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Kraken Joins Coinbase in Rebuking ‘Malicious’ Implications in New York Attorney General’s Exchange Report

Another major U.S. cryptocurrency exchange criticized a report from New York’s Attorney General Wednesday, September 19, after it chose not to respond to a voluntary information request. Kraken, which is headquartered in California, joined one of the largest U.S. players Coinbase in denouncing certain aspects of Barbara Underwood’s report as unfair. Mentioning several times that Kraken “refused” to take part ...

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$60 Mln Crypto Exchange Hack in Japan had no Impact on Bitcoin Price

Another hacking attack has hit a known crypto exchange in Japan, and this time, thieves managed to steal around $60 million in crypto. Another Crypto Exchange Hack The popularity of attacks on crypto exchanges seemingly continues to grow, with another such exchange being hit just recently, in Japan. It is largely believed that such incidents are one of the main ...

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Licensed Crypto Exchange Zaif Plans Compensation after 6,000 Bitcoins, $60 Million Crypto Theft

In the second major hack of a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange this year, some 6.7 billion yen ($60 million) in cryptocurrencies were stolen from the wallets of Zaif of which 4.5 billion yen ($40 million) belonged to customers. Tech Bureau, operator of cryptocurrency exchange Zaif, confirmed the hack occurred between 1700 and 1900 local time on September 14 wherein attackers managed ...

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Hackers Nab $58k from Cryptocurrency Exchange with Fake EOS Tokens

Hackers were able to steal nearly $58,000 worth of cryptocurrency from the Newdex exchange by exploiting a vulnerability in the exchange, according to TheNextWeb. The hackers flooded the Newdex exchange with fake EOS tokens they created themselves to buy ADD, BLACK and IQ tokens from the centralized platform. Newdex acknowledged that an EOS account issued 1 billion phony EOS tokens. The ...

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Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Zaif Hacked, $58 Million in Losses

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif was the victim of a major hack last week, local media sources have reported and the company has now confirmed. The hack, which occurred on Sept. 14 but was not discovered until Sept. 17, saw the hacker steal various amounts of bitcoin, bitcoin cash, and monacoin from the exchange’s hot wallet, collectively worth 6.7 billion yen ...

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Crypto Exchange Poloniex Dumps Eight Underperforming Coins

Cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex is delisting eight coins: BitcoinDark (BTCD), Bitmark (BTM), Einsteinium, (EMC2), Gridcoin (GRC), NeosCoin (NEOS), PotCoin (POT), VeriCoin (VRC) and BitcoinPlus (XBC). The announcement was made today, September 19, 2018. The coins will be delisted on September 25, 2018, and the exchange says that traders have 30 days to close out trades and withdraw the balances from their ...

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NY Crypto Exchange Report Bearish for Bitcoin ETF Plans

A new report drafted by the New York attorney general’s office (OAG) alleges that a significant number of cryptocurrency exchanges may be vulnerable to market manipulation, a finding that could prove ominous for hopes among investors that federal regulators will approve a bitcoin ETF or other exchange-traded crypto products in the near-term. 3 CME-Partnered Exchanges Flagged by NY Probe Bitcoin, ...

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Binance Crypto Exchange | Looking to Expand Globally

The Binance crypto exchange has the highest 24-hour trade volume and is currently looking to expand into every continent in the world. Binance Crypto Exchange Looks Global Zhao Changpeng, Binance’s Founder and current CEO, closed out the first day of CoinDesk’s Consensus Singapore event with a fireside chat. Changpeng discussed a number of topics at the chat but focused a ...

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Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Hacked, $59 Million in Losses Reported

Hackers have reportedly stolen $59 million worth of cryptocurrencies from Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif, Cointelegraph Japan reports September 19. According to a local report, as a result of a security breach on September 14, hackers managed to steal 4.5 billion yen from users hot wallets, as well as 2.2 billion yen from the assets of the company, with total losses ...

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Cryptocurrency Exchange OKCoin Expands U.S. Offerings with Five New Coins

Following a successful launch in California only a few months ago, the U.S. branch of cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin is adding five new coins to its listings. Those coins include Ripple (XRP), Cardano (ADA), Stellar lumens (XLM), Zcash (ZEC) and 0x (ZRX). OKCoin made the announcement today, September 19, 2018. The new coins will be paired with the U.S. dollar, bitcoin and ...

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