News tagged with cryptocurrency

How can criminals manipulate cryptocurrency markets?

Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are based on systems that are supposed to be inherently protected from fraud. Yet the U.S. Department of Justice has opened a criminal investigation into manipulation of bitcoin prices. How is ...

dateJun 01, 2018 in Internet
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Before you invest in cryptocurrency, read this

We've all heard the headline stories about cryptocurrencies – they're millionaire-makers and dream-destroyers. They're part of a decentralised market that supports criminal activity, yada yada yada. But how do you separate ...

dateMay 18, 2018 in Internet
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Hacked Japan crypto exchange refunds customers

Japan-based virtual currency exchange Coincheck said Tuesday it had refunded more than $440 million to customers following the hack of its systems, which was one of the largest thefts of its kind.

dateMar 13, 2018 in Security
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Central banker takes stab at bitcoin 'bubble'

The head of the Bank of International Settlements, the central bank for central banks, on Tuesday lambasted bitcoin as a speculative bubble and said authorities need to be ready to protect public trust in the financial system.

dateFeb 06, 2018 in Internet
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