OKEx May Delist Ethereum Classic If It Doesn’t Upgrade Its Security

ETC is facing delisting from OKEx in the wake of a 51% attack that cost the exchange $5.6 million.
According to a report recently released by OKEx, the perpetrators registered five accounts between June 26 and July 9, 2020, subsequently depositing 68,230.

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Enter Facebook Financial: All Bases Covered From Crypto to Stablecoins

Despite regulators across the board giving a cold shoulder to Facebook’s ambitious plan to install a worldwide crypto-based payment system called Libra, the company’s enthusiasm for moving into the digital payments space is only mounting.

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Walmart Adds Crypto Cashback Through Shopping Loyalty Platform StormX

Gamified shopping loyalty platform StormX will now let its users earn cashback in cryptocurrencies when shopping at Walmart.
According to an announcement shared with Cointelegraph on August 14, StormX users can now earn up to 4% cashback in crypto for purchases made at Walmart.

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Blockchain Investments Fell 63% Due to Pandemic

Professional services firm KPMG has published a report predicting that blockchain will be one of five emerging technology sectors to see increased investment from enterprises over the next 12 months.
Titled Enterprise Reboot, the report was compiled by KPMG International and HFS Research.

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Why Santander Doesn’t Want to Use Ripple for International Payments Yet

Santander, the large scale Spanish bank and one of Ripple’s major partners, is still hesitant to adopt XRP as part of its international payment network, One Pay FX. The company reasoned that the token “was not actively traded in enough markets” to support the company’s banking needs.

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This Ransomware Comes With Its Own Affiliate Program

Avaddon, a new ransomware-as-a-service, or RaaS, protocol, is the latest to jump on the crypto extortion bandwagon. Similar to ransomware from groups like Maze and REvil, the Avaddon project offers revenue-sharing for users who successfully deploy the software on unsuspecting victims.

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