US Treasury Sanctions North Korean Hacker Groups for Cyber Attacks

The U.S. announces further sanctions against three North Korean state-sponsored hacker groups, responsible for North Korea’s malicious cyber activities. The United States Treasury Department announced further sanctions against three North Korean state-sponsored hacker groups, responsible for “North Korea’s malicious cyber activity on critical infrastructure.” Continue to enforce existing U.S. and U.N. sanctions against North Korea […]

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US E-Cigarette Ban Stokes Fears Trump Could Target Bitcoin

The ease with which e-cigarettes will disappear from the market concerns already jittery cryptocurrency holders. Bitcoin (BTC) proponents are again mulling the chances of the United States banning cryptocurrency as lawmakers move to outlaw flavored e-cigarettes.  E-cigarettes: Washington “clears market” The sudden restrictions, which both the White House and the Food and Drug Administration confirmed […]

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NSA Working to Develop Quantum-Resistant Cryptocurrency: Report

The United States’ National Security Agency is allegedly working to develop a quantum-resistant cryptocurrency, a Bloomberg reporter has claimed. The United States’ National Security Agency (NSA) is allegedly working to develop a quantum-resistant cryptocurrency. The claim was made in a tweet by Bloomberg Technology reporter William Turton on Sept. 4, who was in attendance at […]

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UN Official: Cryptocurrency Makes Criminals Harder to Catch

A United Nations official warned that cryptocurrencies have made combating money laundering significantly harder. Neil Wals, chief of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Global Cybercrime Program, warned that cryptocurrencies have made combating money laundering significantly harder. Australian news outlet ABC reported on Aug. 29 that Wals said cryptocurrencies make fighting cybercrime, money […]

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