Crypto Whales Suddenly Move Nearly $2,000,000,000 in Bitcoin As BTC Breaks $20,000 Level: On-Chain Data
Some of the largest holders of Bitcoin in the world moved billions of dollars worth of BTC in a flurry shortly before the flagship cryptocurrency broke below the $20,000 mark.
EU Vote Passed To Prevent Anonymous Transactions From Private Crypto Wallets
If passed into legislation, the EU vote will require all exchanges to report crypto transactions above $1000 from “unhosted cryptocurrency wallets”. The requirement will oblige exchanges to collect personally identifiable information.
Coinbase enables users to fund wallets from Chrome browser extension
It's an especially simplified process for American and Canadian Coinbase users, who can use their debit cards for transfers.
Coinbase Conforms To Sanctions, Blocks 25,000 ‘Illicit’ Russian Crypto Wallet Addresses
Coinbase, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the United States, announced Monday that it had blocked more than 25,000 cryptocurrency wallet addresses associated with Russian persons or businesses suspected of engaging in criminal behavior.
A Constant Rise in Russian’ Inactive Bitcoin Wallets For The Last 18 Months
When we talk about cryptocurrency development and adoption, Russia is one of the top countries to regulate. An approximated denoting; the government can get many financial benefits from levying taxes on cryptocurrency transactions.
$2.5B in stolen BTC from Bitfinex hack awakens
The receiving wallet address now holds more than 90,000 Bitcoin worth about $3.6 billion.
Banking Giant KB Creates Crypto, NFT & CBDC-compatible Wallets
The South Korean banking giant Kookmin Bank (KB) says it has developed new multi-coin wallets that are capable of storing non-fungible tokens (NFT) and various tokens including central bank-issued coins.
Cryptopia Liquidation: Hacked Bitcoin Exchange Didn’t Use Individual Customer Wallets
According to a statement released on its website on Wednesday (August 21, 2019), Cryptopia didn’t use individual crypto wallets. Instead, the Bitcoin exchange platform pooled customer funds into co-mingled coin wallets.
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.
Number of Infected Electrum Bitcoin Wallets Reaches 152,000
The number of infected Electrum bitcoin (BTC) wallets has reached 152,000 following an ongoing Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack on its servers. The development was reported by anti-malware software firm Malwarebytes in a blog post on April 29.
New Data Shows Users ‘Overpay’ As Bitcoin Fees Lower Than Wallets Suggest
Bitcoin users are overpaying significantly on transaction fees, new analysis warned April 4 as the cryptocurrency’s bull run sparked a surge in activity.
Gleb Kostarev: Exchanges To Copy Binance Experience And Launch Their Own Launchpads
Gleb Kostarev, a representative of the Binance Cryptocurrency Exchange in Russia and the CIS, reveals in his interview with LetKnow.News how to launch an ICO on the Binance Launchpad, what criteria the company uses in selecting the countries for launching their fiat-to-crypto platforms and about the main reasons for the creation of Binance’s DEX.
Coinbase Users Can Now Withdraw BSV to External Wallets
Major American cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase now allows its users to withdraw Bitcoin SV (BSV) balances to external wallets, according to an announcement published on Feb. 14.
Trezor and Gray Release Corazon Series ‘Luxury’ Hardware Wallets
On Jan. 16, hardware wallet manufacturer Satoshilabs, the creator of the Trezor line of cryptocurrency devices, announced its latest partnership with the mechanical artistry and design company Gray. The luxury designer is well known for its mobile collections like Zyra and Alter Ego and the two companies have now released a “luxury” aerospace-grade titanium hardware wallet series called Corazon.
Analysis of cryptocurrency exchange wallets shows holdings are decreasing
There are currently approximately 716,000 bitcoins (4.1% of circulation), 7 million ether (6.8% of circulation) and 1.2 billion tether (63.5% of circulation) held in the publicly known wallets of crypto exchanges according to research conducted by The Block (see the table). It’s important to note that:
Study: Bitcoin Whales Are Not Responsible for Volatility
A new study by blockchain research firm Chainalysis shows that Bitcoin (BTC) whales are not responsible for price volatility. The study examined the 32 largest BTC wallets, which reportedly represent 1 million BTC, or around $6.3 billion.
Cybersecurity Firm: Fortnite Gamers Targeted by Malware That Steals BTC Addresses
Cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes has found that scammers are using malware that targets the Bitcoin (BTC) wallet addresses of Fortnite gamers, according to a post published October 2.
5 Types of Cryptocurrency Wallets and Their Pros & Cons
Different Types of Cryptocurrency Wallets: A cryptocurrency wallet, aka a digital wallet, is a software program that stores your digital money. More specifically, it saves the public and private keys that can be used to send and receive cryptocurrencies or to pay and get paid using digital money. In fact, without crypto wallets, the whole idea of cryptocurrencies dies! In my book, Cryptocurrency Investing for Dummies, I get into details of different types of wallets and how each of them works. I also talk about how you can choose the right crypto wallet for you. Here I’ll explore the different types of cryptocurrency wallets out there, starting with the least secure ones.