Category: Bitfinex

187,000 BTC Drained: Over $2 Billion in Bitcoin Leave the Top Exchanges Since June

187,000 BTC Drained: Over $2 Billion in Bitcoin Leave the Top Exchanges Since June

Cryptocurrency reserves held on digital asset exchanges have been dropping to new lows, as some of the top exchanges have seen significant bitcoin reserve balance drops. A few months ago trading platforms had a lot more bitcoin reserves on hand and onchain data shows a few exchanges have seen customers steadily drain 187,000 bitcoins ($2.1B) […]

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Hacker from the 2016 Bitfinex Breach Transfers $21M Worth of Bitcoin to Unknown Wallets

Hacker from the 2016 Bitfinex Breach Transfers $21M Worth of Bitcoin to Unknown Wallets

On Wednesday morning (ET), around 2,034 BTC ($21.6 million) from the 2016 Bitfinex hack moved into a few unknown wallets. The action was caught by the Btcparser program as five transactions with around 400 BTC each moved for the first time in four years.On August 2, 2016, the popular digital currency exchange Bitfinex was hacked […]

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Stacking Satoshis: Leveraging Defi Applications to Earn More Bitcoin

Stacking Satoshis: Leveraging Defi Applications to Earn More Bitcoin

As decentralized finance (defi) has become more popular, digital currency proponents are making money off of more than 140 yield-bearing cryptocurrencies. While most of the defi ecosystem revolves around the Ethereum network, a number of people leverage these defi applications in order to earn more bitcoin. The following list is a few defi platforms that […]

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Crypto Exchange Bitfinex Announces Margin Trading Facility for Uniswap (UNI)

Ethereum-based decentralized platform Uniswap has created a huge uproar in the DeFi market ever since announcing its governance token UNI. On Wednesday, September 30, popular crypto exchange announced margin trading support for Uniswap (UNI) with two Uniswap pairs UNI/USD and UNI/USDt. Margin trading for $UNI pairs is now available on Bitfinex!@UniswapProtocol pairs (UNI/USD), (UNI/USDt) can […]

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Bitfinex Announces $400 Million Reward For Hacked Bitcoin Recovery

Bitfinex Announces $400 Million Reward For Hacked Bitcoin Recovery

Bitfinex will be awarding $400 million for the successful recovery of bitcoins lost in the infamous August 2016 hack. The offer is also open to the hackers themselves who pilfered around 120,000 BTC, worth $1.3 billion (at today’s rates). Bitfinex: Help Return 120,000 BTC Worth $1.3 Billion, Get $400 Million In an official announcement today, […]

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