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Fake apps on Google Play scamming users out of cryptocurrency
Fake cryptocurrency apps on Google Play have been discovered to be phishing and scamming users out of cryptocurrency, according to a new report from ESET.
New ACS report reveals challenges ahead for blockchain
“Blockchain has some way to go before it becomes a mainstream technology."
21 May 2019
Chch crypto exchange Cryptopia facing liquidation
It seems that Christchurch-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has been unable to recover after malicious cyber attackers stole around $20 million worth of cryptocurrency.
15 May 2019
Microsoft says NZ reasonably cyber secure, but don't get complacent
Cryptocurrency malware is alive and well across the globe – but although New Zealand is one of the countries least at risk of cyber threats, nobody should become complacent.
07 May 2019
Soon you could earn cryptocurrency as you drive
Jaguar Land Rover is trialling technology that could earn drivers cryptocurrency and rewards as they travel.
06 May 2019
‘Blockchain bandits’ brute-forcing weak Ethereum private keys
Independent Security Evaluators (ISE) has found that poorly implemented private key generation is facilitating the theft of cryptocurrency.
30 Apr 2019
Death by cryptocurrency: Could $190m be lost forever?
Exit scam, or just plain bad luck? Investors in one of Canada’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges will be pondering that very question.
05 Feb 2019
New report uncovers US$1.7b cryptocurrency cybercrime market
There was a staggering rise in criminal activity within the cryptocurrency market last year, despite the decline in the market.
31 Jan 2019
Cryptomining affected 37% of businesses last year
“From the meteoric rise in cryptomining to massive data breaches and DDoS attacks, there was no shortage of cyber-disruption."
25 Jan 2019
Police making progress into Cryptopia breach
New Zealand Police say they are making ‘good progress’ into the investigation of an alleged cryptocurrency theft from Christchurch-based crypto exchange Cryptopia.
23 Jan 2019
Updated: Chch crypto-exchange Cryptopia suffers breach
Cryptopia has reportedly experienced a security breach that has taken the entire platform offline – and resulted in ‘significant losses’.
17 Jan 2019
How enterprise tech will evolve in 2019
"2019 will see many mainstream businesses leapfrogging the initial disruptors."
05 Dec 2018
Brother-sister duo build crypto investment platform
A brother and sister team is behind one of New Zealand’s newest cryptocurrency exchange platforms designed for everyday investors.
05 Nov 2018
Callaghan Innovation places bets in local crypto startup
Callaghan Innovation has placed $330,000 into a local cryptocurrency savings and trading startup now called Vimba.
31 Oct 2018
Cryptopia: The Kiwi exchange riding the crypto boom
“As this technology becomes mainstream, businesses need to keep up with users’ demand for user-friendly products and platforms that cater to all levels of technical skill."
05 Oct 2018
All aboard the blockchain train: Academic says NZ needs to catch up fast
Cryptocurrencies are here to stay, but New Zealand is not as innovative and agile as we like to think.
28 Sep 2018
Digital natives love the blockchain because they trust it
The younger ‘digital native’ generation may turn out to be blockchain’s driving force in years to come, argues Dentacoin's Donika Kraeva.
22 Aug 2018
How blockchain can foster initiative
"As blockchain technology continues to develop, new domains and industries will emerge."
13 Aug 2018
Cybercriminals reap benefits of cryptocurrency hype
Cybercriminals are reaping the benefits of the cryptocurrency hype, bringing in millions of dollars through fake exchanges and fake ICO offers.
17 Jul 2018
The Philippines could be NZ's next big export market, says tech entrepreneur
"Millennials are eight times more likely to buy Bitcoin than baby boomers so it’s an incredibly large and attractive market for us.”
09 Jul 2018
Reserve Bank says 'not now' to the idea of official digital currency
"We couldn’t issue a digital currency if it might undermine financial stability, and there are considerable risks on this front."
28 Jun 2018
The challenges of securing the Ethereum blockchain
Over the past 18 months, blockchains & cryptocurrencies have emerged from technical obscurity to capture the attention of investors around the world.
21 Jun 2018
NZ cryptocurrency retailer partners with NEM Foundation
NEM Foundation was set up to promote the NEM blockchain technology globally with its recently launched US$40 million development fund.
05 Jun 2018
NZ Bitcoin savings platform expands to include Ethereum
The New Zealand Bitcoin savings platform that has helped close to 5,000 Kiwis save $7million worth of Bitcoin since 2014.
14 May 2018