SBI Holdings’ Crypto Exchange Adopts New Tech to Help Meet FATF Standards

VC Trade, the Japan-based crypto exchange launched by SBI Holdings last year, is integrating new technology to help it comply with international customer verification standards issued by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) in June. The solution is provided by blockchain security company CoolBitX, which has developed a wallet product based on its know-your-customer (KYC) and […]

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Telegram-Based Crypto Wallet App Now Allows Fiat Purchases

An app that puts a cryptocurrency wallet inside your Telegram account is making it easier to buy coins with U.S. dollars. Button Wallet launched in late 2018 as a messenger-based platform for sending payments, a la Venmo. Currently integrated with Telegram, the company tells CoinDesk it has 100,000 users with 2,000 actively using the product. […]

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Researcher Discovers Serious Vulnerability in Paper Crypto Wallet Site

A security researcher from MyCrypto.com, Harry Denley, has posted a detailed – and damning – analysis of paper wallet site WalletGenerator.net. The core of the analysis hinges on WalletGenerator’s original open-source code, available here. Until August 17, 2018 the online code matched the open-source code and the entire project generated wallets using a client-side technique […]

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