Japan is one of the most crypto-friendly countries in the world, and the first to have clear regulations for the crypto space. But even though the digital token industry is booming in the country, the security infrastructure of some large crypto exchanges has failed to protect investors' funds. One reason for this could be a lack of properly qualified software engineers in the … [Read more...] about Japan Faces a Shortage of Software Engineers to Keep Its Crypto Industry Running
In the face of a potential government shutdown, the United States has just passed an omnibus spending bill. The problem? Thousands of pages into the bill, the so-called CLOUD Act was slyly embedded with no opportunity for true debate. Detractors are saying the troubling legislation mismanages power and eviscerates the privacy guarantees provided by the Fourth Amendment of the … [Read more...] about The CLOUD Act Is a Disaster for Privacy and Advocates Are Pissed
On March 7th, the popular cryptocurrency exchange Binance experienced a service interruption as a large-scale hacking effort unsuccessfully probed for an attack vector. Now, Binance has announced a $250,000 USD reward for information leading to the capture of those responsible and a $10 million dollar bounty fund going forward for mitigating future attacks. Also … [Read more...] about Binance Prepares $10 Million in Bounty Rewards for Hacker Busts
Popular multi-token exchange Binance froze all trades yesterday, in response to irregular activity from several accounts. Specifically, a large number of accounts simultaneously dumped their altcoins for BTC, and from there, started buying up Viacoin on the exchange, skyrocketing the price of the little-known altcoin. Here's our take on what really happened. Also see: The … [Read more...] about What Really Happened to Binance and Viacoin Yesterday?
If you've been following crypto on social media recently, you're probably aware of the ICO that fraudulently used a picture of Ryan Gosling in their team portrait page. As funny as this is, it's not an isolated incident. Denizens of the cryptoverse must remain vigilant. Also see: Ethereum Foundation Announces First Grants for Promising Projects Subscribe to … [Read more...] about The Ryan Gosling ICO Wasn’t the First with a Fake Team. Protect Yourself.