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.
Alexander Vinnik heads to trial in France on ransomware, money laundering charges
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
The attacker used "vishing," a social engineering scam on the rise.
Hackers exploited Tor exit relays to generate bitcoin: research
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
The company also said its most recent breach could affect advertisers' opinion.