Crimes

Maze Hacker Group Claims Infecting Insurance Giant Chubb with Ransomware

Black hat hacker group, Maze, claims to have used ransomware to compromise the systems of insurance giant, Chubb. They also cla...

Russian Police Take Down an Illegal Bitcoin Mining Farm

Russian police have caught bitcoin miners who were stealing $200,000 worth of electricity each month in their efforts to mine c...

FBI Apprehends & Charges Russian Hacker, Closes Down Deer.io Platform

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has charged a Russian hacker for stealing private information, and has shut down his ...
March 27, 2020
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No Evidence of Crypto-Related Charge in Maduro Drug Cases

Several Venezuelan leaders recently came under fire for alleged criminal acts, although, contrary to initial impressions, the s...

Bitcoin Scams Continue to Exploit Covid-19 Chaos in UK

Following a warning from the national watchdog earlier this month, regional authorities across the United Kingdom say Bitcoin s...

California Governor Namedrops Bitcoin in Speech About ‘Extraordinarily Bad People’

California Governor Gavin Newsom warned the public against Bitcoin (BTC) fraudsters during his live speech about the coronaviru...

Major South Korean Crypto Exchanges Help Police In Child Porn Investigation

Four South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges reportedly are assisting local law enforcement authorities in the investigation of t...

The Role of Cryptocurrencies in the Rise of Ransomware

Cryptocurrency and ransomware have had a long history together. They are so closely intertwined, in fact, that many have blamed...

Alongside Market Relief Package, US CFTC Warns of COVID-19-Linked Crypto Scams

United States derivatives markets regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), has joined the list of global aut...

Online Petition Asking for Ross Ulbricht’s Release Gathers 275K Signatures

A petition calling on the White House to release Ross Ulbricht, the creator of the dark web marketplace Silk Road, has gathered...