BTC Liquidity Tightens as Bitcoin Held by Exchanges Hits 6-Month Low

While the price of bitcoin is 38% lower than its $69K price high three months ago, the amount of bitcoin on exchanges is at its lowest figure since April 2021. At the end of July last year, there was 2.59 million bitcoin held by crypto trading platforms, and today there’s only 2.36 million held by […]

Auditing Firms Claim Lost $15 Million in Incident as Users Report Suspicious Activity, a leading cryptocurrency exchange, experienced an incident on January 17 when some of its users reported strange activity in their accounts. The exchange acknowledged the event, and conducted an investigation immediately after, declaring that all funds were safe. However, reports from security and blockchain auditing firms Certik and Peckshield indicate that some funds were […]

13 Crypto Exchanges Custody 7% of the Crypto Economy, Coinbase Dominates With $56.2B AUM

13 Crypto Exchanges Custody 7% of the Crypto Economy, Coinbase Dominates With $56.2B AUMAs 2022 begins, 13 different cryptocurrency exchange platforms have more than a billion dollars each in digital currencies held in reserves. Between all 13 trading platforms, the group of exchange platforms hold a whopping $165.25 billion worth of bitcoin, ethereum, and tether. 13 Crypto Exchanges Hold a Billion or More in Crypto Equalling Over $165 […]

Bitmart Loses $200 Million in Hack Performed by Unknown Attackers

Bitmart, a cryptocurrency exchange, suffered an attack yesterday that exploited some security vulnerabilities in order to gain access to the funds of the exchange. The attack targeted the hot wallets of the platform, specifically the Ethereum and Binance Smart Chain-based wallets. The hackers managed to take almost $200 million in tokens from the platform. Bitmart […]