Tagged: crypto wallets

ICON Foundation Introduces 50,000 ICX Token or Over $1 Million Smart Contract Auditing Fund for Blockchain Platforms

The ICON Foundation has confirmed that blockchain-enabled platform ICON, one of the largest DLT initiatives in South Korea, has introduced a dedicated audit fund. The initiative has been launched in order to support the secure development for ICON’s evolving ecosystem. The ICON Foundation noted that… Read More

Digital Wallets Holding Over 100 Bitcoin (BTC) has Grown Significantly Following COVID Outbreak: Report

The team at Kraken, a leading US-based digital asset exchange, notes that cryptocurrency prices have been soaring, and related innovation is “breaking ground,” while key opportunities are flourishing. According to Kraken, crypto adoption is “relentless.” The Kraken team writes that as they begin a new… Read More

Crypto Wallet Provider Ledger Hacked: Customer Database Said to be Compromised

Ledger, a crypto wallet provider based in Paris, France, has apparently experienced a security breach according to a tweet from the company. Ledger stated yesterday that they have been alerted to the dump of a customer database on Raidforum. The company said that it is… Read More

Cynthia Lummis, the US Senator Elect from Wyoming, Is “Deeply Concerned” that Treasury Dept Is Considering Hasty Rule for Self-Hosted Crypto Wallets

Cynthia Marie Lummis Wiederspahn, an American politician and attorney who is the U.S. Senator-elect from Wyoming (having been elected to succeed Mike Enzi in 2020), reveals that she’s been doing work on the “rumored” transaction reporting rule (potentially) impacting crypto-assets (currently being contemplated by the… Read More

DeFi Tokens Take it Relatively Slow as Bitcoin Surges to $23,800, Prominent Investor Says Ethereum May Eventually Surpass BTC Market Cap: Report

Decentralized finance (DeFi) tokens took it “relatively slow” this past week when compared to Bitcoin (BTC) while crypto and blockchain industry developments strengthened Ethereum’s (ETH) support, according to a report from OKCoin. The digital asset exchange notes that DeFi tokens are still lagging behind BTC… Read More

Luke Stokes: MD at Foundation for Interwallet Interoperability Says Crypto Needs User-Friendly Apps to Achieve Mainstream Adoption

  We recently connected with Luke Stokes, Managing Director for the Foundation for Interwallet Operability as well as the Interim Executive Director for the EOS Foundation, which is focused on supporting the development of EOS, a major platform for building decentralized applications (dApps). Stokes says… Read More

Coinbase CEO Expresses Concerns About Potential New Regulations for Self-Hosted Crypto Wallets

Brian Armstrong, Co-founder and CEO at Coinbase, the leading US-based digital asset exchange, notes that this past week, the company heard rumors that the U.S. Treasury and Secretary Mnuchin had been planning to “rush out” some new regulations for self-hosted cryptocurrency wallets  – which would… Read More

Chainalysis Explains Why Authorities Must Look Beyond Direct Counterparties to Understand Risks Associated with Crypto Addresses

Chainalysis, a leading blockchain research firm, says that the best way to assess or determine the risk of a virtual currency address or group of associated addresses (e.g., like a wallet) is to analyze all the other addresses with which it has conducted transactions. According… Read More

New Ethereum Smart Wallet from Loopring Feels like Traditional Fintech Apps but Also Self-Custodial and Privacy focused

The developers at Loopring, which allows anyone to create “high-throughput,” non-custodial, orderbook-based exchanges on Ethereum by leveraging Zero-Knowledge Proofs or ZKPs (for financial privacy), have introduced a beta version of the Loopring Wallet – which is notably the first Ethereum smart wallet with built-in zkRollup… Read More

Blockchain based Digital Commerce Services Are More Affordable and Accessible than Centralized Solutions, According to Daniel Dabek from Safex

We recently connected with Daniel Dabek, the Executive Director and Chief Software Architect at the Safex Foundation, an organization supporting blockchain-focused e-commerce solutions. Dabek explained how Safex aims to “democratize” the digital commerce engine by leveraging blockchain technology. He believes that distributed ledger technology (DLT)… Read More

Kraken Security Labs Warns Cryptocurrency Investors About Recent Phishing Attacks related to Ledger Hardware Wallet

Kraken, an established US-based cryptocurrency exchange, recently confirmed that Ledger clients whose data was stolen during a security breach have been targeted in a phishing scam that was carried out this past week. The team of experts at Kraken Security Labs have provided an analysis… Read More

Taurus Group Explains how Banking Grade Digital Asset Custody Solutions are Integrated by Financial Institutions

Taurus Group, which provides secure, compliant and reliable infrastructure and tools for digital assets, notes that it has helped many banks and other financial institutions with integrating crypto-assets into their existing business. The Taurus Group provides the infrastructure and technology needed to support transactions with… Read More

Cybersecurity Firm Halborn Gives Avalanche Digital Asset Wallet a “Stamp of Approval” after Conducting Security Testing

Cybersecurity firm Halborn has reportedly given Avalanche wallet a “stamp of approval” after extensively testing the wallet’s security systems. Halborn, a cybersecurity team focused on blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT)-based platforms, has performed an extensive security audit of the Avalanche wallet. The company also… Read More

Digital Asset Security Firm NGRAVE Adds Support for UTU Token which Helps Assess Borrower’s Creditworthiness

NGRAVE, a digital asset security company that claims it has developed the world’s most secure cryptocurrency hardware wallet, notes that it will be adding support for the UTU token. The NGRAVE team explains in a blog post that the UTU token offers new and unique… Read More

Avalanche Integrates with Crypto Hardware Wallet Ledger so Users Can Securely Store AVAX Tokens

Ava Labs, an organization focused on building Avalanche so that the platform can empower people to create “an open, simple, and democratic internet of finance,” notes that ecosystem growth on Avalanche is “imperative.” Ava Labs confirms that while working towards Avalanche’s mainnet launch, they had… Read More

Quantum Resistant Ledger, a Post-Quantum Value Store and Decentralized Communication Layer, to have its Ethereum Web Wallet Audited

The team at Quantum Resistant Ledger (QRL), which claims to be the “first-of-its-kind,” post-quantum value store and “decentralized” communication layer that’s proactively tackling the threat from quantum computers, reveals that x41 D-Sec has been contracted to audit project enQlave. As explained by the QRL team,… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Self-Custody Solution Provider Casa Introduces User-Friendly Crypto Wallet

Michael Haley, the product manager and client services specialist at Casa, a company focused on developing security and custody solutions for Bitcoin (BTC), confirms that the company received an investment from Mantis VC, the VC division of The Chainsmokers. The funds will be used to… Read More

Google Removes 22 Malicious Chrome Browser Extensions Impersonating Widely-Used Cryptocurrency Wallet Providers like Trezor, Ledger, MetaMask

Search engine giant Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) has reportedly removed several Chrome browser extensions that were impersonating widely-used cryptocurrency wallet service providers, including popular hardware wallet maker Ledger and MetaMask. This update has come about a month after Google removed around 50 similar extensions, according to a recent… Read More

Send this to a friend