Phishing Attack on Electrum Wallet Nets Hacker Almost $1 Million in Hours: Report

A reportedly ongoing hack against cryptocurrency wallet Electrum has seen a malicious party steal almost 250 Bitcoin (BTC) (about $937,000), commentators reported on social media Dec. 27. Subsequently confirmed by Electrum itself, the...

Whitfield Diffie Talks Cryptography ‘Resurgence’ and Blockchain

“This is very fulfilling because when you thought the subject must have run its course, it flares up again.” Those words, from cryptography legend...

Coinbase Now Lets You Convert your Altcoins into Bitcoin Coinbase Now Lets You Convert...

Want to convert your altcoins to bitcoins this Christmas? Coinbase has launched Coinbase Convert, a new feature that allows retail users to make direct...

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Litigation

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are gaining more attention as days pass. Aside from the advantages that cryptocurrencies have like anonymity and easy international transactions, people are enticed by...

Hacker backdoors popular JavaScript library to steal Bitcoin funds

A hacker has gained (legitimate) access to a popular JavaScript library and has injected malicious code that steals Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash funds stored...

Bitcoin Didn’t Die 323 Times. Just Twice.

There’s an interesting web page called “Bitcoin Obituaries” which says that Bitcoin has died 323 times. The idea is that each time someone claims Bitcoin is...

SWITZERLAND APPROVES FIRST BITCOIN-CRYPTOCURRENCY ETF WITH TICKER $HODL

The Bitcoin ETF $HODL, offered by Amun Crypto, will begin trading on Switzerland’s Six Swiss Exchange beginning next week. The ETF’s earnings will be...

When the Fork Forks: What You Need to Know as Bitcoin Cash Goes to...

Around 16:40 UTC tomorrow, November 15, 2018, the Bitcoin Cash network is set to undergo another hard fork upgrade. But contention about this upgrade...

Stablecoins: What you need to know

Stablecoins have been around for a long time since the advent of BitShares back in 2014. They’ve gotten more popular with the utilization of...