Leaked Personal Data of 1 Billion Chinese Citizens on Sale for 10 Bitcoins — Hacker Claims Stolen From Shanghai Police

A hacker claims to have stolen the personal data of a billion Chinese citizens from the Shanghai National Police (SHGA) and is selling it for 10 bitcoins. “This database contains many TB... Read more »

Singapore Considers Imposing New Restrictions on Crypto Trading

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has told Parliament that the central bank is considering imposing additional restrictions on cryptocurrency trading. They include “placing limits on retail participation, and rules on the... Read more »

Hardware Worth $1.9 Million Stolen in Russia’s Crypto Mining Capital

Russian law enforcement is looking into the alleged theft of mining hardware valued at around $1.9 million. The powerful computing equipment disappeared from a crypto mining hotel in Irkutsk, the owners of... Read more »

Business Advisory Firm Expects Criminal Cryptocurrency Transactions to Fall by 30% by 2024

Gartner, an advisory firm, has predicted that criminal cryptocurrency transactions or transfers will fall by 30% by 2024. The firm says factors such as the transparency of the blockchain, as well as... Read more »

Peter Schiff’s Euro Pacific Bank Suspended by Puerto Rico’s Regulator — Schiff Insists No Evidence of Crime

Peter Schiff-owned Euro Pacific Bank has been suspended by Puerto Rico’s financial regulator. Schiff claims that there’s “no evidence of crimes,” warning that “accounts are frozen and customers may lose money.” Puerto... Read more »

Bank of Russia Ready to Legalize Crypto Mining If Miners Sell Minted Coins Abroad

The Central Bank of Russia would agree to the legalization of cryptocurrency mining, provided the proceeds from the activity are converted to fiat outside of Russia. The regulator’s latest position on the... Read more »

Study: 68% of Americans Aware of Risks Involved With Cryptocurrencies

Nearly seven out of ten surveyed Americans said they were aware of risks that are associated with cryptocurrencies, a new study by Nordvpn has found. However, about 32% of the respondents said... Read more »

EU Makes Deal on MiCA Legislation to Regulate Crypto Markets

Representatives of key European Union (EU) institutions and member states reached an agreement on the Markets in Crypto Assets regulatory proposal. The progress in the negotiations over the comprehensive legal framework for... Read more »

BTC’s Lower Price Shrinks Bitcoin Mining Profits, Hashrate Remains Unaffected

While bitcoin’s fiat value has dropped more than 70% below the all-time high recorded in November 2021, the price reduction has made it so miners are making fewer profits depending on the... Read more »

Cardano Foundation Doubles Reward Offered to Hackers for Uncovering Bugs on Its Blockchain

The Cardano Foundation recently said it has doubled the payout offered to hackers and bounty hunters that identify bugs or vulnerabilities within the Cardano blockchain. The foundation said the six-week promotion, which... Read more »