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Record-Breaking Coincheck Hack Perpetrated by Virus Tied to Russian Hackers

The personal computers of employees at hacked Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck have allegedly been found to have been infected by a virus associated with a hacker group of Russian origin. The allegation was reported by Cointelegraph Japan on June 16.As Cointelegraph has reported, in January 2018, Coincheck suffered an

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Coincheck Exchange Adds Ethereum And Ripple to Its New Over-the-Counter Trading Desk

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has added its first two altcoins to its recently launched over-the-counter (OTC) trading desk, Cointelegraph Japan reported on April 15.Coincheck, which began operating its OTC service with Bitcoin (BTC) at the start of the month, now also offers Ethereum (ETH) and Ripple (XRP), the second

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Japanese Crypto Exchange Coincheck Launches Bitcoin OTC Trading Desk

Photo: Coincheck / FacebookThe new trading desk gives major institutional investors a way to invest large amounts of money in Bitcoin (BTC).Coincheck wrote in their announcement:“We are pleased to announce that Coincheck (WEB) has launched a large-scale OTC trading service for large-scale customers. Large-scale OTC trading service is a

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Coincheck Launches Bitcoin OTC Trading Desk for Large-Scale Institutional Clients

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has launched a Bitcoin (BTC) over-the-counter trading desk for large-scale institutional investors. Cointelegraph Japan reported the news on April 1.The Coincheck OTC trading desk will enable clients to directly trade large volumes of Bitcoin — starting from 50 BTC ($207,000 to press time) — between

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Coincheck Q3 Finance Report Shows Twofold Improvement Since Trading Resumed

Japanese online broker Monex Group — owner of previously hacked cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck — released its financial report on Q3 for the 2019 fiscal year on Jan. 31. The report shows that the trading platform halved its losses in Q3, as compared with the preceding quarter.The results of the report

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Coincheck gets FSA approval to run cryptocurrency exchange one year after the NEM theft

About a year after a massive digital heist that shocked the cryptocurrency industry around the world, Japan’s financial watchdog gave Coincheck Inc. the green light Friday to officially run a virtual currency exchange. Following the Coincheck hacking case in late January that cost the Tokyo-based startup ¥58 billion worth of NEM

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Japanese Regulators Grant Cryptocurrency Exchange License to Coincheck

Japan’s finance regulator, the Financial Services Agency (FSA), has granted full permission for cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck to continue operating in the country. Cointelegraph Japan reported on the development on Jan. 11, quoting an official communique.Coincheck, which was hacked in January 2018, losing altcoin tokens worth $530 million at the time,

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