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Australian Man Arrested for Unregistered Crypto Transactions

News Australian law enforcement arrested an unnamed 38-year-old Australian man for performing unregistered cryptocurrency transactions. The police department of Victoria announced on Nov. 12 that the man has been arrested at his address in the town of Cairnlea. The joint report from the Victoria ..

SIM-Swap Victim Sues Crypto Exchange Bittrex for $1M Bitcoin Theft

News Gregg Bennett, a SIM-swap hack victim and angel investor, sued cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex over allegedly allowing the theft of nearly $1 million in Bitcoin (BTC). According to a press release published on Oct. 30, Bennett believes the exchange violated its own security standards and allo..

California Man Sues AT&T Over Loss of $1.8M and Crypto Accounts

News California resident Seth Shapiro has filed a lawsuit against wireless service giant AT&T alleging that its employees helped to perpetrate a SIM-swap which resulted in the theft of over $1.8 million in total, including cryptocurrencies. The complaint filed on Oct. 17 claims that Shapiro is “a ..

Ethereum Name Service Auctions Halted Because of a Bug

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..

Fusion Network’s Token Swap Wallet Compromised, FSN Price Plummets

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..

Four Out of Five Top Bitcoin QR Code Generators are Scams: Report

News Four out of the first five results presented when querying Google for a “bitcoin qr generator” lead to scam websites. The findingsCryptocurrency wallet ZenGo wrote the findings in a blog post published on Aug. 29. Reportedly, when researching prior to implementing QR Code support in their wal..

15 Arrested in China for Allegedly Bribing Internet Cafe to Mine Crypto

News Chinese authorities arrested fifteen men suspected of corrupting an internet café administrator to mine cryptocurrency. Local crypto industry news outlet 8BTC reported on Sept. 3 that police in Henyang, a city in south central China’s Hunan province, arrested the man for cryptojacking. Over 9..

UN Official: Cryptocurrency Makes Criminals Harder to Catch

News Neil Wals, chief of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Global Cybercrime Program, warned that cryptocurrencies have made combating money laundering significantly harder. Australian news outlet ABC reported on Aug. 29 that Wals said cryptocurrencies make fighting cybercrime, money la..

Cryptojacking Code Found in Eleven Open Libraries, Thousands Infected

News A Cryptojacking code was found in 11 open-source code libraries written in Ruby, which have been downloaded thousands of times. Industry news outlet Decrypt reported on Aug. 21 that cryptojacking code has been added to 11 open-source Ruby libraries distributed on the RubyGems platform. Per th..

AT&T Not Responsible in $24M Crypto SIM-Swapping Case, Judge Rules

News The federal judge overseeing Terpin Vs. AT&T — a legal battle pertaining to stolen crypto via SIM-swapping that has been going on for almost a year — has dismissed the motion, industry news outlet, TheBlock, reports on July 26. As Cointelegraph previously reported, in August last year Terpin ..

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