Cryptojacking Is An Emerging Cybercrime Trend, Says Europol

Crime, News | September 20, 2018 By:

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.


Cryptojacking Attack Hits Government Sites In India

Crime, News | September 17, 2018 By:

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),


FINRA Charges HempCoin ICO Issuer With Securities Fraud

Crime, News, Regulation | September 12, 2018 By:

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,