Michael J. Casey is chairman of CoinDesk's advisory board and a senior advisor of blockchain analysis at MIT's Electronic Forex Initiative. The adhering to write-up at first appeared in CoinDesk Weekly, a customized-curated publication sent just about every Sunday solely to our subscribers. Okay, Ardor lovers. You have your desire. Your...
Scammers are a nuisance. Possibly nowhere else in just the cryptocurrency area have scammers become far more aggravating than on crypto Twitter. The social media internet site has been overtaken with accounts impersonating noteworthy figures and businesses promising tens of 1000's of bitcoin or ether or XRP, in return...
It's no secret "buyer beware" has become a mantra in the world of ICOs, where blockchain startups are raising millions, sometimes with just a white paper, a bright idea and a few lines of code. Indeed, The Wall Street Journal recently found that 271 of 1,450 ICOs it analyzed displayed "red flags...
An "worldwide crackdown" on cryptocurrency cons was released Monday by a team of securities regulators in Canada and the United States. Dubbed "Operation Cryptosweep," the exertion was unveiled for the duration of a Monday event hosted by the North American Securities Directors Association (NASAA). Its existence was very first...
Blockchain id startup Civic has released a decentralized verification system - and a social media platform for the crypto local community is currently moving to adopt it. Dubbed "ID Codes," the system has been built-in with the internet site of Hilo, a social community platform for both equally expert...
"No a person knows what the fuck is going on." That is according to Ronny Chieng, senior correspondent on the satirical information plan The Every day Present, who took the phase at Ethereal Summit on Saturday with ConsenSys founder and CEO Joseph Lubin and Kavita Gupta, founding running spouse...
Extra funds is staying poured into crypto cats. Perfectly, cats, and the slew of other non-fungible digital items created possible by new token requirements, such as ethereum's ERC-721. And these crypto collectibles now have a residence in OpenSea, a market for allowing for people to invest in and offer...
The line amongst crypto schooling and self-marketing has blurred. And nowhere is this far more apparent than on social media, the place imposters are almost everywhere and scams are rampant. But as crypto Twitter devolves into all-out chaos, a related deterioration of discourse is enjoying out on a further well...
British company tycoon Richard Branson spoke out Thursday about the rash of bitcoin scam stories that have applied his name to entice victims. "I have written a number of periods warning people about the expanding dilemma of bogus stories online linking me to get-abundant-brief strategies, bogus webpages, misleading ads,...
A malicious Google Chrome extension recognized for its usefulness has been revamped to target cryptocurrency exchanges, cybersecurity organization Craze Micro noted this week. Dubbed FacexWorm, Craze Micro reported in a web site post that the malicious extension's capabilities "have been made over" to steal consumer qualifications for Google, MyMonero, and...