Monero Warns Users of Malware Ahead of Hard Fork

XMR users who downloaded binary files in the past 24 hours or so might have installed malware, Monero said via its official site getmonero.org. Users Notice Weird Binary Files Some of the CLI binary files that users downloaded from getmonero have been compromised, according to Monero developers. Users spotted the issue when they saw that […]

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ETH/BTC Ready To Print New High, Veteran Trader Says

Ethereum blockchain’s native asset, ETH, is about to establish fresh highs against rival Bitcoin, believes avid crypto trader, Elixium. ETH Breaks Away From BTC The popular cryptocurrency analyst said in a tweet today that the ETH/BTC trading pair is looking stronger ever since the quoted asset Bitcoin has started underperforming. The benchmark cryptocurrency has corrected […]

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Did Stellar (XLM) Break Securities Law with Coin Burn?

The Stellar (XLM) coin burn, announced last week, may bring attention to the asset as potentially breaking the US SEC’s securities law. XLM Burn Raised Burning Questions A Reddit poster speculated that the decision to burn 55 billion XLM coins may attract the attention of regulators. The decision of the Stellar Development Foundation to decrease […]

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Ripple Unlocks 1 Billion XRP Ahead of Swell Conference

Ripple has unlocked the 23rd tranche of XRP from its escrow accounts, according to escrow tracking service, XRP Arcade. But where are these new 1 billion tokens headed?  Ripple Careful with Selling Escrow Funds The new tranche was a predictable unlocking of coins out of Ripple’s well-established escrow program. The purpose of the escrow programme […]

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Elon Musk SpaceX IEO Appears On Suspicious LAToken Exchange

Increasingly questionable cryptocurrency exchange, LAToken, is currently listing an IEO purportedly run by Elon Musk for SpaceX. Although this would be many a tech-fan’s dream, closer inspection reveals that this is completely false. No, Elon Musk Is Not Launching A SpaceX IEO The offending Initial Exchange Offering was highlighted in a tweet by Cointelligence CEO, On […]

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Grayscale Wins First US Approval For Cryptocurrency-Based Security

A pivotal US self-regulatory organization has formally licensed the country’s first public security based on cryptocurrency markets. Large Cap Fund Gets FINRA Say-So Shares of Grayscale’s Digital Large Cap Fund (DLC) received the green light from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) this week, a press release confirmed on October 14. Grayscale, currently the world’s […]

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Aphelion Closes Down its DEX Platform

Non-custodial crypto exchange Aphelion, which operates a token with the same name, announced yesterday that it was closing down its mainnet platform. NEO-Based DEX Platform Closed Down In fact, Aphelion halted the trading services on all pairs prior to providing any public announcement. On Monday, October 7, traders could no longer open positions on Aphelion’s peer-to-peer […]

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