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Crypto Crime Fell Sharply to Only 0.3% of All Cryptocurrency Activity in 2020

January 23rd, 2021|

A study by blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis finds that cryptocurrency-related crime has fallen significantly. The criminal share of all crypto activity fell to just 0.34% in 2020. This contradicts recent statements by U.S. Treasury Secretary

Privacy-Centric Cryptocurrency Firo Suffers 51% Attack on Its Network

January 22nd, 2021|

The proof-of-work (PoW) cryptocurrency Firo announced that its protocol came under a 51% attack, notifying its holders to stop transactions. Formerly known as Zcoin, the privacy coin was reportedly subject of a blockchain reorganization attack.