Security exploit left your Fortnite account open to hackers – TechRadar

While most of the gaming world watched Ninja become the biggest name in online gaming while playing Fortnite, the game’s publisher was hard at work closing a security vulnerability that could’ve compromised player’s account information. The exploit was unveiled today by security researchers at Check Point Software Technologies, which released a video showing how hackers…

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There’s a new buzzword in crypto: the ‘STO’ – Yahoo Movies

Moving fast: A person holds a visual representation of bitcoin at the ‘Bitcoin Change’ shop in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv. Photo: JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images. More Facing increasing regulatory scrutiny and tumbling prices, cryptocurrency enthusiasts are looking for reasons to be cheerful in 2019. One potential positive? The ‘STO’. STO, which stands for ‘security…

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The Dusk Network to Host ‘BWRE’ Once Live – Securities.io

An Impressive Raise Blockchain company, RealBlocks, has recently announced the closing of its latest round of funding. This successful raise saw RealBlocks bring in $3.1 million. A variety of companies contributed to this funding.  Most notably, Science Inc., and Morgan Creek Digital. Each of these companies has close ties with the digital securities sector, as…

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TokenSoft Global Markets adds Coinbase Custody, expanding Security Token services – Securities.io

New Exchange Launched It was recently announced that a new exchange, which supports the trading of digital securities, is launching within Belarus. The launch of the exchange was met with a flurry of excitement, as thousands of traders submitted applications within hours of it opening. Viktor Prokopenya spoke with Reuters on the launch, stating, “This…

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Overstock Subsidiary tZERO to Develop Smart Contract Token for Rare Metals Sale – Cointelegraph

Private equity firm GSR Capital has contracted Overstock.com Inc.’s subsidiary tZERO Group Inc. to develop a smart contract token for a sale of cobalt, according to a press release published Dec. 17. tZERO and Hong Kong-based GRS Capital’s partnership is focused on developing an ecosystem in Asia for tokenized commodity purchase contracts that would purportedly…

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Could Cryptocurrency Fund Trump’s Wall, Other Public Projects? – Crypto.IQ | Bitcoin and Investment News from Inside Experts You Can Trust – CryptoIQ

“I will build a great, great wall on our southern border and I’ll have Mexico pay for that wall.” Mexico said no, now what? One Congressman thinks that cryptocurrency is the answer President Donald Trump has been looking for. Rep. Warren Davidson, an ardent cryptocurrency proponent, recently drafted a bill called “Buy a Brick, Build…

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Neufund Easily Doubles Soft Cap Raising €3 Million in “Equity Token Offering” – Crowdfund Insider

Neufund announced its first security token offering or “equity token offering” last month. The first primary issuance of a security on blockchain is for its parent company Fifth Force GmbH. The offering commenced on November 27th. Neufund’s offering is described as providing an example of a product that enhances existing methods, rather than replacing them. Amid…

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Project to Watch: Eximchain – Hacked

The Eximchain project is designed to help companies organize supply chains. The solutions that will be implemented on the platform are aimed at ensuring the possibility of establishing effective and reliable business connections, transactions and information exchange. Team The American project Eximchain (Export and import on Blockchain) was founded in 2015 at the Massachusetts Institute…

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What Is Decentraland? Introduction to LAND and MANA Token – Crypto Briefing

What Is Decentraland? Decentraland is a blockchain-based virtual reality platform built on the Ethereum blockchain. Like Minecraft or Second Life, there’s no real objective in Decentraland. Instead, users traverse a virtual world, buying non-fungible plots of digital LAND on which to monetize through tokenized, decentralized games, apps, etc. LAND is purchased using MANA, Decentraland’s native…

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SEC Fines Floyd Mayweather And DJ Khaled For Illegally Promoting A Fraudulent ICO – Forbes

The SEC has fined two celebrities for failing to disclose payments they received for promoting initial coin offerings (ICOs).  Professional boxer  and promoter Floyd Mayweather paid a total of $614,775 in fines, disgorgement and pre-judgement interest, while music producer DJ Khaled paid $152,745. Both men settled out of court. LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 19:…

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Thai Securities Regulator Considers Various STO Classifications for Regulatory Framework – Daniel Chiang

The deputy secretary of the Thai Securities and Exchanges Commission (Thai SEC) has declared that Thai-related Security Token Offerings (STOs) launched in an international market break the law, English-language daily Bangkok Post reports Nov. 29. The aforementioned article states that deputy secretary Tipsuda Thavaramara “said the regulator will have to consider how to deal with…

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