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Federal advisories detail bitcoin payments to ransomware gangs, urgency of threat

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

Treasury recently warned that helping to pay ransomware to any entity on its cyber sanctions list could incur civil penalties.

Twitter hacker pleads guilty, sentenced to 3 years

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

Prosecutors touted the plea deal as a chance for Graham Ivan Clark to mend his ways.

NFT digital art is already attracting hackers

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

Art thievery is alive and well — but now it's digital.

Serbian man extradited to US over cryptocurrency mining fraud scheme

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

The alleged scheme included fake company profiles with names and pictures of mostly women.

DOJ seizes $1 billion in cryptocurrency tied to Silk Road dark web market

by Tim Starks • 5 months ago

The successful prosecution of Silk Road’s founder in 2015 left open a billion-dollar question. Where did the money go?

Operator of bitcoin 'mixers' that served dark web markets faces $60 million FinCEN penalty

by Joe Warminsky • 6 months ago

It's the first action of its kind by FinCEN, which assessed that the Helix and Coin Ninja services failed to file suspicious activity reports and follow other financial rules.