Tag: cryptocurrency news

Jan 16 2021

ECB President Christine Lagarde Says Bitcoin Needs Regulation

ECB President Christine Lagarde recently said that she considers BTC as a speculative asset that needs to be regulated globally. In her opinion, a lot of »funny business« has been facilitated through Bitcoin, and the asset has also been used to launder money. Lagarde called for a global approach to regulating Bitcoin, something that would be very difficult to achieve.

Jan 15 2021

Top 5 Crypto News: 01/15

Bulls entered in the dip and made a daily BTC high of $39,840.73. At the time of press, Bitcoin is trading close to $33,570, and the second-largest cryptocurrency, Ethereum, is trading close to $1,150. Let’s find out some interesting crypto news for today....

API Keys – Make Sure You Handle Them Right

Jan 15 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  adoption bitcoin cryptocurrency news

Reading Time: 2 minutes API keys are a great source of data for crypto traders and can be extremely useful They have settings that can allow third-party access to your exchange portfolio Mismanaged API keys were behind the Ledger hack in June 2020 where 272,000 customer...

Ledger Data Breaches – a Timeline

Jan 15 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  crime cryptocurrency news hack ledger wallet

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ledger fell victim to two data breaches in 2020 Ledger itself was hacked while ecommerce provider Shopify was also targeted We break down the two Ledger data breaches and what has happened with them Yesterday’s...

Celebrities Are Promoting Cryptocurrencies Again as Lindsay Lohan Talks Bitcoin and Ethereum in Paid Video

As it makes new all-time highs, Bitcoin is now in the focus of the public’s attention once again. Astronomical price predictions are popping up left and right and even some celebrities are now publicly talking about cryptocurrency.

Top 5 Crypto News: 01/14

At the time of press, Bitcoin is trading over $38,800, and the second-largest cryptocurrency Ethereum is trading close to $1,200. Let’s find out some interesting crypto news for today. Polkadot...

Jan 14 2021

Ledger Identifies 20,000 More Victims From Shopify Breach

Jan 14 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  crime cryptocurrency news hack ledger wallet

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ledger has confirmed a Shopify data breach that has added 20,000 victims to the 1.29 million known about from Ledger’s own hack The Shopify hack was revealed in May but dismissed as “rumors” by the company Two Shopify employees stole and sold...

Jan 13 2021

Top Crypto News for 13/01/2021

At the time of press, Bitcoin is trading close to $34500, and the second- largest cryptocurrency Ethereum is trading close to $1065. The market has been consolidating since yesterday. If BTC remains stable for some time then altcoins price coins might start pumping again. Let’s find...

Don’t Store Your Bitcoin in Google Docs – Or Your Passwords!

Jan 13 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  cryptocurrency news hack scam wallet

Reading Time: 3 minutes Many people use Google Docs to store information, such as passwords and Bitcoin information If you’re storing a password or Bitcoin seed phrase in a Google Doc, you need to sort it out, or risk losing everything Use a password management app to...

12th January: BTC/USD Rebounds to 36,000 and Turns Back Down, ETH/USD Repeats Bitcoin’s Graphic Pattern

BTC/USD began the trading on 12th January at 35,468, according to the exchange rate at CEX.IO. In the first two hours, the pair edged down to 34,000. Then, starting from 03:00 UTC BTC/USD began an ascendency, which at 08:00 UTC took the pair to the 50-period simple moving average at around 35,600. The attainment of the moving average was a signal for a...

Tiny Amount of Crypto Hit Your Wallet? It’s Likely a Dust Attack

Jan 13 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  cryptocurrency news hack scam wallet

Reading Time: 2 minutes A dust attack might seem small and insignificant, but it could change your life If the attacker behind the dust has enough information, your whole pseudonymous identity could be compromised If you get dusted, act fast and smart if you’re going to...

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse Comments on Recent SEC Lawsuit

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse recently discussed the SEC’s lawsuit against Ripple and also talked about the possibility of the company settling with the SEC. Ripple’s general counsel Stuart Alderoty also commented on the issue, and the two pointed to some critical problems regarding the SEC’s allegations that Ripple’s sales of XRP are an unregistered securities offering.

Polkadot IDOs Exacerbate Crypto Pump and Dump Mentality

Jan 13 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  cryptocurrency cryptocurrency news ico

Reading Time: 3 minutes Polkadot IDOs have continued the grand cryptocurrency tradition of influencers dumping on exchange buyers Polkastarter has helped launch several tokens onto Uniswap after token sales, with the same hype-pump- dump cycle taking place again What...

Can Decentralized Social Media Give Trump a Fresh Platform?

Jan 13 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  adoption blockchain cryptocurrency news

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trump has been banned from virtually all forms of social media, stifling his rhetoric Decentralized social media could give Trump another foothold on his platform If Trump manages to get up and running once more, he could end up doing himself...

Cryptocurrency Derivatives Ban Comes Into Effect in the UK

Cryptocurrency derivatives were prohibited in the UK starting from January 6. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) first announced the news in October, following extensive discussions around the issue. The ban prohibits companies from offering crypto derivatives, including options, futures, and other similar instruments to customers in the United Kingdom.

Online Casinos Adapt to Decentralized Digital Currencies

The gambling industry faces unique challenges other industries usually aren't subject to resolving. During 2020, online casino operators took on unprecedented hurdles they never expected or were prepared to tackle. One of the things that makes the online gambling sector so impressive is its ability to adjust and adapt without substantially faltering. Tech advances spun online casinos upside down by continually releasing gaming...

Jan 12 2021

Top 5 Crypto News: 01/12

After making an all-time high of $41,940 on 8 January 2021, Bitcoin price underwent a sharp correction yesterday. This jolted the altcoins price as well. However, the Bitcoin price recovered fast and at the time of press Bitcoin is trading around $35k, and altcoins are also recovering. Let’s find out some interesting...

Top 5 Crypto News: 01/12

After making an all-time high of $41,940 on 8 January 2021, Bitcoin price underwent a sharp correction yesterday. This jolted the altcoins price as well. However, the Bitcoin price recovered fast and at the time of press Bitcoin is trading around $35k, and altcoins are also recovering. Let’s find out some interesting...

Will the Biden Administration’s Money Injection Keep the Bitcoin Bull Run Going?

Now that both the United States Senate and the House of Representatives are in control of the Democratic Party, Democrats will find it a lot easier to implement their economic and monetary policies

Stuart Hoegner Fails to Convince Tether Doubters

Reading Time: 3 minutes Stuart Hoegner, Bitfinex General Counsel, has largely failed in an attempt to convince the crypto community that Tether is 100% backed Hoegner appeared on the What Bitcoin Did podcast to answer the long running claims made against the company The...

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