Wasabi Wallet’s Implementation of Chaumian CoinJoin Deemed to Lack Privacy

Wasabi was first launched as “an open-source, non-custodial, privacy-focused,” Bitcoin wallet for desktop uses. It implements, a trustless method for combining Bitcoin payments from multiple spenders, typically referred to as coin shuffling – a service offered by CoinJoin. At the time of launch, the Samourai team behind Wasabi deemed this implementation as increasing one’s privacy as the number of participants…

Federal Judge Sentences Cryptocurrency Scammer to 86 Months in Prison

A scammer has been sentenced to 86 months in prison for running a cryptocurrency-related scheme, the United States Department of Justice (DoJ) reports on July 1 In addition to the 86-month prison sentence, United States District Judge Sandra J. Feuerstein ordered 44-year old New Jersey resident Blake Kantor to pay a total restitution of $806,405 distributed to the victims who invested in…

Trust Wallet Launches WalletConnect for Linking Desktop DApps and Mobile Wallets

Crypto Wallet platform TrustWallet has introduced an amazing and helpful feature to its platform. The feature, named WalletConnect, is an open protocol for connecting desktop based DApps to mobile wallets with the aid of end to end encryption. TrustWallet, which happens to be official wallet partner of cryptocurrency exchange Binancewith a built-in DApp Browser, has continued to…