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Woman Arrested for Sending $60,000 in Bitcoin to ISIS

A woman in Long Island has been arrested and charged for sending about $150,000 to the terrorist group ISIS. Of that amount, roughly $60,000 was in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies...

Jeff Francis | Dec 15, 2017 | 14:30
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US Cyber Command Has Been Given its First Wartime Assignment

Cyber warfare has, to most people, always been a thing of movies and science-fiction books. But it looks like a harsh reality check is coming to people in the US, as Defense Secretary...

Jp Buntinx | Apr 06, 2016 | 08:51
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U.S. National Security Report: ‘Virtual Currencies Can Disrupt...

A theorized based report by the RAND Corporation revealed this December details some interesting scenarios involving virtual currencies. The pdf published by the organization is over...

Jamie Redman | Dec 20, 2015 | 09:50
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G7 Leaders Looking To Regulate Digital Currencies

The G7 nations have been reported to have plans to tighten up their grips with the regulation of digital currencies and financial technology. The German magazine Der Spiegel reports...

Jamie Redman | Nov 19, 2015 | 08:54
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Encryption Scapegoated in Wake of Paris Attacks

In response to the tragic terror attacks in France, intelligence agencies have launched another campaign against strong encryption, such as the type that tech companies use to create...

Drew Cordell | Nov 18, 2015 | 08:00
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American Teen Sentenced to 11 Years for Helping ISIS with Bitcoin

The United States Department of Justice stated in a press release that Ali Shukri Amin, 17, of Manassas, Virginia, has been sentenced to 136 months in prison. Authorities arrested...

Deepak Tiwari | Aug 29, 2015 | 03:43

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