Florida teen arrested for orchestrating Twitter hack

Florida teen arrested for orchestrating Twitter hack

In a press conference on Friday, US authorities announced they arrested the main suspect behind this month’s major Twitter hack and charged two other accomplices.…

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US lawmakers troubled by Facebook's Libra due to 'pattern of failing to keep consumer data private'

US lawmakers troubled by Facebook’s Libra due to ‘pattern of failing to keep consumer data private’

US lawmakers in a hearing at the House Committee on Financial Services on Wednesday expressed widespread mistrust of Facebook’s cryptocurrency plan, saying the company’s attempt…

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Hacked Bitpoint Exchange Finds $2.3M in Stolen Crypto

Hacked Bitpoint Exchange Finds $2.3M in Stolen Crypto

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has discovered over 250 million yen ($2.3 million) in cryptocurrency — part of a $32 million sum that was stolen last…

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Bloomberg: Craig Wright Does Not Have Access to Bitcoin Fortune

Bloomberg: Craig Wright Does Not Have Access to Bitcoin Fortune

Craig Wright said that he cannot comply with a court order to provide a list of all his early bitcoin (BTC) addresses, Bloomberg reported on…

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Florida city pays $600,000 to ransomware gang to have its data back

Florida city pays $600,000 to ransomware gang to have its data back

The city council for Riviera Beach, Florida, voted this week to pay more than $600,000 to a ransomware gang so city officials could recover data…

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Coronavirus-themed spam surged 14,000% in two weeks says IBM

Coronavirus-themed spam surged 14,000% in two weeks says IBM

Since February, spam exploiting the novel coronavirus has jumped by 4,300% and 14,000% in the past 14 days, according to IBM X-Force, IBM’s threat intelligence…

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Bitwise Asset Management report Claims 95% of Bitcoin Trading Volumes are Fake, Overstating True Size of the Market

Bitwise Asset Management report Claims 95% of Bitcoin Trading Volumes are Fake, Overstating True Size of the Market

A recent analysis by Bitwise Asset Management, the leading provider of cryptoasset index and beta funds, has recently claimed that 95 percent of Bitcoin’s reported…

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DOJ charges Ohio man with laundering over $300 million via bitcoin

DOJ charges Ohio man with laundering over $300 million via bitcoin

Federal authorities arrested an Ohio man for operating a cryptocurrency laundering service that moved some $300 million in bitcoin via a “tumbling” operation. Larry Dean…

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Lazarus Group Widens Tactics in Cryptocurrency Attacks

Lazarus Group Widens Tactics in Cryptocurrency Attacks

MacOS users, as well as Windows, are in the cross-hairs, especially those based in South Korea. North Korea-linked APT Lazarus Group has been spotted targeting…

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Tim Draper Urges Argentina’s President to Legalize Bitcoin to Improve Economy

Tim Draper Urges Argentina’s President to Legalize Bitcoin to Improve Economy

Crypto bull Tim Draper has given advice to the president of Argentina to legalize Bitcoin (BTC) in order to improve the economic situation in the…

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