Tom Carreras

Tom Carreras
Costa Rica

Tom Carreras

Journalist
Costa Rica
Tom bought his first satoshis in early 2020 and is very much enjoying the ride. He’s published some novels, holds a degree in books from McGill, and is now on a mission to help everyday people get to grips with crypto.
  • The Race to Scale Ethereum With zkEVM Rollups

    Analysis

    As Ethereum sets its sights on mass adoption, ZK-Rollup technology has emerged as a strong contender for scaling the blockchain, lowering transaction costs, and improving throughput. Crypto Briefing breaks down...

  • Russia May Introduce “Targeted” CBDC by 2023

    News

    The Bank of Russia, in its latest report, indicated that a digital ruble would be rolled out starting 2023.  Bank of Russia Updates on CBDC Russia is forging ahead with...

  • “It’s Insane”: Crypto Twitter Reacts to Tornado Cash Developer Arrest

    News

    Tornado Cash developer Alexey Pertsev’s arrest is being met with fierce criticism from the crypto space on Twitter. Prominent community members fear this may indicate an impending crackdown on privacy....

  • MakerDAO Should “Seriously Consider Preparing” for DAI Depeg: Founder

    News

    The U.S. Treasury Department’s sanctions against Tornado Cash have led MakerDAO founder Rune Christensen to believe that the DAI creator is endangered by its $3.5 billion worth of USDC collateral....

  • Curve Finance Exploited in Ongoing Attack

    News

    DeFi protocol Curve is currently being exploited through its frontend. Over $573,000 has already been taken by the attacker. Curve Frontend Exploited Curve Finance is being exploited. According to Paradigm...

  • Tether, Circle Pledge Support for Proof-of-Stake Ethereum

    Business

    Neither USDT nor USDC will be backed by reserves on a potential Ethereum Proof-of-Work fork, Tether and Circle announced today. Proof-of-Stake Ethereum Solidifies Support Ethereum’s potential Proof-of-Work fork is failing...

  • “A Major Policy Issue”: Circle CEO Criticizes Tornado Cash Sanctions

    News

    Circle quickly complied with the U.S. Treasury’s decision to sanction Tornado Cash, but its CEO is calling on industry leaders to establish a privacy-enabling policy framework. Circle CEO Comments on...

  • DeBridge Team Foils Possible Lazarus Group Cyberattack

    News

    North Korean hacking syndicate Lazarus Group is thought to be behind a failed cyberattack on deBridge Finance yesterday. Close Call A suspected hacking attempt from North Korean cybercriminals has been...