Coinbase

The IRS Narrows Data Request to Coinbase Users that Transacted For $20,000

The IRS will no longer target a wide-range of Coinbase users via its information request, which it filed on Coinbase back in March. Instead,...
criminals

EU Report Implies Criminals are Too Stupid to Use Bitcoin

Are criminals too stupid to use bitcoin? That is what a July 4 European Union report suggested. This will not strike many people as...
Data

IRS May not Get as Much Customer Data From Coinbase as Requested

The IRS intends to lessen the amount of customer data it originally wanted to siphon from Coinbase. Ongoing negotiations between Coinbase and the IRS have...
Phishing Scheme

How Michael Richo Stole Bitcoins via Imposter Exchange Sites and Dark Web Phishing Schemes

Michael Richo waived his right to be indicted and pleaded guilty in a Connecticut courthouse on June 27 for charges related to operating a...
digital currency

Revealing Your Digital Currency Holdings Online Is a Horrible Idea

This week a cryptocurrency trader who traded altcoins and bitcoin on the digital currency exchange Bittrex lost over 7 BTC ($18,000 USD) while recording...
bitcoin hardware

A Def Con 25 Demonstration Claims to ‘Break Bitcoin Hardware Wallets’

The well-known hacker conference Def Con 25 is happening once again at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on July 27-30. The event schedule has...
Hackers Use NSA Exploit to Mine Monero Using Victims' Computers

Hackers Use NSA Exploit to Mine Monero Using Victims’ Computers

Reports have surfaced detailing a malware trojan that uses an NSA hacking tool to infect Windows computers with a cryptocurrency mining bug. The virus...
Status

Status ICO Generates Over $60 Million, Fails to Deliver, Triggers Ethereum Overload

A decentralized messaging app called Status — built on the Ethereum blockchain — raises over $60 million dollars during its initial coin offering campaign. However,...
Bitstamp

Bitstamp Initiates Litecoin Trading Function as the Currency’s Price Surges

European digital currency exchange Bitstamp rolled out Litecoin trading on Monday. The trading function will be accomplished by using trading pairs. It is paired with...
Exchanges Kraken, Coinbase, Gdax and Poloniex Repeatedly Overloaded During Big Price Movements

Exchanges Repeatedly Overloaded During Big Price Movements

After testing $3000 USD, bitcoin entered a sharp retracement which saw several major bitcoin exchanges experience significant technical difficulties. Also Read: Poloniex Suffers Attacks Seeing 600%...

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