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CipherTrace’s Blockchain Forensics Service Now Covers 700 Crypto Assets

| William Foxley

The blockchain analytics provider now offers a window into the data of more than 87 percent of the top 100 cryptocurrencies.

tZERO-Backed Startup Seeks SEC Approval to Launch Security Token Market

| Danny Nelson

BSTX is seeking regulatory approval to launch one of the first markets for publicly traded, registered security tokens.

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Hackers Launch Widespread Botnet Attack on Crypto Wallets Using Cheap Russian Malware

| David Pan

With millions of dollars of cryptocurrency stolen from crypto wallets every year, security researchers found one active botnet being run for about…

MakerDAO Bounty Program Catches ‘Critical’ Bug Before Launch

| Danny Nelson

MakerDAO patched a "critical" bug in its upcoming Multi-Collateral Dai upgrade that could have put 10% of the system's total collateral at risk.

Algorand Integrates Tech to Bring Users Detailed Analysis of Largest Blockchains

| Danny Nelson

Algorand is gaining the ability to analyze the largest blockchains by adding the PARSIQ monitoring system to its platform.

Parity Updates Tech to Let You Turn Old Phones Into Cold Storage Crypto Wallets

| Daniel Kuhn

Parity adds support for Polkadot in the latest beta version of its mobile cold wallet app.

Bittrex Adopts Chainalysis KYT Software to Flag Suspicious Activity

| Danny Nelson

Bittrex's implementation of the intelligence software may help prevent bad actors from operating on the American exchange.

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Emsisoft Releases Bug Fix for Bitcoin-Ransoming Malware WannaCryFake

| Daniel Kuhn

Software firm Emsisoft released a bug fix for the bitcoin-ransoming malware WannaCryFake.

US House Passes Bill for FinCEN to Study Blockchain Use

| Danny Nelson

The House of Representatives passed legislation calling for FinCEN to study its use of “innovative technologies” — including blockchain.

Crypto Exchange Binance Awarded ISO Security Accreditation

| Daniel Palmer

The crypto exchange says it's been awarded an information security accreditation after audits found it met ISO standards.