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Hacked Japanese Crypto Exchange Zaif Releases Financial Support Plan for Customer Assets

Hacked Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif has announced an official plan to provide financial support for affected customers’ assets, in an official notice posted today, October 10. As previously reported, the exchange suffered a security…
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Up to 25,000 Online Stores in Germany May Accept Digital Money in 2019

A Swiss startup company is attempting to make using cryptocurrencies for online transactions as simple and safe as using PayPal. The main accusation of the mainstream media against crypto is that it is “a currency that is hard to spend.”…
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Crypto Mining Becomes Less Profitable, Shifts Towards ‘Bigger Players,’ Report Shows

Bitcoin (BTC) miner revenues for the first six months of 2018 have already surpassed results in 2017, but the miners themselves see little profit, weekly crypto outlet Diar reports Monday, October 8. As per the Diar report, the rewards and…
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Cautiously Bullish: Bitcoin Price Clears Key Trendline to Pass $6.6K

Bitcoin saw a low-volume bullish breakout Monday, but the long-awaited move is sending mixed signals to investors The leading cryptocurrency cleared the trendline sloping downwards from the July 25 high and Sept. 5 high around midday yesterday,…
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Binance, a16z-Backed Oasis Labs Launches Blockchain Startup Hub

Blockchain cloud computing platform Oasis Labs announced a partnership with major names in crypto and venture capital to launch a blockchain tech hub called the Oasis Startup Hub, the firm announced at San Francisco Blockchain Week October…
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Venezuela Mandates Passport Fees Must Be Paid in Controversial Cryptocurrency Petro

Venezuelans can only use the state-backed cryptocurrency, the Petro, to pay for passport fees starting next week, the country’s vice president Delcy Rodriguez said in a press conference Friday, Oct. 5. Ahead of Petro’s official “launch”…
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New Taiwanese Exchange Rewards Users for Token Mining and Staking From Its Fee Revenue

MaiCoin, the largest one stop digital asset platform provider in Taiwan, recently launched it’s MAX Exchange. The exchange initially started by offering Taiwan Dollar (TWD) to crypto pairs and it currently lists 16 crypto/TWD pairs. As part…
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Number of Compromised Routers in India Doubled, Reaching Almost 30,000

A recent report by security company Banbreach has found that in the past month, the number of routers compromised by cryptojacking software in India has doubled. The report indicates that hackers have cracked over 30,000 routers within the…
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Circle Launches Collections | Three New Additions to the Investment App

Circle launches Collections, a new addition to Circle’s crypto investment app. Circle Launches Collections A few months ago, Circle debuted ‘Buy the Market.’ It was a way for its customers to buy the listed assets it had on its platform…
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Fortnite Gamers Targeted by Malware That Steals BTC Addresses

Cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes has found that scammers are using malware that targets the Bitcoin (BTC) wallet addresses of Fortnite gamers, according to a post published October 2. Fortnite is currently one of the most popular video games…