Are Cryptocurrency Exchanges Safe? DEX the New Selling Keyword Post Cryptopia Hack

While New Zealand based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has gone offline after suffering a security breach, industry leaders call out ‘crypto enthusiasts’ to focus more on Decentralized Exchanges to avoid losses. DEX creators take full advantage of Cryptopia fall, DEX once again hot topic The latest tweet of Changpeng Zhao, CEO of Binance trolls the recent catastrophic hack suffered by Cryptopia… Read More »

South Africa to Start Tracking All Cryptocurrency Transactions in 2019

Owning bitcoin in South Africa just got a little harder, or at least it will do by the end of quarter one this year. According to a consultation paper published yesterday by the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), some hefty new regulation surrounding and exchanges and ATMs is about to be enforced. South African Regulators Are Cracking Down… Read More »

Crypto Isn’t Criminal Money: Binance Blocks Funds From Hacked Exchange

This week, the popular crypto exchange Cryptopia suffered the first major security breach of 2019, resulting in “significant losses” of crypto assets the exchange had stored. Following the breach, social media users began tracking the movements of the stolen funds and alerted Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao that the funds had landed on Binance – the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange… Read More »

Grin Mining Launch Draws Interest From Deep-Pocketed Investors

Grin, a new privacy-oriented cryptocurrency, has long drawn the interest of cypherpunks. But another group turned out in force to mine on the network that formally launched on Tuesday: investment firms. “We have been watching the whole show today. With maybe the most expensive genesis block one in history,” Dovey Wan of Primitive Ventures told CoinDesk. CoinDesk contacted… Read More »

Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Tron, Bitcoin SV, Cardano: Price Analysis, Jan. 16

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Although cryptocurrency prices have so far been unable to stage a… Read More »

Binance Foils Cryptopia Hacker by Freezing Stolen Crypto

Binance froze funds suspected to be associated with the Cryptopia crypto exchange hack. | Source: Shutterstock Binance has frozen some of the funds that were stolen from crypto exchange Cryptopia during the high-profile hack that occurred earlier this week. Binance Puzzled Why Hackers Keep Sending Funds to its Exchange Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao announced the news in an early… Read More »