Huobi launched beta-version of its EOS-based crypto exchange

Huobi has started beta-testing its decentralized cryptocurrency trading platform built on EOS blockchain. According to Huobi CEO Livio Weng, EOS was chosen as “sophisticated...

ETC 51% attacker has allegedly returned $100 000 to crypto exchange

The hacker responsible for the recent 51% attack on Ethereum Classic network has reportedly returned $100 000 from the stolen funds to cryptocurrency exchange...

At least 1000 new BTC miners will start operating from Mongolia in 2019

Mongolian cryptocurrency mining industry will soon significantly expand in scope, as one of its leaders plans to bolster its mining capacities by adding 1000...

Pablo Escobar’s brother launched a new coin to impeach Donald Trump

Roberto Escobar, the brother of the deceased ill-famed drug lord Pablo Escobar, launched yet an ICO-based “stablecoin” ESCOBAR to impeach Donald Trump. Meanwhile, his...

“Crypto dusting” attack: hackers send ill-gotten bitcoins to random wallets and frame their users

A new type of cyberattack on cryptocurrency wallet users was detected in Bitcoin ecosystem. Dubbed “crypto dusting”, the hack distributes small amounts of “laundered”...

Developer discovered a flaw in Lightning Network’s cross-chain functionality

Lightning Network (LN) was originally conceived as a means of making BTC payments instant and almost free of charge. At the same time, LN...

China will apply censorship rules to blockchain services

The Internet Information Office of the China’s State Council has approved The Regulations on the Management of Blockchain Information Services and will implement the...

Russian State Duma approved the draft law on pre-trial blocking of financial pyramid-related websites

The State Duma’s specialized committee approved the draft law empowering the Bank of Russia to shut down websites associated with financial pyramids and other...

Venezuela complained to the WTO about anti-Petro sanctions

Venezuela approached the World Trade Organization (WTO) with a complaint against the U.S. anti-Petro sanctions. The complaint claims that the U.S. are infringing on...

Scammers are trying to take advantage of ETC and ETH hardforks

Upcoming forks in Ethereum and Ethereum Classic blockchain networks have attracted scammers. Fraudulent project Ethereum Nowa pretends to be forking away from ETH, whereas...

Member of Shaltay-Boltay hacking group: We’ve been cooperating with the FSB for 4 years

Konstantin Teplyakov from Shaltay-Boltay (“Humpty Dumpty” in Russian translation) hacking group skipped out on parole and stated in an interview with RBC that his...

Blockchain platform Qtum launched BTC atomic swaps on its mainnet

Qtum platform now features atomic swaps which allow users to directly exchange one cryptocurrency for another. This was made possible by the implementation of...

Only 7 Korean crypto exchanges passed the government security inspection

The South Korean authorities have conducted the cybersecurity inspection of 38 cryptocurrency exchanges in the country. As a result, only 7 of these proved...

Kidnappers demand €9 million in Monero for Norwegian billionaire’s wife

The alleged kidnappers of Anne-Elizabeth Falkevik Hagen, the wife of Norwegian billionaire Tom Hagen, demanded a €9 million-large ransom in Monero (XMR) cryptocurrency. Anne-Elizabeth Falkevik...

Russian economist: Russia will soon start investing billions of dollars in BTC to diversify...

Vladislav Ginko, a lecturer at Moscow’s Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, stated in an interview with Micky outlet that Kremlin...

Chairman of the Russian State Duma mentioned draft laws on digital economy among spring...

Chairman of the Russian State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin has opened the spring session by setting the elaboration of regulatory framework for the development of...

HodlHodl launches offers bots to monitor best offers in crypto

P2P exchange HodlHodl has introduced a new feature – offers bot. Now every offer created on HodlHodl will be automatically posted on the exchange’s...

Alibaba Group’s subsidiary released a blockchain-based supplies monitoring service

Ant Financial, Alibaba Group’s financial arm, released DoubleChain Connection – a blockchain-based service designed for supply chain monitoring, as reported by BlockGlobe. The project presupposes...

ShapeShift has cut its staff by one third due to crypto winter

ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees announced a large-scale layoffs in his company with 37 persons leaving the team. Thus, ShapeShift’s staff has shrunk by one...

Winklevoss twins are not giving up on Bitcoin ETF project

Cameron Winklevoss said that “Bitcoin is most likely the winner in the long term” during the recent “Ask me anything” session on Reddit. He...