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Coinbase Security Team Shares Tips to Avoid Crypto related Phishing Attacks, SIM Swapping Tactics, and Damaging Security Breaches

Digital asset exchange Coinbase notes that its Security team regularly monitors the safety of its trading platform and customers’ funds. The US-based exchange also keeps a close eye on security threats and “abuse trends” affecting the larger crypto-economy. In December of this year, personal information… 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

Arca Labs Partners with Digital Asset Custody Firms: Anchorage, TokenSoft, Ledger, Gemini and Komainu

Arca Labs, part of Arca a digital asset firm leveraging blockchain for the securities industry, has partnered with multiple digital asset custody providers. The partners include: Anchorage, TokenSoft, Gemini, Ledger, and Komainu. The group of custody firms will also support ArCoin that is backed by… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Outperformed Every Mainstream Asset Class in 2020, as Family Offices Look to Invest in Digital Currencies: Report

Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency, is considered a legitimate store of value (SoV) by many investors, as it allows them to hedge against “expansionist monetary policies,” according to a blog post by Ledger Vault, a digital asset security solution for financial institutions, powered by Ledger… Read More

Investment Platform Fumbi Network Selects Ledger As its Digital Asset Custody and Security Solutions Provider

Investment platform Fumbi Network, which was founded by Juraj Forgacs in late 2018, has chosen French crypto-asset security firm Ledger as its custody and security solutions provider. As explained by Ledger, Fumbi Network is “a simple and secure service that enables those in the Slovak… 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

PayPal Goes Crypto, Crypto Industry Responds

Today’s news that PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL) will start allowing it’s over 360 million users to use crypto placed a firm stamp of establishment approval on digital currency. PayPal partnered with Paxos to provide the service – a digital asset firm that has always placed regulatory compliance… Read More

Digital Asset Hardware Wallet Service Provider Ledger Vault Completes SOC 2 Type 1 Examination

Demetrios N. Skalkotos, the Global Head of Ledger Vault, a leading cryptocurrency hardware wallet service, has confirmed that Ledger Vault has completed the (System and Organization Controls) SOC 2 Type 1 examination. Skalkotos has shared the attestation report which highlights Ledger’s “continuous commitment in providing… 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

Digital Assets Held by CoinShares Capital Markets to be Custodied by Komainu, a Crypto Custody Business

CoinShares, a crypto-asset management company that provides financial products and services for professional investors, revealed on August 4, 2020 that Komainu, a digital asset custody service for institutional clients, will be serving as the custodian of all digital assets held by CoinShares Capital Markets. As… Read More

CoinShares Teams Up with Ledger and Nomura to Launch Komainu, a Digital Asset Custody Business for Institutional Clients

CoinShares, a crypto-asset management company that provides financial products and services for professional investors, Ledger, a digital assets firm, and Nomura have introduced Komainu, a digital asset custody business for institutional clients, under the leadership of Jean-Marie Mognetti, the company’s chief executive (and all three… Read More

Digital Asset & Blockchain App Infrastructure Service Ledger Announces Integration With DeversiFi

Ledger, a security and infrastructure solutions for critical digital assets and blockchain applications, announced on Friday it has integrated with DeversiFi, a decentralized exchange that offers traders an “edge in fast-moving” decentralized finance (DeFi) markets. According to Ledger, users will be able to connect their… 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

Hardware Wallet Provider, Ledger, to Accept Digital Currency Payments via Crypto.com’s App

Ledger, a leading cryptocurrency hardware wallet provider, recently revealed that it’s now allowing its customers to make payments for products through Hong Kong-based Crypto.com’s online wallet app. As noted in an announcement published on April 9, 2020, Ledger will be accepting payments made using Bitcoin… Read More

Hedera Hashgraph Announces New Implementations For Ledger Nano S & Nano X Wallet

Hedera Hashgraph, an enterprise-grade public distributed ledger technology (DLT)-based platform, announced on Wednesday an integration with the Nano S and Nano X wallets from Ledger. Hedera reported that its Ledger Nano S and Nano X wallet implementations will allow users to view and validate public keys… Read More

Crypto Exchange OKEx Reveals Four Major Business Partners for its Global OKB Utility Token

OKEx, one of the world’s largest futures digital currency exchanges, revealed an update on November 22 regarding its four main business partners for OKB, the trading platform’s globally accessible utility token, which is aimed at “connecting digital asset projects.” According to a press release shared… Read More

Crypto Hardware Wallet Maker Ledger’s Vault Secures $150 Million Crime Insurance Policy

Ledger, the developer of security and infrastructure solutions for crypto-assets, announced on November 14 that it had acquired a crime insurance policy that covers digital assets. According to a press release shared with Crowdfund Insider, users’ assets will be secured by the Ledger Vault platform…. Read More

IOTA Forms New Partnership With Digital Food Safety Management Company Primority

IOTA Foundation, a non-profit foundation focused on distributed ledger technology and permissionless ecosystem development, announced on Thursday it has teamed up with Primority, a digital food safety management company that helps food product manufacturers monitor food safety in food supply chains, to development of a… Read More

Ledger Changes Leadership as Pascal Gauthier Appointed CEO, Report Indicates Samsung Invests €2.6 Million in Crypto Security Firm

Crypto security firm has shuffled its executive bench. In a blog post yesterday, Eric Larchevêque, Ledger Executive Chairman & Co-Founder, announced that the company’s President, Pascal Gauthier, has been bumped up to CEO. Larchevêque explained the transition: “With the ever-growing challenge of managing such a… Read More

Hong Kong Trust Company Legacy Trust Partners with Ledger on Digital Asset Custody

Legacy Trust Company, a Hong Kong-licensed and Public Registered Trust Company, has formed a partnership with Ledger to provide “institutional-grade custody solutions” for digital assets, according to Ledger. The goal is to “help accelerate the flow of institutional money into digital assets.” As is the… Read More

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