In Japan, Exchange Operators Shore up Investor Protections After Thefts

The Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association says it will tighten investor protection stipulations after a wave of hacks on digital currency exchanges. Citing informed sources, the Japan Times reported the Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA) has agreed to revise certain self-imposed rules to keep investors safe in the wake of hacks. The JVCEA is […]

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Monex Owned Coincheck Confirms Delisting of Privacy Coins

Nick Chong · May 20, 2018 · 10:00 pm CoinCheck has plans to remove 3 privacy coins – Monero, Dash, and Zcash – from their platform along with an ERC-20 token which elicits gambling on a non-regulated platform. Cryptocurrency Privacy: Is It Under Attack? Coincheck has just announced that they will be ceasing the trading […]

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Coincheck Posts Significant Profit, Despite High-Profile Heist

Adam James · April 27, 2018 · 1:30 am Despite experiencing one of the worst heists in the cryptocurrency market’s history, Coincheck has still managed to turn a significant profit. Can’t Nobody Hold Coincheck Down As reported by Reuters, Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck Inc. has recorded a writedown of roughly $432.56 million for the financial […]

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‘Don’t Be Greedy’: Cryptocurrency Scammers & Hackers Have Raked In $670 Million So Far This Year

Adam James · April 4, 2018 · 9:00 pm You think your losses from hodling been bad this year? Odds are, they pale in comparison to losses accrued from hacks and scams. A Bull Run for Crypto Scammers According to data shared with Business Insider, hackers and scammers have made already off with $670 million […]

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Half of Coincheck’s Stolen NEM May Already be Laundered

Adam James · March 19, 2018 · 9:30 am Hackers involved in the high-profile Coincheck heist earlier this year may have successfully converted half of the stolen NEM tokens into other digital currencies. Hung out to Dry As reported by Japan Today, hackers involved in the large-scale Coincheck heist may have utilized the anonymous “dark […]

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