Thursday, May 23, 2019

KuCoin Exchange Blocks Crypto Wallet Allegedly Involved in RChain Token Scam

Singapore-based crypto exchange KuCoin has blocked a crypto wallet that is allegedly involved in a recent RChain (RHOC) token scam, RChain wrote in a blog post on April 26.RChain, the blockchain firm behind...

Samoa Investigates Church After OneCoin Defied Legal Ban to Sell Products to Investors

A church in the Pacific nation of Samoa is at the center of scrutiny after ministers invited notorious cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme OneCoin to preach to its congregation Source link

Malta’s Financial Regulator Issues Guides on Crypto Assets, Scams

Malta's financial regulator has issued a note to the public regarding the risks of crypto assets and the possibility for scams, news outlet Times of Malta reported on April 25.The Malta Financial Services...

New Crypto Mining Malware Beapy Uses Leaked NSA Hacking Tools: Symantec Research

American software security firm Symantec found a spike in a new crypto mining malware that  mainly targets enterprises, TechCrunch reports on April 25.The new cryptojacking malware, dubbed Beapy, uses the leaked United States...

Two Men Plead Guilty to Selling Drugs for Crypto and Laundering $2.8 Million

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance announced on April 23 that two men plead guilty for illicitly selling steroids and controlled substances and laundering millions of dollars in cryptocurrencies and Western Union payments.Callaway...

CoinBene Claims Maintenance, a Month of Questions Point Toward a Hack

Remember CoinBene, the cryptocurrency exchange platform that denied being hacked at the end of March 2019, and instead saying it was undergoing maintenance? Well, it turns out the platform is still under maintenance,...

21-Year-Old Jailed for 10 Years After Stealing $7.5M in Crypto By Hacking Cell Phones

A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after becoming one of the first people in the United States to be convicted of stealing cryptocurrency by hacking into cell phones....

Country Faces Growing Threat From Stealth Crypto Mining Attacks

Microsoft Korea has claimed the country is facing an increase in cryptojacking incidents, according to a report from local English-language daily The Korea Times, published on April 22.The findings were announced by Microsoft...

US District Attorney Indicts Three for Laundering Millions With Bitcoin

The Manhattan district attorney has indicted a group of individuals with allegedly selling drugs and laundering millions of dollars with bitcoin (BTC). The development was announced in a press release published on April...

US Justice Dept. Convicts Two Romanians of Cybercrimes Including Cryptojacking

A federal jury has convicted two Romanian alleged cybercriminals of spreading malware to steal credit card credentials and illicitly mine cryptocurrency, an announcement from the official website of the United States Department of...