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Samourai Wallet Launches ‘Augmented Bitcoin Core Full Node’

Privacy-focused bitcoin wallet, Samourai, yesterday released and open-sourced its Dojo back-end software. This allows users to transact with Bitcoin while bypassing Samourai servers entirely. Now You Can Even Keep Your Bitcoin Public Keys Private The Dojo software is a back-end infrastructure which runs on and…

Authorities Seize Dutch Bitcoin Mixer in ‘Worrying Precedent’

Cryptocurrency figures have reacted with dismay after authorities in the Netherlands seized and shut down popular Bitcoin mixer Bestmixer.io. Europol To Bitcoiners: ‘You Are Not Anonymous’ Confirmed in a press release May 22, a joint effort between Europol, the Dutch Fiscal Information and Investigation Service…

More Than Money: Bitcoin Blockchain As Global Data Verification System

On the Bitfury blog, Executive Vice Chairman, George Kikvadze, delivers a use-case for the Bitcoin blockchain as a security layer. In an ever digital world, why do we still rely on paper documentation for our most important pieces of information? Many Paper Documents Already Function…

Why We Should Never Hope For A Central Bank Of Bitcoin

Bitcoin economist, Tuur Demeester, explains why the idea of a ‘Central Bank’ of Bitcoin would create more problems than it would solve.   Bitcoin Exchanges Similar To Early US Banking System In the wake of the Binance hack and Bitfinex/Tether debacle, are crypto exchanges becoming…

5 Crypto Phishing Scams to Be Aware Of

Crypto phishing scams are becoming one of the most profitable methods for cybercriminals to steal your cryptocurrency. Phishing for Crypto Cybercrime exists because it’s profitable. You might think the efforts of malicious actors are petty or trivial when you delete obvious scam emails from your…

$1.7B Stolen in 2018 – Cryptocurrency Theft Skyrockets as Prices Dropped

According to the Q4 Cryptocurrency Anti-Money Laundering report by CipherTrace blockchain intelligence agency, criminals stole a massive $1.7 billion of cryptocurrency last year. Despite the savage bear market conditions and freefalling prices, cryptocurrency theft is on the rise. Hackers Take the Lion’s Share Of the…

Leaked Crypto Exchange User KYC Data Doesn’t Affect Our Accounts: Binance

By CCN: Binance, the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchange, has recently put out a statement claiming that the leaked cryptocurrency exchange user know-your-customer (KYC) data isn’t from its users, as it uses digital watermarks on every user picture it collects. Recently, CCN revealed a hacker going…

Could This Crypto Ransomware Cripple China’s Bitcoin Mining Industry?

By CCN.com: China’s sprawling bitcoin mining industry is being targeted by a terrifying new ransomware strain that is threatening the economy of the Sichuan river basin where most mining farms are located, housing a huge percentage of the bitcoin blockchain’s hashpower. First detected in August…

Bloomberg Features Bitcoin, Ethereum Cold Storage Trading

Cryptocurrency–Despite coin prices getting off to a shaky start in 2019, with price volatility continuing from last year’s ongoing bear market, the narrative towards cryptocurrency is making a decidedly positive change towards functional improvement. On Wednesday, popular financial news outlet Bloomberg reported on the development…