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Fake Tor Browser Has Been Spying, Stealing Bitcoin ‘For Years’

| Daniel Palmer

Hackers have been distributing a compromised version of the official Tor Browser that's packed with malware designed to steal bitcoin.

Bitcoin Has Failed But Global Stablecoins a Threat, Say BIS and G7

| William Foxley

A new report says bitcoin has failed as a means of payment or store of value, but stablecoins like Libra are a risk to financial stability.

Cambodia’s Central Bank Testing Digital Wallet to Ease Cross-Border Payments

| Danny Nelson

Cambodia’s Central Bank wants to slash the cost of cross-border payments and is studying how its Bakong digital wallet might help.

Huobi Plans to Open Fiat Gateway with Lira-Tether Pairing in Turkey

| David Pan

Global crypto exchange Huobi plans to roll out a fiat gateway in Turkey that could increase access to more than 250 cryptocurrencies for local…

Facebook’s Libra Just Got Its First Major Supporter in Congress

| Nikhilesh De

Bucking a trend, Sen. Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) wrote a letter praising Libra as a technological advance that he feels is needed.

France’s Le Maire Attacks Facebook’s ‘Political’ Ambitions With Libra

| William Foxley

The French finance minister has said Libra is an "unacceptable" challenge to state sovereignty and suggested political motives behind the project.

Fed Governor Brainard Identifies Libra Threat, Says Regulatory Hurdles Abound

| Danny Nelson

Federal Reserve governor Lael Brainard delivered a sharp critique of Libra, which would need to resolve many regulatory hurdles before going live.

Top Fed Official Says US Central Bank ‘Actively’ Debating Digital Dollar

| Brad Keoun

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Rob Kaplan says the U.S. dollar faces increasing threats to its status as the global reserve currency.

French Central Banker: The World Needs to Standardize Crypto Regulations

| Danny Nelson

A French central banker is calling for a global regulatory framework on crypto assets.

Fearing USD Decline, Ex-CFTC Heads Propose a Blockchain-Based Digital Dollar

| Daniel Kuhn

Two former ranking members of the CFTC offered up a plan for a government-sanctioned, blockchain-based digital dollar.