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As cryptocurrencies grow, so does the demand to track their users

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 days ago

The business of bitcoin surveillance is booming.

Day trader indicted for hacking into brokerages and placing unauthorized trades

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 week ago

Federal prosecutors say the scheme earned over $700,000 in profit and resulted in over $2 million lost by brokerage firms.

Russian cybercrime suspect's extradition to be decided by Greek government

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

A Greek court has thrown the fight over Alexander Vinnik's fate into chaos, as both the U.S. and Russia want to prosecute him for an array of crimes.

U.S., Russia fighting to extradite suspected Russian cybercriminal who ran $4 billion bitcoin exchange

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

The U.S. says Alexander Vinnik ran the cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e and engaged in money laundering at the scale of $4 billion.

Hackers find unpatched servers to secretly mine $17,000 in Monero per month

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

"We see that minimal know-how together with very low operating costs and a low risk of getting caught can be sufficient for securing a relatively high outcome," researchers at ESET said.

Researchers steal bitcoin by exploiting SS7 vulnerabilities

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

The new research follows years of warnings and a significant hack against German banks last year.

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