QuadrigaCX Founder’s Widow Will Cough Up $9 Million to Repay Users
Jennifer Robertson, the widow of QuadrigaCX founder Gerald Cotten, is transferring nearly $9 million ($12 million CAD) in assets to EY Canada, the bankruptcy trustee for the now-defunct crypto exchange.
SoFi goes live with crypto trading service for its over 800K users
Investment app provider SoFi has gone live with cryptocurrency trading service for its over 800,000 users, according to a press release shared with The Block on Wednesday.
Facebook’s latest leak includes data on millions of users
A security researcher has discovered databases containing more than 419 million records tied to Facebook accounts. It appears the data -- which includes phone numbers and Facebook IDs and in some cases users' names, genders and countries -- was scraped from the platform. However, it's not clear who pulled that information from Facebook or why.
Cyber Criminals Netted $4.3B From Crypto-Related Crime in 2019: Study
Cyber criminals have netted $4.3 billion from digital currency exchanges, investors and users in 2019.
The ‘Vault’ Is Back: Coder Revives Plan to Shield Bitcoin Wallets from Theft
What if there were a mechanism that placed a time delay whenever someone spent bitcoin? The idea has been around for a few years now, and for good reason, it’s believed it could make it much harder for bad actors to steal funds from bitcoin users.
Tor browser usage by Russians is becoming massive
Over 600,000 Russians used the Tor browser on July 11, 2019, which is the all-time record for the country. The fact is confirmed by data on the official website of the project.
Social Network Taringa! Launches Stablecoin Rewards for 27 Million Users
Latin American social networking giant Taringa! has partnered with MakerDAO and e-wallet provider Airtm to launch a stablecoin-powered points system for its 27 million strong user base.
Bitcoin Exchange Paxful Sees 20% 2018 Growth, Driven by Africa
Regardless of bitcoin’s price volatility, 2018 saw an explosion of activity among African users.
Survey: 3% of Americans Ready to Use Blockchain Banking Solutions
According to a survey conducted by FOTON, an ICO-funded blockchain banking product that will not materialize until March based on funding efforts, 3% of American Internet users across age groups are ready to use a blockchain banking product or app today.