Statement on Bitcoin Gold

What’s happening? Sometime around October 25, 2017 (specifically at bitcoin block 491,407), a small portion of the Bitcoin community intends to support a chain split or “fork” of the bitcoin software, called Bitcoin Gold (BTG). Currently, coincafe has no plans to support Bitcoin Gold. What should I do? For customers who are not interested in…

Security Incident

On September 15, 2017 we learned that an unauthorized third party had accessed the personal information of some coincafe customers. We immediately began an investigation and consulted a leading computer forensics firm. Our investigation determined that the third party likely gained access to the information in a previously-identified incident that took place on April 11,…

Bitcoin Cash

Service Disruption: Monday July 31 7:00pm ET until Wednesday August 2 7:00pm ET Regular bitcoin sends are temporarily offline for about 48 hours. The Bitcoin network may experience a potential network disruption on August 1st, 2017. A small portion of the Bitcoin community may support a chain split called Bitcoin Cash (BCC), an alternative cryptocurrency…

Two-Factor Authentication Now Supported

Security is important to us at Coin Cafe, so we’re excited to announce that two-factor authentication (2FA) is now available to all of our users. Two-factor authentication is a great way of adding an additional layer of security to your account. When 2FA is enabled, two separate elements are required for certain actions – your Coin Cafe account…