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722 million email addresses and 22 million passwords leaked into the web

A 87GB-large folder dubbed “Collection #1” containing more than 772 million email addresses and 22 million unique passwords was recently hosted on cloud storage...

Research: ICO tokens have shrunk in value by 54%

According to the latest research conducted by cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX, the total value of tokens issued by more than a hundred ICO projects have...

Binance has identified and frozen some of the funds stolen from Cryptopia crypto exchange

Some of the funds stolen by hackers from cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia were sent to Binance. The trading platform confirmed this information and froze the...

Bitmain will close its Amsterdam office

China’s leading cryptocurrency mining company Bitmain announced the forthcoming closure of its Amsterdam office. The mining giant had earlier shut down its Israeli development...

Jimmy Song: Bitcoin is the currency of non-violent resistance

Jimmy Song, one of the most prominent Bitcoin developers and evangelists, believes that Bitcoin may be used as a tool for peaceful revolution. In an...

South African authorities will start tracking crypto transactions in 2019

On January 16, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has published a consultation paper containing the plans for regulating cryptocurrency sphere in general and...

Crypto community did not believe the statement about the Bank of Russia investing in...

Quite understandably, most people did not take seriously the recent statement made by a Russian economist Vladislav Ginko concerning the Bank of Russia and...

Survey: 13% of Russians have experience in mining or buying crypto

Though 42% of Russian citizens do not use cryptocurrencies at all, 7% of Russians tried to mine crypto, whereas another 6% did invest into...

Binance entered the European market by launching Binance Jersey platform

Binance has launched Binance Jersey, a new exchange which makes it possible to trade cryptocurrencies like bitcoins (BTC) and ethers (ETH) for euros (EUR)...

Japanese financial giant SBI invested in Swiss crypto wallet Breadwinner

SBI Crypto Investment, a subsidiary of Japanese financial conglomerate SBI Holdings, has invested in Breadwinner AG – a Switzerland-based cryptocurrency wallet developer. SBI’s crypto investment...

Developers of Marshall Islands’ national cryptocurrency confirmed their plans to launch the coin in...

The government of the Marshall Islands is determined to launch a national cryptocurrency this year despite the past differences over this issue, as revealed...

HSBC settled FX deals worth $250 billion on blockchain in 2018

Global banking giant HSBC revealed that it has settled Forex trades worth $250 billion in 2018, suggesting that the earlier hesitant financial sector is...

Venezuela will start selling oil for cryptocurrency

Venezuela will start selling 15% of its export oil for Petro cryptocurrency. This decision was made by the country’s president Nicolas Maduro, as reported...

Cryptopia crypto exchange was hacked

New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia was hacked by unidentified cybercriminals. The platform’s administration has already reported on the incident to local law enforcers. Investigation...

Ryuk ransomware is now attributed to Russian hackers

Ryuk ransomware attack is now being attributed to Russian - not North Korean - hackers. Ryuk creators have already received 705 BTC (roughly worth...

Head of the State Duma’s Committee: CryptoRuble may be introduced in two or three...

The Head of the State Duma’s Committee for Financial Market Anatoly Aksakov believes that the issuance of CryptoRuble may become possible in two or...

UV light helped in solving the Parisian bitcoin puzzle

French artist who threw a crypto treasure chase in Paris, publicized a part of the solution to his bitcoin puzzle. Last week, Pascal Boyart initiated...

State Duma will consider the new revision of the draft law “On digital financial...

Head of the State Duma’s Committee for Financial Market Anatoly Aksakov revealed that the Russian parliament will consider a set of draft laws on...

Google started blocking ads containing “ethereum” keyword

Google Ads platform has reportedly started blocking advertisements containing the word “ethereum”, as the tweet by smart contract auditing startup Decenter reveals. “Any of the...

Twitter user has solved a $1000 bitcoin puzzle hidden in Paris street mural

It took crypto enthusiasts no more than a week to solve a 0.26 BTC puzzle hidden by the French artist Pascal Boyart in one...