Illicit crypto-miners and ransomware have swapped places in popularity among cybercriminals, says a security firm. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/cryptojacking-now-a-bigger-threat-than-ransomware-says-report/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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Twelve Russian officials indicted for hacking into Democratic National Committee email accounts allegedly used cryptocurrencies, the DOJ announced. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/russian-dnc-hackers-used-cryptocurrency-to-fund-their-operations/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Two Nevada men have settled with the SEC over alleged illicit trading of a claimed blockchain company’s stock. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/sec-settles-trader-lawsuit-tied-to-blockchain-firm-stock-sales/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Hackers reportedly reaped more than $2 million in different cryptocurrencies after spreading malware across computers in China. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/1-million-computers-hacked-to-mine-2-million-worth-of-cryptos/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Tax authorities from five different nations are coming together to combat international financial crimes, with a focus on cryptocurrencies. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/international-task-force-notes-use-of-cryptocurrencies-in-financial-crime/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charged two Nevada residents with illegally profiting off stock sales of a self-described blockchain firm. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/sec-charges-2-in-illicit-ubi-blockchain-stock-sale/. …

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Kaspersky Lab says crypto-mining malware is quickly replacing ransomware, warning that mobiles could be the next big target. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/mobiles-next-kaspersky-warns-on-rapid-spread-of-malicious-crypto-miners/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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A Florida district court has published an analysis explaining how Centra Tech’s CTR token is a security.  This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/us-judge-says-boxer-backed-ico-token-is-a-security/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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The FBI is currently running 130 different cryptocurrency-related investigations, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/fbi-agent-confirms-130-crypto-related-investigations/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and Information.

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DarkTower director Scott Dueweke said cryptocurrencies are “tailor made” for foreign powers hoping to influence American elections. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/senator-cryptos-pose-host-challenges-congress/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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U.S. Secret Service are looking at privacy-centered cryptocurrencies. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/us-official-says-congressional-attention-needed-privacy-cryptos/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and Information.

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An official for the U.S. Secret Service has called on Congress to consider legislative action over privacy-enhancing cryptocurrencies. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/secret-service-calls-for-congressional-attention-on-privacy-cryptos/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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A South Korean police department is alleging the crypto margin trading offered by exchange Coinone is in effect illegal gambling. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-margin-trading-could-be-illegal-gambling-says-korean-police/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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The Austrian Financial Market Authority has suspended the operations of cryptocurrency mining firm INVIA GmbH for offering illegal investments. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/austrian-financial-regulator-halts-crypto-mining-firms-operations/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Prosecutors in Germany have made an emergency sale of cryptocurrencies seized in two investigations due to concerns over price volatility. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/german-authorities-sold-14-million-in-seized-cryptos-over-price-fears/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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The U.S. Department of Justice is reportedly investigating cryptocurrency traders who may have manipulated the markets using old-school tricks. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/us-department-of-justice-cftc-probe-crypto-market-manipulation-report/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Texas’ securities regulator has issued a cease-and-desist to a crypto investment scheme that faked endorsements from high-profile individuals. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/jennifer-aniston-prince-charles-falsely-used-to-promote-crypto-scam/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Prosecutors in South Korea have raided the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the country, UPbit, over suspected fraud, according to a report. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/koreas-biggest-crypto-exchange-raided-over-suspected-fraud-report/. …

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A jury will decide whether tokens issued through two allegedly fraudulent initial coin offerings (ICOs) count as securities. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/security-currency-jury-decide-next-year-ico-fraud-case/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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A Texas regulator has issued cease-and-desist orders against two cryptocurrency schemes that it alleges are selling unregistered securities. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-investment-schemes-hit-with-cease-and-desists-in-texas/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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The British tycoon published a post Thursday warning the public to ignore bitcoin scams promoting themselves using his image. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-scam-alert-no-richard-branson-doesnt-think-quit-job/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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