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Bisq hack

Hacker stole $250000 from Bisq users


Late in the evening of April 7, DEX Bisq suddenly shut down trading after it discovered a “critical security vulnerability.” Bisq sounded the alarm, determining that the hacker took advantage of the vulnerability of the exchange software and stole cryptos worth more than $250,000 from users....

Polehin the first cryptowallet available on Apple Watch


There are a myriad of Bitcoin wallets on the market, so the competition is harsh. The quickly developing app, without a doubt, has all the chances to outperform its competitors. It's the first app in the world that made cryptotrading available on Apple Watch! This news made many Apple...

Interest in Bitcoin will rise after miners' reward decreases

Interest in Bitcoin will rise after miners' reward decreases


Numerous crypto exchanges expect a rush in interest in bitcoin thanks to the halving (drop in the reward of miners). A recent statement from the Gemini platform notes that after halving, many people's attitudes toward cryptocurrency will change. They will see that Bitcoin technology is independent...


Microsoft helps hospitals deal with extortion amid COVID-19


Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Microsoft decided to help hospitals and protect them from extortion attacks. Microsoft has identified dozens of healthcare facilities with vulnerable VPNs and other publicly accessible gateway applications. The company explained: “When organizations switched to remote...


Coinmetrics determined how many BTCs haven't moved 5 years


Analyst Coinmetrics considers that the current market supply of BTC at 18.3 million coins doesn't reflect real liquidity. According to the information, 2.3M BTC is forever lost or concentrated in the hands of long-term investors. These coins did not move for more than five years. A similar...

Gemini and Brave

Gemini will support Brave browser's BAT token


The Gemini crypto exchange, owned by the Winklevoss brothers, will add support for the Basic Attention Token (BAT) of the Brave cryptobrowser digital advertising platform in April. After April 24, BAT will become the sixth digital asset on Gemini in addition to the previously listed Bitcoins,...

South Korea

South Korea starts testing a cryptocurrency pilot program


The business regulator of South Korea will determine the technical and legal grounds for the creation and issue of the digital currency of the central bank (CBDC) from March to December of next year. The technical aspect focuses on the design and functioning of the CBDC. A separate question to be...


Japan postpones enforcement of new crypto regulation laws


New arrangements for cryptocurrencies in Japan due to “unexpected delays” will come into force on May 1, and not from April, as previously planned. That is about improvements to the Law on Financial Settlements and the Law on Financial Instruments and Exchanges. The changes in them concern both...

Bitcoin futures

Activity in BTC futures returned to levels before the crash


The trading volume on standardized crypto derivatives on the background of the rise of BTC to the psychological level of $7000 reached a maximum since mid-March. As a result of trading on Thursday, April 2, the volume of trading in BTC futures at the CME Group amounted to $347 million. At Bakkt,...


Anchorage crypto custodian added support for XRP


Institutional-oriented custodian service Anchorage has attached support for the XRP coin of fintech startup Ripple. The inclusion of XRP support in the organization was explained by the demand from institutional coin owners who “want a safer and more convenient custodial solution.” Anchorage...

Bitcoin transaction

The tax for the transfer of BTCs to $690M cost 26 cents


Whale Alert Twitter account recorded the transfer of an immense amount - 101,857 BTC ($ 691.3 million at the exchange rate at the time of writing). 🚨 🚨 🚨 🚨 🚨 🚨 🚨 🚨 🚨 🚨 101,857 #BTC (633,535,530 USD) transferred from unknown wallet to unknown walletTx:...

Botnet attack

Microsoft servers were infected for Vollar and Monero mining


Users of Microsoft SQL were becoming victims of a malicious OS. Attackers managed to covertly extract Monero and another dollar-tied altcoin Vollar (VDS), which combines elements of privacy and smart contracts. The name of the Vollgar botnet refers to this token, as well as a rough way to gain...

Binance OTC

OTC service from Binance is now available


The popular cryptocurrency exchange Binance has launched an over-the-counter (OTC) trading portal. “The portal is a platform that works on the principle of requesting price offers in real-time. Users will be able to confirm transactions and quickly receive payments directly to their Binance...

Toilet Paper Token

Toilet Paper Token is on the top of CoinMarketCap chart


In honor of April 1st, April Fools' Day, CoinMarketCap analytics service placed the nonexistent Toilet Paper Token in the TOP 10 cryptocurrencies to the “zero” position, causing an ambiguous reaction from the crypto community. We’ve lifted the lid on CMC’s first digital asset, the Toilet...

Bitstamp platform

Bitstamp plans to list ETC, ZEC, XLM, and other assets


The oldest European bitcoin exchange Bitstamp intends to expand the listing with several successful crypto assets. Bitstamp is exploring a number of new digital assets to expand the range of available trading options for our customers:—...

Kraken exchange

Kraken will grow staff amid rising BTC investor activity


The American cryptocurrency exchange Kraken intends to expand the state by almost 10% due to increased activity in the cryptocurrency market amid the financial crisis. That was in an interview with Forbes CEO of the platform Jess Powell. “Every day we see more registrations, more requests for...


Coinsbit launches Coinsbit Store marketplace


The Coinsbit will launch its marketplace on March 31. It will sell goods from Amazon, eBay, and Aliexpress for crypto. Among the currencies accepted are stablecodes USDT, USDN, PLC, as well as the CNB exchange token. Earlier, the exchange held IEO CMT tokens, holders of which will receive discounts...

Opera browser

Opera is the first to add decentralized domain's support


Users of Opera will now have access to decentralized network resources as the browser began working with the Unstoppable Domains startup. As a result of the collaboration, the platform integrated the .crypto domain extension provided by the startup. That allows you to browse sites with...

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