The Multichain hack has cost users $3 million so far. However, one victim managed to get back most of their money - by talking to the hacker directly. A "white hat" hacker returned about 800k in Ether to a hacking victim. However, the hacker kept $150,000 as a "tip" for keeping the funds safe. The CTO of crypto wallet ZenGo Tal Beery highlighted the conversation between the hacker and his victim on the blockchain. The hacker presented himself as a…
The blockchain-based web browser Brave signed a new partnership with cryptocurrency exchange Binance, allowing its users to trade directly on Binance. Recently Brave launched its cryptocurrency, known as the Basic Attention Token (BAT). The partnership made BAT jump over 13% on the day while BNB traded in fiat.
Brave integrated Binance API to enable users to get seamless and instant access to the Binance account, buy, sell and receive cryptocurrencies supported by the exchange right from the new tab page in a browser window. Users will also see their balances, and in an imminent release, Brave will support other cryptos, including BTC and ETH.
When users open a new tab on their mobile browser, there will be a new Binance-branded widget below the Brave Rewards widget. It will allow the user to integrate with Binance.com and Binance.US directly.
The Importance of the Brave-Binance Partnership
According to Brendan Eich, CEO and co-founder of Brave, bringing a leading exchange like Binance directly into the browser, Brave is taking cryptocurrency trading mainstream and enabling users to conduct transactions effortlessly.
On the other hand, Changpeng Zhao shared his excitement by stating that he is looking forward to a long-term partnership with Brave to make it easier to interact with crypto and encourage more utility in the short term. Presently, the new Brave browser feature is only available in Brave’s Nightly desktop version but will soon be accessible in any desktop version from April.