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Updated Cardinal RAT malware targets Israeli fintech and crypto firms

Business 20 March 2019

Updated Cardinal RAT malware targets Israeli fintech and crypto firms

Cardinal Random Access Trojan (RAT) has resurfaced two years after Unit42 discovered it in 2017.

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Tel Aviv judge rules bank wrong to close crypto mining firm account

Business 19 March 2019

Tel Aviv judge rules bank wrong to close crypto mining firm account

A judge in Israel has just shaken up the cryptocurrency community by ruling on cryptocurrency miner Israminer’s account with Union Bank in Tel Aviv.

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Israel market regulator sees room for cryptocurrency trading

Business 7 March 2019

Israel market regulator sees room for cryptocurrency trading

Israel's market regulator recommended creating a platform to trade cryptocurrencies under enhanced regulation.

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Israeli crypto businessman faces new embezzlement accusation

Business 11 February 2019

Israeli crypto businessman faces new embezzlement accusation

Moshe Hogeg might not be a thief, but a lot of people would say otherwise. The Israeli cryptocurrency entrepreneur is defending himself once again against a lawsuit from a scorned investor.

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Bitmain shuts down Israel office, leaving all 23 employees jobless

Business 10 December 2018

Bitmain shuts down Israel office, leaving all 23 employees jobless

Israeli news outlet Globes reported on Monday that Bitmain’s development center in Ra’anana “will close this week,” leaving all its 23 staff members without a job.

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Israeli crypto businessman charged with embezzling ICO funds

Business 28 November 2018

Israeli crypto businessman charged with embezzling ICO funds

Moshe Hogeg, a known cryptocurrency entrepreneur in Israel, is reportedly facing embezzlement charges in connection with the missing funds from two initial coin offerings (ICOs).

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‘Not recommended’: Bank of Israel publishes report on central bank crypto

Business 9 November 2018

‘Not recommended’: Bank of Israel publishes report on central bank crypto

After devoting a team of researchers to establishing whether the bank should move towards a digital currency of its own, the findings have come back negative.

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Israel Securities Authority’s ‘Yael’ messenger now on blockchain

Tech 8 October 2018

Israel Securities Authority’s ‘Yael’ messenger now on blockchain

As part of its effort to improve security, the Israel Securities Authority has embedded blockchain technology in its messaging system, called Yael.

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Top leaders in Israel consider launching a state-backed crypto: report

Business 28 August 2018

Top leaders in Israel consider launching a state-backed crypto: report

The Bank of Israel and the Israeli Financial Ministry are reportedly viewing the prospect of launching a state-backed cryptocurrency, with negotiations still in progress on how to use blockchain to solve tax evasion issues.

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Bitmain doubles down on Israel development center

Tech 19 July 2018

Bitmain doubles down on Israel development center

Chinese crypto mining giant Bitmain is recruiting an additional 40 staff at its Israel development center, as the company doubles down on its research and development activities.

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Security analyst tries to sell stolen spyware for $50M in crypto: report

Tech 12 July 2018

Security analyst tries to sell stolen spyware for $50M in crypto: report

An Israeli man has been indicted for threatening national security after an attempted extortion against his employer, a firm working closely with the Israeli government to develop cyber security software.

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Israeli exchange Bits of Gold agrees to snitch on big crypto traders

Business 6 July 2018

Israeli exchange Bits of Gold agrees to snitch on big crypto traders

Bits of Gold, the Tel Aviv exchange with over 50,000 different customers, has said it will comply with the demands of the Israel Tax Authority by referring information on any traders clearing over $50,000 in any 12-month period.

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