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FBI takes down dark web marketplace for U.S. citizen personal data

by Tonya Riley • 3 weeks ago

The crime operation may have been connected to Joker's Stash.

Losses to cryptocurrency scams top $1B, FTC reports

by Tonya Riley • 4 weeks ago

Nearly half of the scams originated on social media.

Senate report criticizes feds' approach to ransomware investigations

by Suzanne Smalley • 1 month ago

The federal government is not responding effectively to the ransomware crisis, according to a report from the Senate Homeland Security panel.

FinCEN associate director says his agency has its eyes on DeFi projects

by Tonya Riley • 1 month ago

The Ronin Bridge attack has drawn attention to how DeFi projects can be weaponized in national security threats.

Cryptocurrency regulators are scrambling to catch up with hackers who are swiping billions

by Tonya Riley • 2 months ago

But who's in charge has become a game of hot potato.

Treasury sanctions virtual currency mixer Blender for money laundering

by Suzanne Smalley • 2 months ago

Blender was used to launder $20.5 million of the $620 million that the Treasury Department alleges North Korean hackers stole in March.