclosed

A vulnerability that could have permitted an attacker to coin infinite Zcash (ZEC) has been patched and disclosed by the company behind the coin, a post on the official Zcash blog states on Feb. 5. Ariel Gabizon, an engineer at the Zerocoin Electric Coin Company — the startup behind privacy-focused cryptocurrency Zcash — reportedly discovered…

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Tron Price Analysis: TRX May Be a Security, CEO Fuels Rumors

Tron prices bullish, up four percent from last week’s close Thomas Schultz of ChaChing wallet warned to “stay away” from Tron Transaction volumes low, price bullish Hours after BTT ICO, Thomas Schultz now claims he has been warned by an “SEC Insider” to wade clear off Tron. Unless verified, this will be another attempt of…

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A New Blockchain Security Center Comes Into Existence By Kudelski Security

The news source mentions that Scott Carlson, a new Blockchain Business Leader along with JP Aumasson, a popular cryptographer is supporting this project. The firm Kudelski Security is a cybersecurity division from the Kudelski Group. Recently, the company announced its new Blockchain Security Center aka BSC which will be accessible to its cryptography expertise and…

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US Blockchain Firm Introduces Wallet for Digital Assets and Securities

San Francisco-based blockchain firm TokenSoft has rolled out a beta version of its wallet for digital assets and digital securities, according to a press release published on Jan. 29. The new product called Knox Wallet provides cold storage and a self-custody platform for managing multiple assets, including both cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (ETH) and Ethereum…

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The Daily: 100 Exchanges’ Security Rated, Enjinx Block Explorer Launches

Tuesday’s installment of The Daily details new tools that are helping users safely navigate the cryptocurrency ecosystem. From making an informed decision about which exchanges to trust to tracking blockchain transactions with Enjinx, we cover a selection of developments from across the cryptosphere, before finishing with a trip to the darknet where KYC documents are…

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XRP Tip Bot security upgraded; prevents attacks on unclaimed Twitter handles and loss of tips

The creator of XRP tipbot, Wietse Wind upgraded the security of the tip bot which would otherwise allow attackers to claim tips of unclaimed Twitter handles. Wietse Wind tweeted: “I just added some @xrptipbot security. On changing your Twitter handle, the TipBot offers you to migrate your balance (from your old to your new handle)….

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Ethereum Classic 51% Attackers Allegedly Returned $100,000 to Crypto Exchange

The Ethereum Classic 51 percent attacker has reportedly returned $100,000 to cryptocurrency exchange Gate.io, a post on the official exchange’s blog reports on Jan. 12. The company further noted that they tried contacting the attacker but didn’t get any reply until now, and that they do not know the reason why the funds have been…

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Exchanges News: Huobi Trial Eos Exchange, Sharespost Facilitates Security Token Transaction

In recent cryptocurrency exchange news, Huobi’s EOS exchange has entered trial operations, Sharespost has facilitated a secondary trade of the BCAP security token, and Bithumb has obtained South Korean Information Security Management System certification. Also Read: Bisq DEX Launches DAO on Testnet as Developers Seek to Decentralize Governance  Huobi Launches Trial of EOS Exchange In the…

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Crypto Security Company Ledger Releases Bluetooth-Enabled Hardware Wallet

Cryptocurrency hardware wallet firm Ledger has unveiled a new Bluetooth-based wallet today, Jan. 7, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph. The wallet, called the Ledger Nano X, was shown at the CES 2019 conference in Las Vegas. At the same time, the firm has announced mobile app set to go live on Jan….

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PR: Bitcoin Fork Bithereum Launches Coin to Revolutionize Cryptocurrency Mining

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Dubai, UAE. – The Bithereum (BTH) team is officially launching…

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Will Security Token Offering Replace ICO in Crypto Fundraising?

Initial Coin offerings, ICO surged in 2017 due to the improved performance of cryptocurrency in the year. However, the extended bear market and the increasing regulatory concern over fraudulent incidents cause a decline to ICOs. Security Token Offerings Rising Beyond Initial Coin Offerings According to a report from fabric Ventures, more than 58 percent of…

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5 Opsec Errors That Caused Cryptocurrency Users to Lose Everything

Maintaining good operational security is imperative for all web users, but it’s particularly important in the cryptocurrency space. Prying eyes are everywhere on the internet, from law enforcement to hackers and from blockchain forensics firms to data resellers. Examining the opsec errors that got several notorious bitcoiners robbed or busted yields valuable lessons we should…

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Singapore Gov't Develops Blockchain Based Security Token System

An automated Delivery versus Payment (DvP) platform has been jointly developed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Singapore Exchange (SGX). Its purpose is to allow the settlement of tokenized securities across various blockchain platforms. Simplifying Post Trade Processes In a joint release over the weekend the MAS and SGX stated “This will…

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Open API Cryptocurrency Exchanges Launches IPFS Protocol to Facilitate Security Token Trading

A developer of decentralized ERC-20 token exchange powered by P2P hypermedia protocol from Protocol labs launches private IT-backed security token. To remove the challenges linked to traditional IPO investing, the security trading platform BaseCore leverages its very own security token: BaseCore token; a stable coin backed by the underlying portfolios of private IT companies. Two…

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Fidelity Launching Crypto Custody and Trading Services

Fidelity Investments has announced the launch of a new company dedicated to providing cryptocurrency services including custody and trade execution. The services will be available to institutional investors such as hedge funds, family offices, and market intermediaries. New Crypto Company Formed Leading financial services corporation Fidelity Investments announced on Monday the launch of a new…

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XRP is a currency, not a security; former SEC member reveals the reason

Michael Didiuk, a former employee of the US Securities and Exchange Commission [SEC] spoke about XRP, stating that the cryptocurrency is not a security but rather a currency. He also gave an appropriate justification for his statement. Didiuk mentioned the Howey test laid out by the Supreme Court in 1946 determines whether an asset is…

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54% of Cryptocurrency Exchanges Have Security Holes

Traders hope and expect the exchange they’re trading on takes security seriously. But while all crypto platforms pay lip service to good cybersecurity practices, many fail at even the most basic measures such as enforcing strong passwords. New research has found 54% of all cryptocurrency exchanges have poor security in at least one area, leaving…

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Bitcoin Q&A: Is quantum computing a threat?

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Japanese Regulated Exchange Zaif Hacked – Nearly 6000 BTC Stolen

Japanese government-approved cryptocurrency exchange Zaif has confirmed that it has been hacked. After a preliminary investigation, the exchange says at least 5,966 BTC have been stolen, with an estimated total damage of $60 million. Some of the stolen coins belong to the exchange but the majority belong to customers. Zaif Hacked Japanese crypto exchange Zaif…

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Dubai Security Chief Wants Stricter Cryptocurrency Laws

Dubai security chief noted that stricter measures need to be put in place for cryptocurrency laws, to ensure investors’ protection. The Use of Cryptocurrency in Electronic Crimes Assistant-Commander of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Major-General Khalil Ibrahim Al Mansouri, said that the public was not enlightened on the dangers of virtual currency. This made them…

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