Crypto Theft Hits Nearly $1B USD In First Three Quarters Of 2018 – Report

Crime, News | October 12, 2018 By:

Cryptocurrency theft through hacking of exchanges soared to $927 million in the first nine months of 2018, according to a report by crypto intelligence firm CipherTrace.

The report, titled “Cryptocurrency Anti-Money Laundering 2018 Q3,” revealed that theft of cryptocurrencies at exchange and platform layers continued to represent a major problem in the third quarter of the year.


SEC Charges Violation On Security-Based Swaps Funded By Bitcoin

Crime, Investing, News, Regulation | September 27, 2018 By:

The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed charges against an international securities dealer and its Austria-based CEO for allegedly violating the federal securities laws in connection with security-based swaps funded with bitcoins.

According to the SEC’s complaint, 1pool Ltd. a/k/a 1Broker, registered in the Republic of the Marshall Islands,


Crypto Wallets: Avoiding The Greatest Security Threats To Your Assets

Crime, FinTech, Innovation, Investing | September 26, 2018 By:

The conversation around cryptocurrency has centered around the existence and invention of bitcoin. Nine years and 28 million crypto users later, it shows no sign of slowing down. However, despite increased awareness, the hype surrounding the digital currency is likely preventing users from seeing the biggest threats to their crypto assets.