The FBI gained access to the network months ago and has been giving decryption keys to Hive victims, before finally seizing the malware infrastructure.
The Chainalysis report says that a record 48% all cyber criminals now prefer centralized exchanges, shining a light on Binance and other unregulated exchanges.
Working similarly with other hacking gangs, BlueNoroff uses fake websites and mimics popular VC firms and financial institutions to scam victims in Europe and the Far East, particularly in Japan.
BitKeep’s hacker reportedly created multiple fake sites to lure unsuspecting victims into updating their wallet apps before stealing their assets.
An investigation by cybersecurity firm Slowmist revealed that the North Korean hackers are working with bad actors from Eastern Europe to steal NFTs using decoy websites.
South Korea reports an average of 1.18 million cyberattacks daily from international gangs, with 55% found to be organized by North Korean hackers, according to the National Intelligence Service.
Nicholas Truglia was part of a cybercrime ring that stole $23.8 million from New York investor Michael Terpin in 2019, but he’s the only one going to jail.
Following crackdowns, Interpol forms a specialized unit comprising members from the international community, which it says is key to curbing crimes in the digital asset space.
Law enforcement authorities in Japan have published a public attribution statement claiming Lazarus has been mainly using phishing tactics to target digital asset business in Japan.
Thousands of digital assets investors in India have fallen prey to a scam operated by a lone man as the volatile 'crypto' industry suffers setbacks due to rising cybercriminals in the space.
Two regulators in Australia have jointly deployed countermeasures services offered by U.K.-based Netcraft to automatically take down websites hosting phishing and other scams on a trial basis.