North Korea Hackers Stole Over a Half-Billion in Cryptocurrency – Report

Crime, ICO News, News | October 21, 2018 By:

North Korean hackers known as Lazarus have stolen more than a half-billion dollars in cryptocurrencies, according to cybersecurity vendor Group-IB.

The firm contends Lazarus was behind 14 hacks on crypto exchanges since January 2017, reaping an estimated $571 million in the raids. The North Korean hacking efforts are a way to raise money in a country that has experienced severe sanctions from the world community on its economic activity,


North Dakota Securities Watchdog Issues Cease And Desist Orders Against Three ICOs

ICO News, News, Regulation | October 15, 2018 By:

Karen Tyler, North Dakota Securities Commissioner, has issued cease and desist orders against three initial coin offerings (ICO) for allegedly operating illegally in the state.

The commissioner’s orders were issued after the Department’s ICO Task Force conducted an investigation to identify ICOs and cryptocurrency related investments that pose risks to North Dakota investors.