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If You’ve Been Scammed Out of Cryptocurrency It’s Probably Your Fault

Scammers are a dastardly, low down bunch. Preying on the gullible, extorting the vulnerable, and hoodwinking the hoodwinkable with their promise of free bitcoin if you send a little first and daily interest on your Bitconnect loan. It’s...

Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas as Regulations Tighten

As cryptocurrency regulations start to pile up in India, a new trend is emerging for Indians to acquire cryptocurrencies from abroad, such as from relatives or friends with overseas accounts. Also read: Japan Cracks Down on Foreign ICO Agency...

Bad Code Has Lost $500 Million of Cryptocurrency in Under a Year

Cryptocurrency can be lost in a variety of ways, from hacking to forgotten passwords and failed flash drives. But in dollar terms, one of the biggest causes of crypto losses is bad code, and it’s not usually the...

Cryptocurrency Trader Sues T-Mobile for Giving Hackers Control of His Account

Cryptocurrency use requires great personal responsibility with regards to data security. Investors need to not only make sure they are using best security practices but must also hope that service providers that have the potential to jeopardize their...

Seele ICO Sets Up Emergency Response Team After $1.8m Fraud

One would have hoped that by now investors in Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) would have learned to be more careful who they trust with their money, but the spate of new scams that are reported every week shows this...

Intelligence: Pyongyang Trying to Steal Cryptos before Pyeongchang Olympics

Despite some cracks on the icy surface of inter-Korean relations, caused by the Olympic spirit, tensions on the silent crypto front in Korea remain high. South Korean intelligence has informed lawmakers in Seoul that the North keeps trying...

Ledger Addresses Man in the Middle Attack That Threatens Millions of Hardware Wallets

Hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger, which sold over one million devices last year, has alerted its users to a major attack vector that’s recently been discovered. Although there are no reported cases of the attack being successfully deployed, the...