How Feds Tracked Down Mail Bomb Suspect Cesar Sayoc

At a press conference Friday, officials detailed how they identified and found Cesar Sayoc, who has been arrested in connection with a series of mail bombs targeting prominent liberals and...

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Iran's New Facebook Trolls Are Using Russia's Playbook

Facebook took down another Iranian-based network of phony accounts Friday. This new campaign focused on American politics—and it was successful.

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Wrapped Bitcoin Is Coming to Ethereum
Oct27

Wrapped Bitcoin Is Coming to Ethereum

BTC is poised to make its Ethereum debut. An initiative involving several decentralized exchanges (DEXs) as well as crypto-custodians Bitgo will introduce ”BTC-backed” WBTC, with the W standing for “wrapped.” When WBTC launches in January 2019, it will enable ethereum-based ”bitcoin” to be traded on DEXs, boosting liquidity and opening the Ethereum ecosystem to a wider audience. Also read: Visa...

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Belgium Adds 21 Websites to List of Fraudulent Cryptocurrency Trading Platforms
Oct27

Belgium Adds 21 Websites to List of Fraudulent Cryptocurrency Trading Platforms

Belgium’s Financial Services and Markets Authority has updated the list of websites it says are cryptocurrency trading platforms showing signs of fraud. Twenty-one websites have been added to the existing list, bringing the total to 99 blacklisted sites. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space 21 New Suspect Sites The Belgian Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) made two crypto-related...

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Okex Cryptocurrency Exchange to Delist 42 Trading Pairs
Oct27

Okex Cryptocurrency Exchange to Delist 42 Trading Pairs

Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange Okex will delist 42 trading pairs on Oct. 31 for failing to meet its listing requirements. Tokens such as iconomi, read and prochain, all paired with BTC, have been cited as having “weak liquidity and trading volume.” Okex said the move will create “a robust trading environment.” Also Read: Visa CEO Plays Down Cryptocurrency, Indicates Possible Intervention Okex Is...

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