Jun 25, 2019 at 10:21
Hackers Who Stole $100 Mln in Bitcoin Arrested in Israel
The two brothers from Jerusalem, Israeli identified as Eli Gigi (31 years of age) and Assaf Gigi (21), have been arrested on suspicion of being responsible for the infamous Bitfinex hack that cost the cryptocurrency exchange a loss of over $100 million, according to the investigators of the national cyber unit at Lahav 433, who started the investigations back in 2017.
Mar 07, 2019 at 10:26
Iran to Israel: Bitcoin LN Torch Goes Beyond Borders
The Lightning Network (LN) torch cost has crossed borders to Israel after being posted by an Iranian in a symbolic sign of peace amongst these two countries. This historic phenomenon only shows that bitcoin is indeed a political and borderless cash experience.
Israel Securities Authority Enters Talks with Spot.IM over Bitcoin Salaries
Spot.IM, an internet company with its offices in Tel Aviv is in high gear negotiations with the Israel Securities Authority (ISA). Spot.IM is not part of crypto ecosystem but more of the internet industry. The talks are primarily focusing on felicitous exchange rate that is an important matter for making this work and there are a lot of hope that the two parties will reach at the equilibrium point of agreements just with in the next month or beyond and this will push the plans to go further.