14 Korean Exchange to be Vulnerable

Test was ran by authorities from September to December 2018, covered exchanges on 85 criteria
11 January 2019   173

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.

Binance DEX to Launch Public Test

Community's feedback will help determine the date of the official launch of the new decentralized platform
20 February 2019   105

The largest daily trading volume, Binance cryptocurrency exchange, has launched a public testing of a decentralized trading platform based on its own blockchain

So, users can already create wallets and interact with the Binance DEX interface. At the same time, the exchange introduced the block explorer for Binance Chain.

It is noteworthy that traders in the Binance Chain network can act as nodes and independently store private keys.

Trust Wallet and Ledger hardware wallets have been added to Binance DEX.

Representatives of the exchange said that the feedback from the community will help determine the date of the official launch of the decentralized platform.