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Bisq Attacked, BUX Crypto Launched, Bithumb Got a Black Mark + More News – Cryptonews

Bisq Attacked, BUX Crypto Launched, Bithumb Got a Black Mark + More News 101
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  • Bisq, an open-source, peer-to-peer crypto trading platform, said that an attacker was able to exploit a flaw in their trade protocol, targeting individual trades in order to steal trading capital. “We are aware of approximately 3 BTC and 4000 XMR stolen from 7 different victims,” they said, adding that a proposal will soon be created in the Bisq DAO, Bisq’s funding mechanism, that will aim to repay the 7 victims from future trading revenues.
  • Dutch fintech company BUX that acquired Amsterdam-based crypto exchange Blockport in January this year said that it officially launched the BUX Crypto trading platform. Initially, it offers six cryptoassets (BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, and BUX) and is available in 25 European countries.
  • Bitfinex has started offering staking services. Per the announcement, the Staking Rewards Program will enable customers to earn rewards up to 10% per year by depositing and holding digital tokens. Tokens available for staking rewards include EOS (EOS), cosmos (ATOM), and v.systems (VSYS), with tezos (XTZ) set to launch in May.
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