New Report: North Korean Hackers Stole Funds From South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchanges

US cybersecurity firm Recorded Future has released a new report linking Lazarus, a North Korean hacking group, to various South Korean cryptocurrency exchange hacking attacks...

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US cybersecurity firm Recorded Future has released a new report linking Lazarus, a North Korean hacking group, to various South Korean cryptocurrency exchange hacking attacks and security breaches. In a report entitled “North Korea Targeted South Korean Cryptocurrency Users and Exchange in Late 2017 Campaign,” the firm’s researchers stated that the same type of malware...
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European Central Bank to Discuss Bitcoin and Blockchain With Youth

One of the three major questions that the President of the European Central Bank will be answering via a series of videos on Feb. 12,...

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One of the three major questions that the President of the European Central Bank will be answering via a series of videos on Feb. 12, 2018 is about cryptocurrencies and Blockchain. Mario Draghi will respond to the selected questions, whether Bitcoin offers a viable alternative to traditional currencies as well as comment on the ECB’s...
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Lightning Network May Not Solve Bitcoin’s Scaling ‘Trilemma’

Frances Coppola spent many years working in banks and IT, and now writes and speaks about finance, banking and economics. Bitcoin has proven incapable of...

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Frances Coppola spent many years working in banks and IT, and now writes and speaks about finance, banking and economics. Bitcoin has proven incapable of accommodating growing demand without deviating considerably from Satoshi Nakamoto’s original vision of a “peer-to-peer electronic cash system.” It was intended to provide a fast, secure and inexpensive means of making payments without using...
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Battle-Testing Lightning: 26 Schools Start Contest to Secure Bitcoin’s Layer 2

While many see the Lightning Network as the main hope for bitcoin’s scaling issues, it’s unclear whether many developers are actually working to make that...

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While many see the Lightning Network as the main hope for bitcoin’s scaling issues, it’s unclear whether many developers are actually working to make that a reality. According to Lightning Labs CEO Elizabeth Stark, there may be as few as 10 total full-time developers focused on implementations of the technology, something that’s kept the network...
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Bitcoin Under Increasing Scrutiny on Island of Bali

Bitcoin is under heavy surveillance on Bali, an island in the Indonesian archipelago, according to local reports. Central Bank officials are seeking to crack down on the...

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Bitcoin is under heavy surveillance on Bali, an island in the Indonesian archipelago, according to local reports. Central Bank officials are seeking to crack down on the use of the cryptocurrency anywhere in the nation. Causa Iman Karana, head of Bank Indonesia’s representative office in Bali said: “We found out from some postings on social media that...
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Price Analysis, Jan. 19: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, IOTA, Litecoin, NEM, Cardano

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of authors/contributors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move...

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The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of authors/contributors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. After a sharp fall, the aggressive bulls jump in...
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BitPay Integrates With ShapeShift to Enable Instant BTC-BCH Exchange

The BitPay payment processor has announced its integration with the ShapeShift exchange to provide instant Bitcoin to Bitcoin Cash trades. This announcement was made in...

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The BitPay payment processor has announced its integration with the ShapeShift exchange to provide instant Bitcoin to Bitcoin Cash trades. This announcement was made in a blog post Thursday, Jan. 18. The new partnership allows users to conduct exchanges between Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) in the BitPay and Copay wallets. US-based Bitpay was...
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Keep Calm And Hodl? CNBC Guest Tells Bitcoin Critic to ‘Piss Off’

The mainstream media debate over Bitcoin as a success or failure approached live comedy this week after a “brawl” broke out between guests on a...

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The mainstream media debate over Bitcoin as a success or failure approached live comedy this week after a “brawl” broke out between guests on a CNBC panel. In an exchange which ended an edition of the network’s increasingly notorious Fast Money segment, regular contributor and RiskReversal.com editor Dan Nathan told Evercore ISI technician Rich Ross...
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Yale Prof. Shiller Thinks Bitcoin’s ‘Bubble’ Could Actually ‘Linger 100 Years

Yale economics professor and Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller has admitted in an interview with CNBC Thursday, Jan. 18., that he now “doesn’t know what to...

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Yale economics professor and Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller has admitted in an interview with CNBC Thursday, Jan. 18., that he now “doesn’t know what to make of Bitcoin ultimately” after earlier calling it “the best example of a bubble”. In fresh comments Thursday, several months after he told host Brian Kelly it was Bitcoin’s “story”...
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Bitcoin Core Devs Reveal How Schnorr Signatures Can Help Scale Bitcoin

Four Bitcoin developers have released a paper outlining how Schnorr multi-signatures (‘multisig’) can help scale the Bitcoin Blockchain. In the paper, published Jan. 15, Greg Maxwell,...

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Four Bitcoin developers have released a paper outlining how Schnorr multi-signatures (‘multisig’) can help scale the Bitcoin Blockchain. In the paper, published Jan. 15, Greg Maxwell, Andrew Poelstra, Yannick Seurin and Pieter Wuille discuss and illustrate how the technology, which ‘bunches’ multisig data together to reduce its size in a transaction, “could improve both performance and...
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