Crimes

Taiwanese Miner Shot By Gangsters, Blames China’s ‘Strict’ Bitcoin Control

4 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Taiwanese Miner Shot By Gangsters, Blames China’s ‘Strict’ Bitcoin Control
A Taiwanese Bitcoin miner has been shot by gangsters after an argument about mining profits went wrong, local media report April 15. According to Liberty Times, a Bitcoin miner known only by the name Wu accepted 10 mln Chinese yuan, equal to almost $1.6 mln, from two “local gangsters” in order to turn Bitcoin mining Read More

UK National Cyber Security Centre Includes Cryptojacking In Report On Cyber Threats

4 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on UK National Cyber Security Centre Includes Cryptojacking In Report On Cyber Threats
On April 10, the UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) released a report analyzing how nefarious cyber activity influenced the business environment in Great Britain over the past year. The report dedicates a section to cryptojacking, a form of cyber attack in which a hacker utilizes an individual’s computer, without the owner’s knowledge, to mine Read More

German Researchers: Child Abuse Content Found On Bitcoin Blockchain, Users Must Be Protected

5 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on German Researchers: Child Abuse Content Found On Bitcoin Blockchain, Users Must Be Protected
Researchers from two German universities have uncovered data in the Bitcoin Blockchain which could mean anyone who downloads it is breaking the law, The Guardian reports March 20. In a paper published by two groups from Aachen and Frankfurt University, authors claim sexual images and links to child pornography attached to Bitcoin transactions has the Read More

Illicit Uses of Cryptocurrency Gaining Attention Around the World: Expert Take

6 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Illicit Uses of Cryptocurrency Gaining Attention Around the World: Expert Take
In our Expert Takes, opinion leaders from inside and outside the crypto industry express their views, share their experience and give professional advice. Expert Takes cover everything from Blockchain technology and ICO funding to taxation, regulation, and cryptocurrency adoption by different sectors of the economy. If you would like to contribute an Expert Take, please Read More