On August 2, 2016, it has been reported that the major cryptocurrency exchange, Bitfinex, was hacked with some customers losing Bitcoin as a result. Additionally, BitGo has commented on the event. Also read: Indacoin: Buying Bitcoin, Litecoin with a Credit Card The Breach of Bitfinex Bitfinex itself confirmed the hack in a press release earlier today, saying they have halted all trading on the platform. Additionally, all deposits to and withdrawals from Bitfinex have been
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On June 20, the Bitcoin world came to a halt for some traders — twice in 24 hours, in fact — when popular Hong Kong exchange Bitfinex, owned and operated by iFinex Inc. (Bvi), unexpectedly went offline, preventing trading at the exchange for several hours. Disclaimer: This article was provided by the Vanbex Group. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with the firms represented by the Vanbex Group and is not responsible for their products and/or services.
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In an attempt to make logins safe and easy, AlphaPoint has announced Clef’s no-password two-factor authentication for the exchanges built on the AlphaPoint platform. This move is expected to help the company gain more Bitcoin exchanges as clients. Currently, AlphaPoint provides the technological backend to approximately 20 Bitcoin exchanges. Also read: AlphaPoint’s New Service to Streamline Bitcoin Trading AlphaPoint believes that its partnership with Clef will enable its exchanges to accept Clef’s popular two-factor authentication solution. Currently, the company is