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Tether hit with 500 Bitcoin ransom demand — but says it won’t pay

Viena Abdon
Hackers have threatened to release sensitive company documents supposedly belonging to USDT stablecoin issuer Tether unless the firm sends a 500 Bitcoin (BTC) ransom to...
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US charges three North Korean hackers over crypto attacks and WannaCry ransomware

Viena Abdon
On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Justice announced charges against three North Korean operatives.  Making the announcement, Assistant Attorney General John C. Demers condemned the...
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Crypto criminals got away with $5B less in 2020 as scam revenue falls

Viena Abdon
Revenue from crypto-related crime dropped by more than half in 2020 according to Chainalysis’ annual report on the subject. Cybercriminals netted around $5 billion less...
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EXMO crypto exchange suffers second attack in two months

Viena Abdon
London-based cryptocurrency exchange EXMO suffered a distributed denial-of-service attack earlier today, causing the platform’s servers to become unavailable. In a tweet earlier today, EXMO reported...