14 Korean Exchange to be Vulnerable

Test was ran by authorities from September to December 2018, covered exchanges on 85 criteria
11 January 2019   384

The authorities of South Korea summed up the results of checking 21 cryptocurrency exchanges for compliance with security requirements. According to its results, only seven sites - Upbit, Bithumb, Gopax, Korbit, Coinone, Hanbitco and Huobi Korea - received a positive conclusion from regulators, writes CoinDesk.

The test, which ran from September to December 2018, covered Bitcoin exchanges on 85 criteria. In particular, regulators were interested in administrative, network, system and operational security, as well as the presence of database backups and features of wallets management.

According to the Ministry of Economy and Finance, 14 trading platforms were recognized as “vulnerable to hacker attacks” due to “inadequate network security management.” At the same time, the regulator did not disclose the names of these platforms.

eToro to List TRON

Tron became the 15th asset available at eToro; it can be purchased through various payment systems
25 March 2019   82

The eToro social investment platform, with more than 10 million users, has added support for Tron cryptocurrency (TRX).

The news of this, in particular, was shared by the founder of the TRON Foundation, Justin Sun.

According to him, Tron became the 15th asset available at eToro. The digital asset can be purchased through various payment systems, including Visa, MasterCard, UnionPay, Webmoney, PayPal, Yandex.Money, etc.

The eToro blog says that TRX also supports the CryptoPortfolio service, which allows investors to create diversified portfolios in one click.

In addition to Tron cryptocurrency on eToro, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, XRP, Litecoin, Ethereum Classic, Dash, Stellar, NEO, EOS, Cardano, IOTA, Binance Coin (BNB) and ZCash are available.