Category: Crimes

Cryptojacking Overtakes Ransomware as Top Malware in Some Countries

Cryptojacking, the unauthorized use of another’s hardware to mine cryptocurrency, has become the biggest cyber threat in many parts of…

Report: CEO of Largest Romanian Crypto Exchange Arrested on US Warrant

The CEO of Romania's largest crypto exchange Coinflux was reportedly arrested on a warrant from the United States for fraud,…

US Government Issues Advice Over Bitcoin Bomb Threat Emails

The U.S. government has confirmed the existence of bomb threat emails that demand bitcoin from organizations and suggested steps to…

Ethereum Hacks on the Rise Again as Price Remains Below $100

A fresh wave of hacks targeting Ethereum (ETH) holdings continues, despite the altcoin’s price trailing at 18-month lows, tech magazine…

Report: Financial Criminal Allegedly Revealed as Figure Behind ‘Blockchain Terminal’ ICO

The man behind the “Blockchain Terminal” (BCT) Initial Coin Offering (ICO) has been ousted as a financial criminal who concealed…

New Zealand: Financial Authority Blacklists Another Three Crypto Platforms Marked as ‘Suspected Scams’

New Zealand’s Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has added three more crypto platforms to its blacklist that warns about scams, a…

Chinese Central Bank Governor Defines STOs as ‘Illegal Financial Activity in China’

The People’s Bank of China (PBoC), the country’s central bank, highlighted the illegality of Security Token Offerings (STOs) in the…

FBI Arrests AriseBank CEO, Indicted for Fraud of Over $4 Million

The CEO of cryptocurrency firm AriseBank was arrested by the FBI Nov. 28 on charges of defrauding hundreds of investors…

Texas Securities Commissioner Issues Cease and Desist Order to Crypto Investment Firm

The Securities Commissioner of the U.S. State of Texas has issued an Emergency Cease & Desist Order (C&D) against crypto…

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