US Man Pleads Guilty to Running $25 Million Bitcoin Laundering Scheme

US Man Pleads Guilty to Running $25 Million Bitcoin Laundering Scheme

A Los Angeles man has pleaded guilty to running a $25 million Bitcoin (BTC) money laundering scheme and selling methamphetamine. Possible life sentence News outlet…

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Hong Kong Businesses Begin Adopting Bitcoin as a Form of Protest

The pro-democracy, anti-government protest movement in Hong Kong is spurring wider adoption of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC). Yahoo! Finance reported on Aug. 28 that…

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Hacker Uses Porn To Lure Victims to Download Android Ransomware

Hacker Uses Porn To Lure Victims to Download Android Ransomware

A hacker has been using links to a porn app to trick users into installing a new Android ransomware strain. The ransomware, dubbed “Android/Filecoder.C” has been circulating…

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Cyberattacks force Louisiana to declare state of emergency

Cyberattacks force Louisiana to declare state of emergency

Ransomware and cyberattacks continue to multiply and hit local governments in a scary, escalating pattern such that, now for the second time since 2018, a…

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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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Two Miners Purportedly Execute 51% Attack on Bitcoin Cash Blockchain

Two Miners Purportedly Execute 51% Attack on Bitcoin Cash Blockchain

Two miners have reportedly executed a 51% attack on the bitcoin cash (BCH) blockchain, according to tweets by Cryptoconomy Podcast host Guy Swann on May…

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US Telecoms Giant AT&T Now Accepting Crypto Payments via BitPay

US Telecoms Giant AT&T Now Accepting Crypto Payments via BitPay

United States telecom and media giant AT&T now accepting cryptocurrency for paying phone bills online, according to an official press release on May 23. AT&T…

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