South Korea’s Upbit Becomes Latest Exchange to Delist Privacy Coins

Another cryptocurrency exchange has delisted a slew of privacy coins following recent regulatory requirements from the international body the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). According to a notice from Korea exchange Upbit, transaction support for monero (XMR), dash (DASH), zcash (ZEC), haven (XHV), bittube (TUBE), and PIVX (PIVX) will end Monday, Sept. 30. Upbit announced […]

Continue Reading

Crypto-Mining Malware Attacks up 29% in Q1: McAfee Report

McAfee Labs has released its August 2019 Threats Report, concluding that crypto-jacking is on the rise. Crypto-mining malware campaigns climbed 29 percent from Q4 2018 to Q1 2019 according to the study. McAfee said the campaign was indiscriminate, with both Apple MacOS and Microsoft Windows systems seeing a rise in targeted attacks. Windows products were typically […]

Continue Reading

State-Sponsored Chinese Hacking Group Is Targeting Crypto Firms: Report

A Chinese espionage operator is attacking crypto firms during state-sponsored campaigns, according to a FireEye Threat Intelligence report published August 2. The intelligence company “assesses with high confidence” that APT41, a hacking collective, has moved on from financially motivated attacks of video game companies to working alongside the Chinese government. Reportedly, the hacker group “targets […]

Continue Reading