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Japanese Crypto Exchange Bitpoint Loses $32 Million in a Hack and Ceases Operations

When it comes to cyber-attacks on cryptocurrency service providers such as crypto exchanges, trading platforms, wallet service providers, etc. Japan has been quite prolific. Recently, another Japanese crypto exchange, Bitpoint, stopped its trading services due to a major cryptocurrency hack resulting in a loss of about 3.5 billion Japanese Yen

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Bitcoin Exchange Hack: $32 Million Stolen from Japanese Platform Bitpoint

The Japanese bitcoin exchange Bitpoint is the latest platform to fall victim to hackers, losing $32 million in cryptocurrencies according to a report by Remixpoint Inc., its parent company. Bitpoint joins other Japan-based exchanges, including Zaif and Coincheck to suffer losses due to cyberattacks. The platform could also face regulatory

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Japanese Crypto Exchange Hacked in $32 Million Heist, Markets Oblivious

Following the demise of one of Poland’s largest crypto exchanges last week, news is breaking today that one in Japan has just been hacked.Bitpoint Suspends ServicesAn official announcement today stated that Japanese crypto exchange Bitpoint has suspended services following a heist to the tune of around $32 million in crypto

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Hackers Thieve $32 Million in Cryptocurrency from Japanese Exchange Bitpoint

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint’s parent company Remixpoint has just revealed that the operator has lost 3.5 billion yen ($32 million) to hackers, as reported by the Nikkei Asian Review. ¥3.5 billion hacked from Bitpoint cryptocurrency exchange https://t.co/zbdqXgFCIO — The Japan Times (@japantimes) July 12, 2019 Customer funds worth 2.5 billion yen have been

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Japan’s Line Reportedly Close to Obtaining FSA License for Japanese Crypto Exchange

LVC Corporation, the digital asset- and blockchain-focused arm of Japanese messaging giant Line, is allegedly close to obtaining a crypto exchange operating license from Japan’s financial regulator. The news was reported by Cointelegraph Japan on June 20.According to the report, Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) could issue the company

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TiedCo Announces the Launch of Tiedcoin – the World’s First Japanese Stablecoin

TiedCo Announces the Launch of Tiedcoin – the World’s First Japanese Stablecoin –  An Exclusive Partnership with the  BeaXchange Trading Platform The world’s first currency which is collaterised by the Yen and the Euro was announced by TiedCo. This is the first of its kind as it is a Yen-denominated cryptocurrency.

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Japanese Financial Services Agency Approaches Crypto ETFs With Caution, Cites Volatility

The Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) showed a cautious approach towards cryptocurrency-based exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in comments at the finance committee of the upper house of the National Diet on May 30. Cointelegraph Japan reported on the comments earlier today.Per the report, local politician Takeshi Fujimaki noted during the

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Yahoo! Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Taotao Confirms May 30 Launch

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Taotao will launch its trading service on May 30, Cointelegraph Japan reported Monday, quoting a social media update.Taotao, which is 40% owned by internet giant Yahoo! Japan’s YJFX, will initially offer trading in bitcoin (BTC) and ether (ETH).Margin trading will also be available in litecoin (LTC),

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