Crime

Cryptocurrency Criminals Use PUBG to Orchestrate $2.47M Hack

A group of online criminals from Turkey have been detained by local authorities on suspicion of hacking a domestic cryptocurrency company. Those behind the security breach are thought to have used the popular video...

QuadrigaCX Linked with Company Named in Binary Options Scam

Independent researchers have identified financial links between crypto exchange QuadrigaCX and a shady company.The accusation surfaced after Spoofy McSpoofface, a Twitterati, found that the Canadian exchange had asked its customers to deposit money...

Cryptocurrency Exchanges Targeted by Fake Photo Scam

Research indicates that large cryptocurrency exchanges are increasingly being targeted by scammers using doctored photographs to trick two-factor authentication reset procedures. The attack once again highlights the importance of securing one’s own private...

SEC Commissioner Asks Gov’t to Amend Regulation For Bitcoin ETF, ICOs

Whether or not financial innovations like Bitcoin could fit inside the parameters of old-school laws became the central point of Hester Pierce’s recent keynote.The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Commissioner, while speaking...

CEO of Crypto Exchange Quadriga Filed Will 12 Days Before his Death

The CEO and founder of the Canadian crypto exchange QuadrigaCX reportedly signed his last will and testament just days before his death. Gerard Cotten passed away in December last year in India and...

CEO Who Held $150M in Crypto Died in a Region Known for Having a...

Elizabeth Greenwood was traveling the Philippines back in 2013 while her rental car crashed into another vehicle in Manila. According to many spectators, the American traveler had suffered grave injuries. The doctors at...

BTC Ranging, Blockstream Quick Fix

Bitcoin Prices are steady but could rally above $3,600 in days aheadBlockstream’s Proof of Reserves could solve the exchange’s perennial problemsTransaction volumes below averageIt may be an exit scam or a tragedy, but...

QuadrigaCX Reportedly Didn’t Lose Access to Bitcoin Funds

QuadrigaCX, a Canadian cryptocurrency exchange, is in serious trouble – its customers cannot access $150 million worth of crypto funds after the owner and CEO, Gerald Cotton, died of Crohn disease in Jaipur,...

MyEtherWallet Users Targeted with Phishing Email Scam

According to a post from the official MyEtherWallet’s Twitter account, reports suggest that users of the popular Ethereum network interface have been targeted by a phishing email. The fraudulent correspondence requests users give...

Banks are Better than Bitcoin (When It Comes to Money Laundering)

On September 28, 2018, the Wall Street Journal published a report which claimed that criminals laundered nearly $90 million of proceeds via cryptocurrency exchanges over two years. The piece mainly targeted ShapeShift, a...