According to January 14 reports from a source close to the matter, a team from the intelligence and security service of the U.S. known as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), has decided to work with interested Bitcoin traders who lost their funds to the obsolete Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX so as it can gather more facts and evidence regarding the main cause of exchange’s downfall.
The FBI thinks bitcoin can pose a general threat to the USA. During an inquiry on security threats fronting the US and the world at large, an American lawyer serving as a Director FBI Christopher Asher Wray affirmed this to the chief oversight agency dubbed Senate Homeland Security Committee and Government Affairs.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the United States (US) principal federal law enforcement agency, has started investigations into the alleged hack attempt on a blockchain-powered voting app in the 2018 midterm polls in West Virginia. The event has put the future of Voatz at stake notwithstanding securing funds of around $7 mln to upgrade its distributed ledger technology (DLT) voting app.
A large number of businesses and other major institutions operating in the U.S and Canada received threatening emails on the afternoon of December 13, 2018, initiating sweeps and evacuations of several buildings.
Recently unsealed court documents suggest a pair of Call of Duty gamers were significant in the success of a hostile online crime syndicate which illegally stole around $3.3 million in digital currency.
There are still only a few feature films and TV-series about digital currency and distributed ledgers with worldwide recognition. But the writers of new cyber-thriller “StartUp” may change that situation.