Nasdaq’s head of exchange and regulator surveillance team, Tony Sio, has said during a briefing with members of media today, that exchanges which want to use the Nasdaq’s proprietary surveillance technology need to meet requirements beyond the financial ones.
The first weeks of the new 2019 year were quietly complicated for certain exchanges and the blockchain projects such as Ethereum Classic and Cryptopia. The latter experienced a security breach two weeks ago, what resulted in significant financial damages, as the New Zealand exchanges representatives informed.
BitGrail owner, Francesco Firano, has been sentenced to refund as much of customers' funds as possible after the cryptocurrency exchange firm was hacked.
The global cryptocurrency exchange Binance has recently denied the news that were circulated over the internet two days ago, which said that the servers of each of Binance, Bittrex, Bitfinex, in addition to multiple ICOs, were hacked.
The independent cryptocurrency market research company ICORating named Kraken (A), Cobinhood (A) and Poloniex (A-) as the three safest exchanges in the world. According to the research results published on December 18, 16 % of the world's largest cryptocurrency platforms were rated A, and none of them got A +.
Binance, the global cryptocurrency exchange has frozen some of the funds that were stolen from Cryptopia's crypto exchange during a hack that was reported earlier this week.
According to the latest news, the New Zealand cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has been hacked. The company's team confirmed the security breach, noting that the losses are “significant”.
According to the global media, the Malaysian cryptocurrency regulation under the title “Capital Markets and Services Order 2019,” comes into force this Tuesday. The statement was made by the Minister of Finance of Malaysia Lim Guan Eng.
The Thai securities and exchange commission has approved four crypto-based businesses to operate in the country. However, applications from two others were declined.
Researchers from the new crypto exchange with a registration address in Virginia, USA, Gate.io confirmed that a recent incident involving Ethereum Classic (ETC) blockchain was a 51% attack. The company which is among the twenty largest exchanges promised to compensate their users loses.
According to the recent reports, Ethereum Classic, a by-product of the second most popular cryptocurrency in the world, experienced a series of serious attacks on its blockchain network.
Japan's Financial Services Agency (FSA) is currently conducting a study on cryptocurrency, amid news of the regulator’s consideration of approving the cryptocurrency exchange-traded funds (ETF).