Federal advisories detail bitcoin payments to ransomware gangs, urgency of threat
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
Prosecutors touted the plea deal as a chance for Graham Ivan Clark to mend his ways.
NFT digital art is already attracting hackers
Art thievery is alive and well — but now it's digital.
Serbian man extradited to US over cryptocurrency mining fraud scheme
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
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
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.