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Alternative payment apps such as AliPay a boon for cybercriminals, experts tell Congress

by Tonya Riley

They pointed to the use of apps such as China-based Alipay and Russia-based Qiwi as a growing problem and a national security threat.

U.S. government takes sweeping action against Iranian hackers accused of ransomware spree

by AJ Vicens

The action from multiple U.S. departments is against 10 Iranians and two Iranian companies related to a spree of breaches and cyberattacks.

Why Tornado Cash sanctions are drawing fierce criticism, potential court challenge from crypto group

by Tonya Riley

Sanctions against the cryptocurrency mixer have ignited concern from industry stakeholders, privacy advocates and legal experts.

Cryptocurrency 'mixers' see record transactions from sanctioned actors

by Tonya Riley

An increase in funds sent from illicit addresses has accelerated the rise, indicating the technology remains attractive to cyber criminals.

FBI, CISA, Treasury: North Korean hackers taking aim at health care with Maui ransomware

by Tim Starks

The ransomware has previously received little public scrutiny.

Treasury sanctions virtual currency mixer Blender for money laundering

by Suzanne Smalley

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

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