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Scammers pounce on internet-for-rent services, generating cryptocurrency in quiet

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Email fraud and ransomware attackers apparently are not enough.

Poly Network fully recovers assets stolen in unusual $600M cryptocurrency hack

by Tonya Riley • 2 months ago

The company will now begin to restore all its services.

Ohio man pleads guilty to role in $300-million cryptocurrency laundering service

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

As law enforcement agencies get better at tracing cryptocurrency, such laundering services have grown in importance.

Chat logs show how Egregor, an $80 million ransomware gang, handled negotiations with little mercy

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

The chats also showed how victims could negotiate successfully, and offered a window into the structure of a ransomware operation.

US arrests alleged ‘Bitcoin Fog’ boss, who is accused of laundering millions

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

Roman Sterlingov turned Bitcoin Fog into a top destination for washing dark-web money, the feds allege.

Twitter alarms users with messages that resembled phishing emails

by Tim Starks • 6 months ago

At least everyone was on guard enough to be suspicious of the Twitter emails.

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