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Abra’s Big Bitcoin Giveaway

Multi-use cryptocurrency platform Abra have announced a new Bitcoin giveaway that promises to put $25.00 worth of Bitcoin into the hands of investors who purchase Abra’s brand new BIT10 platform. What is BIT10? BIT10 is a new platform designed and developed by Abra as a futuristic new crypto index. The index allows for simple and accessible exchange, giving investors the opportunity to invest within 80% of the total market capital, by purchasing just one asset. In essence, investors can invest in the top ten cryptocurrencies, all through one swift investment in the BIT10 platform. It’s a low fee index with...

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Popular BitPay Wallet Hacked, Your Private Keys Might Be Exposed

The popular cryptocurrency wallet from BitPay has been compromised, meaning those who store their assets in ‘Copay’ might now be at risk. The firm has warned users of Copay that its open-source wallet has been infected with malware which is designed to steal private keys from people who use the wallet. This means that anyone who is running infected versions of the app “should assume that private keys on affected wallets may have been compromised.” BitPay has said that the malware code was integrated with versions 5.0.2 and 5.1.0 but it is still unclear as to how widely the flaw...

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Ethereum Vulnerability Could Have Ruined Many Wallets

The Ethereum based GasToken could have seen many malicious individuals take advantage of it to drain cryptocurrency exchanges’ hot wallet or even mint new tokens in order to make a profit. According to a recently published disclosure, the bug affects mainly digital currency exchanges that don’t set gas usage capacity on withdrawing currency. Exchanges could pay massively in gas fees to drain it wallets after someone has withdrawn tokens. In the disclosure it states: “In the simplest exploit scenario, Alice runs an exchange, which Bob wants to harm. Bob can initiate withdrawals to a contract address he controls with a...

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eToro Reveals New Wallet Along With BTC & ETH Adoption

The global investment platform eToro confirmed that they will release their cryptocurrency wallet in a recent press release published this week. On the 6th November, eToro tweeted through their official Twitter handle to announce that they have expanded and that they have created a new wallet available in several different countries. You can see the tweet here: We've expanded! We're happy to inform you that the eToro Wallet is now available in all EU countries, Switzerland and Gibraltar. Platinum & above clubs (for now) can transfer $BTC and $ETH from eToro to the wallet. Coming (really) soon: Crypto to crypto...

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Auckland Startup Receives 300k Grant

A cryptocurrency startup based in Auckland, US has received a massive $330,000 grant from the Crown agency Callaghan Innovation. As said by BTCwires: “Callaghan Innovation was established in 2013 with the aim of making businesses more innovative in the country. It is a crown entity; a Crown Research Institute, Industrial Research Limited was merged in the Callaghan Innovation at the time of its inception. It is an innovation agency of New Zealand which activates innovations and helps the businesses to grow faster for a better future.” The startup in question is called Vimba which is a local crypto trading and...

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