Accounts on the Bitcoin exchange BTC-e targeted in recent hacking attempts

It should come as no surprise in the Bitcoin-sphere that accounts on Bitcoin exchanges are being targeted by hackers. Exchange accounts more than likely have Bitcoin stored on the platform which is incentivizing malicious hackers to try to access and steal user funds. With the price of Bitcoin hovering around $1250 USD and total trading …

Unique Bitcoin exchange arbitrage opportunities are presenting themselves amid USD banking problems

When Bitfinex announced that they had to pause USD withdrawals, it meant that customers who wanted to send USD out of the exchange weren’t able to, essentially locking in their fiat on the exchange. The only option at the time would be to buy bitcoin for example, and move it off the exchange. Earlier this …

Several major Bitcoin exchanges have halted USD deposits in light of banking issues

On April 17 Bitfinex announced that it is pausing USD wire deposits. In a new post from the exchange which currently accounts for over 12% of the overall Bitcoin exchange market share, they wrote that: Beginning April 18, 2017, all incoming wires to Bitfinex will be blocked and refused by our Taiwan banks. This applies …

Bitcoin exchanges using Cloudflare

In light of the recent CloudBleed discovery, I wanted to provide a list of Bitcoin exchanges that use Cloudflare. I cross-checked the top 15 Bitcoin exchanges from our own market data and the following exchanges [that I’m aware of] use Cloudflare: bitfinex.com btc-e.com cex.io coinbase.com gdax.com localbitcoins.com kraken.com What does this mean? If you hold an …