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Coronavirus-Induced Poverty Will Bring More Bitcoin Crime in 2021: Kaspersky Report

Cybersecurity specialist Kaspersky foresees a rise in crypto crime ahead, as the COVID-19 epidemic hits national economies.In a report on financial threats for 2021, based on data and patterns from this year, the company said Monday that attacks aimed at stealing bitcoin will “become more attractive as many nations plummet

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UAE, Saudi Arabian central banks release report on Project Aber CBDC trial

Central banks from two of the most powerful economies in the Middle East released today a report on a yearlong joint central bank digital currency (CBDC) project — and results speak glowingly of blockchain technology. First announced in January of 2019, Project Aber was a joint effort between the United Arab

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Facebook-Led Libra Plans Dollar-Pegged Stablecoin Launch in January 2021: Report

Libra, the Facebook-linked stablecoin targeted continuously by lawmakers, might get off the ground as early as January 2021, albeit in a more limited format than the original multi-currency basket envisioned.According to a report by the Financial Times on Friday, the Libra stablecoin project might actually see the light of day, according to

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BIS report suggests ‘embedded‘ monitoring tool for stablecoins

Facebook’s proposal for its digital currency, Libra, was a wake-up call for international regulatory agencies, finance ministries and central bankers. All these actors recognized that the company’s reach across its three platforms had the potential to accelerate adoption of a global stablecoin to an unprecedented extent.In a new paper from

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GoDaddy Employees Tricked Into Transferring Control of Crypto Firm Domains: Report

Cryptocurrency trading platform liquid.com and crypto mining firm NiceHash were two of at least six firms that had control of their domains briefly transferred to malicious actors last week after employees at GoDaddy, the world’s largest domain registrar, were again tricked by fraudsters, KrebsOnSecurity reported. Source

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Chainalysis Sees Raising $100M in Venture Capital at $1B Valuation: Report

Cryptocurrency investigation firm Chainalysis expects to raise $100 million venture capital at a $1 billion valuation as early as next week, the company told Forbes. The Series C is being led by VC newcomer Addition with participation expected from Accel, Benchmark and Ribbit, Forbes reported. Those three firms have all

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