Tag Archive: bitcoins

  • Bitkan: Peer-to-Peer Volume Keeps Growing in China Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchange, Interviews, News

    Bitkan: Peer-to-Peer Volume Keeps Growing in China

    The halt on cryptocurrency withdrawals from Bitcoin exchanges in China may be coming to an end. Bitcoin talked to Bitkan to understand the situation with Bitcoin exchanges and how it has affected P2P trading in the country. Withdrawals to be Resumed The halt on cryptocurrency withdrawals imposed by Chinese exchanges is coming to an end, with withdrawals expected to be resumed in June 2017. The moratorium was caused by the task forces assembled by the country’s

    · May 11, 2017 · 11:00 am
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    US Marshals to Auction 50,000 of Ulbricht’s Bitcoins

    “The Silk Road underground website was the global venue for drug trafficking and money laundering, producing millions in dirty profits. DEA and others followed the money throughout this investigation, leading to this seizure. The website was used by drug dealers to put illicit drugs into our communities and literally at our doorsteps nationwide,” said DEA Special Agent in Charge, Brian R. Crowell. The US Marshals announced that it will auction off another set of 50,000

    · February 26, 2015 · 8:00 am
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    Lizard Squad Made $11,000 in BTC from DoSing

    Lizard Squad is the infamous team of black hat hackers who are best known for DoSing Microsoft’s Xbox Live and Sony’s Playstation Network. The wildly popular gaming platforms were down on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, leaving many gamers unable to enjoy their new consoles.  The group of self-described “cyber terrorists” were  involved in numerous other illegal acts, including calling in a fake bomb threat on the Sandy Hook Elementary School. The school took this threat

    · January 23, 2015 · 8:00 am
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    Police: Unlikely Hackers Stole Mt.Gox Bitcoins

    Japan’s leading English newspaper, The Japan News, is reporting that their sources in Metropolitan Police Department say only 1% of the 650,000 Mt.Gox bitcoins were lost to hacking and that the remaining 99% were lost due to fraud. Former Mt.Gox CEO and only employee, Mark Karpeles, has kept up the story that the coins were stolen because of a bug in the bitcoin’s code called transaction malleability. The bug allowed attackers to change the transaction

    · January 5, 2015 · 8:00 am