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Crypto Wallet Keys Could Be Stolen Due To Weak Intel Chips

Cryptography is all about security. The notion of having a public and private crypto wallet key and multiple hashes adds to those layers of security but at the bottom of it all is a computer processing all of the data. Researchers have now revealed flaws…

Gemini Unveils Custody Services Despite The Needed Bitcoin Security

Gemini unveils the Gemini Custody services as the new institutional-grade crypto storage which will allow investors to store 18 cryptocurrencies and tokens from Bitcoin to MakerDAO and BAT. So in today’s coming altcoin news, we take a closer look at the new services. Cryptocurrencies are…

What Does Jack Dorsey’s Twitter Account Hack Mean For Bitcoin?

Twitter and Square CEO, Jack Dorsey, had his personal Twitter account hacked this week. Whilst in control of the account, the hackers posted a bizarre stream of messages including racial slurs and a bomb threat. Dorsey has been very vocal in his support for Bitcoin, so…

Bitcoin Fees Today Over 88% Less Than December 2017

Bitcoin Fees in December 2017 were almost always above $10, sometimes reaching nearly $30. Today we are nearly at the same price and fees have dropped considerably; less than a dollar in most cases. But has Bitcoin actually scaled, or is it just a case…

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…