Crime

The Mastermind Behind Twitter Hack Arrested: It's a Teenager
Aug 04, 2020 at 10:57
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The Mastermind Behind Twitter Hack Arrested: It's a Teenager
On July 31, the architect of the infamous Twitter hack was arrested by the US police. It is a 17-year-old teenager from Florida with a good track record of other scams.
Cryptocurrency Exchanges Delist Monero Due to Its Criminal Reputation
Jul 27, 2020 at 13:08
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Cryptocurrency Exchanges Delist Monero Due to Its Criminal Reputation
Monero cryptocurrency offers its users enhanced anonymity features. However, this feature is favourable not only to ordinary traders but also to criminals taking advantage of the coin for illegal purposes. This makes some cryptocurrency exchanges avoid dealing with the coin.
Only Money: Scammers Tricked Over 100 Million Yuan out of Chinese People
Jul 09, 2020 at 14:40
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Only Money: Scammers Tricked Over 100 Million Yuan out of Chinese People
The Ouhai police in Wenzhou, China, arrested 10 people belonging to a criminal gang running the Huobi Global Moving Brick Arbitrage HT Chinese Group Community scam project in Telegram. During the arrest, the police confiscated a luxury villa, cars, flagship smartphones, computers, as well as cryptocurrency totalling to over 100 million yuan.
Devilish Cryptojacking Malware With a Biblical Name: Another “Good News” of 2020
Jun 29, 2020 at 13:09
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Devilish Cryptojacking Malware With a Biblical Name: Another “Good News” of 2020
A wave of cryptojacking attacks seems to get bigger as the world is trying to get out of lockdown. A new malware called “Lucifer” is capable of both engaging a device in mining and performing DDoS attacks.
Cryptocurrency Losses Soar to $1.4 Bln Since COVID-19 Pandemic Started
Jun 07, 2020 at 08:45
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Cryptocurrency Losses Soar to $1.4 Bln Since COVID-19 Pandemic Started
During the first 5 months of this year, the amount of damage caused by crimes related to digital currency amounted to about $1.4 billion, according to CipherTrace research.
USA Hunting Down Cryptocurrency Criminals as the Number of Scams Grows
Apr 02, 2020 at 08:14
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USA Hunting Down Cryptocurrency Criminals as the Number of Scams Grows
Panic and chaos is always an advantage to criminals, making it easier to get away with their illegal activities. However, law enforcement agencies in the USA do their best to deliver the rightful punishment to those who wish to get rich using the situation, and the effectiveness of their work grows even faster than the crime rate.
Belarus will Officially Confiscate Cryptocurrency Exposed to Criminal Activity
Mar 18, 2020 at 08:27
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Belarus will Officially Confiscate Cryptocurrency Exposed to Criminal Activity
Belarus cybercrime authorities want to confiscate cryptocurrency involved in criminal activity, including money-laundering, terrorism financing and other fraudulent operations. All they need is an official permission from the government and the President.
Two People Arrested in Japan for Holding Coins Linked to Coincheck’s $530m 2018 Heist
Mar 12, 2020 at 11:02
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Two People Arrested in Japan for Holding Coins Linked to Coincheck’s $530m 2018 Heist
On March 11, the Tokyo Metropolitan Police arrested two people in connection with the $580m hack on cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck. The police revealed that the two men were found in possession of NEM cryptocurrency linked to the cryptocurrency stolen from the exchange in 2018.
Are Blockchain and Bitcoin New Tools for Criminals?
Jan 19, 2020 at 11:01
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Are Blockchain and Bitcoin New Tools for Criminals?
Cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology have peculiarities that, in the absence of adequate supervision, mean they are likely to become instruments harmful to the economic and monetary system as a whole, and risky for individual users, and be an additional useful tool for criminal organizations.
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