Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx announced the eighth round of buyback for its platform’s proprietary OKB token. Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx announced the eighth round of buyback for its platform’s proprietary OKB token.In a June 5 announcement, OKEx announced the start of the eighth and largest buyback of OKB tokens. From March 1 until May 31, the exchange […]
Emsisoft launched a free tool that decrypts files affected by a variant of the Tycoon ransomware attack. Malware lab, Emsisoft, released a free decryptor tool on June 4. The tool enables victims to recover files encrypted by Tycoon ransomware attacks without needing to pay the ransom.Researchers from the BlackBerry’s security unit first discovered the ransomware. […]
Wu Xiaoling highlighted the benefits of the Bitcoin network and highlighted some of the weaknesses it faces nowadays. The former vice president of the People’s Bank of China, or PBoC, Wu Xiaoling, praised what she calls a “commercial success” for Bitcoin (BTC) on June 5. These kind words come despite a number of vital weaknesses […]
Joel Telpner reveals some of the steps the Marshall Islands is taking to launch its national digital currency. The Marshall Islands’ project says its creation of a digital sovereign currency, named SOV, aims to be a “game-changer”. It could also pioneer how governments respond to crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic.In an exclusive interview with […]
Kakao’s KLAY token is now trading with a South Korea won pairing despite the country’s restrictions on ICOs. South Korean tech giant, Kakao, listed its Klaytn blockchain-issued Klay (KLAY) token via a local cryptocurrency exchange on June 5. This news follows their launch of a new crypto wallet feature in KakaoTalk earlier the week.After registering […]
A DopplePaymer ransomware attack reportedly targeted one of NASA’s IT contractors in the United States. As SpaceX and NASA celebrated their first human-operated rocket launch on May 30, cybercriminals behind a ransomware known as DopplePaymer launched an attack against one of NASA’s IT contractors.According to a blog post by the hackers, the gang managed to breach […]
As protests rage throughout the United States, this week’s biggest moves in crypto law were behind the scenes. Cointelegraph’s weekly newsletter on the latest in law, policy and regulation for the crypto and fintech industry. Editor’s noteA lockdown spring is giving way to a protest summer in the U.S., and this will be an especially U.S.-focused […]
London-based tech startup Revolut confirmed its employee downsizing numbers. Revolut fired a number of employees since the coronavirus outbreak began, according to a story from Wired. The European fintech company responded with a statement on the numbers and rationale.“As in many companies, COVID-19 necessitated cost cutting across our business and, in the last resort, we […]
Poloniex has launched support for Binance Coin and Binance USD, despite CZ’s recent vocal criticism of Justin Sun over his handling of Steem. Poloniex, a veteran exchange that was recently purchased by a consortium including Tron founder Justin Sun, has launched Binance Coin (BNB) and Binance USD (BUSD) pairings.As of June 6, BNB and BUSD […]
22% of crypto fund manager Grayscale Investments’ purchases have been Ether throughout 2020 so far, totaling $110 million worth of accumulation. While great attention has been paid to the recent enormous accumulation activities of the Grayscale’s Bitcoin Investment Trust, or BIT, the crypto fund manager has also been aggressively growing its Ether (ETH) stash. Speaking on […]
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