• Malware disguised as Tor browser has been used to steal about $400,000 in crypto from users across 52 countries.
• Telegram Premium can be purchased with Toncoin (TON).
• Boerse Stuttgart Digital licensed by BaFin for Crypto Custody Business.
Malware Used to Steal Crypto
A new clipper malware disguised as the Tor browser has been used to steal about $400,000 in crypto from more than 15,000 users across 52 countries so far in 2023, according to Kaspersky researchers. The malware operates by replacing a portion of the entered clipboard contents with the cybercriminal’s own wallet address once it detects a wallet address in the clipboard, they explained.
Purchasing Telegram Premium with TON
The TON Foundation announced that Telegram Premium can now be purchased with Toncoin (TON), the native digital token of the TON blockchain. The purchase is available via Fragment, a platform that supports direct and anonymous sales and public auctions. Users will be able to purchase three, six, or 12-month subscriptions via the non-custodial crypto wallet Tonkeeper.
Boerse Stuttgart Digital Licensed for Crypto Custody
Blocknox, a part of Boerse Stuttgart Digital, said it received the final license for its business operations as a crypto custodian from the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin). This allows Boerse Stuttgart Digital to provide institutional investors with services for crypto trading and fiduciary custody.
Bitget Launches Index Futures Contract Trading Service
Bitget announced the launch of Index Futures, a native futures contracts trading service designed to attract investors seeking relatively low-risk yield-earning instruments based on aggregated market indicators. The announcement said that the Index Futures differ from Coin-margined or USDT-margined contract counterparts by tracking a bundle of assets rather than a single one. It also introduced Bitget Protection Fund valued at $300 million and backed by BTC and USDT reserves.
KuCoin Launches Cloud Mining Partner Recruitment
KuCoin announced the launch of their cloud mining partner recruitment program which would enable users access cloud mining services without needing any technical expertise or resources required for traditional mining operations