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A US cybersecurity firm has accused North Korea of hacking South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges. The report comes amid recent allegations that North Korea is mining and hacking cryptocurrencies as a way to deal with crippling economic sanctions.
Here’s how the largest cryptocurrencies stand currently:
- Bitcoin (BTC): $11,718 (+4.3%)
- Ethereum (ETH): $1,059 (+4.91%)
- Ripple (XRP): $1.59 (+2.0%)
- Bitcoin Cash (BCC): $1,791 (+4.4%)
- Litecoin (LTC): $195 (+1.9%)
- Some cryptocurrency traders in South Korea took the bitcoin ‘bloodbath’ to a whole new level by shattering monitors, throwing laptops, and more.
- The New York Stock Exchange is looking to list a suite of ETFs that would amplify bitcoin’s volatility.
- A strategist at one of the world’s largest asset managers has some thoughts on cryptocurrency. You can read them all here.
- Switzerland just showed why bitcoin may struggle to go mainstream.
- The SEC has finally outlined the reasons for its reluctance to list cryptocurrency ETFs.