WireGuard Gives Linux a Faster, More Secure VPN

The virtual private network software from security researcher Jason Donenfeld wins fans with its simplicity and ease of...

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US Charges North Korea-Linked Chinese Nationals for Laundering Over $100 Million in Stolen Cryptocurrency
Mar03

US Charges North Korea-Linked Chinese Nationals for Laundering Over $100 Million in Stolen Cryptocurrency

The U.S. government has charged two Chinese nationals involved in laundering stolen cryptocurrency worth $100 million from an exchange allegedly for the benefit of North Korea. They are linked to the U.S.-designated North Korean state-sponsored Lazarus Group. A total of 113 cryptocurrency accounts and addresses used to launder funds have been identified. Also read: SEC Karate-Chops Steven Seagal Over Promoting Cryptocurrency Touted as...

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Bitcoin Is Financial Instrument, Clarifies Germany, Crypto Custodians Qualify as Financial Institutions
Mar03

Bitcoin Is Financial Instrument, Clarifies Germany, Crypto Custodians Qualify as Financial Institutions

The Federal Financial Supervisory Authority of Germany, Bafin, has issued guidance to clarify the status of cryptocurrencies and the regulations that apply to related business activities. The recommendations are based on the country’s current legislation, taking into account the latest changes. Also read: Turkey to Inspect Cryptocurrency Exchanges as Part of Government Offensive Against Online Gambling The Keepers of Your Crypto...

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Belgium Startup Launches Smart Chip Hardware Wallet for SLP-Based Tokens
Mar03

Belgium Startup Launches Smart Chip Hardware Wallet for SLP-Based Tokens

On March 1, the Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) developers’ Twitter account revealed a new hardware wallet card for SLP tokens created by the Belgium-based company Satoshichip. The newly designed product is the first SLP token hardware wallet on the market and it works natively with the Electron Cash SLP wallet. Also read: 13 Crypto Debit Cards You Can Use Right Now A Bitcoin Cash Hardware Wallet With a Secure Chip and Low Form...

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Bitcoin Mining Investment Strong – BTC Hashrate Surpasses All-Time High
Mar03

Bitcoin Mining Investment Strong – BTC Hashrate Surpasses All-Time High

On Monday, March 2, miners processing blocks on the BTC network surpassed the network’s all-time high as the overall hashrate touched 136 exahash (EH/s). The record-breaking achievement happened despite the price of BTC dropping below the $9K region throughout the course of the last week. In four years’ time, BTC’s hashrate has risen over 13,500% and it doesn’t look like slowing up anytime soon. Also read: 13...

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