Bitstamp Adds Crypto Crime Insurance for Assets Held Online

Bitstamp Adds Crypto Crime Insurance for Assets Held Online

The new policy means user funds are protected both on- and offline.

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When people evaluate the unpredictability of the cryptocurrency market, they can see why crypto security is so important. Online crypto wallets and exchanges have been hacked in large numbers in the last 24 months. “The value of cryptocurrency taken from victims climbed by 82% to $7.8 billion in 2021,” Chainalysis’ most recent Bitcoin Crime Report shows. Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies are increasing in value, and these findings demonstrate that cryptocurrencies operate in a chaotic environment that the traditional financial system ignores or refuses to....