Real Buterin vs. Scam Buterin

Vitalik Buterin warns his followers on Twitter about scammers' attack
11 July 2017   4597

Distributed database that is used to maintain a continuously growing list of records, called blocks

Earlier today it has been reported on phishing scams targeting blockchain companies and using Slack messaging service in order to reach its victims' wallets. Multiple blockchain companies as well as single users have already fallen prey to the attack.    

Even Vitalik Buterin himself received a message from the fake one on reddit, so his reaction was not long in coming:


Is an open-source blockchain-based distributed computing platform featuring smart contract functionality, which facilitates online contractual agreements 

In addition, Buterin drew followers' attention to some particular features that indicate the fraud origin of the message.

Vitalik Buterin on fake news about MyEtherWallet Vitalik Buterin on fake news about MyEtherWallet

The creator of Ethereum also sarcastically recalled another old story concerning his fake death:

In other news, Scam Vitalik died in a car crash.

Vitalik Buterin
Co-founder of Ethereum and BitcoinMagazine

However, not everyone is capable of distinguishing between real and scam, so, please, pay special attention to the links that you are switching to in order not to become another victim. We also reccomend to get familiar with the ways the attackers act through Slack.

Binance to Spread Crypto Fiat Wings

The list of upcoming jurisdictions was found by the Block
18 January 2019   63

The Block has gained access to the list of jurisdictions in which the largest cryptocurrency exchange Binance intends to launch fiat trading platforms. The latter use technology Binance, but will be separate legal entities.

Alleged Binance New Operation Jurisdictions
Alleged Binance New Operation Jurisdictions

In 2019, the exchange allegedly intends to launch full-scale activities in Malta and in Singapore. At the same time, South Korea, Liechtenstein, Russia, Turkey and Argentina are in the plans.

Note that in October last year, such a platform appeared in Uganda, and just a few days ago - on the island of Jersey.