Tags : wallets

Bitcoin

215k Bitcoin moved to ‘HODL’ wallets as asset recovers to

Bitcoin markets fell over -7% in the past day amidst a broader fallout in crypto markets and a surge in the Dollar Index (DXY), data from multiple sources shows. However, on-chain data from analytics tool Glassnode showed buyers were stacking sats and sending newly-bought Bitcoin to long-term wallet holdings instead of selling the asset outright […]Read More

Blockchain

Meet the Technician Who Unlocks Forgotten Crypto Wallets

Bitcoin, while down from its all-time high, is still well above its previous highs over the past few years. And with any exponential rise in the price of BTC, the number of frantic people with bitcoin stashed somewhere in a crypto wallet protected by a password they’ve long since forgotten – well, that’s increased exponentially […]Read More

Regulation

Here are the US Treasury proposals for Bitcoin and ‘virtual

They don’t seem very promising, despite the crypto industry’s rapid growth in the past year. “Self hosted” wallets A release by the US Department of Treasury on Monday detailed the government’s proposal to regulate crypto assets, wallets, and whitelisting of receiving addresses for citizens. The Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCen) department is inviting comments […]Read More

Blockchain

This Elusive Malware Has Targeted Crypto Wallets for a Year

Operating for a year now, insidious malware ElectroRAT is bringing 2020 into 2021 and targeting crypto wallets. A researcher at cybersecurity firm Intezer has identified and documented the inner workings of ElectroRAT, which has been targeting and draining victims’ funds. According to the researcher, Avigayil Mechtinger, the malware operation includes a variety of detailed tools that […]Read More

Litecoin

Litecoin “active” wallets jump ahead of Bitcoin Cash and BSV

Litecoin — long called the digital silver to Bitcoin — is seeing a rise in activity ahead of its MimbleWimble implementation in September this year. Privacy update sparks Litecoin activity Yesterday, Litecoin Foundation director David Schwartz noted the cryptocurrency had over 92,278 active wallets in the past 24 hrs (from August 6-7); putting it ahead […]Read More

Litecoin

Trojan Virus Discovered That Steals Password Data from Crypto Wallets

Cybercriminals have launched a new malware conceived to steal data from crypto wallets. ThreatLabZ, a Zscaler team of security experts, has identified the malware as a RAT (Remote Access Trojan), which they named InnfiRAT. Malware Continues to Rise Malware using backdoors methods to gain unauthorized access to computers and other electronic appliances continue to pose […]Read More