Hackers to Steal Atlas Quantum Users' Data

The names of 261k customers, their phone numbers, mail addresses and balances became available to the hackers
27 August 2018   652

The Atlas Quantum crypto investment platform was hacked and all users' data was stolen. As reported by Have I Been Pwned, the leak affected 261 000 users. The names of customers, their phone numbers, mail addresses and balances became available to the hackers.

Atlas Quantum had officially confirmed the hacking and reported the investigation of the incident. Representatives of the company stressed that funds from user accounts were not stolen.

The platform provides users with the opportunity to trade crypto-currencies at various sites and profit from price differences.

It is also reported that the company has disabled some of its platform capabilities for the duration of the investigation, after which they will be reactivated, and users will be notified accordingly.

According to the report of the international company Group-IB, specializing in the prevention of cyberattacks, in January 2018, the number of compromised user accounts of cryptoexchange increased by 689% compared to the average monthly indicator of 2017.

Binance to Launch Crypto-Fiat Exchange at Jersey

The new exchange will feature BTC / GBP, ETH / GBP, BTC / EUR and ETH / EUR trading pairs
16 January 2019   72

Binance has opened a branch at Jersey island, targeting Europe and the UK. Its clients will be able to trade Bitcoin and Ethereum for the euro and the British pound. 

The new exchange will feature BTC / GBP, ETH / GBP, BTC / EUR and ETH / EUR trading pairs. To start trading, users must undergo KYC verification.

According to Binance CFO Ju Wei, bidding cryptocurrencies for fiat money will provide Europeans with new opportunities in the face of uncertainty with Brexit affecting the euro and the pound.

Wei also stressed that a strong legal framework makes Jersey one of the leaders in the development of blockchain technology.