Category: Wallets

The ‘Great Lockdown’ Is Boosting Demand for Bitcoin Custody Solutions

Thanks in part to the uncertainty of the coronavirus crisis and rising bitcoin prices, bitcoin wallet startups have seen a sudden uptick in activity.  For example, over the past two months the Austin, Texas-based bitcoin startup Unchained Capital, with...

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Mystery Hacker Tries to Steal Crypto Through Fake Google Chrome Wallet Extensions

A hacker is exploiting trust in well-known brands by creating fake cryptocurrency wallet extensions for Google Chrome that trick victims into disclosing sensitive information. Harry Denley, director of security at wallet provider MyCrypto, who identified the fake wallet extensions,...

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P2P Exchange Hodl Hodl Takes First Step in Bringing Private Bitcoin Trades to BlueWallet Users

While the cryptocurrency space has moved well beyond its cypherpunk origins, some platforms are still determined to let users keep their transactions to themselves. In the works since late 2019, BlueWallet, a non-custodial mobile crypto wallet for iOS and...

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Blockchain.com Wallet Users Can Now Borrow Against Their Crypto Holdings

Blockchain.com, the cryptocurrency wallet and exchange provider, will now let users borrow against their holdings. The firm announced its “Borrow” service on Tuesday, saying it will offer loans in U.S. dollar-denominated stablecoins against holdings of bitcoin (BTC) held in...

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Lloyd’s Backs New Crypto Hot Wallet Insurance Scheme From Coincover

Insurance giant Lloyd’s of London is backing a new policy protecting cryptocurrency held in online wallets against theft from hacks. Provided by Coincover, a crypto “lifestyle” service provider, the insurance is underwritten by Lloyd’s insurance syndicate Atrium, Coincover announced...

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