24May/19

Hackers Have Looted More Bitcoin Than Satoshi’s Entire Stash

Ever since cryptocurrencies started gaining value, hackers have targeted exchanges that provide digital asset trading and malicious entities have siphoned billions of dollars worth of bitcoin since 2011. So far, over 1Read More…

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23Apr/19

Survey Shows South Koreans Increased Crypto Holdings by 64% Last Year

Over the last few years, South Korea has become a hotspot for cryptocurrencies and the region captures a large amount of the world’s digital asset trade volume. A survey published on AprilRead More…

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19Apr/19

South Korea: Bithumb Exchange Operator Reveals Plans for US, Japanese Markets

The CEO of Singapore-based Blockchain Exchange Alliance (BXA) — which has a controlling stake in major South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb — has revealed plans to expand to the American and JapaneseRead More…

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15Apr/19

South Korea: Bithumb Exchange Operator Gains $200 Million From Japanese Investment Fund

The parent company of major South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has received $200 million in funding from Japan’s ST Blockchain Fund, the latter confirmed in a press release shared with Cointelegraph JapanRead More…

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11Apr/19

Crypto Exchange Bithumb Posts $180 Million Loss for 2018

Bithumb, South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has posted a net loss of 205.5 billion won ($180 million) for 2018. CoinDesk Korea reported the news on Thursday, saying that the loss was mainlyRead More…

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31Mar/19

Hodler’s Digest, March 25–31: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Top Stories This Week Owner of ICO That Never Happened Attempts to Sell Project on eBay for $60,000 The owner of a crypto-related startup dubbed Sponsy, which never launched its initial coinRead More…

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31Mar/19

Massive Bitcoin Exchange Hack Exposes Bithumb’s Arrogant Disregard of Security

In another blow to the crypto industry’s reputation, South Korean bitcoin exchange Bithumb was hacked again on Saturday morning. The hack marks the second time the exchange has been successfully penetrated inRead More…

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