FBI Takes Down Site With 12 Billion Stolen Records

Turkey gets Wikipedia back, Mayor Pete loses his cyberguy, and more of the week’s top security...

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How to Create Custom SLP Tokens With the Bitcoin.com Mint
Jan19

How to Create Custom SLP Tokens With the Bitcoin.com Mint

On January 17, Bitcoin.com CEO Stefan Rust introduced the company’s new SLP minting application. The Bitcoin.com Mint is a noncustodial web wallet that allows users to store bitcoin cash (BCH) and Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) tokens. In addition to the portfolio capabilities, the Mint gives anyone the ability to create their own customized SLP tokens in less than a minute after they add a tiny fraction of BCH. Also read: Crypto...

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Crypto Employment Abounds With More Than 8,000 Jobs in 2020
Jan19

Crypto Employment Abounds With More Than 8,000 Jobs in 2020

During the last year, the cryptoconomy has picked up pace after a drawn out crypto winter. When market prices were low and startups were short on capital, a bunch of firms laid off employees in 2018. A year later, and digital currency companies are hiring. Also read: Regulatory Roundup: EU-Wide Crypto Regulations, New Rules in Europe, US, Asia Following Thousands of Lay Offs, Crypto Companies Start Hiring Again Cryptocurrency and...

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New Guidelines Subject Canadian Crypto Exchanges to Securities Laws
Jan19

New Guidelines Subject Canadian Crypto Exchanges to Securities Laws

Canadian regulators have issued new guidance determining when current securities legislation applies to operations conducted by cryptocurrency exchanges. According to the clarifications in the document, many domestic and foreign entities serving Canadian users, for example those that provide custodial services, will have to abide by the country’s securities laws and act like securities dealers. Also read: Canadian Company...

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FATF Holds Global Forum to Discuss Crypto Supervision
Jan19

FATF Holds Global Forum to Discuss Crypto Supervision

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and over 50 delegations involved in crypto supervision recently gathered to discuss how to regulate crypto assets and related service providers. While examining three key areas, they stressed the importance of international cooperation, citing that cryptocurrencies are global products. Also read: Regulation Roundup: EU-Wide Crypto Regulations, New Rules in Europe, US, Asia FATF-Led Discussion on...

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