Not a day goes by without cryptocurrency security being mentioned in the media. Cybercriminals are finding ways to infiltrate the blockchain systems to steal cryptocurrencies. If they can gain access to the digital currency, how safe is blockchain technology?

Were watching you, regulator warns Hong Kongs cryptocurrency exchanges

Hong Kongs cryptocurrency exchanges have been warned that regulators are watching them closely after investors complained of practices ranging from market manipulation to misappropriation of assets. The Securities and Futures Commission said it has sent letters to all seven digital currency…..

New raids on Japan crypto exchanges after Coincheck hack

By AFP 1 hour ago in Business Japan said on Friday it had carried out raids on a number of cryptocurrency exchanges following a massive hack that saw thieves steal $530 million in virtual currency.The hack of Coincheck was one of the largest of its kind, and prompted authorities to search the…….

New cryptocurrencies offer better anonymity, new security challenges

A new crop of anonymous cryptocurrencies, which are less traceable and offer greater privacy than Bitcoin, are gaining ground with cybercriminals. Despite the lower risk of being caught that cryptocurrencies like Monero and Zcash offer, Bitcoin remains the currency of choice for ransomware payments because its easier for the public to acquire….

Posted by Jerry Witkowicz on 9 February 2018
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