When compiling the list, the experts considered four basic parameters: user security, domain and registrar security, protection against DoS attacks, and web security.
According to the analysis of reliability rating A, only 2 exchanges received: Kraken and Cobinhood, which took the first and second lines respectively. In third place was the Poloniex exchange, in the fourth – Bitmex. Binance, the largest in the volume of daily trading, took the 34th line, OKEx – 59. Coinbase Pro showed a good result – it ranks 9th on the list.
A total of A and A- received 21 sites – this is only 16% of the total, considered by experts. At the same time, 29% received C +, C and C- ratings, and no stock exchange received the highest A + rating.
According to the latest quarterly study by Bloomchain, Bitfinex (in this rating, it ranks 5th) became the largest exchange trading Bitcoin – it accounted for 56% of transactions in the BTC / USD pair. She also led the top 5 sites on the basis of stock exchange data, which also included GDAX, Bitstamp, Kraken and BitFlyer.
Recall that in September last year, the prosecutor’s office of New York prepared a report in which it listed the main disadvantages of cryptobirth. The main claims of law enforcement officers called the possibility of abuse, price manipulation and vague listing rules. To learn more about the work of the exchanges and determine the risks for investors, the prosecutor’s office sent requests to 13 crypto-counterparts, 4 of which – Kraken, Gate, Binance and Huobi refused to cooperate.