Category: Chainalysis

Chainalysis hits BitMEX with ‘high risk’ warning

Chainalysis hits BitMEX with ‘high risk’ warning

Chainalysis, the influential cryptocurrency investigations firm, has slapped futures exchange BitMEX with a “high risk” label. On October 5, Chainalysis contacted its clients — which include government agencies, banks and exchanges — to advise them that it will consider BitMEX a “high risk exchange” from October 13 onward. Those using the company’s transaction monitoring tool, […]

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Chainalysis and Integra Win $1.25 Million IRS Contract to Break Monero

Chainalysis and Integra Win $1.25 Million IRS Contract to Break Monero

Crypto intelligence firm Chainalysis and data forensics company Integra Fec have won a combined $1.25 million contract to provide tools that break the privacy-focused coin, monero, for the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS).Floated early September, the one-year contract specifically covers transactions involving monero (XMR) and second-layer payment solutions such as bitcoin’s lightning network (LN) – […]

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Analyst: 1,500 Bitcoins Lost Every Day, Less Than 14 Million Coins Will Ever Circulate

Analyst: 1,500 Bitcoins Lost Every Day, Less Than 14 Million Coins Will Ever Circulate

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