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Binance’s Users KYC Data Reportedly Leaked Online

M. Ali

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It seems that some of Binance exchange’s KYC (Know Your Customer) documents have been hacked and leaked online including selfies of individuals holding up a piece of paper with the word Binance and the date the image was taken, there are literally thousands of KYC identities on a telegram group Find Your Binance KYC.

Some examples of the leaked documents were shared online by a Reddit user, faces and IDs censored for privacy of personal info.

Binances CEO tweeted right after the alleged data was shared online, asking users not to FUD.

Binance exchange issued a statement about the KYC leak stating that Binance was approached by unidentified individual who demanded 300 BTC in exchange for withholding 10,000 photos that bear similarity to Binance KYC data.

KYC means “Know Your Customer”. It is a process by which some cryptocurrency exchanges obtain information about the identity and address of the customers. This process helps to ensure that exchanges services are not misused. The KYC is required by large exchanges like Binance.

Daily cryptocurrency trader, miner, technology enthusiast and a full time IT and security consultant. If you have any questions or comments please feel free to email him at [email protected]

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BNB’s Price Spiked Over 27% Amid Listing Bella Protocol

June G. Bauer

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Binance’s coin (BNB) price spiked over 27% in the past couple of hours amid listing Bella Protocol (BEL) on Bianace’s LaunchPad. BNB holders will be able to earn and acquire new token rewards in return for staking BNB, BUSD, and ARPA tokens.

BNB coin volumes spiked and the price jumped from $18.49 to $23.59 within few hours.

BNB Price Spike

BNB coin holders will be able farm BEL tokens over 30 days, starting on September 9th. Binance will then list BEL on September 16th and open trading for BEL/BTC, BEL/BNB, BEL/BUSD, and BEL/USDT trading pairs.

Bella Protocol is a user-friendly Decentralized finance (DeFi) and also an asset management platform with very low transaction fees. They claim that these initiatives will offer a more seamless user experience for DeFi investors.

BEL is an ERC20 token and is the governance token in the Bella ecosystem. The total supply of $BEL is 100,000,000. BEL coin holders will be able to earn profit sharing, get fee discount, staking rewards, and voting power in the Bella ecosystem.

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BNB/USD Price Chart

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Crex24 Will Be Delisting Eight Low Caps Coins

Sying Tien

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Crex24 cryptocurrency exchange announced on the official Discord channel that it will be delisting eight cryptocurrency coins. Crex24’s team will be paying compensation to the holders of these coins.

The delisted coins are:

Internet Cafe Coin (ICC)
Bitcoin5000 (BVK)
Brazuk Coin (BZK)
Intercrone Coin (ICR)
Methuselah Coin (SAP)
Troca Coin (TNJ)
Viridi Coin
Win Coin (WC)

Trading on these coins will be suspended as of 29th, August.

Crex24 cryptocurrency exchange was established on 2017 and it’s known for it’s offers low commission fees.

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Telecom Egypt Blocks Access to Coinbase, Binance and Kraken Exchanges

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Telecom Egypt Blocks Access to Coinbase, Binance and Kraken Exchanges

Egyptian Telecommunication Company (TE data), Egypt’s largest internet service provider has blocked access to some major cryptocurrency exchanges such as Coinbase, Binance , Bitfinex , Kraken and Bitstamp. TE Data is owned and operated by Telecom Egypt.

TE Data has 65% of the market share and controls over 70% of the internet bandwidth in Egypt.

Egyptian users will have to use VPN, to switch to another ISP such as Vodafone Egypt or to use Opera and TOR web browsers in order to bypass the censorship.

So far, Poloniex, Huobi, Hotbit, Bittrex, Kucoin and Gemini websites are not affected by this new censorship.

Number of blocked websites continued to rise in Egypt, including independent news websites that published articles critical of the Egyptian government. Other banned sites include international news outlets such as the Arabic channel Al Jazeera and the Huffington Post Arabic.

The new banking law for the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) bans creating, promoting or operating cryptocurrency platforms for issuing or trading encrypted currency or cryptocurrency without obtaining the necessary licenses in advance.

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