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BitGo Engineering Manager Has $100K Stolen From His Coinbase Account

On Monday (May 20), Sean Coonce, an engineering manager at crypto custodian BitGo, revealed that last week he became the victim of a "SIM swap" attack, as the result of which his Coinbase account got "drained" and he lost "north of $100,000." More importantly, he decided…

Latest Hack Sparks Concern Whatsapp Will Never Be Secure

Facebook’s popular messaging app with 1.5 billion users in over 180 countries has another major vulnerability. Hackers were able to covertly install spyware on iOS and Android smartphones using Whatsapp with just a phone call. “All of their security issues are conveniently suitable for surveillance,…

CZ Explains How Binance Dealt With Aftermath of $40 Million Theft

On Sunday (May 19), Changpeng Zhao (aka "CZ"), the Co-Founder and CEO of digital asset exchange Binance, told the crypto community what he and his team had been up to since the May 7 security breach incident that resulted in a theft of over 7,000 BTC from their…

How to Travel the World With Bitcoin Cash

Traveling is on everyone’s minds as summer approaches and crypto enthusiasts are no exception. But for anyone thinking of a holiday trip, travel arrangements can be arduous. Crypto payments can make your life easier in that regard, particularly with bitcoin cash, which is a fast…

OneCoin Denies Being a ‘Hybrid Ponzi-Pyramid Scheme’

The controversial OneCoin organization has recently responded to the Central Bank of Samoa, claiming it isn’t a “hybrid ponzi-pyramid scheme” as it doesn’t fir the definition of these schemes, and that it is a centralized, closed cryptocurrency.

Ledger CEO says sales doubled after Binance hack

Increased concerns around security following Binance’s $40 million hack last week may have given crypto custody hardware and software provider Ledger a sales bump. Pascal Gauthier, CEO of Ledger, told the audience at The Block’s Atomic Swap conference in New York today that sales doubled…