Coinbase Stops Multisig Vaults Support

. Support for multi-signature vaults will stop on April 19 this year
23 March 2018   1469

The American cryptocurrency company Coinbase stops multisig vaults support, whose additional level of security is provided by the multi-signature function. This is reported by Bitcoin.com.

Among the main reasons for this decision, representatives of the company call the low popularity of this option among customers, as well as negative feedback from them. Support for multi-signature vaults will stop on April 19 this year.

By removing this functionality, engineering time spent on supporting multisig vaults can be reallocated to continued investment in the security and reliability of our platform, which is of critical importance to our customers.
 

Coinbase Team

Also company explained that the increase in the number of bitcoin hardforks complicates the maintenance of such vaults, as well as ensuring the possibility of withdrawing coins that appear as a result of these events.

For users of multisig vaults, the company recommends making sure that they have two private keys required to manage their assets.

Coinbase to be Ranked 1st at New CryptoCompare's Rate

New exchange's benchmark is designed to combat fake trading volume on unregulated exchanges
13 June 2019   172

Analytical service CryptoCompare has launched a rating system for more than 100 platforms for the spot cryptocurrency trading. According to service representatives, it should be a comprehensive, detailed and reliable source of information, and meet the industry’s demand for data transparency.

CryptoCompare combined methods of quantitative and qualitative analysis. The system does not take into account the total trading volume, but the ratio of volume and volatility in combination with the standard deviation of volumes based on more than 30 metrics. In theory, this will help to deal with the problem of fake trading volume on unregulated exchanges.

After analyzing the data for May, the service assigned the first place to the Coinbase, and the top three were closed by Poloniex and Bitstamp. Top 10 also includes BitFlyer, Liquid, itBit, Kraken, Binance, Gemini and Bithumb.

It is noteworthy that this rating is somewhat different from the list of trusted exchanges of Bitwise Asset Management, which in March reported to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) about the problem of fake trades. Thus, Bitwise considers Bittrex and Bitfinex to be reliable, but they are not in the top ten from CryptoCompare - instead of them, South Korean Bithumb, which was hacked twice during the year, and Liquid, which announced the upcoming listing of tokens Gram, which supposedly don't know anything about in Telegram .