Latest cryptocurrency insights and analysis
4 Mar 2019
🔨 Hacked exchange Cryptopia plans to go back live today
New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia is planning to reopen their platform today or tomorrow after successfully transferring 24% of wallets to their "new secure servers". Cryptopia lost $3.6 million after a cyber-attack that occurred in January 2019.
3 Mar 2019
👮♂️ Reports suggest QuadrigaCX founder ran a scam
QuadrigaCX founder Michael Patryn might be Omar Dhanani. The latter was arrested in 2004 and pleaded guilty for conspiracy to transfer identification documents as part of Shadowcrew.com and served one and half year in prison. QuadrigaCX shut down after the CEO died of Crohn disease while travelling in India, customers are unable to access their funds since then.
2 Mar 2019
🚨 Coinbase user struggle to delete their accounts
After Coinbase's acquisition of Neutrino, a cryptocurrency tracking product company with former founders of Hacking Team, a wave of protest has hit social media through the trending #DeleteCoinbase.
It appears that users are now struggling to delete their accounts as it requires to have zero-balance. Coinbase won't allow users to send dust balance (low amount of crypto) out of its exchange.
28 Feb 2019
💲 $320 million worth of Ether locked in dApps
According to Defipulse, a on-chain data website, applications built on Ethereum have locked approximately $320 million worth of ETH in their application, with MarkerDAO's DAI holding $280 million of the total amount
27 Feb 2019
🧀 Swiss private banker mastodon enters crypto
Banking giant Julius Baer has started to offer cryptocurrency investment services to its clients via a partnership with SEBA Crypto AG, a start-up with $100 million of funds raised. Julius Baer has over $380 billion of assets under management and close to $1 trillion of total assets according to the source.