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The so-called Lazarus group has used elaborate phishing schemes and cutting-edge money-laundering tools to steal money for Kim Jong-un’s regime.
Weekly SSRN Tax Article Review And Roundup: Kim Reviews Chason's Cryptocurrency Hard Forks And Revenue Ruling 2019-24
This week, Young Ran (Christine) Kim (Utah) reviews a new work by Eric D. Chason (William & Mary), Cryptocurrency Hard Forks and Revenue Ruling 2019-24, 39 Va. Tax Rev. 277 (2019).
Amazon GuardDuty announces threat detection enhancements, reducing alert volume and increasing accuracy for common customer deployed architectures
This month, Amazon GuardDuty launched enhancements to several existing threat detections that will result in many customers seeing a 50% reduction in findings generated for port probes, SSH brute f
A new version of the Ryuk Stealer malware has been enhanced to allow it to steal a greater amount of confidential files related to the military, government, financial statements, banking, and other
Harmony is rolling out its token swap process, asking holders of its ERC-20 and BEP-2 tokens to switch to its own native asset to participate in staking and other activities.
Washington state could become a pioneer in regulating artificial intelligence if lawmakers, and homegrown tech giant Microsoft, get their way.
GamesBeat Summit 2020 will focus on the latest trends in the gaming ecosystem and so we're going to have a panel on the future of influencer marketing.
First it was Travis Kalanick. Now Garrett Camp has sold or given away 33% of his stake in Uber. Is he planning to exit like his co-founder?
The bulls have held the immediate support level on most major cryptocurrencies, which is a positive sign. This suggests that the sentiment is to buy the dips
Middle Eastern elites at the World Economic Forum are highly skeptical of bitcoin, but there are whispers about its potential for cross-border settlements in the energy sector.
Ukrainian authorities will be able to “block crypto wallets” in order to seize illegally obtained assets, a notice from the country’s Ministry of Finance says
Travala, a service that lets its users pay for hotel stays with digital currency, has expanded its crypto payment options by adding support of XEM tokens
I have been doing a series for Forbes entitled “Looking Back and Looking Forward.” It is a series that takes a look at some companies I cover and, I review their accomplishments and failures over t
There’s no denying that Bitcoin is at a critical junction, either ready to fall deeper into a downtrend or explode into a new bull rally driven by pre-halving hype and speculation.
Bitcoin opened 2020 with a bang, rising by as much as 32 percent in January as investors’ appetite for safe-haven assets grew. However, the price rally is now looking to fizzle.
AT&T has again argued against allegations it was in part responsible for a SIM-swap hack that cost crypto exec Seth Shapiro $1.8 million.
We don’t talk enough about the passphrase feature, to be honest. It’s one of those things that some people are either always using or never using.
PARIS (AP) - French officials have filed preliminary charges of money laundering and extortion against Russian bitcoin fraud suspect Alexander Vinnik, who's tangled in a multi-country legal ba
Elon Musk finally revealed his nuanced stance on cryptocurrencies, saying that they could be a valid replacement to cash and its usage in illegal transactions
#BSidesLeeds: Credential Stuffing Often Seen as “Volume” CybercrimeSpeaking at BSides Leeds, security researcher Darren Martyn explored the issue of credential stuffing, calling it an “exploding pr
We provide access to high frequency historical data including full limit order book snapshots & incremental updates, tick by tick trades, open interest, funding and more via API and on-demand C
19 -21 February 2020 : Convergence India 2020 expo to witness the ‘Next Level' of innovation in Digital Technologies
Building upon the success of previous editions, India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) and Exhibition India Group are set to return with the 28th edition of Convergence India expo, co-located wi
Travis Kling shared a chart showing bitcoin might be set for a bullish breakout in May 2020. Still, investors should be weary of post-halving dumps.
(Bloomberg) -- The deadly coronavirus that has sparked stock rallies for a cluster of health companies developing drugs and screening tests reminds industry watchers of the frenzies that greeted ot
For much of recent years, crypto enthusiasts hoped that Ethereum would take Bitcoin’s place to become the leading blockchain project by market valuation.
Danish writer Soren Korsgaard (editor of Crime & Power) has written a very long and detailed account entitled “One World Digital Dictatorship” that describes the accelerating movement by both
Coinbase is by far the biggest exchange hoarder of Bitcoin, with second place Binance having holdings totaling only around 250,000 coins
A bill in the Hawaii State Senate aims to clarify its classification of digital assets and pave the way for banks to provide custody services
This Week in Security News: Trend Micro Creates Factory Honeypot to Trap Malicious Attackers and Microsoft Leaves 250M Customer Service Records Open to the Web
Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days.
The World Economic Forum has created what it claims is the first ever global consortium dedicated to designing a framework for the global governance of digital currencies
Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, recently attended a podcast in which he briefly discussed his views on Bitcoin, stating that he is “neither here nor there” on the digital currency.
Bitcoin prices on Friday are plunging after marking their highest levels in over two months, hurt by an improving outlook of the eurozone economy, the stronger dollar, and – none the least – the Co
Singer and rapper Akon wants to build his own city that will run on a blockchain based cryptocurrency as a standard form of exchange.
The Supreme Court of India has this listened to further hearings in the landmark case against the central bank’s ban on banks’ dealings with crypto-related businesses
Recent reports indicate that Japan might be moving towards launching its own CBDC, although uncertainty remains high due to reports that deny the decision.
The man thought to be behind notorious cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e, which is involved in a multi-billion Bitcoin fraud case, will be extradited to France.
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A Russian man wanted by the United States for a massive bitcoin-theft scheme has been extradited from Greece to France, the latest development in a multinational legal fight that focused attention
TOKYO: A group of ruling party lawmakers are working on a proposal for Japan to issue its own digital currency, one of the members said, in a sign of alarm Tokyo is feeling about Facebook's Li
The Ripple CEO said at Davos that an initial public offering is seen as the “natural evolution for the company,” perhaps even this year.