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Cryptocurrency Wallet Ledger Reports Data Breach Of 1 Million Emails

Leading cryptocurrency hardware wallet provider, Ledger, announced Wednesday that it suffered a data breach, which affected the personal information of thousands of users in late June. According to a detailed report published by Ledger today, the breach occurred on June 25. The attacker accessed a part of the company’s e-commerce and marketing database, containing mostly Read more…

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The Miners That Received $2.6 Million Worth of ETH Transaction Fees Will Keep The Money

The mining pool, which processed a mysterious Ethereum transfer carrying a needlessly excessive $2.6 million transaction fee, has announced it will distribute the millions among its miners. Bitfly, which operates the Ethermine mining pool, announced the decision on Monday, stating that four days is long enough for someone to have come to claim it. Miners Read more…

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French Military Police Finds Use Case for Tezos Blockchain

Since September 2019, the French Gendarmerie’s cybercrime division has been validating and recording judicial expenses on the Tezos blockchain. This is potentially one of the first examples of a government entity using a smart contract for operational purposes. French Gendarmerie Get Into Tezos The French Army and Gendarmerie’s Information and Public Relations Centre (SIRPA) announced the program, Read more…

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Bitcoin Cryptocurrency News

BBC Investigation Links Russia’s FSB To $450M Exchange Collapse

A BBC investigation has revealed links between Russia’s intelligence agency, the Federal Security Service (FSB), and the collapse of the Wex cryptocurrency exchange in 2018. One of the sites co-founders claimed that he was forced to hand over customers’ wallet data and told the money (around $450 million) would go to “the FSB fund.” BBC Audio Recordings Read more…

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Bitcoin Price ‘Two-Steppin’ to $20K’: BitMEX CEO Hayes Returns

Bitcoin price trajectory is heading back to $20,000, BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes has said as he returns to the spotlight after a month-long absence. Hayes Emerges For Conference In a tweet on September 3, Hayes, who at the start of August said he was abandoning public life, will attend the Invest Asia conference in Singapore Read more…

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BitMEX Bitcoin Outflow in July is Worse than Reported

Everybody knows that July was a bad month for one of the world’s largest bitcoin and crypto derivates exchange BitMEX. But they are wrong. July was – evidently – the worst.  New data reveals that the Seychelles-based firm experienced its most damaging net inflows in the said month. Fork Monitor found that BitMEX processed withdrawals Read more…