Over a weekend ago, a collective of anonymous hackers released malware they say owned by the Equation Group, a hacking team that is believed to be the National Security Agency’s affiliate.
An American from the state of Washington, who helped to trade drugs and other illegal goods through the Silk Road successor, was sentenced to eight years in US prison.
Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center had to pay bitcoin ransom equivalent to $17,000.
America’s pharmaceutical villian, Martin Shkreli, has tricked out of millions of dollars in bitcoin after he concluded a fake agreement with a guy who said to be from Kanye’s team.
The EC has published an Action Plan containing a set of measures agains terrorism financing.
Ulbricht’s defense team filed a multipage argument with a list of improprieties and abuses in Ulbricht’s investigation and trial.
The detention became possible due to united efforts of Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany, the United Kingdom and Europol.
The Securities and Exchange Commission presented a complaint with case details.
Three Greek banks are threatened to be attacked again if the ransom of 20,000 bitcoin is not paid.
EU ministers will urge European Commission to bolster controls of virtual currencies like bitcoin and anonymous online payments, after last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris.
Speaking at the anti-money launcdering conference in Washington, FinCEN Director Jennifer Shasky Calvery said the agency should focus on both tranditional payment methods and digital currency, which was used by ISIL to finance their operations.
The group of ethical hackers, Ghost Security Group, has claimed they found a number of cryptocurrency addresses that were used by ISIL.