Crypto Exchange Body In Japan To Prohibit Insider Trading And Privacy-Centric Cryptocurrencies

News, Regulation | June 19, 2018 By:

Japan’s Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA) has drafted new self-regulatory rules in an effort to step up consumer protections and improve transparency.

The JVCEA is a self-regulatory body that was formed earlier this year following the Coincheck hack. The JVCEA is made up of 16 crypto exchanges that are currently registered with Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA).

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Moreno Cryptojackers Arrested In Japan

Crime, News | June 18, 2018 By:

Japanese authorities have arrested 16 individuals from 10 prefectures for their alleged involvement in cryptojacking.

Cryptojacking is a form of cyber attack in which a hacker hijacks a target’s processing power in order to mine cryptocurrency on the hacker’s behalf.

According to the National Police Agency,

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Crypto Exchange VCTRADE Launched By Japan’s SBI Holdings

Announcements, News | June 4, 2018 By:

Japanese financial firm SBI Holdings has officially launched its proprietary cryptocurrency exchange service known as VCTRADE.

The announcement follows significant delays following the Coincheck hack, which led the company to boost the platform’s security measures.

“We completed registration of the virtual currency exchange business in September 2017 and have been preparing for the start of business for some time,” the company said,

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