Saturday, September 18, 2021

cryptocurrencies

Record cryptocurrency heist valued at US$600 million

The hacked firm has threatened police involvement, but also offered the hackers the chance to 'work out a solution'.

Coinbase brings cryptocurrencies to Wall Street

But caution remains the order of the day among observers, who recall the company's dependence on the price of virtual currencies, which tend to fluctuate frequently.

Bitcoin passes US$60,000 for first time

The cryptocurrency hit an all-time high of US$60,012 before dipping back down below the US$60,000 mark.

North Korea stole US$300 million in crypto to fund nukes, say UN experts

A confidential UN report says financial institutions and exchanges were hacked to generate revenue for Pyongyang's nuclear and missile development.

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