The Jigsaw Ransomware Has Been Revived to Steal Bitcoin from Unsuspecting Users

The Jigsaw malware is back and it is ready to steal Bitcoin from consumers once again. Jigsaw is Back to Scare Bitcoin Users ZDNet recently reported that the “Jigsaw” ransomware has recently been revised by hackers to steal Bitcoin from unsuspecting users through a “simple-but-effective trick.” According to the technology news source, Jigsaw first appeared […]

Equity Crowdfunding Platform StartEngine Now Accepts Bitcoin

StartEngine, a U.S. based equity crowdfunding platform, has announced that it has started accepting investment contributions in bitcoin. Founded in 2014, the company has launched various ICOs and has helped raise capital for more than 150 startups. According to the Regulation Crowdfunding rules presented by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), a funding portal […]

As Cryptocurrency Exchanges Pursue ATS Licenses, Regulators Vow Enhanced Oversight

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has vowed that it will enforce enhanced oversight and transparency requirements on alternative trading systems (ATS), just as a number of cryptocurrency exchanges are pursuing these licenses. The SEC on Wednesday announced that it had voted to adopt amendments to the ATS regulatory framework, rules that it says […]

Bank Broker TP Icap Eyes Entry into Cryptocurrency Sector

Interdealer broker TP Icap, one of the world’s largest institutions within the financial, energy, and commodities markets, is about to approach virtual currencies. It has set up a working group for the purpose of analyzing the best way to enter the burgeoning market and ecosystem. In 2017, the company had a revenue of $1.76 billion. TP Icap […]

This Silicon Valley-Backed Blockchain Startup Wants to Become the Wikipedia of Data

DIRT, a blockchain startup that plans to develop a trusted platform for structured data, has raised $3 million in a seed funding round. The San Francisco-based company said investment firms that participated in the round include General Catalyst, Greylock Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Pantera Capital and others. In a Medium post, the company, which describes […]