North Korean Hacking Group Lazarus Behind $571M in Hacks Since January 2017

North Korean cybercrime hacking group The Lazarus Group is currently the biggest crypto hacking syndicate in the world, having stolen millions worth of cryptocurrencies from online exchanges. Also known as HIDDEN COBRA, which works at the behest of the North Korean government, the Lazarus Group has been responsible for some of the world's largest cyber … Continue reading North Korean Hacking Group Lazarus Behind $571M in Hacks Since January 2017

Global Money Laundering Watchdog to Establish Crypto-Focused Guidelines by June

The global entity responsible for setting international money laundering guidelines is finally ready to lay the foundation for its first crypto-specific set of rules by June 2018. FATF Readies Global Crypto Regulation on Money Laundering Paris, France-based money laundering watchdog, Financial Action Task Force (FATF), has seen increasing pressure from global governments to unify regulation … Continue reading Global Money Laundering Watchdog to Establish Crypto-Focused Guidelines by June

CEO of Sberbank: Crypto and Blockchain Will Change the World but Not Yet

The CEO of the Russian state-owned financial service provider Sberbank has stated that cryptocurrency and blockchain technology will fundamentally transform business and finance. That said, Herman Gref is looking at a time span of decades rather than months or years. Herman Gref with Refreshing Take on Cryptocurrency According to a report in local news, the … Continue reading CEO of Sberbank: Crypto and Blockchain Will Change the World but Not Yet

Report: Vast Majority of ICOs Trading Significantly Below Their Listing Price

A recent report from Ernst & Young found that nearly a third of all cryptocurrencies that have been financed through online fundraisers, like initial coin offerings (ICOs), have lost almost all their value, while the vast majority of them are currently trading below their listing price. The report, which was first published today, gathered its … Continue reading Report: Vast Majority of ICOs Trading Significantly Below Their Listing Price

Novogratz Criticises Tether’s Lack of Transparency, Responds to Roubini

The famous Bitcoin proponent and billionaire investor Mike Novogratz has criticised the stable-coin U.S. Dollar Tether (USDT) for failing to provide a trustworthy service for users. The Galaxy Digital Holdings Ltd. founder also responded to Nouriel Roubini’s scathing attacks on cryptocurrency last week. Novogratz Prefers Gemini Dollar to USDT Novogratz stated in an interview that … Continue reading Novogratz Criticises Tether’s Lack of Transparency, Responds to Roubini

First Bitcoin Fraud Action Filed by the CFTC, Accused Ordered to Pay Over $2.5 Million

A  New York federal court has ordered Gelfman Blueprint, a Bitcoin-denominated hedge fund, and its CEO Nicholas Gelfman to pay over $2.5 million in civil monetary penalties and restitution in the first Bitcoin fraud action filed by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). CFTC First Bitcoin Fraud Action Results in $2.5 Million Penalty Over $600,000 … Continue reading First Bitcoin Fraud Action Filed by the CFTC, Accused Ordered to Pay Over $2.5 Million

Is a Gradual Decline to $3,500 in Play For Bitcoin?

Bitcoin so far has been able to find support above the so-called bottom area below $6,000. But it is not enough to beat the long-term bearish bias, according to a famous cryptocurrency analyst. Crypto Thoreau, in one of its latest tweets, predicted that Bitcoin price is in for a drop towards $3,500. The analyst backed his … Continue reading Is a Gradual Decline to $3,500 in Play For Bitcoin?

Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC/USD Remains Vulnerable Below $6,450

Key Points Bitcoin price extended losses and declined below the $6,450 support level against the US Dollar. Yesterday’s highlighted key bullish trend line was broken with support at $6,435 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price declined below the $6,400 support and the 100 hourly simple moving average. … Continue reading Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC/USD Remains Vulnerable Below $6,450

Man in Oslo Killed After Selling Large Amount of Bitcoin, Privacy in P2P

A meeting place that could have been about a common peer-to-peer Bitcoin trade turned into a scene of a brutal killing. A 24-year old Norwegian man was reportedly stabbed to death in his Majorstuen apartment shortly after completing a cash-to-Bitcoin trade with his alleged killer. The local police believe there was a large pile of Krone kept … Continue reading Man in Oslo Killed After Selling Large Amount of Bitcoin, Privacy in P2P

Cardano Price Analysis: ADA/USD Could Extend Slides To $0.0720

Key Highlights ADA price failed to gain momentum above $0.0800 and declined recently against the US Dollar (tethered). There is a key bearish trend line formed with resistance at $0.0790 on the hourly chart of the ADA/USD pair (data feed via Bittrex). The pair is likely to extend the current decline towards the $0.0735 or … Continue reading Cardano Price Analysis: ADA/USD Could Extend Slides To $0.0720