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North Korean Hackers Pose a Threat to South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchanges, but the Government Does Not Care
Oct 27, 2020 at 10:10
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North Korean Hackers Pose a Threat to South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchanges, but the Government Does Not Care
The Political Affairs Committee of South Korea’s National Assembly has informed the Financial Services Commission (FSC) on numerous attempts of hackers to break into the country’s financial institutions. Cryptocurrency exchanges became the main target.
McDonald’s and Starbucks did not Partner with the Chinese Government to Test Digital Yuan
Oct 17, 2020 at 11:23
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McDonald’s and Starbucks did not Partner with the Chinese Government to Test Digital Yuan
Global fast-food giants McDonald’s and Starbucks have never been included into the trials of digital yuan. None of the brands confirmed its participation in the testing program.
Central Bank Digital Currency: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Oct 13, 2020 at 13:55
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Central Bank Digital Currency: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Several countries, including the US and China, are working on their own digital currencies (Central Bank Digital Currency or CBDC). Is this about giving people more freedom over the payments or control over the financial flow? What is in it for the government and its citizens?
The End to Anonymity: Cryptocurrency Exchanges Disclose Customer Data to the Authorities
Oct 03, 2020 at 12:12
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The End to Anonymity: Cryptocurrency Exchanges Disclose Customer Data to the Authorities
Cryptocurrency industry becomes less decentralized and anonymous and more regulated and controlled. Government authorities require crypto exchanges to disclose transaction data of their customers. And the exchanges seem to be quite collaborative in these terms.
Ukraine Rolls Out Cybercrime Bill That Defines Illegal Use Of Cryptocurrencies
Sep 29, 2020 at 12:03
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Ukraine Rolls Out Cybercrime Bill That Defines Illegal Use Of Cryptocurrencies
The authorities of Ukraine have recently rolled out a new bill combating cybercrime that also describes the procedure for the confiscation of cryptocurrencies obtained illegally.
Is India Planning to Ban Cryptocurrency Again?
Sep 22, 2020 at 12:36
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Is India Planning to Ban Cryptocurrency Again?
As many Asian tigers are embracing and regulating the use of blockchain technology and Bitcoin, India is planning to create a new law prohibiting cryptocurrency trading.
Iran will Buy Foreign Cars Using Locally Mined Cryptocurrency
Sep 16, 2020 at 11:58
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Iran will Buy Foreign Cars Using Locally Mined Cryptocurrency
Due to the hyperinflation of the local currency, Iran is planning to use locally mined cryptocurrency for car import.
Belarus Bitcoin and Blockchain Industry Under Threat due to Political Turmoil
Aug 19, 2020 at 13:17
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Belarus Bitcoin and Blockchain Industry Under Threat due to Political Turmoil
Internet shutdowns imposed by the country's government as an answer to massive protests against President Alexander Lukashenko have put blockchain and cryptocurrency businesses under threat.
The Wave of Hacks Continues: A Vulnerability Cost Ledger the Loss of 1 Million Emails
Jul 29, 2020 at 15:21
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The Wave of Hacks Continues: A Vulnerability Cost Ledger the Loss of 1 Million Emails
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.
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