• Ledger customer fear safety
    Cryptocurrencies,  Technology

    Hacked Ledger customers fear for safety

    The leading hardware wallet’s customers’ personal information was hacked in June. That included physical address that have now been leaked publically—opening them to phishing attacks and even personal danger

    The document contains all the data of nearly 273,000 orders—including full name, physical address, email address, and phone number. This data could be used for more advanced scams or the basis for an identity theft.

  • CBInsights Fintech 250 snubs crypto
    Cryptocurrencies,  Media

    Just seven crypto companies make CBInsights’ Fintech 250

    It’s a disappointing showing for the booming crypto sector—but the usual suspects including Coinbase and Binance still have a place in the list

    Coinbase topped the Fintech 250 list released on Sept. 1 as the most-funded business in the crypto category. Given how rumors have been swirling of a potential stock market listing—potentially as early as this year—it’ll likely be one to watch.

  • YouHodler partners with Ledger
    Cryptocurrencies,  Technology

    Crypto lender YouHodler turns to Ledger for digital asset security

    Along with its Ledger Vault platform, the cryptocurrency and blockchain security firm will offer the fintech firm access to its $150 million pooled crime insurance policy from Lloyds of London and Marsh

    Ledger Vault provides IT infrastructure for financial institutions to ensure that they can reduce the security risks associated with holding digital assets on behalf of their users.

  • crypto custodian Komainu

    Nomura launches crypto custodian Komainu

    The major Japanese bank says it hopes to become a leader in the institutional digital asset industry through Komainu, which is backed by CoinShares and crypto security firm Ledger

    The new venture will offer custody for a variety of cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin. In time, Nomura hopes crypto custodian Komainu will be able to tokenize and issue traditional assets such as stocks and bonds on a blockchain.