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BitMEX Email Leak: Details of 23,000 Doxxed Emails Now Out

With a leak of at least 23,000 emails, the recent BitMEX email leak was much heavier than expected. An inadvertent message that included lists of emails made the rounds last week, creating a security break for the largest crypto derivatives exchange. 23,000+ Emails Leaked by…

Crypto Exchange Huobi to Freeze US User Accounts by Mid-November

Singapore based crypto exchange Huobi is set to freeze accounts controlled by US residents in an effort to crack down on those individuals violating the User Agreement, according to a post on their website. This announcement comes after a gradual depreciation of US resident accounts…

Binance Issues Warning After BitMEX Mass Email Leak

Binance has told its customers to take precautions as BitMEX announces a mass leak of its users email addresses from an internal error.  BitMEX Displays Private Data in Mass Email Recently, BitMEX users discovered that they could openly view the email addresses of other users…

Bittrex Leaves Malta Amid New AML Regulations, Coincidence?

Leading crypto exchange, Bittrex, announced that it was leaving Malta last week and setting up new headquarters in Liechtenstein. According to a market onlooker, the relocation has taken place around the same time the Maltese government has announced plans to tighten its money laundering policy…

Bitcoin Price Plunge Came From $1.2B Sell, Data Says Amid Hashrate Row

A giant Bitcoin transaction – possibly a sell-off – caused Bitcoin to drop to lows of under $8000 on September 24. Byte Tree: Exchange Triggered ‘Short Term Panic’ That was the conclusion of monitoring resource Byte Tree, which provided fresh data for the past 24…

Binance Confirms Bitcoin Futures Market Attack Was an ‘Accident’

The CEO of Binance is facing criticism after wrongly accusing someone of attacking the newly launched bitcoin futures platform. CZ: No Bitcoin Futures Trader Lost Funds In an unusual turn of events, a debacle between Changpeng Zhao (‘CZ’) and an unnamed entity ensued over Twitter…

Bitcoin Price Hits $12,000 on Kraken Following Order Matching Glitch

Crypto trading service Kraken has revealed the reason for the abnormal Bitcoin price on its platform was due to an order matching bug. Abnormal Bitcoin Price Spread on Kraken On Saturday (September 13, 2019), the XBT/USD trading pair on Kraken experienced a $2,000 takeaway in…

Binance Successfully Debuts Bitcoin Futures 1 Week Before Bakkt

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has formally launched its Bitcoin futures platform following a user-based testing phase. User-Tested Bitcoin Futures Hit Market Confirmed on social media, Binance is now live with Bitcoin futures, offering a 50% discount on trading fees for the platform’s first three months.  The…

Five Countries With Most Number of Crypto Exchanges

The UK is the world’s leader for registered crypto exchanges, with 43 market operators, shows research by CrystalBlockchain. A mix of favorable regulations and a concentration of wealth builds the rest of the list, forming several curious hotspots of cryptocurrency activity. Liberal Crypto Regulations and…