Electrum Bitcoin Wallet Attack Causes 200 BTC Loss

1 Year ago / News / Daily crypto digest

Main cryptocurrency news on the 1st of January

Main news: 

  • Electrum Bitcoin Wallet Attack Causes 200 BTC Loss

Business and Finance

  • Ripple network recorded a transaction for 90 million XRP
  • Opinion: Bitmain issues will put pressure on Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin prices
  • WSJ: Hundreds of ICO projects show signs of plagiarism or fraud
  • EToro platform refused to support Bitcoin Cash SV
  • FSA: 190 companies are interested in registering as cryptographic operators in Japan
  • Russian "FinExpertiza" called Bitcoin "the most disastrous investment of 2018"
  • Huobi Russia has created a legal laboratory to advise blockchain companies

 Law and Legislation

  • Researchers conducted a series of successful attacks on Trezor and Ledger hardware wallets
  • Exchange Bithumb won the court


  • Cameroonian separatists have released their own cryptocurrency