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Bitcoin Jail

Arizona Bitcoin Trader Fined and Sent to Jail for Cryptocurrency Fraud

According to a press release from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Joseph Kim, a cryptocurrency trader from Phoenix, Arizona- has been hit with a 15-month prison sentence as...

/ November 13, 2018 / 0 Comments
SEC Decentrazlized Exchanges

SEC’s Robert Cohen: Exchange Owners Are Responsible Even If They’re Not Around

Cryptocurrency exchanges are being advised to grow eyes in the back of their heads. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is looking to crack down on all operations that don’t...

/ November 13, 2018 / 0 Comments
EU GDPR Blockchain

Private Blockchains Occupy Uncertain Area Under EU GDPR Privacy Regulations

A new study that was undertaken by Queen Mary University of London and the University of Cambridge, UK, came to some interesting conclusions about how blockchain could fit into the...

/ November 13, 2018 / 0 Comments
Cryptojacking

Trojan Horses Now Target Cryptocurrency Exchanges in Switzerland

Switzerland’s Reporting and Analysis Centre for Information Assurance (MELANI) published its 27th semi-annual report on November 8th with emphasis on the most prominent cyberattacks in Switzerland during the first half...

/ November 10, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bahamas ICO Regulations

The Bahamas Designs New Regulations for Battling Phony ICOs

Phony initial coin offerings (ICOs) are a big problem here and abroad. That’s why countries like the Bahamas are taking matters into their own hands and enforcing regulations to ensure...

/ November 10, 2018 / 0 Comments
Ethereum Mining

School Employees in China Caught Stealing Electricity to Mine Ethereum

It is often said that the best things in life are free, however using your employer's electricity supply to mine cryptocurrencies is never a good idea. According to Chinese publication...

/ November 10, 2018 / 0 Comments
Blockchain

Overhyped: Companies Ditching the Term “Blockchain” According to Forrester Research

A Forrester Research has shown that companies have begun to drop the term "blockchain," which they feel is overhyped due to the buzz around it and is seen to be...

/ November 9, 2018 / 0 Comments
Cryptojacking

Windows Installation Files Are the Latest Crypto-Jacking Tools

It appears Windows is providing “windows” to hackers. According to The Next Web, hackers are hiding cryptocurrency malware in Windows installation files as part of a recent crypto-jacking effort. Crypto-jacking...

/ November 9, 2018 / 1 Comment
JP Morgan Blockchain Winners

JP Morgan: Three Public Companies Would Win Big with Blockchain

Blockchain gained prominence in 2018, particularly within the corporate world. Despite the application of this novel but innovative technology in different corporate spheres, many investors are still not acquainted with...

/ November 9, 2018 / 0 Comments
Blockchain Loan

Major Banks Finalize First Syndicated Blockchain Loan for $150 Million

The syndicated loan market is demonstrating how quickly blockchain is going mainstream. BBVA just closed a $150 million USD syndicated loan for Electrica, the operator of the Spanish national power...

/ November 9, 2018 / 0 Comments