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A Thai Crypto Wizard Arrested for Conning 16 Million USD

A Thai Crypto Wizard Arrested for Conning 16 Million USD

For his alleged involvement in a 500 million baht cryptocurrency exchange fraud crime, a Thai man has been arrested. A Thai Crypto Wizard arrested...
Cryptomining Malware Found Using Fake Textbooks

Cryptomining Malware Found Using Fake Textbooks

Kaspersky, security software provider, discovers a crypto mining malware that has gone mainstream in various places where uploads and downloads pirated textbooks occur. The...
Latest McAfee Report Reveals Crypto-Mining Malware Attacks up by 29 percent in Q1

Latest McAfee Report Reveals Crypto-Mining Malware Attacks up by 29 percent in Q1

McAfee Labs published its Threats Report for August 2019, concluding that crypto-jacking is on the increase. Latest McAfee report reveals crypto-mining malware attacks up...
North Korea Refuses to Admit it Hacked Two Billion in Fiat and Crypto

North Korea Refuses to Admit it Hacked Two Billion in Fiat and Crypto

The latest U.N. report suggesting North Korea was responsible for hacking banks and cryptocurrency exchanges to fund the country’s weapons programs by approximately $2...
25-year-old Pleads Guilty to Running Unlicensed Bitcoin Exchange

25-year-old Pleads Guilty to Running Unlicensed Bitcoin Exchange

A Westwood man has agreed to plead guilty to federal criminal charges for operating a crypto exchange with neither a license nor an effective...
US Treasury Targets Chinese Crypto Addresses of “Drug Pins”.

US Treasury Targets Chinese Crypto Addresses of “Drug Pins”

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced several Chinese nationals, who...
Malware ‘Norman’ Evades Detection and Mines Cryptocurrency

Malware ‘Norman’ Evades Detection and Mines Cryptocurrency

Security firm Varonis discovers new malware, which has been dubbed “Norman” during a cryptojacking investigation. Cryptojacking is an increasingly prevalent malware type that exploits...
Cryptocurrency Criminals Hacked $4.3 Billion in 2019

Cryptocurrency Criminals Hacked $4.3 Billion in 2019

CipherTrace, a leading cryptocurrency intelligence firm, recently released the Q2 2019 Cryptocurrency Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Report. Cryptocurrency Criminals Hacked $4.3 Billion in 2019. The Q2...
DOJ claims bitcoin escrow firm swindled investors for $7 Million.

DOJ Claims Bitcoin Escrow Firm Swindled Investors for 7 Million

The head of a bitcoin escrow company has been charged by U.S. prosecutors with fraud. DOJ claims bitcoin escrow firm swindled investors for 7...
Guilty Narcotics dealer hands over millions in Bitcoin in Plea Deal

Guilty Narcotics Dealer Hands Over Millions in Bitcoin in Plea Deal

After pleading guilty to charges of money laundering and conspiracy to distribute controlled substances, dark web drug dealer must forfeit $4 million in funds...