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Tor Browser Users at Risk of Losing Their Bitcoins

Finnish peer-to-peer crypto exchange LocalBitcoins has warned users about alleged security risks associated with anonymous browser Tor Browser.On Sept. 9, transactional compliance expert Richard Bensberg tweeted a screenshot of a LocalBitcoins banner warning Tor users about the risk of losing their Bitcoins (BTC), which stated:“Warning to all Tor users:

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‘Unleash the Utility!’ — XRP Users Petition Ripple to Sell More Tokens

Xrp community members have matured from earnest petitioning strategies to sarcastic ones, as they continue to express anger about the negative market consequences of Ripple dumping allegedly excessive quantities of XRP.A change.org petition launched at the end of August, entitled “Ripple Must Increase the “Dumping of XRP,” has attracted

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Coincheck Survey Service Allows Users to Trade Reward Points for Crypto

Cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck, a subsidiary of Japanese financial services firm Monex Group, partnered with marketing research company Macromill Group to launch the Coincheck Survey service that allows its users to exchange reward points for digital assets.Got points? Get crypto!According to Monex Group’s official press release published on Sept. 4,

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Australian Coder Warns Users of Lightning Network’s Vulnerabilities

Australian software programmer and Bitcoin’s (BTC) Lightning Network coder Rusty Russell warned users that “security issues have been found in various Lightning projects which could cause loss of funds.”Urgent update recommendedOn Aug. 30, Russell published a tweet urging LN nodes operators to update their software as soon as possible.

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Crypto Wallet Launches Testnet Trades for 300M Telegram Users

Non-custodial and multi-cryptocurrency wallet provider Button Wallet is launching a free testing service on the Telegram Open Network (TON) in a bid to drive crypto adoption among Telegram’s 300 million users.The client application is offering a giveaway 6.6 testnet gram tokens — the native currency of Telegram’s TON blockchain

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Coinbase and Barclays Part Ways, Will UK Users Be Affected?

It is being reported that Barclays, the London-based global bank, recently stopped banking for Coinbase, the United States-based crypto exchange. Coinbase reportedly found a quick replacement in the form of another United Kingdom-based establishment, ClearBank. While Barclays connected San Francisco-based Coinbase to the U.K. Faster Payments Scheme (FPS), enabling instant

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QuadrigaCX Users Request Details on How EY Lost 103 Bitcoins

Users of now-defunct Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX are requesting further information concerning the recent loss of 103 Bitcoins (BTC) during the funds' recovery.An unfortunate lossAs Cointelegraph reported in February, one of the Big Four accounting firms — EY (formerly branded as Ernst & Young) — was appointed by QuadrigaCX

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