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Tor bitcoin hack

ESET discovered a fake Tor browser stealing users' bitcoins

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A Trojan version of the anonymous Tor browser aimed at Russian-speaking users to steal bitcoins in the darknet markets was discovered by ESET, an anti-virus software company. Hackers distribute a fake browser through two resources: tor-browser.org and torproect.org, which have existed since 2017....

Facebook Libra

Facebook warns Washington: Beijing will win if Libra fails

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Facebook Inc. warns Washington that if the corporation’s plans for launching a cryptocurrency fail, it will be a huge win for China. David Marcus said in an interview that China is going ahead and trying to create a digital payment system with a worldwide reach and, at the same time, the US is...

Banque de France

The world needs to make standards for crypto regulations

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A banker from a French Central Bank says that the world needs a regulatory framework for crypto assets. Denis Beau, an executive chief of Banque De France said during the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum in London that there is a necessity for overall consistency to prevent...

ChainPoint 19 conference

Chainpoint 19 conference was held in Yerevan

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Nooor Armenian Blockchain Association organized an international conference ChainPoint 19, which was held on October 14 and 15 at the Dvin Hotel in Yerevan. During the event, representatives of the crypto community of different countries made their speeches, various panel discussions were held, as...

David Marcus

David Marcus vows to move forward with Libra and add members

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David Marcus, who is a chief executive of Libra currency, said he doesn’t think that companies, which have left the project, have a fault. He is optimistic that various other corporations are going to join the project despite the enormous opposition from regulating institutions that are fearing...

Libra forced central banks to reconsider their activities

Libra forced central banks to reconsider their activities

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Facebook's digital currency Libra has pushed central banks to reform their work. This was stated by the head of the Bank of Sweden Stefan Ingves, noting that the regulator is exploring the possibility of issuing its digital currency. In a conversation with CNBC, he called Libra “an incredibly...

Gram token

Telegram may delay the launch of Gram

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Securities and Exchange Commission got a controlling plan to prevent the trade of Gram in the US. After this, Telegram is thinking about changing the day of the crypto launch. As to SEC accusation, investors purchased rights for Telegram’s token at a significant premium, with the prospective to...

litecoin 8 years

8 years - $500 billion transactions made in Litecoin network

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Litecoin, also known as Digital Silver, celebrated its 8th birthday on Sunday, October 13th. One of the oldest cryptos in the space, today Litecoin ranks sixth in terms of capitalization in the CoinMarketCap rating. The network was launched on October 13, 2011, and this date is considered the...

Ripple BRD wallet

Ripple announces rebranding and investments in BRD wallet

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The xCurrent payment system and the xVia corporate payment API from fintech company Ripple are included in the single RippleNet brand. At the same time, a California-based company invested 750,000 in a BRD wallet, which will now add support for the XRP token. Representatives of Ripple reported on...

Mastercard and Visa

MasterCard and Visa are leaving Facebook’s Libra project

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They heard senators' voices. Facebook loses some chief partners, like eBay, Stripe, Visa and MasterCard. Regulators and lawmakers criticised the Libra project, which brought to thought will the project even persist? Before the opening meeting of Libra Association in Geneva, which is planned to be...

OpenLibra partner refute

4 prospective OpenLibra partners refute participation in it

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The author of the initiative to create an alternative version of the digital currency Libra incorrectly provided information about some of the project participants. So, representatives of Tendermint, Chainlink, Web3 Foundation and Hashed denied their participation in it, CoinDesk reports. Earlier...

Coinbase application

Coinbase launches a new app for pro users

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Coinbase has good news for customers of its professional trading platform. It is developing a new mobile app especially for them. The announcement about the innovative app was made on Thursday. The exchange claims that the app is going to bring more qualified mobile trading life to its Coinbase...

TON GRAM Coinbase

Coinbase custody adds TON's GRAM token support

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The custodial division of Coinbase announced its readiness to add support for GRAM tokens of the upcoming Telegram Open Network project. In addition to GRAM, Coinbase Custody is going to add Solana (SOL) and Orchid (OXT) coins after launching the respective networks. Company representatives...

Internal Revenue Service

Crypto investors receive new income-reporting rules from IRS

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Internal Revenue Service sent new guidance to cryptocurrency holders. The IRS published two documents (a ruling and a question-and-answer paper) on Wednesday. This is the first guidance since 2014, and it contains information about expected methods of reports about income from cryptocurrencies....

Zuckerberg Libra Congress

Mark Zuckerberg will testify in the US Congress about Libra

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The head of the largest social network Facebook Mark Zuckerberg will testify before the Committee on financial services of the US House of Representatives. This was reported on the website of the department. Hearings on “studying the impact of Facebook on financial services and housing” will be...

Visa MasterCard Stripe

Senators warn Visa, Mastercard, Stripe on Libra membership

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Two Senate Democrats are warning three payment corporations to review their membership in the Libra Association and involvement with the crypto project of the Facebook. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Senator Brian Schatz of Hawaii are sure that Libra is a threat not only to the worldwide economy...

regulation of crypto

EC promised to introduce single rules for regulating crypto

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The current Executive Vice President of the European Commission for Financial Services and Economics Valdis Dombrovskis promised, in the event of his re-election to this post, to introduce new rules for regulating the cryptocurrency industry. It is reported by Reuters. According to him, in light of...

Tether stablecoin

Backers of Tether sued over the market manipulation

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A class-action complaint accuses the corporations behind the Tether stablecoin of “propping and popping the largest bubble in history,” which led to a disappearance of $256 billion in crypto wealth. The complaint accuses the issuer of Tether of manipulating Bitcoin prices. The suing process...

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