Tag: Bitcoin security

Igot Bitcoin Exchange Appears to be in Shutting Down Mode

Published on 2016-04-04 11:44
Igot is an Australian headquartered Bitcoin exchange that describes itself as the fastest growing globally. On its website, it lists regional offices in Australia Singapore, Hong Kong, India and Slovenia that together gather for over forty countries around the world. As the month of March 2016 comes to an end, signs started showing that all was not fine within the... read more »

Elliptic Raises $5 Million, To Increase Capacity in Bitcoin Surveillance.

Published on 2016-03-23 08:24
Elliptic, a company that offers the services of surveillance on Bitcoin-related criminal activities, has raised $5 million in a Series A round. Investors who took part in the round include Digital Currency Group, KRW Schindler Private Ventures and Santander Innoventures. Others are Octopus Ventures and Paladin Capital Group. In July 2014, the company had raised $2million in seed fund from Octopus Ventures... read more »

Bitcoin Reeling under a Malleability Attack

Published on 2015-10-06 09:18
For over 72 hours, starting on the 2nd of September 2015, the bitcoin community has had to put up with a malleability attack, which, even though has not risked users’ bitcoins, has been an un-ignorable nuisance and impediment to smooth operations of the Bitcoin protocol. The attack has been making sending bitcoins appear as if it is done twice or... read more »