The Law Enforcement’s Guide to Policing Crypto Cybercrimes

Partnerships, deanonymization and transaction pattern analysis: What else do international police use to detect crypto cybercriminals? 2019 demonstrated that cyber-attacks are getting more numerous in the cryptocurrency industry, while hardware remains vulnerable and high-profile data leaks are becoming more common. Even worse, the trend is a continuing one.  Way back in June 2018, Kaspersky Lab […]

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Bitcoin Hits $10K, Coinbase Controversy, Buffet with Buffett: Hodler’s Digest, Feb. 3–9

Bitcoin returns to five figures, some Coinbase users are limited to withdrawing $10 a day, and North Korean hackers get inventive. Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — […]

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Experts Consider the Security and Risks of Noncustodial Exchanges

Not all noncustodial exchanges are true to the terms, but they may still provide a safer service than centralized exchanges. Despite centralized cryptocurrency exchanges suffering nearly $300 million worth of hacks during 2019, many digital currency traders continue to hold significant sums of capital on centralized exchange platforms. While many noncustodial crypto services have launched […]

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Alexander Vinnik Claims Injustice While Now Fighting Charges in France

The case against suspected Bitcoin money launderer Alexander Vinnik enters a new phase, Cointelegraph reaches out to Vinnik’s lawyers. After spending 30 months in detention, Greek authorities have finally extradited the Russian national and alleged Bitcoin (BTC) money launderer Alexander Vinnik to France. Prosecutors in France are charging Vinnik, operator of the defunct BTC-e crypto […]

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Verdict in India Imminent, RBI Cites Warren Buffet Skepticism as Reason to Ban Crypto

RBI’s legal counsel claims crypto can adversely affect India’s financial stability. Back in April 2018, the Reserve Bank of India decided to go ahead and issue a notice prohibiting all of India’s banking and financial institutions from offering their services to crypto exchanges, companies operating within the space, and individuals seeking to explore the nascent […]

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Report: North Korean Hackers Created Realistic Trading Bot to Steal Money

North Korean hacking group Lazarus reportedly created an elaborate ruse to phish DragonEx exchange employees into installing a malware-infested trading bot. The North Korean hacking team Lazarus Group targeted several crypto exchanges last year, Chainalysis reports. One of the attacks involved the creation of a fake, but realistic trading bot website that was offered to […]

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