Crypto Crime Trends Evolving as Users Wise Up: Exchange Hacks, Darknet and Money Laundering

Crime trends in the cryptocurrency space are evolving, as criminals look for innovative ways to steal and launder stolen funds. Two prominent research papers have shed light on the latest crime trends affecting the cryptocurrency community over the past two years. Crypto analytics companies Chainalysis and CipherTrace released reports at the end of January that […]

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Product Hunt Lists Educational Binance Academy as Third Most Popular Service

The education platform from Binance launched in December to combat misinformation among crypto users. Cryptocurrency exchange Binance’s education portal has reached the top three most popular products on Y Combinator-backed exposure platform Product Hunt, the website’s listings revealed on Feb. 18. Product Hunt, which launched in 2013 to showcase up-and-coming products and services to mainstream […]

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Coinbase Wallet Users Can Now Back Up Their Private Keys on Google Drive and iCloud. How Safe Is It?

A look into the Coinbase Wallet’s new feature. On Feb. 12, San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced that users of its Coinbase Wallet can now back up their private keys on cloud storage, namely on Google Drive and iCloud. The move has received mixed reaction from crypto community and cybersecurity experts, some of whom seem […]

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New Zealand Police Say Cryptopia Is Ready to Resume Trading, but Platform Remains Offline

New Zealand police reported that the Cryptopia exchange is ready to resume trading, but the platform remains offline. The New Zealand Police have reported that recently hacked crypto exchange Cryptopia is ready to be relaunched and resume operations, Auckland-based news agency The New Zealand Herald reports on Feb. 13. Detective inspector Greg Murton reportedly said […]

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Analysis: Hackers Liquidated $3.2 Million in Tokens From Cryptopia Hack

$3.2 million worth of tokens that were stolen from New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia have been liquidated. $3.2 million in tokens stolen from New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia have been liquidated on major cryptocurrency exchanges, according to a tweet from blockchain analytics firm Elementus on Feb. 4. The hack, which is seemingly the first major […]

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NZ Police Report Says ‘Excellent Progress’ Being Made in Cryptopia Hack Investigation

An international effort is underway to track funds and perpetrators involved in the exchange Cryptopia’s reportedly $16 million hack. Police in New Zealand are working with international law enforcement to track down hackers who reportedly stole over $16.1 million from local exchange Cryptopia, the police reported in a press release Feb. 7. Cryptopia, which suffered […]

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