Tagged: wallet

Viewbase Analyzing Cryptocurrency Exchange Wallet Balances to Cross-Check Volume Reports

“Cryptocurrency market insights and community platform” Viewbase is analyzing wallet balances held by cryptocurrency exchanges to evaluate the accuracy of trading-volume figures reported by them. Viewbase claims to have found, “a huge disparity between the Ether balances and the reported trading volumes by exchanges.” “Reported versus… 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

Trezor Responds to Questions regarding Cryptocurrency Wallet Vulnerabilities, Defends Against Ledger’s Claims

Yesterday, Ledger and their internal hack team Ledger Donjon, published a highly critical blog post targeting Trezor and their cryptocurrency wallets. The post highlighted multiple vulnerabilities regarding the Trezor products where devices could be hacked. One of the identified issues was deemed “unable to patch.”… Read More

Ledger Hammers Crypto Wallet Maker Trezor as Having Multiple Vulnerabilities, One “Cannot be Patched”

Cryptocurrency tech and wallet creator Ledger has hammered competitor Trezor in a blog post today. Ledger operates an internal team of friendly hackers to test their software/hardware – as well as their competitors. The Ledger Donjon, described as a “world class security team” based in… Read More

VaultTel Selling New SIM-Card Crypto Hardware Wallet

“Consumer Spy Tech” and nano-tech enthusiasts may be pleased to hear that an American company called VaultTel has created a cryptocurrency hardware wallet that is accessed via one’s cellphone SIM-tray. Once inserted in a phone, the device, called the “VaultTel Intellichip card,” communicates with an… Read More

HubrisOne Now 200%+ Overfunding on Seedrs: Aiming to Increase Global Cryptocurrency Adoption

UK-based HubrisOne,  a startup aiming to make blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies, and basic banking services accessible to all, has already secured more than £123,065 funding — overfunding by over 200% — for 6.40% equity in its newly launched Seedrs equity crowdfunding campaign. Surpassing its original £60,000 goal… Read More

Trust Wallet, Official Mobile Wallet of Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance, Joins Foundation for Interwallet Operability

The Foundation for Interwallet Operability (FIO) and FIO Protocol, an inter-wallet operability protocol that makes it easier to move tokens and coins, has announced that Trust Wallet, the official mobile wallet of cryptocurrency exchange Binance, has joined the Foundation. Trust Wallet was acquired by Binance… Read More

Prolonged Hack on New Zealand Cryptopia Exchange Continues

Researchers at blockchain forensics firm Elementus who extensively documented the days- long, $16 million USD hack against New Zealand-based crypto exchange Cryptopia two weeks ago now claim that the same hacker has struck again at Cryptopia. According to Elementus, “Though Cryptopia remains silent…” about the… Read More

Transparency Report: Shapeshift Crypto Wallet Company Received 60 Subpoenas (or Equivalent) Last Year

Crypto wallet and trading app provider Shapeshift has disclosed that it received 60 requests for information from law enforcement agencies across the globe last year. The company says it is providing the data on law enforcement inquiries in the interest of transparency and to distinguish… Read More

37 Layoffs at Crypto Wallet & Trading App Company Shapeshift

Erik Vorhees, CEO of a cryptocurrency hot wallet and marketplace project called Shapeshift, has announced in a company blog post that he has “let go” 37 employees in response to the “Crypto Winter” now underway. “It’s a deep and painful reduction, mirrored across many crypto… Read More

Researchers Hack Top Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallets 

Researchers from “Wallet.fail” made a splash when they demonstrated successful hacks on the three most reputable cryptocurrency hardware wallets at the 35C3 Refreshing Memories Conference December 27th. Safe or “cold” storage of cryptocurrency has proven a stubborn problem in the sector, and digital currencies are… Read More

Christmas Hacks: Thieves Steal Bitcoins from Electrum Wallet Users

Hackers have stolen more than $750 000 USD in Bitcoins from users of the Electrum Bitcoin hot wallet since December 21st, CCN reports. Another outlet places the amount stolen closer to $1 million. A “hot wallet” is a device for storing the “private keys” needed… Read More

Approved: eToroX Receives DLT License from Gibraltar for Digital Asset Platform

eToroX, a subsidiary of eToro, has been granted a distributed ledger technology (Dlicenseence from the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC). eToro is a multi-asset trading platform that combines more traditional asset classes such as equities with crypto assets. eToro is regulated in Europe by the… Read More

Counterfeit Trezor Crypto Wallets Found

One-to-one replicas of the Trezor cryptocurrency hardware wallet have been found for sale on the Internet, says the company in a recent blog post, and using them, “…can be a severe threat to your security.” A Toronto software developer, Amaha Alem, was also emphatic, and… Read More

Overstock Sub Bitsy Exchange & Wallet Starts Service on Monday

Bitsy, a “user-friendly bridge” between the US dollar and Bitcoin will be publicly available this Monday (November 12, 2018). Bitsy is a portfolio company of Medici Ventures – Overstocks (NASDAQ: OSTK) – blockchain accelerator. According to a release, Bitsy users will be able to download the… Read More

Ledger Moves into Hong Kong to Broaden Reach of Crypto Security Products in APAC

Ledger, a leading company providing crypto security solutions, is expanding its global presence to Hong Kong. The move is designed to boost its presence in APAC countries and “meet increasing demand” for Ledger Vault crypto self-custody solution and Ledger’s trademark hardware wallet the Ledger Nano… Read More

CoinText Expansion: Launches SMS Bitcoin Cash Wallet in Brazil, Poland, Croatia, & Romania

CoinText.io, a wallet to transact cryptocurrency using SMS messages, announced on Monday it has launched its SMS bitcoin cash wallet service in Brazil, as well as three more European countries, which are Poland, Croatia, and Romania. This news comes just days after Context launched its services in… Read More

ELIX is a Token, Crowdfunding Platform and Wallet All in One

Elix App on iPhone

ELIX is a blockchain based platform that is crypto native seeking to provide multiple services including a crowdfunding / lending service along with a crypto wallet and payments. The ELIX coin never did an initial coin offering it simply gave the digital tokens away (about… Read More

Crypto Wallet Hardware Company CoolBitX Partners with Litecoin Foundation, Receives $13 Million in Funding

CoolBit X wallet

Crypto wallet CoolBitX has announced a new partnership with the Litecoin Foundation. At the same time, CoolBitX is kicking off its global launch of its CoolWallet S hardware in the US. CoolBitX envisions a future where retail consumers use their crypto wallet hardware and the… Read More

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