Turns out Venezuela’s Oil-Backed Petro Cryptocurrency is Real after All

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In December 2017, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced that the South American nation’s government was going to launch an oil-backed cryptocurrency called the Petro. Since then, the cryptocurrency’ actual existence has been questionable, but CCN.com recently got our hands on some tokens. Venezuela’s Petro Cryptocurrency Exists Ever since Maduro’s announcement, the Petro has been a controversial … Read more

Leaked Crypto Exchange User KYC Data Doesn’t Affect Our Accounts: Binance

By CCN.com: Binance, the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchange, has recently put out a statement claiming that the leaked cryptocurrency exchange user know-your-customer (KYC) data isn’t from its users, as it uses digital watermarks on every user picture it collects. Recently, CCN.com revealed a hacker going by “ExploitDOT” was selling leaked KYC data from cryptocurrency exchange … Read more

Dark Web Hacker Proves Leak of Customer Data From World’s Leading Cryptocurrency Exchanges

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By CCN.com: The hacker going by “ExploitDOT” has recently confirmed he/she was selling know-your-customer (KYC) data from world leading cryptocurrency exchanges on the dark web, in an attempt to clear his name from cryptocurrency news outlets claiming the ad was fake. Last week, CCN.com broke the news and revealed the hacker was attempting to sell … Read more

Hacked Customer Data From World Leading Cryptocurrency Exchanges For Sale On The Dark Web?

On a darknet market called “Dread,” a vendor going by “ExploitDOT” is attempting to sell user data from the know-your-customer (KYC) data top cryptocurrency exchanges ask for, required by most jurisdictions. According to data shared with CCN.com, the hacker has an ad that has been online since July 2018, in which he claims to have … Read more

No One Knows What Venezuela’s Petro Cryptocurrency is Actually Worth

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The value of Venezuela’s oil-backed cryptocurrency, the petro, is seemingly currently unclear, and even taking a look at official government sources yields inconclusive results, given substantial price differences. The petro, announced in December of 2017 as a tool for the South American nation to combat international sanctions, has been a controversial currency so far. Supposedly, … Read more

Dead Coin Walking: BitConnect Set to Be Delisted from Last Crypto Exchange

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BitConnect’s BCC token is set to be delisted from the last cryptocurrency exchange that still traded it, meaning it’s about to become a dead coin over a lack of liquidity. Surprisingly, the token still has a market cap of over $6.6 million. First spotted by The Next Web, TradeSatoshi, a little-known cryptocurrency exchange with a … Read more

Waltonchain Embroiled in Controversy as Employee Wins Token Giveaway

Waltonchain, a China-based blockchain company that’s set to provide the Internet of Things (IoT) a commercial ecosystem, recently ran a promotional campaign for Valentine’s Day, that allowed lucky users to win a part of a 565 WTC (roughly $10,700) prize pool just for following the project on social media. The company released a list of … Read more