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Blockchain.com introduces username-based crypto transactions

Blockchain.com introduces username-based crypto transactions

Major crypto wallet provider Blockchain.com is integrating with Unstoppable Domains to simplify sending crypto funds for its customers. Unstoppable Domains…
Suspects arrested in US$500M ransomware crypto laundering case

Suspects arrested in US$500M ransomware crypto laundering case

Law enforcement agencies in Ukraine, South Korea, the U.S., Spain and Switzerland have arrested suspected members of a crypto-linked cybercrime…
StakeHound Loses Investors Private Keys, $72 Million Worth Of Ethereum Gone

StakeHound Loses Investors Private Keys, $72 Million Worth Of Ethereum Gone

StakeHound has announced that it is suing crypto-custody firm Fireblocks for the loss of 38,178 ETH that has been rendered…
$3.6 Billion Bitcoin Scam: Founders of Crypto Investment App Africrypt Vanish With the Money

$3.6 Billion Bitcoin Scam: Founders of Crypto Investment App Africrypt Vanish With the Money

Just at a time when investors are having a tough time navigating with the Bitcoin volatility, a new Bitcoin scam…
Australians lost 3x more funds in scams via bank transactions than Bitcoin payments in 2020

Australians lost 3x more funds in scams via bank transactions than Bitcoin payments in 2020

The focus on Bitcoin’s ability to aid scams continues to gather attention after the crypto emerged among the top payment…
SharedStake Dev Goes Rogue, SGT Price Plummets 95%

SharedStake Dev Goes Rogue, SGT Price Plummets 95%

One of the developers of Ethereum 2.0 staking protocol SharedStake has gone rogue and is exploiting the protocol’s governance token…
$75,000,000 in Ether Reportedly Lost by Israel-based Crypto Service: Details

$75,000,000 in Ether Reportedly Lost by Israel-based Crypto Service: Details

Seasoned cybersecurity expert Alon Gal, founder of top-notch cyber crime monitoring platform Under The Breach and Hudson Rock CTO, shared…
Report: US cryptocurrency crimes surging by 300% a year

Report: US cryptocurrency crimes surging by 300% a year

Cryptocurrency-related crimes in the United States increased by an average of 300% every year from 2017 to 2020, according to…
Santander pilots Elliptic’s crypto risk screening tool on client transactions

Santander pilots Elliptic’s crypto risk screening tool on client transactions

Elliptic has completed a pilot with major Spanish bank Santander, per a June 22 announcement from the blockchain analytics firm.…
The bitcoin ATM scam: cases in the US

The bitcoin ATM scam: cases in the US

A scam using Bitcoin ATMs is circulating. It all started in the United States, in Berkeley (California), and the story…
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