Tag Archives: Asia-Pacific

30May/19

China Authorities Probe Alleged Illegal Bitcoin Mining Sites at Hydro Plants

Government authorities in China’s Sichuan province are reportedly probing into local bitcoin mining farms that have allegedly been constructed without official approval. A state-owned newspaper in Sichuan published a front-page article on ThursdayRead More…

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26Apr/19

New Crypto-Mining Malware Targeting Asian Firms With NSA Tools

A new form of malware is targeting enterprises in Asia to mine monero (XMR) cryptocurrency. Cybersecurity software provider Symantec published the news in a blog post Wednesday, saying that over 80 percent ofRead More…

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22Apr/19

Hacked Crypto Exchange Zaif Resuming Full Services Under New Owner

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif, which was hacked for about $60 million last year, is under new management. The exchange announced on its corporate website on Friday that, as of Monday, April 22,Read More…

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29Mar/19

Former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles to Appeal Conviction

Mark Karpeles, former CEO of the long-defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, is to appeal his conviction on data manipulation charges earlier this month. According to a report from The Associated Press onRead More…

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26Mar/19

E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Wins License for New Crypto Exchange

Japan’s top financial watchdog has granted a license to a cryptocurrency exchange being relaunched by e-commerce giant Rakuten. The country’s Financial Service Agency (FSA) announced the news Monday, stating that the newRead More…

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