The business world has become more competitive than ever. Not only is there increased pressure on companies to be profitable, but also to keep information safe. For many companies, cybersecurity is an area that’s easy to cut back on, but that can prove to be an expensive mistake.
European law enforcement agency Europol has published a new report that provides insights into emerging threats in the crypto sector.
In its “Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment 2018” (IOCTA) report, the agency warned that cybercriminals are adopting creative new techniques to target their victims at an unprecedented pace and are constantly seeking methods to avoid law enforcement detection.
The Texas Securities Commission (TSC) has taken emergency action to stop the fraudulent offerings of investments in three separate schemes involving cryptocurrencies.
On Tuesday, TSC Commissioner Travis J. Iles entered separate emergency cease and desist orders against Coins Miner Investment Ltd.,
Government websites in India are being used by hackers to mine for cryptocurrencies, according to the Economic Times (ET).
Citing new research from cybersecurity analysts, ET reported that several high-traffic websites of the Indian government, including those of the director of the municipal administration of Andhra Pradesh (AP),
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has issued securities fraud charges against a Massachusetts resident for an unregistered initial coin offering (ICO). FINRA said the case is the agency’s first disciplinary action involving cryptocurrencies.
FINRA has accused Timothy Tilton Ayre of selling unregistered securities in the form of the HempCoin token,
Yaya Fanusie, senior member of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance, said that cryptocurrencies remain unpopular among terrorist groups.
In a report presented during the US House of Representatives Services Committee’s hearing on terrorism financing last week,
A New Jersey man has pleaded guilty to kidnapping and theft of more than $1.8 million in ether.
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance announced on Wednesday that Louis Meza pleaded guilty in New York State Supreme Court to grand larceny in the first degree and kidnapping in the second degre.
Belgium’s Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) said that despite its earlier warnings, the agency continues to receive complaints from consumers who have invested in cryptocurrencies.
In its latest risk alert, the FSMA strengthened its warning and added 28 new crypto trading sites to its crypto-related fraud blacklist.
Thailand’s Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) is planning to create its own digital wallet to investigate crypto-related crimes.
Speaking at a Bangkok seminar last week, AMLO secretary Witthaya Neetitham said that they have discussed launching their own ‘AMLO Wallet’ to hold or confiscate digital currency from illegal sources.
Japan’s National Police Agency (NPA) is planning to introduce a new blockchain transaction-tracking software in response to various crimes the agency has seen regarding the abuse of cryptocurrencies.
According to a news report from Japan’s national public broadcasting organization HK,