7 Cybersecurity Threats That Can Sneak Up on You

From rogue USB sticks to Chrome extensions gone wild, here is a quick guide to some basic risks you should look out...

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Bitfinex Braces for Imminent Lawsuit Alleging Tether Manipulates Crypto Market
Oct07

Bitfinex Braces for Imminent Lawsuit Alleging Tether Manipulates Crypto Market

The operators of the cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and the stablecoin Tether are again engaged in public relations crisis management. They have notified users of an imminent lawsuit over market manipulation allegations and are trying to frame it as just a shameless money grab attempt. Also Read: Zimbabwe Bans Popular Mobile Money Services From Paying out Fiat Cash Bitfinex Anticipates ‘Mercenary’ Lawsuit Bitfinex and...

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Crypto Outpaces Political Donation Laws in Japan
Oct07

Crypto Outpaces Political Donation Laws in Japan

A major Japanese news publication has reported that crypto donations to individual politicians are legal and do not need to be reported publicly as donations. Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications verified that even though it is illegal to donate cash or securities directly to a politician or political campaign, crypto donations still fly under the radar due to technicalities in classification. The loophole has...

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Bitcoin Cash Proponents Prepare for Forthcoming Upgrade Features
Oct07

Bitcoin Cash Proponents Prepare for Forthcoming Upgrade Features

In five weeks, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network will upgrade once again, adding two new features to the blockchain. The first component added will be Schnorr support for OP_Checkmultisig, which will allow more complex mechanics to multi-signature transactions and all signature checking operations will support Schnorr signatures. Lastly, the upgrade will finalize the BIP62 malleability vector by enforcing Minimaldata in script, otherwise...

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Liechtenstein Adopts Token Act to Attract Crypto Business
Oct07

Liechtenstein Adopts Token Act to Attract Crypto Business

One of Europe’s smallest but richest nations, Liechtenstein, has made a significant step towards clarifying the regulatory environment in its already crypto-friendly jurisdiction. The parliament of the German-speaking principality in the heart of Europe has just passed a law that is likely to entice even more crypto companies to its territory. Also read: Turkish Government Freezes Over 3 Million Bank Accounts Comprehensive...

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