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News The notorious North Korean hackers known as the Lazarus APT Group have created another malware targeting Apple Macs that masquerades behind a fake cryptocurrency firm. Apple Mac security specialist and principal security researcher at Jamf Patrick Wardle published a blog post on Oct. 12 outli..
News Bank of Ireland (BOI) executives have backed out of the testimony before the United States Government in the criminal proceedings regarding a $400 million worth money laundering scheme through cryptocurrency scam OneCoin. No testimony on voluntary basisAs fintech-focused news outlet FinanceFe..
News German programmer Tobias Frömel (aka “battleck”) has “hacked back” the perpetrators of the Muhstik ransomware who forced him to pay 0.09 Bitcoin (BTC) to recover access to his files. In a Bleeping Computer forum post on Oct. 7, Frömel revealed that he had hacked the attackers’ database, shari..
News The now-former chief technical officer (CTO) of Algo Capital, the investment arm of blockchain firm Algorand, has published a statement in the wake of a major security breach of an Algo hot wallet under his personal management. As Cointelegraph recently reported, Algo Capital CTO Pablo Yabo’s..
News The Federal Customs Service of the Russian Federation stopped the illegal import of four crypto mining devices from Mongolia into Russia. Crypto mining equipment confiscatedOn Oct. 1 Coinspot reported that a Mongolian citizen was trying to smuggle the four mining devices with fans and connect..
News Ethereum Name Service (ETN) name auctions were halted because of a bug that resulted in names being awarded to wrong users and for lower bids. Faulty documentationENS’s editor Brantly Millegan announced the halt of the name auctioning service in a Medium article published on Sept. 30. He note..
News The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) charged a United States resident with a $7 million Bitcoin (BTC)-related fraud. In an official news release published on Sept. 30, the regulator revealed that Jon Barry Thompson of Easton, Pennsylvania, is charged with “knowingly o..
News The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York has ordered purported cryptocurrency company Longfin to pay a total of $6,755,848 million in penalties. Falsely obtained qualification for Regulation A+ offeringOn Sept. 30, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) ann..
News Executives at the Bank of Ireland (BOI) could join a trial in the case against Mark Scott, who allegedly helped launder nearly $400 million via cryptocurrency scam scheme OneCoin. Four BOI witnesses to testify remotelyOn Sept. 29, the government of the United States submitted a court motion s..
News Fusion Network’s token swap wallet was compromised. Roughly a third of FSN tokens was stolen as a result. Fusion Foundation announced in a Medium post published on Sept. 29 that its swap wallet was compromised, which resulted in the theft of 10 million native FSN and 3.5 million Ethereum (ETH..