Tag: bittrex

Trading Accounts Are Selling for Thousands of Dollars

As cryptocurrency continues to grow, more and more new investors are flocking in every day to buy into the coins they think are next slated to moon. Current exchanges are experiencing so much activity that they’ve been forced to turn away new users. In response, some individuals have gone ahead and purchased existing accounts, spending up to thousands of dollars for a single account. Popular exchanges such as Binance, Bittrex, Bitfinex, …
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Bittrex Disabling New User Registrations Is a Good Thing

The year 2017 has been pretty good for cryptocurrency exchanges in general. With so many new people entering this ecosystem, it’s been evident something would have to give at some point. It seems Bittrex is the first major “casualty” in this regard, as the company halted all account signups about a week ago and has yet to open registrations back up. It will be interesting to see if other exchanges take similar action moving forward. …
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Five Reasons Why Smaller Exchanges Are Sometimes Superior

There are over 150 active cryptocurrency exchanges of vastly different volumes with thousands of different trading pairs. While many altcoin traders spend most of their time on Binance, Bittrex, and Poloniex, there are dozens of alternatives that other active traders choose over the larger platforms every day. There are plenty of benefits to be experienced through the use of smaller exchanges, and in some cases, they may be the optimal choice. Read on to find out …
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Russian Cybercriminals Allegedly Obtain Passport Data of Bittrex Users

It seems there are a lot more concerns for Bittrex users than just reduced withdrawal limits or lengthy verification times. According to a Russian Telegram group, someone has obtained passport data and other sensitive user information from the exchange. It seems this leak was the result of how Bittrex handles the user verification process. Assuming there is any truth to these allegations, things are not looking great for this particular company. …
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