Over a weekend ago, a collective of anonymous hackers released malware they say owned by the Equation Group, a hacking team that is believed to be the National Security Agency’s affiliate.
Bitfinex has confirmed that the hacker attack resulted in the loss of approximately 120,000 of bitcoins.
The judge threw out the charges against website designer who had been accused of unlawful transfer and laundering of bitcoins.
The law focuses on regulation of digital currencies including bitcoin and blockchain industry in particular.
Juniper Research revealed that although Trump’s presidency is ranked within the Top 10 global risks, it can positively influence bitcoin trading.
BitLicense was granted after a thorough study of Ripple’s standards by New York Financial Watchdog.
The ideal balance between reasonable regulation and certain degree of freedom for bitcoin must be found.
Virtual currencies become recognized as asset-like values while all cryptocurrency exchanges need obligatory registration with the Financial Services Agency.
The Financial Services Agency will soon present its plan to recognize bitcoin as fulfilling the functions of currency while the problem of bitcoin taxation remains unsolved and hotly debated.
The Financial Services Agency is planning to register all exchanges and companies dealing with virtual currencies for better control.
The EC has published an Action Plan containing a set of measures agains terrorism financing.
The Securities and Exchange Commission presented a complaint with case details.