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    Two suspects in EtherDelta hack indicted by U.S. authorities

    Two suspects in EtherDelta hack indicted by U.S. authorities

    The United States attorney's office for the Northern District of California has indicted Elliot Gunton and Anthony Tyler Nashatka for hacking EtherDelta in December 2017. EtherDelta is a cryptocurrency exchange built on the Ethereum blockchain.

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    Ripple Avoids Securities Question in Motion to Dismiss XRP Lawsuit

    Ripple Avoids Securities Question in Motion to Dismiss XRP Lawsuit

    Ripple has filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit claiming it violated U.S. securities laws by selling XRP.

    20 SEPTEMBER 2019

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    DOJ Brings Extortion Charges Against Early Advisor to Ethereum, tZero

    DOJ Brings Extortion Charges Against Early Advisor to Ethereum, tZero

    U.S. law enforcement has charged Steven Nerayoff, an early supporter of the ethereum project and a former paid advisor to Overstock’s tZero, with extortion.

    19 SEPTEMBER 2019

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    Destructive Ordinypt Malware Hitting Germany in New Spam Campaign

    Destructive Ordinypt Malware Hitting Germany in New Spam Campaign

    A new spam campaign is underway that pretends to be a job application from "Eva Richter" who is sending her photo and resume. This resume, though, is actually an executable masquerading as a PDF file that destroys a victim's files by installing the Ordinypt Wiper.

    17 SEPTEMBER 2019

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    Trump Administration Goes After North Korean Bitcoin Hackers

    Trump Administration Goes After North Korean Bitcoin Hackers

    The U.S. Treasury has announced sanctions targeting North Korean cybercrime syndicates responsible for over $2 billion in bitcoin exchange hacks.

    17 SEPTEMBER 2019

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    New Linux Malware Mines Crypto While Remaining Undetectable

    New Linux Malware Mines Crypto While Remaining Undetectable

    Two threat analysts recently stumbled upon new Linux malware that keeps its cryptocurrency mining operations hidden.

    17 SEPTEMBER 2019

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    Raid on Chinese-manned firm exposes cryptocurrency scam

    Raid on Chinese-manned firm exposes cryptocurrency scam

    Philipppines — Local authorities — acting on a tip from the Chinese government — have uncovered what could be a growing online investment scam hiding behind a fledgling industry based in one of the country’s special economic zones.

    16 SEPTEMBER 2019

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    UK Police Arrest Teen for Hacking Unreleased Music to Sell for Crypto

    UK Police Arrest Teen for Hacking Unreleased Music to Sell for Crypto

    City of London Police have arrested a 19-year-old citizen suspected of hacking major music acts in a bid to steal unreleased songs and sell them for digital currency, Canadian daily newspaper The Vancouver Sun reported on Sept. 13.

    15 SEPTEMBER 2019

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    Ongoing EOSIO exploit allows attacker to gain 30,000 EOS as network freezes

    Ongoing EOSIO exploit allows attacker to gain 30,000 EOS as network freezes

    An ongoing exploit on EOSIO is allowing an attacker to win every roll on gambling dApp EOSPlay by paying to fill blocks with their transactions. So far, the attacker gained 30,000 EOS worth over $110,000 while making the network “unusable.”

    15 SEPTEMBER 2019

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    $2 Billion Lost in Mt. Gox Bitcoin Hack Can Be Recovered, Lawyer Claims

    $2 Billion Lost in Mt. Gox Bitcoin Hack Can Be Recovered, Lawyer Claims

    Moscow-based law firm ZP Legal claims to have identified Russian nationals who received bitcoin stolen in the 2014 hack of Mt Gox.

    14 SEPTEMBER 2019

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    $800 Bitcoin Buys $10,000 Cash on Dark Web, Turn-Key Money Laundering

    $800 Bitcoin Buys $10,000 Cash on Dark Web, Turn-Key Money Laundering

    Security researchers have identified a new trend of lucrative and illicit Bitcoin (BTC) to cash conversions in their analysis of dozens of dark web marketplaces and forums.

    13 SEPTEMBER 2019

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    Employee was Accused of Plugging into Bitmain’s Server to Steal 100 Bitcoins

    Employee was Accused of Plugging into Bitmain’s Server to Steal 100 Bitcoins

    An Ex-employee of Bitman was sentenced to one year and three months’ imprisonment with a fine of 50,000 Chinese yuan for plugging into Bitmain’s server to steal 100 Bitcoins according to a local report.

    12 SEPTEMBER 2019

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    Top 20 Biggest Crypto Lawsuits Globally

    Top 20 Biggest Crypto Lawsuits Globally

    Crypto has been the wild west of the financial world, a new frontier yet to be conquered with little to no law and order. Not long ago, people in the community used to say that if you lost Bitcoin, it’s like taking a bar of gold and shooting it into space, there is no way to retrieve it.

    8 SEPTEMBER 2019

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    Four Out of Five Top Bitcoin QR Code Generators are Scams: Report

    Four Out of Five Top Bitcoin QR Code Generators are Scams: Report

    Four out of the first five results presented when querying Google for a “bitcoin qr generator” lead to scam websites.

    6 SEPTEMBER 2019

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    'Cryptocurrency wizard' arrested in B500m fraud case

    'Cryptocurrency wizard' arrested in B500m fraud case

    A 48-year-old man wanted for his role in an alleged 500 million baht cryptocurrency exchange fraud was arrested in Bangkok on Wednesday evening.

    5 SEPTEMBER 2019

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    North Korea Denies It Stole $2 Billion From Crypto Exchanges and Banks

    North Korea Denies It Stole $2 Billion From Crypto Exchanges and Banks

    North Korea is denying accusations of obtaining $2 billion through hacking banks and cryptocurrency exchanges.

    2 SEPTEMBER 2019

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    Indian Police Unfolds Story on Crypto Scammers As Huge Amount Of Bitcoins Lost

    Indian Police Unfolds Story on Crypto Scammers As Huge Amount Of Bitcoins Lost

    In a stunning disclosure yesterday, the Indian police unfurled the awful story that came upon on a gathering of crypto tricksters. Brains’ behind a $62 million Bitcoin trick was dumped by five men in a clinic in Dehradun, India, who was discovered dead.

    31 AUGUST 2019

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    Crypto-Mining Malware Attacks up 29% in Q1: McAfee Report

    Crypto-Mining Malware Attacks up 29% in Q1: McAfee Report

    McAfee Labs has released its August 2019 Threats Report, concluding that crypto-jacking is on the rise.

    30 AUGUST 2019

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    Drug Dealers Who Used Crypto Sentenced to Prison

    Drug Dealers Who Used Crypto Sentenced to Prison

    Five drug dealers were sentenced Monday to prison terms ranging from 5-20 years for their roles in distributing various illegal drugs, at least in part using cryptocurrencies.

    29 AUGUST 2019

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    Chainalysis: Most Mixed Bitcoin Not Used for Illicit Purposes

    Chainalysis: Most Mixed Bitcoin Not Used for Illicit Purposes

    In a recent webinar titled “Cryptocurrency Typologies: What You Should Know About Who’s Who on the Blockchains,” the blockchain analytics firm suggested that users of mixing services mostly leverage the option for privacy reasons. Many darknet users, in contrast, send their coins directly from exchanges.

    27 AUGUST 2019

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