Fisco, owner of the Zaif crypto exchange, is being forced to upgrade its management systems after an investigation by Japan’s financial watchdog.
Russian hackers, not North Korean, may be the bad actors behind probably the biggest ever theft from a cryptocurrency exchange.
Five South Korean crypto exchanges have been forced to update their terms and conditions to accept liability for potential hacks and service issues.
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas will continue to regulate cryptocurrency use in the country, senior officials have said.
Many of the companies associated with NEO have proven to be a lucrative boon for token cofounders Erik Zhang and Da Hongfei.
Japanese tax authorities are said to be planning to take action on the under-reporting of cryptocurrency-based profits.
A promoter of the now-shuttered crypto fraud BitConnect has again been charged over a different claimed cryptocurrency scam.
Authorities in Sichuan province are reportedly probing into local bitcoin mining farms that may have been constructed without official approval.
E-commerce giant Rakuten has partnered with blockchain analytics firm CipherTrace to ensure AML compliance for its soon-to-launch exchange platform.
With the price of bitcoin surging, the South Korean government has held an inter-agency emergency meeting over the risk for investors.
iSTOX, a Singapore Exchange-backed security token platform, has joined a regulatory sandbox set up by Singapore’s central bank.
Japan’s financial watchdog is said to be inspecting crypto exchanges over anti-money laundering measures ahead of June’s G20 meeting.
Australia saw a surge in reports of scams involving cryptocurrencies last year, according to the country’s consumer watchdog.
The government of India is said to be renewing its efforts to completely outlaw public cryptocurrencies, according to The Economic Times.
A new form of malware discovered by Symantec is targeting enterprises using leaked NSA tools to infect networks and mine monero.
The agency that regulates and manages China’s foreign exchange reserves will trial a blockchain system addressing inefficiencies in cross-border trade.
Crypto exchanges Huobi Japan and Fisco were investigated by the country’s Financial Services Agency last week, according to Reuters sources.
Japanese crypto exchange Zaif, which was hacked for $60 million last year, is reinstating all services after being acquired by investment firm Fisco.
The Reserve Bank of India is setting up a regulatory sandbox for fintech startups – but crypto projects are excluded.
Despite breathless headlines, a recent proposal by China’s economic planners would not automatically ban bitcoin mining.