Tag: Threat

Iran Labels Telegram’s Coin a Threat to National Security

Iran Labels Telegram’s Coin a Threat to National Security Tehran has once again targeted the users of the popular messaging application Telegram. A law enforcement official warned Iranian citizens against providing any support for the launch of the instant messaging app’s native token, the Gram. Also read: Bill to Curb […]

Outrage Over Union Bank of Nigeria’s Threat to Close Crypto-Related Accounts

Outrage Over Union Bank of Nigeria’s Threat to Close Crypto-Related Accounts Nigerian digital asset owners have reacted angrily to Union Bank’s threat to close all cryptocurrency-linked accounts. Investors have accused the local banking system of hypocrisy, asserting that banks are “unfit” and “scammers” that continue to steal from the poor […]

Malaysian MP ”Concerned About Threat” from Cryptocurrencies

Malaysian MP ”Concerned About Threat” from Cryptocurrencies Lim Guan Eng, the finance minister of Malaysia, has warned individuals and companies planning to issue new cryptocurrencies with a stern: “don’t do it”. Addressing parliament on Nov. 26, Guan Eng advised to wait for legal guidance from Bank Negara Malaysia, the southeast […]

Visa CEO Plays Down Cryptocurrency Threat, Indicates Possible Intervention

Visa CEO Plays Down Cryptocurrency Threat, Indicates Possible Intervention Visa chief executive officer Alfred Kelly has said that cryptocurrencies are not a significant threat to his company’s electronic payments hegemony. He nevertheless indicated that the legacy financial intermediary may move into handling cryptocurrency if there is an incentive to do […]

FSB: Crypto-Assets Not a Threat to Global Financial Order

FSB: Crypto-Assets Not a Threat to Global Financial Order Cryptocurrencies do not pose a threat to global financial stability, but the diverse range of national regulatory regimes throughout the world continues to complicate efforts to establish an international legislative framework overseeing their use, the Financial Stability Board says in a new report.  […]

Norwegian Mining Company Receives Bomb Threat in Escalating Noise Complaint

Norwegian Mining Company Receives Bomb Threat in Escalating Noise Complaint Kryptovault, a Norwegian company specializing in “large-scale cryptocurrency mining and data center operations,” has recently received a bomb threat amid escalating noise complaints pertaining to its virtual currency mining. Also Read: Funds Frozen, Account Closed: UK Banks Target Cryptocurrency Owners Norwegian […]