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Israeli Blockchain Startup Offers ‘Undo’ Button for Bitcoin Transactions

Kirobo, a two-year-old Israeli blockchain startup, announced on June 30 that it has found a way to tackle problems related to h...

Even Putin Couldn’t Save This Dark Web Mastermind From Prison

A Russian hacker was sentenced to nine years in prison by a U.S. court on June 26. The hacker, Aleksei Burkov, was previously c...

Israeli Software Firm Goes Behind Regulator’s Back to Pay $250,000 in BTC Ransom

An Israel-based company reportedly paid $250,000 in Bitcoin for a ransom payment demanded by hackers that threatened to shut do...

CFTC Charges Multiple Firms for $15 Million Crypto and Binary Options Scam

The Commodity and Futures Exchange Commission (CFTC) has charged executives of American and Israeli firms for an alleged $15 mi...

Big Brother Capitalizes on Coronavirus Fears, Crypto Industry Responds

Governments are now considering tracking online user data as a way to fight the rapid spread of COVID-19. As a result, the ques...

Israeli Banks Should Not Deny Services to Crypto Firms: Attorney General

Israeli banks should not deny services to firms involved with cryptocurrencies, according to Israel’s attorney general Av...

Fidelity Leads $13M Funding Round for Israeli Blockchain Startup Clear

Israeli blockchain startup Clear has raised $13 million in a Series A round led by Fidelity-backed Eight Roads. Clear — which d...

Investigators Bust €6 Million Bitcoin and Gold Fraud Scheme

French, Belgian and Israeli investigators have brought down a scheme that defrauded €6 million ($6.64 million) from French and ...
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Israeli Regulators Request Feedback to Foster Blockchain Innovation

The Israeli Securities Authority (ISA) has issued a Jan. 20 Request For Information to identify potential regulations that prev...

Hamas, Iran-Tied Militants Intensify Bitcoin Fundraising Action

A militant group with ties to the Iranian regime and Hamas — the de facto ruling authority of the Gaza Strip in Palestine — is ...