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Bybit Web3 Surpasses 1 Million Wallet Users, Introduces Keyless Wallet for Unrivaled Security and Simplicity

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DUBAI, UAE, Jan. 19, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Bybit, the world’s third largest crypto exchange by volume, today announces the launch of its Keyless Wallet, a revolutionary self-custody solution redefining digital asset security and accessibility, as Bybit celebrates reaching 1 million users on our #BybitWeb3 wallet.

Built upon cutting-edge Multiparty Computation (MPC) technology, Keyless Wallet empowers users with ultimate control over their assets, eliminating the need for vulnerable private keys and third-party trust. Bybit Web3 is also planning for the next upgrade by introducing seed phrase wallet in February 2024, marking another stride in user-centric solutions.

“At Bybit, we believe Web3 holds immense potential, but complexity and security concerns remain significant barriers to entry,” says Ben Zhou, co-founder and CEO of Bybit. “Keyless Wallet is an important milestone of our Web3 vision to build a simpler, open, and equal ecosystem for everyone, where security isn’t sacrificed for convenience. Today, we are thrilled with the overwhelming support from the Web3 community as our Bybit Web3 wallet reaches 1 million users, marking a celebratory achievement in our journey towards a more inclusive digital landscape.”

Bybit’s Crypto Wallet Study Underlines the Importance of Both Security and Ease of Use

As highlighted in Bybit’s recent crypto wallet study, security and user-friendliness are key factors when choosing a digital asset wallet. Bybit’s Keyless Wallet addresses this critical need by combining cutting-edge security with an intuitive interface.

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Powered by MPC technology, Keyless Wallet eliminates the need for users to memorize or store private keys, mitigating the risk of loss and compromise. Instead, private keys are distributed and processed in secure enclaves, significantly enhancing security without sacrificing convenience.

MPC Wallets: Fortress for Your Crypto Assets

  1. Keyless Convenience: Users can experience keyless convenience by leveraging MPC technology. The keys are stored in pieces in separate locations and provide top-notch security without the need for traditional mnemonics.
  2. Revolutionizing Security: Users can enjoy unparalleled asset protection via Bybit Keyless Wallet.  The signature process of interacting with the Dapp will not show the complete private key, eliminating the risk of private key exposure and greatly improving the security of the private key and assets.
  3. Self-Custody Empowerment: Bybit Keyless Wallets empower the users with full ownership of assets and control over their private keys, pioneering advanced crypto asset protection.

Keyless Wallet Highlights:

CertiK-Audited Security: Bybit Keyless Wallet is undergoing a rigorous security audit by CertiK, renowned for their high-caliber blockchain security evaluations.

3FA Trading Protection: Triple-layer security with Bybit account, wallet password, and mobile device authentication grants an extra layer of protection for users’ valuable assets.

TEE Environment Signatures: Both client and server operate within secure Trusted Execution Environments (TEEs) for signing transactions, further bolstering security.

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3FA Recovery System: A robust recovery system requiring users’ Bybit account, recovery password, and personal cloud storage ensures secure account retrieval.

In the era of digitization and self-management, Bybit Keyless Wallet opens a new gateway to seamless, secure, and self-controlled digital asset management.

#Bybit #BybitWeb3 #TheCryptoArk

About Bybit Web3

Bybit Web3 is redefining openness in the decentralized world, creating a simpler, open, and equal ecosystem for everyone. We are committed to welcoming builders, creators, and partners in the blockchain space, extending an invitation to both crypto enthusiasts and the curious, with a community of over 1-million wallet users, over 10 major ecosystem partners, and counting. 

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Bybit Web3 provides a comprehensive suite of Web3 products designed to make accessing, swapping, collecting and growing Web3 assets as open and simple as possible. Our wallets, marketplaces and platforms are all backed by the security and expertise that define Bybit as a top 3 global crypto exchange, trusted by 20 million users globally.

Join the revolution now and open the door to your Web3 future with Bybit.

About Bybit

Bybit is a top-three cryptocurrency exchange by volume with 20 million users established in 2018. It offers a professional platform where crypto investors and traders can find an ultra-fast matching engine, 24/7 customer service, and multilingual community support. Bybit is a proud partner of Formula One’s reigning Constructors’ and Drivers’ champions: the Oracle Red Bull Racing team.

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Brazil to Tighten Regulation on Foreign Crypto Exchanges

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Brazil’s Receita Federal Increases Scrutiny on Foreign Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Brazil’s tax authority, Receita Federal, plans to intensify its oversight of foreign cryptocurrency exchanges operating within the country. This move aims to enhance regulation and transparency amid the rising use of digital assets in Latin America’s largest economy.

New Reporting Requirements for International Platforms
Recent reports indicate that Receita Federal will soon issue an order requiring international cryptocurrency platforms, including Binance and Coinbase, to provide detailed operational data and information on their partnerships with local service providers.

Government’s Regulatory Focus
Andrea Chaves, Deputy Secretary of Inspection at the Federal Revenue Service, emphasized the importance of this measure. “It’s crucial for us to understand how they operate here and ensure there’s no illegality,” she stated. The government aims to ensure compliance with tax laws and confirm that services provided to Brazilian customers are fully legal.

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Wagner Lima, a risk management coordinator at Receita Federal, underscored the need to review collaborations between foreign exchanges and local service providers. This review ensures compliance with a 2019 regulation that mandates information sharing.

Rise in Crypto Asset Declarations
This decision comes in response to a significant increase in crypto asset declarations by Brazilians. From January to July 2023, Brazilians declared 133.6 billion reais ($24.6 billion) in crypto assets, marking a 36.6% increase from the previous year. Notably, 14.5 billion reais were declared through foreign exchanges, representing a 51.2% growth.

Upcoming Order Details
The forthcoming order will require exchanges to disclose their operational methods and customer service practices in Brazil. However, it will exclude customer-specific data and transactional information to comply with current Brazilian laws.

Future Regulatory Framework
Brazilian authorities are also working on developing a clear framework for digital currencies and their legal status, expected to be introduced by mid-2024. This framework aims to organize both local and foreign exchanges operating within Brazil, ensuring their compliance with local laws and regulatory requirements.

Source: cryptotimes.io

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Financial Institution NAB Embraces Crypto Custody Solution

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National Australia Bank Invests in Crypto Custody Firm Zodia Custody

National Australia Bank (NAB), a prominent financial institution, has taken a significant step into the cryptocurrency custody arena. Instead of creating its own digital currency, NAB Ventures has opted to invest in Zodia Custody, a London-based firm specializing in the secure storage of digital assets for institutional clients.

Strategic Shift and Industry Alignment
This investment marks a strategic shift for NAB, aligning itself with global financial leaders like Standard Chartered, Northern Trust, and SBI Holdings, who have already acknowledged the importance of safeguarding digital assets for investors. By partnering with Zodia Custody, NAB showcases a forward-thinking approach, choosing collaboration over direct competition with established players like Coinbase.

Commitment to Innovation
The decision to invest in Zodia Custody reflects NAB’s commitment to providing cutting-edge solutions to its institutional clients while leveraging the potential of the crypto market. This move positions NAB as a key ally for institutional investors seeking secure and regulated infrastructure to navigate the complexities of digital asset storage and management.

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Additional Insights
One significant aspect not highlighted in the initial report is that NAB’s engagement with a crypto custody solution underscores the growing demand from institutional investors for secure and regulated infrastructure to enter the crypto space.

Key Questions
1. How will NAB’s partnership with Zodia Custody impact its overall financial services and competitive position in the market?
2. What regulatory challenges and compliance requirements does NAB face by entering the crypto custody space?
3. How does NAB plan to address security concerns related to the storage of digital assets for its institutional clients?
4. What are the potential risks and rewards for NAB as it ventures into the crypto custody sector?

Key Challenges
NAB may encounter several challenges, including regulatory compliance issues, cybersecurity risks, market volatility of crypto assets, competition from existing players in the space, and the need to build trust among institutional clients for their crypto custody services.

Advantages
1. Access to a Growing Market: Entry into the rapidly expanding crypto market and potential new revenue streams.
2. Strengthened Partnerships: Enhanced relationships with global leaders in the crypto custody sector.
3. Diversification: Broadening service offerings to meet the evolving needs of institutional clients.

Disadvantages
1. Regulatory Scrutiny: Increased regulatory oversight and compliance costs.
2. Market Volatility: Exposure to the highly volatile nature of crypto assets.
3. Reputation Risk: Potential damage to reputation if security breaches or operational issues occur in the custody of digital assets.

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Source: smartphonemagazine.nl

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Brazil Tax Department to Scrutinize Foreign Crypto Exchange Operations

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Brazil to Enhance Scrutiny on Foreign Crypto Exchanges

Brazil’s Receita Federal is set to intensify oversight of foreign digital asset exchanges operating within the country, aiming to strengthen regulation and transparency in this rapidly growing sector. The national tax authority plans to collect operational data from platforms such as Binance, Coinbase, and Kraken, despite the absence of a comprehensive regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies in Brazil.

Tightened Oversight on Foreign Crypto Exchanges
As digital asset popularity surges in Brazil, the government is taking steps to understand and regulate the activities of international cryptocurrency exchanges. A mandate, expected to be issued this week, will require these platforms to disclose their operational methodologies and customer service practices within the region. The focus of Brazilian tax authorities is to ensure compliance with local tax laws and anti-money laundering regulations.

Surge in Digital Asset Usage
The decision comes amidst a significant increase in digital asset usage in Brazil, with reported crypto holdings by Brazilians reaching 133.6 billion reais ($24.6 billion) from January to July 2023—a 36.6% increase from the previous year. This heightened scrutiny is vital as the government pushes for greater transparency while still developing a concrete regulatory framework, expected to be proposed by the end of 2024.

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Receita Federal to Audit International Crypto Platforms
Andrea Chaves, Deputy Secretary of Inspection at the Receita Federal, emphasized the importance of this initiative. The government aims to ensure that these exchanges comply with tax obligations and do not engage in illegal activities. Additionally, they seek to confirm that services offered to Brazilian customers are fully legal, addressing concerns that some platforms might bypass local regulations, leading to unreported revenue and facilitating illicit financial flows.

Wagner Lima, a risk management coordinator at the Revenue Service, highlighted the need to examine partnerships between foreign exchanges and local service providers. This scrutiny ensures adherence to a 2019 regulation mandating information sharing, crucial for maintaining the integrity of Brazil’s financial systems.

Upcoming Ordinance Requirements
The forthcoming ordinance will require exchanges to provide detailed information about their operations, excluding customer-specific data and transactional details to comply with current Brazilian laws. The 51.2% increase in declared holdings through foreign exchanges from the previous year underscores the growing importance of these platforms in the local market.

Source: coingape.com

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