PricewaterhouseCoopers launches cryptocurrency auditing software

On June 19, PricewaterhouseCoopers, one of the Big Four accounting firms, announced a cryptocurrency auditing software solution in a press release. According to the released version, PwC's new tool added to the Halo Audit Suite can be used to “provide guarantee services for entities engaged in cryptocurrency transactions”. The company claims that with the new Halo suite, PwC can provide independent evidence of public-private key pairing (establishing ownership of encrypted assets) and collect transaction and balance information from the blockchain.