Anon Security Researcher Uncovers Exploit in Bitmain’s Bitcoin Miner

Anon Security Researcher Uncovers Exploit in Bitmain’s Bitcoin Miner Developer James Hilliard, best known for his Bitcoin Improvement Proposal #91 (the BIP which activated SegWit and prevented SegWit2x) and the CGMiner program, discovered a vulnerability in Bitmain’s Antminer S15 firmware. The vulnerability was then turned into an exploit by an anonymous security researcher. Hilliard has…

Founder of Defunct Cryptopia Launches New Crypto Exchange

Founder of Defunct Cryptopia Launches New Crypto Exchange The founder of defunct cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia, which entered liquidation following a hack in January 2019, has launched a new exchange called Assetylene. The LinkedIn employment history for the founder of the failed New Zealand exchange, Adam Clark, indicates that he’s been working on Assetylene since September 2018, which is…

New York Makes First Money Laundering Conviction

New York Makes First Money Laundering Conviction Involving Cryptocurrency In what the Manhattan District Attorney calls the first crypto money laundering conviction in New York, two defendants have pleaded guilty to running a drug trafficking business that laundered millions of dollars in Western Union and crypto payments. According to an official announcement shared by the District Attorney’s…