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Ledger Hardware Wallets Vulnerable to ‘Man in the Middle’ Attacks

Patrick Smith · February 9, 2018 · 8:00 pm Ledger hardware wallets, once considered one of the safer methods to store cryptocurrency, have been reported to be vulnerable to “man in the middle” attacks. The Flaw A team of unknown security researchers exposed a vulnerability that allegedly involves all Ledger hardware wallets. The discovery of […]

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Bitcoin’s Volatility Is a Feature, Not a Bug

Op-Ed Another suicide has made its way to media scrutiny, and crypto markets plummeting was promptly highlighted as the ultimate cause. It’s time to consider our mental health as investors in light of bitcoin’s infamous feature – volatility. Also read: Landmark Senate Crypto Hearing Seen as Mostly Positive by Bitcoiners  Bitcoin’s ”Death” Is Not the […]

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PR: Crypto Backed Loans Platform MoneyToken Has Announced the Private Sale

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. All of us were thrilled by the MoneyToken’s advances and […]

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NY Regulator Demands Vigilance Against Market Manipulation from Bitlicense Firms

Regulation Accusations, rumors and fears of manipulation in the cryptocurrency market have been around for a long while now. The most recent one involves Tether supposedly artificially propping up the price of bitcoin by printing USDT. Now one regulator demands that companies in its jurisdiction will take action against such possible risks. Also Read: Weiss […]

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No Strong Case to Ban Crypto Trading, Singapore Says

Economy & Regulation The Monetary Authority of Singapore has been studying cryptocurrency developments and there is no strong case to ban crypto trading, a high-ranking government official told lawmakers. The adoption of regulations in other countries in the region has increased pressure on authorities in the city-state to clarify their stance on bitcoin, as more […]

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SEC Chair’s Written Testimony Hints at Moderation for Cryptocurrencies, but ICOs Be Warned

The written testimony from Jay Clayton, chairman of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), was released on February 5, 2018. It comes ahead of the chairman’s oral testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs on February 6, 2018, on the matter of “Virtual Currencies: The Oversight Role of […]

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Canadian Regulator Wants Google to Ban ICO and Cryptocurrency Ads

Jeff Francis · February 6, 2018 · 1:00 pm A Canadian regulator wants Google to follow Facebook by banning cryptocurrency ads, as well as ads for ICOs and binary options. If there’s one reflex you can automatically assume from a government entity when confronted with something new, it’s the instant urge to ban. It’s blatantly […]

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Ledger Addresses Man in the Middle Attack That Threatens Millions of Hardware Wallets

Security Hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger, which sold over one million devices last year, has alerted its users to a major attack vector that’s recently been discovered. Although there are no reported cases of the attack being successfully deployed, the threat itself is very real. Today, Ledger urged users of its cryptocurrency wallets to take steps […]

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