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KuCoin Delists Altcoins

KuCoin has made an official announcement to delist but support ten altcoins until the 21st of March 2019. The 10 coins that will be delisted are the following: Jibrel Network (JNT) WePower (WPR) Modum (MOD) EthLend (LEND) STK (STK) Asch (XAS) Bread (BRD) BitClave (CAT) Mobius (MOBI) Bitcoin Gold (BTG) The process is as follows: […]

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Exchange Volumes Report: Many BTC Pairs Have True Volume Under 1% Of Reported Volume

December’s Exchange Volumes Report by the Blockchain Transparency Institute (BTI) reveals that from CoinMarketCap’s top 25 Bitcoin (BTC) trading pairs, most have actual volumes of less than 1% of what is being reported by the exchanges. Known as wash trading, exchanges and traders use bots and automated tools to wash trade in order to inflate the […]

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Canada’s VersaBank to Launch VersaVault for Cryptocurrency Deposits

Canada’s VersaBank, has reported that its subsidiary VersaVault, will be the worlds first digital bank vault for holding cryptocurrency or blockchain assets. VersaVault, will able to provide its clients with an advanced digital cyber security service, while maintaining their complete privacy. The CEO, David Taylor, of VersaBank and its subsidiary VersaVault stated, “VersaVault will now begin rolling […]

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Pigeoncoin Exploited with Bitcoin Bug: 235m Coins Created

Pigeoncoin has released a fix after discovering someone had exploited their Bitcoin-based blockchain, creating 235 million Pigeoncoins in the double-spend attack. All exchanges and nodes need to upgrade immediately. The attack amounted to about $15,000 worth of coins being created. It was only a matter of time before the plethora of Bitcoin-based cryptocurrencies come under […]

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Exchange Security Report: 54% of Exchanges Have Poor Security

In a report published today, ICO Rating has announced its findings after analysing the security of cryptocurrency exchanges. The key takeaway is that only 46% of crypto exchanges met all four security parameters tested. In other words, 54% were not considered secure enough. For user account security, the results may be worrying for users of […]

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Bitcoin CVE-2018-17144: A Post-Mortem Analysis

Now that Bitcoin Core’s recent vulnerability has been patched and mostly resolved, focus has turned onto analysing the disastrous nature of CVE-2018-17144. This 600 microsecond optimization now resulted in CVE-2018–17144. Certainly the most catastrophic bug in recent years, and certainly one of the most catastrophic bugs in Bitcoin ever. @awemany, Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin Ultimate Developer Dubbed by its […]

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