Crypto News

Turkish Crypto Exchange Sistemkoin’s Disturbing Security Flaw Reveals Major Withdrawal Complaints

Image via Shutterstock. By CCN.com: Turkish crypto exchange Sistemkoin had done $ 68 million in volume over the 24-hour period at time of writing. However, according to a report from a user and security researcher, there are significant security problems with the exchange. The exchange did over $ 10 million in Bitcoin trades alone. Source: coinmarketcap.com […]

ICO

South Korea Reveals Plan to Tax ICOs and Cryptocurrencies

The Finance Ministry of the South Korean government announced a plan to tax initial coin offerings and digital currencies in accordance with the creation of the taxation infrastructure and international trends. South Korea Closer to Legalize and Tax Crypto Fundraisers as New Government Takes Over Hong Nam-ki, Minister of Economy and Finance and Deputy Prime […]

Ethereum

The Little-Known Ways Ethereum Reveals User Location Data

“People don’t realize how much information is out in the open.” That’s Péter Szilágyi, an ethereum core developer who manages development on the ethereum software client Geth. He’s referring to the fact that little attention has been paid to ethereum’s underlying network layer, where information is exposed in complex, unpredictable ways. Indeed, there’s an awareness of the […]

Bitcoin

Sony Reveals Contactless Crypto Wallet, Prepping for Crypto Ecosystem?

A research and development division at Sony has unveiled a new contactless cryptocurrency hardware wallet for cold storage, which could indicate the consumer electronics giant may be eyeing a bigger move into the cryptocurrency space. Sony Computer Science Lab Preparing Contactless Crypto Wallet The research and development arm of Japan-based Sony Corporation, Sony Computer Science […]

Bitcoin

Blockchain Reveals New ‘Lockbox’ Hardware Wallet Made By Ledger

Cryptocurrency data and wallet provider Blockchain (formerly Blockchain.info) has announced it will offer users a dedicated hardware wallet in a new partnership with Ledger. A Blockchain-Only Hardware Wallet In a press release October 25, Blockchain said it was working with the French hardware wallet manufacturer to produce a device “exclusively compatible” with its online wallets. […]