Breaking: Major Crypto Brokerage Coinmama Hacked, 450,000 Users Affected in Massive Worldwide Breach

Coinmama, one of the largest crypto brokerages in the global market with 1.3 million active users, suffered a security breach on February 15. The official statement of the exchange disclosed that 450,000 email addresses and passwords were leaked in a massive global hacking attack involving 24 websites and some 747 million records. The Coinmama team said: Today, February 15, 2019 Coinmama was informed of a list of emails and hashed passwords that were posted on a dark web registry. Our Security Team is investigating, and based on the information at hand, we believe the intrusion is limited to about 450,000

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Breaking: Facebook Crypto Project Acquires Blockchain Startup Specializing in Smart Contracts

Facebook’s secretive crypto division has reportedly made its first acquisition, quietly onboarding most of the research team from a blockchain startup that specializes in smart contract development. Facebook Acqui-hires Chainspace Researchers Citing unnamed sources, financial news outlet Cheddar reports that Facebook acquired Chainspace, a blockchain firm founded by University College London researchers. The Chainspace website describes its project as “a planetary scale smart contracts platform” that uses a “distributed web of blockchains for scalability, speed and privacy.” A banner at the top of the website reads: “We’re excited to announce that the team is moving on to something new. Chainspace

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Breaking: Government Shutdown Over? President Trump to Hold Press Conference at 1:30 pm

After 35 days, the U.S. partial government shutdown may be finally coming to an end. According to the Drudge Report, President Donald Trump is planning to hold a press conference at 1:00 pm ET to elaborate on the details. Temporary Reprieve A new funding agreement to re-open the U.S. government will likely be announced after … Continued

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