Around $6.2 million-worth of cryptocurrency was hacked from exchange accounts and wallet services in 2017, Japan’s National Police Agency says.
At the Token 2049 conference in Hong Kong, Asia’s vibrant market for cryptocurrencies and ICOs took the spotlight.
A second Chinese public firm in a week is being questioned by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange over the authenticity of its healthcare blockchain claims.
South Korea’s Financial Services Commission plans to encoureage businesses to use blockchain tech in new payment systems and more.
South Korean telecom provider KT unveiled a new system based on a blockchain security-focused network.
An initial coin offering has been blocked by the Securities and Futures Commission in Hong Kong soon after a similar action in the Philippines.
A public company in China is being questioned over a blockchain claim that appeared to drive a rally in its stock price.
The bankruptcy trustee for the defunct Mt. Gox exchange has denied that the sale of $400 million in BTC and BCH caused the recent drop in prices.
Cryptocurrencies were not brought under scrutiny at China’s annual consumer protection event as rumored before.
South Korean prosecutors reportedly raided the offices of three cryptocurrency exchanges on suspicion of siphoning off funds from customers’ accounts.
The watchdog has warned the public over a crypto investment platform that is allegedly violating securities laws in the country.
The Thai Cabinet has provisionally passed two royal decree drafts aimed at regulating cryptocurrencies, a report states.
A senator in the Philippines is hoping to usher in harsher penalties for crimes that involve cryptocurrencies.
China’s information and technology ministry aims to establish a standards committee to boost the development of blockchain in the country.
South Korea’s ban on initial coin offerings (ICOs) could be relaxed in the months ahead, according to a new report.
A former Thai official is calling for brining proper regulation on all cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings in the country.
PBoC’s governor Zhou Xiaochuan takes aim at cryptocurrency speculation in a press conference on Friday.
Misused office equipment gets IT staff in trouble.
Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has said it plans to compensate victims of its January hack starting next week.
Japan’s Financial Services Agency is halting the operation of two domestic crypto exchanges while requiring six exchanges to report improvement plans.