Security

Banking Giant State Street Is Waiting on Client Demand for Crypto Custody

| Ian Allison

State Street bank says there's no sense of urgency yet from clients for it to move into safeguarding crypto assets.

South Korea Eyes More Reliable E-Voting With December Blockchain Trial

| Yogita Khatri

South Korea's National Election Commission says it is building a blockchain-based voting platform to be trialed in December.

Crypto Custodian BitGo Adds New Stablecoins in Bid to Woo Institutions

| Leigh Cuen

BitGo now supports over 100 assets, including new stablecoin offerings, as it works to offer a wide spectrum of services for institutional investors.

Canadian Bank Opens Deposit Box for Cryptocurrency Firms

| Zack Seward

VersaBank says its VersaVault offers "absolute privacy" when announcing that crypto exchanges and funds can sign up to use the platform on Thursday.

Blockchain’s First Hardware Wallet Will Let You Trade Crypto for Crypto

| Leigh Cuen

Blockchain, one of the oldest software wallet providers, is launching its first hardware wallet with a crypto-to-crypto trading feature.

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This College Freshman Is Out to 51% Attack Your Cryptocurrency

| Brady Dale

A young crypto enthusiast is 51% attacking cryptocurrencies – not to steal coins – but to show people these coins are vulnerable and over-valued.

Japan’s SBI Group Is Building a New Crypto Exchange Wallet

| Yogita Khatri

Financial services giant SBI Group has partnered with a blockchain security startup to develop a wallet for its crypto exchange VCTRADE.

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HTC Opens Pre-Orders for Blockchain Phone, Payable Only in Crypto

| Nikhilesh De

HTC has announced that its first blockchain phone, the Exodus, is available for pre-order – and must be purchased with crypto.

North Korean Hacking Group Lazarus Stole $571 Million in Cryptos: Report

| Daniel Palmer

North Korea's infamous hacking group, dubbed Lazarus, has managed to steal over half a billion dollars in cryptocurrencies, a report indicates.

Crypto Exchange Coinbase Open-Sources Its Security Scaling Tool

| Daniel Palmer

U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is making a recently developed security scaling tool available to the public.