ChangeNOW’s Weekly News Digest. Jan 6-10
Binance Donates 1 Million Dollars to Australia
Crypto exchange Binance has donated $1 million in cryptocurrency to Binance Charity, which will use the funds to help the Australian bushfires relief efforts. Read more here!
AMLD5 Takes Effect
Friday marks the deadline for the European Union’s 28 member nation-states to adopt the Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive or AMLD5. Learn more about how it affects the crypto community here!
Thailand Goes Crypto
Thailand’s oldest bank Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) has partnered with Ripple to create a mobile application powered by blockchain to deliver instant, low-cost cross-border payments. Learn more here!
North Korean Hackers Steal Crypto Through Telegram
Kaspersky has warned cryptocurrency users to expect more attacks from North Korea as its hackers develop “enhanced capabilities” to deliver malware through popular messaging app Telegram.
HODLing Hits a Major Milestone
About 10.7 million bitcoins haven’t moved in more than 12 months, according to Digital Assets Data, a fintech company building crypto data feeds. Read more about the milestone here!