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FBI warns investors about DeFi vulnerabilities
... audit involves a thorough review and analysis of the platform's code to identify weaknesses or weaknesses in the code that could negatively affect the platform's performance, the FBI said. Learn how smart money is playing the game of criptocurrency. A Chainalysis report indicated that 97% of thefts this year targeted DeFi platforms, resulting in nearly $1.7 billion of losses this year. The FBI underlines the risks from crowdsourced solutions for security, due to DeFi investment pools with very limited ...
Updated: 08/31/2022
FBI warns investors of risks of hackers stealing cryptocurrency
... met, to extract millions of dollars. In its announcement, the agency said that between January and March 2022, cyber criminals stole $1.3 billion in cryptocurrencies, almost 97 percent of which were stolen from DeFi platforms. In a separate report, Chainalysis found that in 2022, the value of cryptocurrencies has gone up with more than $202 million stolen in August, in addition to $1.9 billion of investor funds lost through the end of July, a 37% increase from last year. As reported earlier this ...
Updated: 08/30/2022
Bitcoin outflows may be on the rise again
... that rarely spend or sell. It is estimated that there will be around $1.7 billion at recent prices. In the last four weeks, the amount of bitcoin held for over a year has gone up by 54,300 on average, the largest increase in four months, according to Chainalysis. According to Arcane Research , the exchanges have seen net outflows for three consecutive months as investors have pulled their token into cold storage rather than selling. There is a growing number of wallets holding small amounts of bitcoins,...
Updated: 08/30/2022
DeFi has been shaken by US sanctions, but there's a catch
... and say specific users should be targeted by authorities rather than an entire code. The average usage of these services over a 30 day period hit a new all-time high of $51.8 million in late April, roughly double the level a year ago, according to a Chainalysis study in July, before declining with the broader market for cryptocurrencies. It makes sense given that the timing coincides with DeFi's increasing prominence within the overall criptocurrency ecosystem, according to Chainalysis researchers....
Updated: 08/29/2022
North Korean hackers demanded $500k ransom to Kansas hospital
... month that they have returned $500,000 to the victims because they have made public the seizure of those ransom payments. After the 2021 Colonial Pipeline attack, many strategies to recover the funds echoed those used to recover the funds. According to Chainalysis, North Korean cybercriminals stole $400 million in criptocurrency last year. This spring, the U.S. government issued a cyber advisory about North Korean groups targeting the industry, with particular focus on crypto exchanges, decentralized ...
Updated: 08/26/2022
Afghanistan bans cryptocurrency trading
... businesses have been shut down in Herat, Afghanistan's third-largest city and a hub for trading digital tokens. Four of the six criptocoin brokerages in Afghanistan are located in the city, some 75 miles 121 kilometers from the Iranian border. A report by Chainalysis last year ranked Afghanistan as one of the top 20 countries in the world in terms of adoption of cryptocurrencies. The results were weighted by purchasing power parity per capita, which favors poorer nations. The Taliban said in February ...
Updated: 08/26/2022
DeFi has lost its DeFi dream under US sanctions
... rather than an entire code, could have a significant impact on the market. The average usage of these services over a 30 day period hit a new all-time high of $51.8 million in late April, which is roughly double the level a year ago, according to a Chainalysis study in July, before declining with the broader market for cryptocurrencies. The timing coincides with DeFi's increasing prominence in the overall criptocurrency ecosystem, which makes sense, according to Chainalysis researchers. Tornado ...
Updated: 08/25/2022
60% of parents want kids to take cryptocurrencies classes right from school
..., the University of Oxford and Harvard University are some of the top of the list. The US has seen a shift in its perception and adoption of cryptocurrencies in the past few months. The adoption of cryptocurrencies in the US is 14%, according to a chainalysis report. The US is ranked 8th out of 154 countries that are currently embracing the technology. The study showed that 33% of Americans own cryptocurrencies, which is a significant increase from the 16% reported by PEW last year. A significant ...
Updated: 08/24/2022
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