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

by Joe Warminsky • 4 days 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.

Alexander Vinnik heads to trial in France on ransomware, money laundering charges

by Joe Warminsky • 5 days ago

It's the latest milestone in a case that spans at least four countries. French and U.S. prosecutors allege the Russian helped create the infamous Locky ransomware and then launder the resulting bitcoin ransom payments.

New York regulator faults Twitter for lax security measures prior to big account breach

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

The attacker used "vishing," a social engineering scam on the rise.

Hackers exploited Tor exit relays to generate bitcoin: research

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The attackers regained control of relays after Tor's oversees kicked them off, according to the research.

Twitter prepares to pay up to $250 million for using security data for advertising

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

The company also said its most recent breach could affect advertisers' opinion.

Hackers breached Twitter accounts by targeting employees by phone

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

The exact circumstances remain shrouded in mystery.

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