Cryptocurrency news today 15 August
Team Cryptocoins.group presents to your attention a regular column – “the news of the cryptocurrency today”. Recall that in this column we publish news, which influence on the exchange rate of the cryptocurrency of the TOP 100 by market capitalization according to Coinmarketcap.
The cryptocurrency market has changed color from red to green: growth rates of all currencies of the Top 100. The Top 3 Bitcoin added of 6.71%, Ethereum of 14.30%, XRP ? 13,06%.
Financial regulators in Ukraine do not consider crypto-currencies payment means, but thought of recognition or financial instrument. On the eve of the financial stability Board endorsed the idea to regulate cryptocurrencies. Plan to allow investment and use of the cryptocurrency at the legislative level. Ukraine has decided to follow the example of Malta and Switzerland, and plans to create a draft regulation of the cryptocurrency market by the end of this year or early next.
“Kaspersky lab” reported about the theft of the cryptocurrency to $ 2.3 million for the second quarter of 2018 and warns of possible threats. The specialists of this company report that prevented more than sixty thousand transitions to the phishing resources that can ferret out fraudulently to address cryptocurrency wallet user and password. In addition, periodically, the attackers create a fake ICO projects and declare the free distribution of tokens, which is also a fraud. Many users don’t even know what a phishing site. Statistics of cyber crime from the “Lab” reports that the highest activity is in South America and Asia. The leader of the cyber attacks for the 2nd quarter ? Brazil (15.5 per cent).
Joseph Lubin, co-founder of Ethereum, said that up to this point the cryptocurrency market has experienced six bubbles, each one worse than the previous one and bigger. Every time they burst, the market crisis, but still there is growth and become active. Then after stabilization of the cryptocurrency will start to grow again. Moreover, volatility is often influenced by speculative investors.
Another country decided to show a positive attitude towards bitcoin ? India. In it, there is no clear legal position, but the government decides about a series of operations in which it is possible to use the cryptocurrency. For example, to pay for some services firms in both the public and private sector. India has already indicated its interest in cryptocurrency and the intention to prepare the necessary regulatory framework.
Binance decided to develop blockchain-literacy by launching an open platform called “Academy Binance”. It is planned that the site will be posted educational videos, articles, notes on cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. At the moment there is an extensive online platform that would contain all the necessary knowledge about modern financial instruments and technology. Constantly updated training programs and the dictionaries will help to Orient in the field, and now you can see the project starting phase. Binance encourages users to feedback.
Bitfi threatens researchers crack the “impenetrable wallet”. John McAfee, the Creator of this purse earlier promised a reward to hackers who can find security vulnerabilities Bitfi. However, after a wave of attacks, including successful, the company wrote threats on Twitter, mentioning possible consequences. Now the tweet is deleted, but the network has screenshots of the saved text. Researchers who wanted to find network problems, decided not to contact the management and stressed that long to send data to another server and transaction signing.
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