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Google Play Forces Crypto Wallet Samourai to Remove Security Features

Crypto wallet Samourai removed security features introduced in its latest app update after Google Play found them in conflict with its “store policies.”The app’s Twitter handle confirmed that it has disabled features called Stealth Mode, Remote SMS, and SIM Switch Defense. A separate blog post accused Google Play of being extremely restrictive to become a “walled garden,” an internet slang reserved for web services that practice excessive control. Continue reading Google Play Forces Crypto Wallet Samourai to Remove Security Features

Why South Korea Will Play a Major Role in Cryptocurrency Adoption

As a high-tech hub known for its consumer electronics, tech giants, esports, and global innovation, perhaps it’s not surprising that a report by Cindicator revealed that South Korea will play a major role in cryptocurrency adoption. By reviewing existing data on exchange volumes, recent economic history, regulation, and trends, the tokenized fintech asset management company came to some interesting conclusions. Continue reading Why South Korea Will Play a Major Role in Cryptocurrency Adoption

Google Boots Four Malicious Crypto Apps from Play Store

Despite attempts to weed out fake cryptocurrency apps on the Android marketplace, the war is far from being won. Cybersecurity researcher Lukas Stefanko recently came across four fake crypto apps in the Google Play Store that impersonated Ethereum wallet MetaMask, as well as the Tether and NEO cryptocurrencies. According to Stefanko, the apps have been on the Android marketplace for weeks now and had been downloaded several hundred times. The apps were removed from the Google Play Store as soon as they were reported. Continue reading Google Boots Four Malicious Crypto Apps from Play Store