Gillmore Centre for Financial Technology launches Crypto Dashboard

The Crypto Dashboard, created by the Gillmore Centre for Financial Technology at Warwick Business School, has been launched today to revolutionise monitoring capabilities for various cryptocurrency assets, providing users with enhanced real-time insights and advanced analytics.

The platform, designed by leading academics that is open for everybody, is equipped with features such as market overviews of the overall crypto landscape, a Cryptocurrencies Information Component to list...

AlphaPoint partners with Coincover to boost customer protections  

Coincover, a blockchain protection company, and AlphaPoint, a global financial technology company providing digital asset infrastructure, have partnered to provide an additional layer of protection for AlphaPoint customers.  

The partnership enables AlphaPoint clients to access Coincover’s leading Asset Protection technology, enabling them to mitigate security risks such as hacking, human error, and scams simply and effectively. AlphaPoint’s end users will be provided with...

Former Coinbase manager charged with insider trading

A former manager for popular cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has been charged with insider trading.

32-year-old Ishan Wahi was a product manager at Coinbase Global. The Seattle resident was arrested alongside his 26-year-old brother Nikhil Wahi on Thursday morning.

The Wahi brothers allegedly used insider information about which cryptocurrencies were due to be listed by Coinbase – which historically has substantially increased their value – to purchase them in...

North Korea’s stash of stolen crypto has plunged in value

Victims of North Korea-linked crypto thefts may take some comfort in knowing that connected wallets have plunged in value.

Despite the recent drawdown, the exponential rise in the value of cryptocurrencies over the past decade has made them key targets. Hackers are regularly seeking to obtain cryptocurrencies through hacks and ransomware campaigns.

Fortunately, transactions on most blockchains are easy to track. Wallets connected with North Korean hacking groups like...

Chainalysis investigation shows connections between four notorious ransomware strains

Chainalysis, a blockchain analysis company, has released part of a report showing potential connections between four major ransomware cybercrime groups.

The company's 2021 Crypto Crime Report, which is due to be fully released in February, analyses blockchain ledgers to identify how cybercriminals are using cryptocurrencies.

Maze, Egregor, SunCrypt, and Doppelpaymer are the primary groups identified in the report.

Use of ransomware massively increased in 2020,...