Yahoo Japan is preparing to launch a cryptocurrency market, regional media sources say. Nikkei Asian Review reported on Friday that the tech firm — originally a joint venture between Altaba (formerly Yahoo!
The hackers behind the record-setting Coincheck theft have laundered 40 percent of the roughly 500 million NEM tokens (XEM) they stole in the exchange in January, cybersecurity consultants say.
Japanese authorities have penalized seven national cryptocurrency exchanges following inspections, such as a month-long suspension for 2 exchanges.
Japanese financial services SBI Group has delayed the launch of its exchange after discovering it had to further strengthen security measures.