Bitcoin-Seeking Ransomware Ryuk Virus Found and Studied in China
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Bitcoin-Seeking Ransomware Ryuk Virus Found and Studied in China

btcethereumadmin - July 20, 2019

Tencent Yujian Threat Intelligence Center has spotted Ryuk ransomware in China, and received an extortion request in the amount of 11 BTC during their study. Tencent Yujian…

Ex-CEO of BTC-e Exchange’s Spin-Off WEX Is Arrested in Italy
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Bitcoin
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Ex-CEO of BTC-e Exchange’s Spin-Off WEX Is Arrested in Italy

btcethereumadmin - July 19, 2019

Former CEO of now-defunct crypto exchange WEX, a spin-off of controversial BTC-e exchange, was arrested in Italy. Former CEO of now-defunct crypto exchange WEX, a spin-off of…

Israeli Citizen Accused of Stealing Over $1.7 Million in Crypto
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Bitcoin
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Israeli Citizen Accused of Stealing Over $1.7 Million in Crypto

btcethereumadmin - July 19, 2019

A Tel Aviv resident has been arrested and accused of international phishing fraud, using a collection of websites to steal cryptocurrencies. Eliyahu Gigi, a 31-year-old from Tel…

Bitcoin-Seeking Ransomware ‘Ryuk’ Virus Found and Studied in China
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Bitcoin-Seeking Ransomware ‘Ryuk’ Virus Found and Studied in China

btcethereumadmin - July 19, 2019

Tencent Yujian Threat Intelligence Center has spotted Ryuk ransomware in China, and received an extortion request in the amount of 11 BTC during their study. Tencent Yujian…

Roubini: BitMEX in Violation of Securities Laws, Crypto a Metastasized Cancer
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Blockchain
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Roubini: BitMEX in Violation of Securities Laws, Crypto a Metastasized Cancer

btcethereumadmin - July 19, 2019

Nouriel Roubini derided BitMEX as an example of a criminally unregulated crypto exchange, and called for authorities to enforce crypto regulation at large. Economist and anti-cryptocurrency pundit…

Ex-Microsoft Employee Arrested for $10 Million Crypto Theft
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Ex-Microsoft Employee Arrested for $10 Million Crypto Theft

btcethereumadmin - July 18, 2019

A former Microsoft staffer has been arrested for a scheme to steal $10 million in crypto, using some of the funds to buy a Tesla car and…

G7 Approves Japan’s Cryptocurrency-Based SWIFT Alternative
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Crypto News
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G7 Approves Japan’s Cryptocurrency-Based SWIFT Alternative

btcethereumadmin - July 18, 2019

The Japanese government is attempting to spearhead the creation of a new, global cryptocurrency payments network that would be similar to SWIFT. The Japanese government is attempting…

Bitpoint Reveals Amounts Stolen, Pledging to Reimburse Users in Crypto
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Bitcoin
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Bitpoint Reveals Amounts Stolen, Pledging to Reimburse Users in Crypto

btcethereumadmin - July 16, 2019

Japanese exchange Bitpoint has published the breakdown of crypto assets stolen in the $27.8 million hack of its platform earlier this month. Japanese exchange Bitpoint has published…

Bitcoin Lightning Nodes Claimed 2.22 BTC in ‘Justice’ Against Thieves: BitMEX
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Bitcoin
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Bitcoin Lightning Nodes Claimed 2.22 BTC in ‘Justice’ Against Thieves: BitMEX

btcethereumadmin - July 15, 2019

Bitcoin Lightning Network nodes have claimed 2.2 BTC in “justice transactions” to deter potential thieves since Dec. 2017, according to BitMEX Research. Bitcoin (BTC) Lightning Network nodes…

Texas Court Orders Defendants to Pay $400K for Fraudulent Bitcoin Scheme
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Bitcoin
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Texas Court Orders Defendants to Pay $400K for Fraudulent Bitcoin Scheme

btcethereumadmin - July 12, 2019

A Texas Federal Court has ordered two defendants to pay $400,000 for allegedly conducting a fraudulent scheme to solicit Bitcoin from members of the public. A Texas…