Tag: bitfinex

  • Crypto

    Newdex Decentralized Crypto Exchange Robbed in New Hacking Attack

    After discovering a new security vulnerability, hackers managed to flood a crypto exchange with fake EOS tokens. By the end of their operation, they ended up stealing as much as $58,000 from the exchange’s users directly. New Hacking Attack Hits a “Decentralized” Exchange The hacking attacks of the...

    Ali Raza | September 18, 2018 | 2:00 pm
  • fees
    Crypto

    Crypto Exchanges Resort to Unorthodox Methods Amid Bear Market

    A side effect of plummeting cryptocurrency prices is that crypto exchanges such as Binance, Bitfinex, OKEx, and many others are seeing trading volumes drop considerably, and with it, the revenue these companies derive from the trading fees associated with each transaction an investor makes. In an effort to...

    Tony Spilotro | September 11, 2018 | 8:00 pm
  • Bitcoin
    Bitcoin

    Bitcoin Shorts Reach All-Time Highs During Low Market Cycle, What’s Next?

    Bitcoin short positions have been ranging near their all-time highs during the past month, signaling that traders are giving up hope that Bitcoin will maintain its current price of over $7,200. On September 1st, a notable 10,000 BTC short position was opened, bringing Bitcoin short positions back near...

    Cole Petersen | September 2, 2018 | 5:29 pm
  • VeChain
    Altcoins

    VeChainThor Mobile Wallet Released Ahead of Mid-July Token Swap

    The VeChainThor wallet has been released on July 9 and the X Node Binding Service is now available. When this service ends around mid-July, the token swap will begin for VeChain owners. “Chock Full of Features” The VeChainThor wallet has been released on the Apple App Store and...

    tim copeland | July 9, 2018 | 3:00 pm
  • tether usdt
    Bitcoin

    New Research Claims Bitcoin Price was Manipulated using Tether (USDT)

    New research out of the University of Texas alleges that the price of Bitcoin throughout its bull run in 2017 was being manipulated using Bitfinex’s Tether currency. Tether May Have Been Used to Prop Up Bitcoin A recently published paper by Professor John Griffin and graduate student Amin...

    John McMahon | June 14, 2018 | 9:00 am
  • Cryptocurrency
    Crypto

    Cryptocurrency Exchange Bitfinex Resumes Services Following Cyberattack

    A Hong Kong-based cyptocurrency exchange briefly halted its services today due to a cyberattack, causing the platform to be under an extreme load. DDoS Attack Targets Bitfinex Bitfinex was the target of a DDoS, or distributed denial-of- service attack, earlier today. This occurs when a number of compromised...

    Rebecca Campbell | June 5, 2018 | 7:45 pm
  • Bitfinex
    Altcoins

    Bitfinex Announce Support for Stellar (XLM) and Verge (XVG)

    Bitfinex, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, has added Stellar Lumens and Verge to its list of supported currencies. This follows recent news of new fiat pairs including British pounds GBP and Japanese Yen JPY. Bitfinex Adds Two Coins and More Trading Pairs Bitfinex now supports 56...

    Guest Author | May 1, 2018 | 9:25 pm

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