Target Twitter Account Hacked, Platform Defenseless Against Crypto Scammers

The official, verified Twitter account of a leading U.S. retailer has been compromised by hackers, who are leveraging the account to steal cryptocurrencies from investors in an apparent giveaway scam. Target Hit: Hackers Infiltrate Verified Retailer Twitter Account Determined cybercriminals have, reportedly, gained access to the verified Twitter account of U.S. retail giant Target, and […]

Forthcoming Crypto Fund Extremely Bullish on Crypto Infrastructure and Adoption

A cryptocurrency fund that is scheduled for launch early next year believes that the current slump in prices is distracting people from the ever-growing adoption rates of both consumers and investors alike. Circuit Capital has also created an index to measure mainstream adoption of blockchain-related technologies. Circuit Capital Index Shows Adoption is Rising, Even if […]

Bitcoin Price Decline Will Persist until Mid-2019: Crypto Analyst Willy Woo

When the bitcoin price flatlined near $6,500 in mid-October, many crypto analysts predicted that the bears had finally become winded following a market downturn that has persisted for nearly a year and that the market could be primed for a December rally. However, technical analyst and trader Willy Woo does not believe that the flagship […]

Thailand Uses Blockchain-Supported Electronic Voting System in Primaries

Thailand’s Democrat Party has become the first political party to use blockchain technology to elect its leaders in a primary election, which was held from November 1–9, 2018. In a live e-voting system, more than 120,000 party faithful cast their votes in a transparent way that saw former Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva winning his […]

Bitmain Restructures Leadership Board Positions Ahead of IPO

According to recent reports, Chinese cryptocurrency mining giant, Bitmain, is undergoing a major leadership shuffle as the company restructures its board of directors ahead of its imminent IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX). Bitmain’s upcoming IPO is expected to set a record for the cryptocurrency industry and will likely solidify Bitmain’s market share of […]

Bitfury Acquires Minority Stake in Final Frontier, Aims To Expand Services

The Bitfury Group has acquired a minority stake in blockchain services firm Final Frontier. Both organizations are looking to utilize each other’s knowledge and experience in the traditional and digital finance spaces to potentially release a new line of financial products and services designed to assist professional investors in getting their hands on digital assets. […]

Ripple Files to Move Securities Lawsuit from State to Federal Court

Ripple’s legal team in their ongoing securities suit is attempting a new tack: to have the claim proceed at the federal level. In a move that legal commentator Jake Chervinsky described as “seriously crafty,” Ripple has filed a formal notice-of-removal motion to have their most recent securities suit, Zakinov et al v. Ripple, tried in […]

Claim: Crypto Exchange Lost $500,000 Due to AurumCoin 51% Attack

A little-known cryptocurrency called AurumCoin (AU) has claimed that it was hit by 51 percent attack, and crypto exchange Cryptopia, where the cryptocurrency is listed, lost 15,752.26 AU (approx. $550,000 at the time of writing this article). However, the cryptocurrency has shifted the blame on Cryptopia. On AurumCoin’s website, it has claimed that it is not […]