Cryptocurrency exchange Gate.io was apparently the target of hackers who compromised a widely used web analytics platform. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/hackers-breach-popular-web-analytics-site-to-target-crypto-exchange/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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North Korea’s infamous hacking group, dubbed Lazarus, has managed to steal over half a billion dollars in cryptocurrencies, a report indicates. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/north-korean-hacking-group-lazerus-stole-571-million-in-cryptos-report/. …

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North Korea’s infamous hacking group, dubbed Lazarus, has managed to steal over half a billion dollars in cryptocurrencies, a report indicates. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/north-korean-hacking-group-lazarus-stole-571-million-in-cryptos-report/. …

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BitConnect investors hoping to recoup their losses have consolidated all existing lawsuits against the startup into one. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/new-bitconnect-lawsuit-combines-previous-efforts-against-crypto-scam/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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North Dakota’s securities watchdog is again taking action against ICO projects it alleges are operating illegally in the state. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/north-dakota-securities-regulator-issues-cease-and-desists-against-3-icos/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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A report on cryptocurrency theft published by cyber security firm CipherTrace found that hacking of exchanges and trading platforms has jumped 250 percent in the first nine months of 2018…

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Russian intelligence agents allegedly used cryptocurrencies to help fund an “influence and disinformation” effort, the U.S. government said Thursday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/another-us-indictment-links-bitcoin-to-covert-russian-intelligence-activity/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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U.S. immigration official Matthew Allen said his division can find criminals using cryptocurrencies when they convert from fiat. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/us-customs-official-says-crypto-conversions-leave-criminals-exposed/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees condemned a Wall Street Journal investigation claiming the exchange laundered money as being “inaccurate.” This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/shapeshift-calls-claims-of-laundering-at-exchange-inaccurate-and-deceptive/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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The CFTC has filed charges against two individuals for allegedly impersonating the regulator in an effort to defraud bitcoin investors. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-fraudsters-misled-investors-and-impersonated-regulators-cftc-alleges/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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A U.S. judge has sided with the Commodity and Futures Trading Commission in a fraud lawsuit, ruling cryptocurrencies are commodities. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/us-judge-sides-with-cftc-ruling-cryptos-are-commodities/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Japan’s police agency has released data revealing that cyberattacks leading to thefts of cryptocurrency rose sharply earlier this year. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/japan-lost-540-million-to-crypto-hacks-in-first-half-of-2018/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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International AML Task Force to Close “Gaps” Created by Virtual Currencies The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental organization founded in 1989 on the initiative of the G7 to combat…

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The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental organization founded in 1989 on the initiative of the G7 to combat anti-money laundering (AML), may be about to agree with a…

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Europol has warned against the rising threats of cryptocurrency hacks and mining malware in a new report. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/europol-warns-of-crypto-hacks-and-mining-malware-in-latest-report/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Municipal government websites in Andhra Pradesh are running cryptojacking scripts, a group of security researchers found earlier this month. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/cryptojacking-scripts-found-on-local-indian-government-sites/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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GAW Miners CEO Josh Garza has been sentenced to 21 months in prison after pleading guilty to a wire fraud charge. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/landmark-crypto-crime-case-ends-with-jail-sentence-for-gaw-ceo/. …

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Bitmain said that DST Global invested in the company when it didn’t. A disgruntled investor wants to take Bitmain to court over the false claim. This article is originally written…

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