Microsoft unveiled a new human-operated ransomware called “PonyFinal” that deploys the attack by launching manually a payload.
Vitalii Antonenko is facing up to 20 years in jail for selling sensitive data after the prosecution traced his Bitcoin wallet.
Sydney police have arrested an Australian woman for allegedly running a crime syndicate using Bitcoin to launder $3.23 million since 2017.
Wells Fargo Advisors is facing counts of fraud, negligence, unjust enrichment and vicarious liability in a lawsuit filed by the victims of a $35 million crypto Ponzi
A whistleblower has revealed a $70 million Bitcoin scam targeting British and Australian investors through fake news stories on Facebook.
Australian Shadow Cybersecurity Minister Tim Watts has criticized the sitting government for its weak response to ransomware
It may sound like something from a dystopian cyberpunk movie, but payment providers could soon be validating transactions by the way users walk, their heartbeat, veins, and more. Mastercard has recently revealed they “have been testing heartbeat, vein technology, and the way people walk to authenticate people.” The high tech proposal, designed to fight hackers […]
FATF’s deadline for crypto AML adoption is looming, and several counties have implemented the rules. But how are crypto firms coping under the new regime?
The American government’s long-running war on privacy escalated this week following the arrest of Coin Ninja’s Larry Harmon on money laundering charges. A Department of Justice statement that “seeking to obscure virtual currency transactions in this way [using mixers] is a crime” means that bitcoiners risk prosecution simply for exercising their right to privacy. Also […]
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The senior adviser to the Silk Road dark web marketplace has admitted one count of conspiracy to distribute narcotics in a U.S. federal court