BitGo & Genesis Trading Want to Help Whales Avoid Crypto Exchanges

Blockchain security firm BitGo has entered a partnership that will allow its clients to trade cryptocurrency assets that are held in its custody. The partnership with over-the-counter exchange Genesis Global Trading will allow BitGo clients to trade their digital assets without having to move them from the custody service to a crypto exchange. Under the

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Binance CEO Criticized for Appearing to Advise Storing Crypto on Exchanges

Binance CEO Chengpeng Zhao (“CZ”) has come under attack after appearing to advise crypto holders to store their holdings on exchanges instead of on personal storage devices like USB drives or hardware wallets. In a tweet, Zhao appeared to infer that the risk of self-storage is significantly greater than the risk of storing cryptocurrency on

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Google Play Forces Crypto Wallet Samourai to Remove Security Features

Crypto wallet Samourai removed security features introduced in its latest app update after Google Play found them in conflict with its “store policies.” Sad but true, @GooglePlay is forcing us to remove Stealth Mode, SMS Commands, and SIM Switch Defense features as they transition to becoming more of a "Walled Garden" – despite the fact

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Mycelium Joins The Foundation for Interwallet Operability

According to a press release and the Foundation for Interwallet Operability website, Mycelium is the latest addition to the the foundation’s membership. Other members are currently: ShapeShift, Coinomi, KeepKey, BRD, and Edge. The majority of these are wallets, but ShapeShift, as readers are probably aware, is an exchange which allows users to instantly “shift” between

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Trezor and Ledger Respond to Claims Security Claims

Three researchers and engineers have published a presentation from the 35th Chaos Communication Congress revealing claimed vulnerabilities in cryptocurrency hardware wallets. Trezor and Ledger have responded saying in short, their user’s cryptocurrency balances are safe. Dmitry Nedospasov, Thomas Roth, and Josh Datko, created the website wallet.fail and promised to publish their presentation to the Chaos

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Bitcoin Wallet Malware Scam Targets Electrum Users And Garners Over 200BTC

An attack on the Electrum bitcoin wallet has so far netted hackers over 200 bitcoin worth around $750,000. The attack began on December 21, 2018. Though it has victimized some unsuspecting users, it can be avoided. Electrum is a Bitcoin wallet which doesn’t require the user to download the full blockchain. Instead, servers remotely provide

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Opera Mobile Now Has Built-In Ethereum Wallet

Opera has announced the release of its new blockchain-ready browser with a built-in Ethereum wallet on the Android platform. According to the statement released earlier today, the updated app which comes with Web 3 support is now available to users for download on the Google Play Store. Opera says that the new app aims to provide Android

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Why Samsung Plans to Integrate Crypto Cold Storage in its S10 Series

According to SamMobile, the biggest online Samsung community, the electronics giant is planning to integrate a cold wallet system into its upcoming Galaxy 10. Adnan Farooqui, the senior executive editor at SamMobile, wrote: “After hearing about the trademarks for Samsung’s blockchain and cryptocurrency software, we decided to dig around a little deeper. We can confirm

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Crypto Wallet Maker Ledger Partners with Neufund to Create Security Token Platform

European crypto startups Neufund and Ledger have announced that they will work together to bring ERC20 tokens issued through Neufund to Ledger’s cryptocurrency hardware wallets and applications. Neufund, based in Berlin, and Paris-headquartered hardware wallet-maker Ledger already had a partnership dating back to 2017 when Ledger created a bespoke edition of the Nano S wallet

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