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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