Hacked Bitcoin Exchange Zaif Discontinues New Registrations

Tech Bureau Inc., the owner of Zaif exchange, decided to suspend new account registrations at their trading platform temporarily. The decision came on September 28, 14 days after a hacking incident took place at Zaif and caused the crypto exchange more than $60 million worth of damages. Tech Bureau said in its press statement that The post Hacked Bitcoin Exchange Zaif Discontinues New Registrations appeared first on CCN

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Japanese Crypto Exchange Accidentally Gives Bitcoins Away for Free

The post Japanese Crypto Exchange Accidentally Gives Bitcoins Away for Free appeared first on CCN Bitcoin skeptics such as JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon have often claimed that Bitcoin is “worth nothing.” For approximately 18 minutes at one cryptocurrency exchange in Japan, these skeptics were right. On Tuesday, Zaif — a cryptocurrency exchange operated by Osaka-based Tech Bureau Corp. — revealed in a statement that a technical error had allowed several The post Japanese Crypto Exchange Accidentally Gives Bitcoins Away for Free appeared first on CCN

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CoinCheck Announces Compensation to 260,000 NEM Holders Following Major Hack

The post CoinCheck Announces Compensation to 260,000 NEM Holders Following Major Hack appeared first on CCN Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has today announced a plan to compensate approximately 260,000 NEM holders for $523 million XEM that was illegally removed from Coincheck. The cause of the hack is currently under investigation, according to a notice on the company’s website. Similar events in other currencies including JPY have not been confirmed. On Jan. The post CoinCheck Announces Compensation to 260,000 NEM Holders Following Major Hack appeared first on CCN

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