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FBI Requests New Funding To Investigate Use Of Virtual Currencies

On June 21 the acting director of the FBI, Andrew McCabe, gave a speech to U.S. bureaucrats requesting a new budget for the fiscal...

How to Protect Yourself From Ransomware

The ransomware industry has exploded recently. Often, hackers demand bitcoin payments in order to restore computer systems. Bitcoin.com investigates what to do to prevent...

FBI Releases ‘Primer’ Successfully Infiltrating Darknets

The FBI has published a “primer” on Darknet Marketplaces (DNM) after disrupting the infrastructure of a market with an operation called Hyperion. U.S. law enforcement...

Bitfinex Seeks Communication With Bitcoin Thief

On August 2nd the Hong Kong-based Bitcoin exchange Bitfinex was compromised for roughly $70 million worth of Bitcoin. According to sources, the attacker managed to...

‘No More Ransom’: A Summer Ransomware Project by Tech Security Giants

Europol, the Dutch national police, McAfee, Intel Security and Kaspersky Labs have spent this past summer helping victims of ransomware. Calling themselves the "No More Ransom...

FBI Director: ‘There’s No Such Thing As Absolute Privacy’

The war against encryption has escalated in the tech world this year, with governments looking to decipher more details of people’s private lives and...

FBI’s Deep Web Child Porn Ring Questions Role of Gov’t in...

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) became the largest online distributor of child pornography during a recent case, according to a motion filed by...

UPDATE: Bitcoiners Who Use Tor – Be Warned!

Bitcoiners who use Tor be warned! An obscure change to the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure will automatically take effect on December 1 unless...

Tor Project Enlists Security Researchers to Counter FBI Snooping

It seems Tor is putting back up its defenses after discovering the FBI had broken through them earlier this year. According to a new...

Bitcoiners Who Use Tor – Be Warned!

Bitcoiners love Tor but the FBI has "updated" Rule 41 of the internet that could blacken Tor's horizon. This means that unless Congress blocks it, using the...

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