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Security Token Platform TokenSoft Invests in SEC-Regulated Broker-Dealer

Security tokens platform TokenSoft Inc. has invested in a company that is purportedly a United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)-compliant broker-dealer, according to a press release published Dec. 13.TokenSoft is a platform that provides a suite of technology and security products for the sale, issuance, and management of security

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Ledger, Neufund Partner to Create Security Tokens Framework

Cryptocurrency hardware wallet firm Ledger has partnered with German crypto startup Neufund to let users manage security tokens via Ledger’s desktop app, according to a press release Dec. 6.Ledger’s collaboration with blockchain-based equity and crypto fundraising platform Neufund aims to develop a framework for security tokens. Ledger Live — a recently

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U.S. Department of Homeland Security Blockchain Consideration Grows

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Blockchain Consideration Grows December 6, 2018 by Akshay Makadiya The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) research and development unit, the Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), has launched a Preventing Forgery and Counterfeiting of Certificates and Licenses program. The initiative will focus on the potential of blockchain

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Thai Cryptocurrency Exchange Set to Launch Security Token (STO) Offering Despite Bitcoin Price Slump

Despite the chilling crypto winter, bitcoin-friendly Thailand remains enthusiastic and determined to hodl on. As first reported by Nikkei Asian Review on December 4, 2018, the highly reputed Thai cryptocurrency exchange, Satang Corp. has announced plans to launch its security token offering (STO) by early 2019, and the government of

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Thai Crypto Exchange Satang Plans to Raise $10 Million in Security Token Offering

Thai cryptocurrency exchange Satang Corp. plans to raise nearly $10 million in a security token offering (STO), despite the recent market meltdown, Asia-focused business publication Nikkei Asian Review reported Dec. 4.Satang’s plans are reportedly supported by the Government of Thailand in a bid to make the country a blockchain center

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US Dept. of Homeland Security Takes Interest in Investigating Blockchain Transactions

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is seeking information about investigating and analyzing blockchains, including those used for privacy coins, according to a pre-solicitation notice published Nov. 30.DHS has released a proposal, which invites interested parties to comment and design applications for blockchain forensic analytics in respect to emerging

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Beijing Financial Authority Warns Against ‘Illegal’ Security Token Offerings

The director general of the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Financial Work has warned that Security Token Offering (STOs) fundraising is “illegal” activity, independent Beijing-based media outlet Caijing reported on Dec.1.The Beijing Municipal Bureau of Financial Work had hosted a "2018 Global Wealth Management Forum" on Dec. 1 where Huo Xuewen,

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North Korean Hackers Move Onto Attacking Individuals After Exchanges Boost Security

The CEO of cybersecurity firm Cuvepia declared that his company detected over 30 attacks on crypto-bearing individuals probably carried out by North Korean hackers, English-language media site South China Morning Post reports Nov. 29.Kwon Seok-Chul, the CEO of the aforementioned South Korean cybersecurity company, said that the new targets of

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Cyber Security Firm Check Point Research Reports of ‘Evolving’ Monero Cryptojacker

Cyber security firm Check Point Research has found that the KingMiner cryptojacker targeting cryptocurrency Monero (XMR) is “evolving,” according to a company’s blog post published Nov. 30.KingMiner was purportedly firstly detected in mid-June, subsequently evolving in two improved versions. The malware attacks Windows Servers by deploying various evasion methods to

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