Often referred to as the ‘Wild West of finance’, various scams, hacks and other crimes have been exposed and reported in the bitcoin world. Here you’ll find the latest news on the darker side of cryptocurrency.
Hamas is soliciting bitcoin donations for its military operations, but so far has only garnered a few thousand dollars.
Researchers at cybersecurity firm Check Point say a relatively new form of crypto mining malware, dubbed KingMiner, is “evolving.”
Multiple outlets are reporting a wave of ransomware attacks affecting the UK’s National Health Service as well as other firms throughout the world.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation's work is being hampered by the criminal use of virtual currencies.
The United Nations agency dedicated to fighting drug trafficking and organized crime has developed a new cryptocurrency training program.
Regional prosecutors in Germany are investigating a payment processor connected to OneCoin.
Hungary's government has set its sights on OneCoin, a digital currency investment scheme widely believed to be fraudulent.
A litecoin mining pool seemingly pulled the plug over the weekend, stoking accusations of theft and fraud.
A Local Bitcoins seller based in Missouri has plead guilty to running an unlicensed money transmission business.
Germany is stepping up its ongoing crackdown on OneCoin, a digital currency investment scheme widely believed to be fraudulent.