Bitcoin Regulation: SEC Calls Mining Contracts ‘Securities’

With the SEC charging Homero Joshua Garza with security fraud, a little noticed precedent regarding bitcoin regulation may be on the verge of being...

Ver Backed Qtum Founder Ran Previous ICO Scam

Patrick Dai, the founder of Qtum, has admitted to using another name and running another cryptocurrency before Qtum. He left the currency after it faced controversy...

Financial Times Piece Inadvertently Makes the Case for Buying Bitcoin

Financial Times Capital Markets Editor Dan McCrum has written another piece about how bitcoin is a pyramid scheme and will eventually fall to zero....

Modern Wi-Fi Networks are Vulnerable, Impact on Mobile Bitcoin Wallet Security

Earlier this week, Mathy Vanhoef of the Imec-DistriNet research group, discovered serious weaknesses and vulnerabilities in WPA2, a protocol which is used to secure all...

PayPal Continues to Illustrate Why Bitcoin Has Value

Although everyone likes to have their own opinion on Bitcoin’s most important features, it seems clear that censorship resistance is still the one attribute...

AlphaBay Admin Had $8 Million in Bitcoin and Altcoins, Bragged About...

According to the verified complaint for forfeiture regarding accused AlphaBay administrator Alexandre Cazes, the alleged criminal mastermind was holding just over $23 million worth...

Russia’s First Bitcoin Criminal Case: Illegal Trading of 500 Million Rubles

On 1st September, local publications including Vedomosti Business Daily reported that the Russian government had officially opened its first criminal case involving bitcoin. Three...

South Korea’s Largest Travel Agency Breached, Hacker Demands Bitcoin Payment

Last month, Hanatour, South Korea’s largest travel agency suffered a major security breach, as hackers stole the personal information of over one million users....

BitQuick Back Online, Purchased By Athena Bitcoin

BitQuick has resumed operations after temporarily shutting down due to a hack on March 17th. It has also announced that it has been purchased by Athena...

Mavordi ‘MMM Global’ Scam Declared Illegal By Chinese Government

Investors have been warned by the Chinese Government about MMM Global and MMM China. The Chinese government believe that those schemes -- and sites like them --...

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