Crypto mining malware impersonates Google translate desktop, other legitimate apps
Cyber threat intelligence firm, Check Point Research identified Nitrokod as a crypto miner malware that has infected thousands of PCs across 11 countries.
Hacker Group Anonymous Vows to Disrupt Russia's Internet — RT Websites Become 'Subject of Massive DDoS Attacks'
The international hacktivist collective known as Anonymous has vowed to attack Russian government websites over the recent Ukraine invasion. So far Anonymous says that it hacked the Russian Ministry of Defense database and various state-operated television channels in Russia. Additionally, a spokesperson from Russia Today (RT) said that after Anonymous’ recent statement, RT websites were inundated with DDoS attacks.
Another group of "dirty money launders" exposed in Kyiv
As part of the fight against money laundering, cyber police officers in early December 2021 blocked the activities of black cryptocurrency traders in Kyiv, who are simulating the participation in stock bidding and operations with cryptocurrency, were in fact engaged in money laundering through unsuspecting Ukrainian citizens.
DeFi Users Lost $10.5 Billion to Theft and Fraud in 2021, Mostly on Ethereum: Report
Risk management firm Elliptic says DeFi users have lost $12 billion to hacks and scams over the past two years.
Citing Squid Games Token, Binance CEO CZ Shares Tips On Avoiding DeFi Exit Scams
They say “If you want to steal money, don’t rob a bank, open one,” and this has been an increasingly popular stunt recently pulled by crypto scammers as the crypto and DeFi ecosystems continue to bloom.
QuadrigaCX - This is Why There Needs to be Regulation
If you are in the crypto space, you’ve probably been following the QuadrigaCX story closely. This is a great example of how things can go badly wrong for traders but let’s just go over it again and see what the manifestations are thus far.
Circle contracts with Nice Actimize for market surveillance tech
Leading the industry with solutions supporting digital financial services offerings, NICE Actimize, a NICE (Nasdaq: NICE) business and the leader in Autonomous Financial Crime Management, was selected by Circle, a leading global crypto finance company, to implement its market surveillance and protections strategy.
International Task Force Notes Use of Cryptocurrencies in Financial Crime
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced Monday that a new joint force of tax enforcement authorities will combat international and transnational tax crimes - including cybercrimes facilitated through cryptocurrencies.
Russian-Ukrainian Cybercrime Gang Arrested In Spain, Allegedly Used BTC To Launder $1.24 Bln
The Spanish police have arrested a cybercrime gang made up of Russian and Ukrainian nationals who were allegedly involved in stealing more than $1.24 bln from financial institutions worldwide, subsequently converting their illicit gains into Bitcoin (BTC), Associated Press reports March 26.