Ethereum Investment Vehicle Approved for Small Investors

Individual investors will soon be able to invest in Grayscale Ethereum Trust, billed as “the first U.S. publicly quoted security solely...

Firefox Browser Adds Option to Automatically Block Crypto Mining Scripts

Mozilla has released an update for its Firefox browser which includes an option to block cryptocurrency mining scripts on websites. The option...

Nym Technologies Raises $2.5 Million to Anonymize Crypto Apps

A privacy-centric startup has turned to a private token sale to raise $2.5 million. The seed round in Nym Technologies involved NEO...

Munich Re Insures Curv’s Crypto Wallet To the Tune of $50 Million

Crypto security company Curv has obtained up to $50 million of insurance coverage for its institutional customers from reinsurance giant Munich...

Binance’s Compliance Drive Continues With New Elliptic Partnership

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is continuing to ramp up its regulatory compliance efforts. The exchange has just partnered with blockchain analytics startup Elliptic to...

New Crypto-Mining Malware Targeting Asian Firms With NSA Tools

A new form of malware is targeting enterprises in Asia to mine monero (XMR) cryptocurrency. Cybersecurity software provider Symantec published the news in...

Crypto Custodian BitGo One-Ups Gemini With Advanced Security Exam

Crypto custodian BitGo says it has passed an advanced security review by an outside monitor, claiming to be the first crypto...

Malware Crypto Ransoms Rose By Almost 90% in Q1: Report

The average cryptocurrency payout for ransomware attacks rose dramatically in the first quarter of 2019, according to a firm that helps...

PayPal Wins Patent for Way to Defend Against Crypto Ransomware

Online payments giant PayPal has been awarded a patent for a technique that could detect a type of crypto malware and...

US Energy Department Eyes Blockchain to Prevent Power Plant Cyberattacks

The U.S. Department of Energy is exploring blockchain technology as a line of defense against cyberattacks on power plants. The department’s National...