Game of Thrones Bitcoin Hacker Included in Broader Iranian Sanctions

US Department of Justice formally sanctioned an Iranian company and nine Iranian nationals for broad, worldwide hacking schemes against government outlets, universities, energy concerns, and private companies. Among the over half dozen hackers named was the alleged perpetrator of the Home Box Office (HBO) compromise and subsequent bitcoin ransom. The wildly popular HBO drama, Game […]

Couldn’t Make it to Tokyo? Check Out the Satoshi’s Vision Live Stream

On March 23-25 the bitcoin cash-centric event Satoshi’s Vision Conference is taking place in Tokyo, Japan. However, not everyone could make it to the conference so is live streaming the event presentations. Also Read: Study: 70% of Crypto Exchanges Allow Weak Passwords Satoshi’s Vision Conference Streaming Live at This week the Bitcoin Unlimited development […]

Une mise à jour pour le Ledger Nano S

Une nouvelle version du micrologiciel du Ledger Nano S (hardware wallet) est disponible. Afin de profiter des nouvelles fonctionnalités et des dernières améliorations de sécurité apportées par le firmware Ledger 1.4, il est recommandé de mettre à jour votre appareil. Avant cette opération assurez-vous que vos 24 mots de récupération sont correctement sauvegardés et accessibles. Pour les […]

Bitcoin Adoption Grows in Ugandan Capital City of Kampala

Abc News has published a report detailing the rising popularity of bitcoin among the citizenry of the Ugandan capital city of Kampala. The report describes many Ugandan bitcoin adopters as professionals seeking a supplementary income, in addition to jobless millennials seeking a means to escape a life of minimal economic opportunity. Also Read: Study: 70% of Crypto […]

Meet Smartwords – Distributed Backup for Cryptocurrency Keys

On the first day of the three-day event Satoshi’s Vision Conference in Tokyo the creator of a project called Safewords presented a new solution to safeguard cryptocurrency ”passwords”. Safewords is a 2-out-of-3 distributed backup kit for your mnemonic seed words.  Also read: Zhao Dong Recounts How He Lost 9,000 BTC Safewords – a 2/3 Distributed Backup […]

Kaliningrad will put the system of social payments on the blockchain

Kaliningrad authorities plan to use the blockchain as part of a pilot project processing of applications for social benefits. The Governor of the Kaliningrad region Anton Alikhanov organized a meeting with the adviser of the Chairman of Vnesheconombank Vladimir Demin with the purpose of training government officials in the basics of working with this technology. […]

In South Korea will check the banks serving cryptocurrency exchanges

According to local media reports, two South Korean regulators to inspect the national banks on implementing their procedures to combat money laundering for cryptocurrency exchanges. According to the report Yonhap, a financial intelligence Unit and the financial services Commission (FSC) will begin inspections from next month banks serving corporate accounts cryptocurrency exchanges. The inquiry is […]

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| photo Friday events: Binance opens office in Malta; the SEC will investigate hedge funds; Malaysian banks are joining forces to develop programmes Blockchain; Yahoo! Japan plans to open its own exchange; the exchanges quietly. • Binance opens office in Malta: Exchange Binance announced that it is opening an office in Malta, after Japanese […]