Electrum Bitcoin wallets under siege

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Since at least late December 2018, many users of the popular Electrum Bitcoin wallet have fallen victim to a series of phishing attacks, which we estimate...

The New York State Attorney General (NYSAG) is suing cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and its...

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State Attorney General Letitia James announced the results of a probe today which accused Bitfinex of covering up missing funds. The cover-up was made...

Advocate for Mt Gox Creditors Quits, Saying Bitcoin Payouts Could Take Years

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The head of the largest organized creditor group representing the former users of failed bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox is stepping down amid what he...

Cryptocurrency and Taxes: A Starter Guide

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As the 10th anniversary of Bitcoin passes by, murky waters continue to cloud the crypto seascape. Skeptics, supporters and talking heads alike have tabled the same...

Opinion: No, Venezuela Is Not Becoming a Bitcoin Nation

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CARACAS  — These days Venezuela is featured in many headlines around the world, and not in a good way. The opposition politician Juan Guaidó...

Ethereum Upgrades as Hard Forks Activate on Blockchain

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Two long-anticipated upgrades appear to have officially activated on the ethereum blockchain, the world’s second-largest by market value, without incident. At 19:57 (UTC), the sixth and...

Proof of Keys Explained: Bitcoin’s First Planned ‘Bank Run’ Is Today

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Do your bitcoins really exist? The answer might seem like an obvious “yes,” but the brewing “Proof of Keys” movement, launching today, argues the answer...

Happy 10th Birthday: How Bitcoin started and flourished

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Bitcoin celebrates 10 years When the increasing impact of the digital economy in our daily lives areconsidered, as opposed to popular belief on the media,...

Phishing Attack on Electrum Wallet Nets Hacker Almost $1 Million in Hours: Report

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A reportedly ongoing hack against cryptocurrency wallet Electrum has seen a malicious party steal almost 250 Bitcoin (BTC) (about $937,000), commentators reported on social media Dec. 27. Subsequently confirmed by Electrum itself, the...

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