bitcoin mixer

Authorities Seize Dutch Bitcoin Mixer in ‘Worrying...

Cryptocurrency figures have reacted with dismay after authorities in the Netherlands seized and shut down popular Bitcoin mixer Europol To Bitcoiners: ‘You Are Not...

Esther Kim | May 23, 2019 | 09:00
switzerland cryptcurrency

Switzerland Moves Forward to Fit Cryptocurrency Into Traditional...

 The Federal Assembly of Switzerland has voted in favor of putting cryptocurrency on equal footing as traditional assets. A Hesitant Vote 99 members of the National Council...

Georgi Georgiev | Mar 21, 2019 | 13:00
euro criminal

Europol: Terrorists Still Use Banks, Fail To Abuse Cryptocurrencies

A new assessment by Europol this week reveals a growing schism between the use of cryptocurrencies by terrorists and other criminals. No European Terrorist Attacks Leveraged Crypto...

Wilma Woo | Sep 20, 2018 | 17:00
Illicit Betting With Cryptocurrency

Europol Takes Down Major Bitcoin Money Laundering Network

European law enforcement agency Europol has taken down a criminal network allegedly using cryptocurrency to launder drug money. Tulipan Blanca On Monday, the European Union Agency for...

Adam James | Apr 11, 2018 | 00:30

Europol: Monero, ZCash, and Dash Are a Major Problem

Europol has noted that cybercriminals are becoming better at covering their tracks by opting for more privacy-focused, anonymizing cryptocurrencies like Monero, ZCash, and Dash...

Allen Scott | Feb 27, 2018 | 05:30
money laundering

Cryptocurrency Makes Up Only 0.17% of All Money Laundering Cases in...

Cryptocurrency opponents have long argued that digital currencies are tools for money launderers. If the National Police Agency in Japan is to be believed, that may indeed be the case...

Adam James | Feb 23, 2018 | 18:00
Tokyo Crypto Exchange BitFlyer Approved for Europe

Europol Claims $5.5 Billion Laundered Using Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have long had a reputation for being the payment tools of criminals. Now, Europol claims billions of dollars are being illegally laundered with...

Adam James | Feb 12, 2018 | 23:00
Bitcoin Regulation

More Regulations Coming to Bitcoin Exchanges Against ‘Economic...

Europol, Interpol and the Basel Institute on Governance have revealed three focus areas for their planned regulations on cryptocurrency exchanges. Regulations are Definitely Coming A...

Evander Smart | Jan 25, 2017 | 02:30
Bitcoin Industry Report

Industry Report: Apple’s Got a New Grudge Against Crypto

Seagate plays surrogate host to cryptocurrency malware, Europol cracks down on digital currency launderers, and Apple doesn’t like ShapeShift. Want to catch up on your latest tech...

Nick Marinoff | Sep 13, 2016 | 12:00
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Bitcoin Security

‘Wildfire’ Ransomware Defeated by International Security...

Wildfire, a type of ransomware targeted at Dutch speakers, has been successfully defeated by the No More Ransom initiative, a project coordinated by the Netherlands Police, Europol...

Brian Yim | Aug 25, 2016 | 18:00
Bitcoin Security

Private-Public Partnership Launched to Combat Ransomware

The public and private sectora are now joining forces to stop ransomware as part of an international initiative to combat cybercrime. Groups participating in the project include Intel...

Trevor Hill | Jul 27, 2016 | 16:02

Chainalysis Raises $1.6M, starts Partnership With Europol

New York-Based Chainalysis Inc., has signed a joint memorandum with Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) to help battle online criminal activity. The partnership coincides...

Jamie Redman | Feb 20, 2016 | 08:00

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