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Acquisition of Hacked Japanese Crypto Exchange Zaif Now Complete

The transfer of the recently hacked Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif to new owners has been finalized, says a release from the new owners, FISCO. For a time, the Zaif system will operate independently of the  Fisco Cryptocurrency Exchange (FCCE), which is already operating, but will… Read More

Researchers Trace Zaif Crypto Exchange Hackers

Cybersecurity researchers in Japan say they have unearthed digital traces that could lead them to the hackers responsible for the September 14th theft of $60 million USD in cryptocurrencies from the licensed Japanese crypto exchange Zaif. The attack in question took place over two hours… Read More

Japan’s Financial Services Authority May Limit Crypto Margin Trading

Japan’s Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent regulator of the financial services sector there, is considering imposing a limit as low as 2-1 on margin trades of cryptocurrency conducted on local exchanges, Nikkei Asian Review (NAR) reports. The move is being contemplated as a measure to… Read More

Hacked Japanese Crypto Exchange Zaif Acquired, Says it Will Compensate Users Though No Date Set

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif has announced that its acquisition by “investment support services” firm FISCO has been finalized and says it will compensate users affected by a $60 million dollar hack that occurred September 14th: “On 10 October, the Company concluded the business of our virtual currency… Read More

Owner of Hacked Japanese Crypto Exchange Zaif Suspends New Registrations, Say Acquisition Still on Table

Tech Bureau, owner of the Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif, which was recently hacked for more than $60 million USD, says that although it is suspending new account registrations at the exchange, negotiations for the company’s acquisition by FISCO are still underway. According to a release… Read More

Japan Self Regulatory Group to Advise Limits on Online Crypto Storage by Exchanges after Second Large Hack

A self-regulatory group created to sustain Japan’s cryptocurrency sector is tightening rules on how much cryptocurrency exchanges are allowed to store in “hot wallets” connected directly to the Internet, Japan Times reports. The change is being advised about two weeks after hackers stole $60 million… Read More

Zaif Crypto Exchange Given Two Days to Explain $60 Million Hack to Japan Regulators

A local division of Japan’s Finance Ministry has given the company Tech Bureau two days to explain the causes of and company response to a $60 million hack on the Zaif crypocurrency exchange that took place last weekend. On Friday September 14th, hackers spent two… Read More

Action in Japan After $60 Million Zaif Crypto Exchange Hack

Zaif Coin

The Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) and a crypto industry self-regulatory body have both taken action following last week’s $60 million hack on licensed Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif, Cointelegraph reports. The hack, which has been publicly acknowledged by the company, took place over two hours on Friday,… Read More

Japan Crypto Exchange Zaif Hacked for $60 Million

A licensed crypto exchange in Japan has been hacked for an estimated 6.7 billion yen ($60 million USD), two-thirds of which belonged to customers, Nikkei Asian Review reports. The exchange, Zaif, which is licensed in Japan, reportedly did not discover the hack for three days. Three… Read More

Tech Bureau Releases Catapult Blockchain Software and Launches On-Demand Developer Lab

Tech Bureau, a blockchain software and services provider, has released mijin v.2, also known as Catapult, a full-featured, blockchain engine delivering a new version of the NEM protocol for both public and private networks for enterprise. The company is also launching a self-service, on-demand developer… Read More

Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Zaif Has a Glitch; Causes Price of Coins to be Sold at $0

On Tuesday, Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif announced it experienced a glitch last Friday that caused the exchange to price coins at $0, meaning users were able to buy digital currencies for free. The platform, which is powered Tech Bureau Corp, and registered by the Japanese government,… Read More

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