coincheck

Japanese financial regulators on Friday raided the office of virtual currency exchange Coincheck, which lost some 58 billion yen ($530 million dollars) worth of cryptocurrency held by its customers when it was hacked last week.  The Financial Services Agency inspected the Tokyo-based exchange operator under the revised Payment Services ActRead More →

phishing

According to a recent survey, nearly twenty five percent of phishing sites used HTTPS domains in the 3rd quarter of 2017. This represents an almost doubling over the previous quarter, according to a study conducted by the reputable PhishLabs. HTTPS domains, which display internet addresses as “https://” as opposed to “http://” andRead More →

Crypto

Coincheck has confirmed that it has suffered what now appears to be the biggest hack in the history of the crypto-technology.  In a press conference the other day the exchange’s President Wakata Koichi Yoshihiro and COO Yusuke Otsuka estimated its loss is at 58 billion yen (approximately $533 million). Five hundred millionRead More →