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South Korea Approves Its First Cryptocurrency Exchange Upbit

South Korea’s Internet and Security Agency (KISA) awarded Upbit an information security management system (ISMS) license, for its strong infrastructure.  Upbit Becomes First...

Emilio Janus | 1 year ago
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Bithumb Launching US Securities Exchange with SeriesOne Partnership

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has joined the league of exchanges diversifying their international offerings by setting up a US securities trading platform.  Preempting...

Wilma Woo | 1 year ago
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Cryptocurrency Trading Volume in South Korea Soars

After a quiet start to 2018 and a significant contraction in the middle of the year, there is a considerable increase in Korean won (KRW) cryptocurrency trades. Despite this increase...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 1 year ago
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Cryptocurrency Exchanges Lost $882 Million to Hackers in Two Years...

A recent report by cybersecurity company found that over the past two years cryptocurrency exchanges have lost $882 million to hackers. The report also warns that the trend is likely...

Georgi Georgiev | 1 year ago
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South Korean Exchange Bithumb Sells To Singapore Investor For $353...

Bithumb, South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, has sold to a Singapore entity with the aim of releasing new services and stablecoins.  Officials Finalize Majority...

Wilma Woo | 1 year ago
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South Korea: Trading Volume Soars as Bithumb Reopens to New Customers

Major South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has announced it will resume accepting new user accounts after resolving a dispute with its banking partner. Month-Long Impasse Ends...

Wilma Woo | 1 year ago
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Bithumb Hack Update: Cryptocurrency Exchange Recovers 45% of Stolen...

Bithumb has managed to recover roughly 45 percent of the cryptocurrencies stolen during the June 20 hack. The platform announced the news in an update published on June 28 — while...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 years ago
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South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchanges Struggle To Find Insurers

Due to recent security breaches and thefts among some large-scale cryptocurrency exchange platforms, the need for exchange insurance is booming. Many insurance companies, however, are...

Kyle Baird | 2 years ago
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UK’s Cryptocurrency Task Force Concerned Over Recent Exchange...

The latest hacks in the cryptocurrency industry have had some British MPs questioning whether customers’ funds are safe. The word “hack” has the ability to send fear...

Nikita Blows | 2 years ago
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Still Bullish on Bitcoin Despite Bithumb Hack: Brian Kelly and...

Both Brian Kelly and Charlie Lee remain bullish on Bitcoin despite the recent hack of Bithumb, which resulted in the theft of over $31 million worth of cryptocurrencies.  Brian Kelly...

Georgi Georgiev | 2 years ago
Crypto Exchange Hacks: Why Do They Keep Happening and How Can You Protect Your Coins?
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Crypto Exchange Hacks: Why Do They Keep Happening and How Can You...

The cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb experienced a multi-million dollar hack on Tuesday – making it the second attack of this scale in the month of June. As exchanges scramble to...

Kyle Baird | 2 years ago
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Bithumb Hack: Exchange Confirms It Will Reimburse All Users

South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Bithumb, has confirmed that it indeed lost 35 billion won ($31.4 million) in this week’s high-profile hack — which it will...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago