The ongoing wave of hacks and attacks affects the operation of many companies in the cryptocurrency field. One of the biggest hardware wallet manufacturers Ledger has recently suffered a hack that led to losing about a million emails as well as other customer information.
The legal status of cryptocurrency has been and still is very contentious worldwide, with some countries recognizing them as a medium of payment, while in others, mere ownership of crypto is enough to get you to prison. Will the increasing global attention to CBDCs change anything?
As the cryptocurrency market has been attracting more and more users, governments are forced to watch over the industry to protect the citizens against numerous scams and risks. Thus, the government of the Philippines issued a warning against unauthorized Bitcoin and cryptocurrency projects that might be scams.
The South Korean government is actively adopting disruptive innovations including blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) within various industries. It seems the country wants to follow in the footsteps of Japan and Switzerland to become a global tech hub.
The outbreak of Covid-19 has pushed several governments and electoral commissions globally to the wall by making them look for other alternative means of organising and conducting free and fair elections. One of the available options is using a Blockchain-based e-voting method.
The Russian Ministry of Economics criticized the recent law on digital assets adopted by the State Duma. It practically bans the use of cryptocurrency within the country, however, such an attitude might cause Russia huge losses.
A new report by Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau has revealed that Blockchain has grown more and faster than any other technologies in Hong Kong’s fintech ecosystem in the financial year 2019, with most of its applications directed towards enterprise solutions and cryptocurrency trading platforms.
If you ever thought only gold, diamond, or oil were found underneath the ground, you might be wrong in the 21st Century world as recent cases of bitcoin mining have proved that crypto mines equally do well underground. Chinese police have discovered an illegal Bitcoin mining farm beneath a cemetery.