Often touted as immutable, blockchain technology and its unlimited potential have garnered much attention lately, and rightly so. The mathematical model that the technology is built upon as well as its time-stamped, verifiable nature certainly makes it a reliable option for monitoring and tracking purposes,
The suspected mastermind behind the theft of 600 bitcoin mining rigs in Iceland has escaped from prison and fled to Sweden, police said.
Sindri Thor Stefansson escaped through a window of the low-security Sogn prison in rural southern Iceland. Guards only realized Stefansson was gone after he had boarded the Icelandair flight bound for Stockholm’s Arlanda airport at Keflavik Airport.
A subsidiary of Amazon.com, Amazon Technologies Inc. has received patent approval on a streaming data marketplace that would allow identification and real-time monitoring of cryptocurrency transactions. The information was released April 17.
Developers in law enforcement and other areas could potentially “build real-time dashboards,
India-based crypto exchange Coinsecure said that it will start repaying its customers following a $3.3 million theft last week.
On April 9, the Indian crypto exchange lost 438.318 bitcoins (approx. $3.3M USD) from a digital wallet that was holding users’
Leila M. De Lima, an opposition senator in the Philippines, has urged her fellow senators to push for the swift passage of her bill that seeks to impose stiffer penalties for crimes involving cryptocurrencies.
Senate Bill (SB) No. 1694, which was filed in March,
The Australian Border Force (ABF) has charged a 32-year-old woman from Brisbane for allegedly buying drugs from the dark web using bitcoin.
The ABF said that on December 22, 2017, they detected a small amount of MDMA (aka Ecstasy) in a parcel consignment from the United Kingdom to an address in Brisbane.
Renwick Haddow, a UK citizen who lived in New York City, was extradited from Morocco to the US for allegedly committing fraud that saw over $36 million stolen from investors.
Last year, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed fraud charges against Haddow in connection with a pair of purported startups: Bitcoin Store,
A cryptocurrency evangelist was apparently hacked while livestreaming on YouTube Sunday night, losing an estimated $2 million in coins.
Ian Balina was in the midde of his program when he was confronted by a viewer, who asked if he was aware that someone had transferred all of the tokens from his wallet accounts.
A Moscow court has ordered that chat app Telegram, which has raised $1.7 billion in its pre-initial coin offering, be blocked by Russia’s telecommunication companies.
The court order comes as Telegram refuses to provide law enforcement and intelligence operations with a key to read the encrypted messages on the service.
India-based crypto exchange CoinSecure has reported that 438.318 bitcoins (approx. $3.3M USD) have been stolen from its crypto wallet.
The theft was announced via two images posted in the company’s website. The images contained a statement signed by the Coinsecure team announcing the incident,