Gensler hints Grayscale ruling forced SEC to take ‘new look’ at Bitcoin ETFs
    15 Dec 2023

    U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission chair Gary Gensler has hinted that the regulator has been rethinking its approach to spot Bitcoin exchange-traded products following a recent Grayscale court decision. Speaking to CNBC on Dec. 14, Gary Gensler was questioned about the long list of pending spot Bitcoin ETF applications. He said the SEC has “between eight and…

    How the Ledger Connect hacker tricked users into making malicious approvals
    15 Dec 2023

    The ‘Ledger hacker’ who siphoned away at least $484,000 from multiple Web3 apps on Dec. 14 did so by tricking Web3 users into making malicious token approvals, according to the team behind blockchain security platform Cyvers. According to public statements made by multiple parties involved, the hack occurred on the morning of Dec. 14. The attacker…

    Binance, crypto firms optimistic about UAE amid potential US regulatory shift
    15 Dec 2023

    Binance and other cryptocurrency firms based in the United Arab Emirates are optimistic that the country will remain a hotspot for virtual assets despite a potential shift to the United States should the Western superpower become a more crypto-friendly jurisdiction. The “regulation by enforcement” regime in the U.S. has pushed global crypto firms to move…