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Microsoft warns digital currency owners about new malware

Microsoft warns digital currency owners about new malware

In a tweet, on August 27, Microsoft Security Intelligence (MSI) warned crypto-currency owners who are also Windows users that their funds in crypto wallets could be in danger due to new malware. The new malware, named Anubis, appears to be using Loki forked code. It robs these Windows users of crypto-wallet credentials, credit card details, […]

Austrian Bank Raiffeisen Is Working on a National Digital Currency Pilot

While global governments are pushing ahead with digital currencies in central banks. Private institutions are also seeking to digitize national currencies. Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI), a big Austrian bank, employs blockchain technology to work on a new method of tokenizing the national currency. After a positive test of end-to-end digitized national currency transfers. RBI is […]

Visa Files Patent Application for Digital Currency

Visa Has Filed for a Patent to Create Digital Currency

Visa has applied with the United States to create digital currency on a blockchain. Department of Patent and Trademark. Inventors Simon J. Hurry and Alexander Pierre, along with the Visa International Service Association in San Francisco, pursued a patent for a digital currency based on a blockchain and operated by a central entity machine, according […]

hawaii launches digital currency sandbox to attract crypto firms

Hawaii Launches Digital Currency Sandbox to Attract Crypto Firms

The governor’s office of Hawaii revealed its new “Digital Currency Innovation Lab” on March 17 – a blockchain and cryptocurrency incubator developed through collaboration between the state’s Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Division of Financial Institution (DFI), and the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation (HTDC). The initiative will run for two years, and will allow […]

Marshall Islands sovereign digital currency will be based on algorand

Marshall Island’s Digital Currency will be Built on Algorand Blockchain

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) has selected blockchain firm Algorand as the technology partner for its national digital currency. After first revealing its planned digital currency – the Marshallese Sovereign (SOV) – back in February 2018, the Marshall Islands has taken a further step in the development by partnering with major blockchain startup […]

Japan's research on central bank digital currency advances

Japan the Next Country to Mint a Central Bank Digital Currency

With finance ministers and central bank governors have recently discussed cryptocurrency regulations at the G-20 summit, Japan is taking notice at home. Leaders at the Bank of Japan (BOJ), Ministry of Finance (MOF), and financial Services Agency (FSA) have held a number of meetings to determine whether the country should become next in line to […]

NBC to issue central bank digital currency

National Bank of Cambodia to Issue Digital Currency This Fiscal Quarter

The National Bank of Cambodia is readying a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) to launch at some point during the current fiscal quarter. The new digital currency is called Bakong. It’s effectively a CBDC that was earlier launched on a trial basis throughout Cambodia in July 2019. The director-general of the National Bank of Cambodia, […]

Qatar bans cryptocurrency trading

Qatar Bans Cryptocurrency Trading; May Create National Digital Currency

Cryptocurrency trading bans in Qatar. This Middle East country has a population of over 2.5 million but doesn’t want to adapt to the future of currency. According to the recent media reports, the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) Regulatory Authority says that virtual asset trading remains out of sight from the QFC at this time. The […]

central bank of china

Central Bank of China to Test Digital Currency in Shenzhen and Suzhou

The central bank of China is on schedule to test its national digital currency. The test will soon begin in the cities of Shenzhen and Suzhou. Reports also come that four state-owned commercial banks collaborate with three telecom giants in China. Why? Because the collaboration aims to find the best implementation strategies of digital currency. […]