Japan’s police agency has released data revealing that cyberattacks leading to thefts of cryptocurrency rose sharply earlier this year. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/japan-lost-540-million-to-crypto-hacks-in-first-half-of-2018/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Municipal government websites in Andhra Pradesh are running cryptojacking scripts, a group of security researchers found earlier this month. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/cryptojacking-scripts-found-on-local-indian-government-sites/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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The Reserve Bank of India has argued at the Supreme Court that bitcoin cannot be recognized as either money or currency. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/indian-central-bank-argues-cryptos-not-valid-as-currency-in-court-battle/. …

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South Korean regulators are contacting local blockchain startups as part of an investigation into initial coin offerings, according to CoinDesk Korea. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/korean-financial-watchdogs-probing-blockchain-firms-over-ico-activity/. …

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WeChat has just blocked an official sales channel for Bitmain miners, along with several accounts that analyse the crypto markets. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/wechat-now-censoring-bitmain-and-crypto-price-prediction-accounts/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Australia’s securities regulator has said it plans to apply financial market rules to crypto exchanges and closely scrutinize ICOs. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/australian-watchdog-to-apply-market-rules-to-crypto-exchanges/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Uzbekistan’s government is looking to attract crypto exchanges with a number of tax and regulatory benefits, according to a presidential order. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/uzbekistan-looks-to-lure-crypto-exchanges-with-new-tax-benefits/. …

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Bitmain said that DST Global invested in the company when it didn’t. A disgruntled investor wants to take Bitmain to court over the false claim. This article is originally written…

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A special economic zone in Guangzhou is following the lead of Beijing’s financial district in banning activities that promote cryptocurrencies. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/chinese-tech-hub-follows-beijing-with-ban-on-crypto-promotion/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Commercial properties in downtown Beijing have been ordered not to provide venues for events that promote cryptocurrency. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/venues-banned-from-hosting-crypto-events-in-beijings-finance-district/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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The Bank of Thailand is developing its own digital currency, aiming to complete a first proof-of-concept by March 2019. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/thailands-central-bank-is-developing-a-digital-currency-based-on-r3-tech/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Several blockchain associations in South Korea are pushing back against a government proposal they fear will stifle industry innovation. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/korean-blockchain-groups-blast-plan-to-strip-crypto-exchanges-of-benefits/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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A 22-year-old cryptocurrency millionaire has lost more than 5,500 bitcoins in an alleged investment scam in Thailand. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-millionaire-lost-5500-bitcoins-in-alleged-investment-scam/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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A new licensing rule governing initial coin offerings appears to have gained interests from ICO and crypto exchange projects. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/thailands-new-ico-rule-has-already-attracted-20-crypto-exchanges/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Thailand’s new licensing scheme for digital asset companies has seen a flurry of applications from ICO and crypto exchanges. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/20-thai-crypto-exchanges-have-applied-for-new-digital-assets-licenses/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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The Philippines is close to introducing new regulations governing how companies can legally raise funds through initial coin offerings. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/philippines-proposed-ico-rules-presume-all-tokens-are-securities/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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A high-level government media censor in China wants to hire a cryptographer with expertise in blockchain technology. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/chinas-government-censorship-agency-is-hiring-a-crypto-expert/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Crypto mining firm Sky Mining’s CEO Le Minh Tam has reportedly stolen $35 million from investors and fled to America. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-mining-ceo-reportedly-disappears-with-35-million-in-investor-funds/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Vietnam’s securities regulator has warned industry companies and funds in the country to avoid activities related to cryptocurrencies. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/vietnams-securities-regulator-warns-industry-to-avoid-crypto-activities/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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South Korea’s Financial Services Commission has revealed it is setting up a department dedicated largely to cryptocurrencies and blockchain. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/south-koreas-finance-watchdog-is-forming-a-crypto-division/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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The Australian retail bank has revised its loan agreements to prohibit borrowers from using mortgages to purchase cryptocurrency. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bank-of-queensland-rules-out-crypto-purchases-with-mortgage-funds/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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The authority that governs a special economic zone in the Philippines plans to reap $67 million by issuing crypto exchange licenses.  This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/philippines-regulator-aims-to-make-67-million-from-crypto-exchange-licensing/. …

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Pan Gongsheng, a vice governor of the People’s Bank of China, has once more issued strong statements on initial coin offerings. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/pboc-will-crush-foreign-icos-targeting-chinese-investors-official/. …

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Hackers reportedly reaped more than $2 million in different cryptocurrencies after spreading malware across computers in China. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/1-million-computers-hacked-to-mine-2-million-worth-of-cryptos/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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A court in China’s Hangzhou city has ruled that evidence authenticated with blockchain technology can be presented in legal disputes. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-can-legally-authenticate-evidence-chinese-judge-rules/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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