In what appears to be one of the largest digital currency heists in history, decentralized finance (DeFi) platform Poly Network lost an estimated US$600 million in digital tokens in a hack attack earlier this week.
Ransomware attacks involving cryptocurrency have raked in over $32 million this year (2021)–recently launched Ransomwhere tracks this data.
Known as AppleJeus, it poses as legitimate digital currency trading software and has infected victims in over 30 countries around the world, according to federal authorities.
The three suspects are reportedly are members of the Reconnaissance General Bureau, a military agency of North Korea that allegedly attack global financial giants and steal billions of dollars.
The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) has issued a cybercrime warning after several attempted security breaches.
Known only by his pseudonym JokerStash, he allegedly operated the world’s largest stolen credit cards marketplace. An analytics firm estimates he made at least $2.9 billion in BTC.
A new report from Chainalysis has discovered that digital currency related crime signficantly declined from 2019 to 2020.
Latvia's Financial and Capital Market Commission (FCMC) has published a digital currency fraud warning because crypto-fraud is on the rise in Latvia.
U.S Attorney General William P. Bar has just announced that the Cyber-Digital Task Force has published the "Cryptocurrency: An Enforcement Framework" report
The U.S. agency is looking to hire a lawyer with expertise in "dark web and cryptocurrency international computer hacking and intellectual property."
US government agencies publish a report on how far the country will go to steal digital currencies, commit theft.