Category: Bitcoin

BIS trolls bitcoin

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UK watchdog flags possible ban on some crypto-related trading

Britain’s markets watchdog said on Wednesday it would consult later in the year on a proposed ban on selling derivatives linked to certain types of crypto assets to retail customers. The Financial Conduct Authority was setting out guidance on the cryptoasset …

Google’s head of account security has fix for cryptocurrency SIM-swapping

SIM-swapping has plagued cryptocurrency holders for close to a year, and now Google’s head of account security has had enough. He wants to put a stop to it with a clever gadget the size of a flash drive. This new form of identity fraud hinges on tricking tele…

Here’s an explainer about soft forks you’ll actually understand

Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. If you’ve been following cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology in recent months, you will have come across a …

Would Crypto Markets React if Bithumb Went Public in The US?

One of the world’s largest crypto exchanges could soon be publicly traded in the US through a reverse merger. A Singapore based holdings company which has a majority stake in one of Korea’s top exchanges is looking to get listed by acquiring an already public…

ABN AMRO Trials Bitcoin Wallet Where Bank Holds Private Keys

Dutch bank ABN AMRO has unveiled cryptocurrency storage facilities which will see its clients able to deposit Bitcoin (BTC) alongside fiat currency. 500 Clients Trial Bitcoin Storage In what appears to be a marked change of stance on the sector, officials con…

Cybercriminals increasingly taking aim at businesses

2018 has been the year when cryptominers first dethroned ransomware as the most prevalent threat due to a meteoric spike in Bitcoin value in late 2017, then slowly trailed off when it began to nosedive. It’s also been the year of the mega breach (Facebook, Ma…

Where Should You Buy Cryptocurrency In 2019?

With over 200 cryptocurrency exchanges operating around the world, it can be overwhelming trying to find the right place to buy Bitcoin, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, or many of the other leading cryptocurrencies in the world. For the inexperienced crypto…