Illicit crypto-miners and ransomware have swapped places in popularity among cybercriminals, says a security firm.
Tax authorities from five different nations are coming together to combat international financial crimes, with a focus on cryptocurrencies.
A senior U.S. official said Tuesday that the government is looking into creating a "comprehensive strategy" around cryptocurrencies.
A cryptocurrency miner botnet has infected more than half a million machines, hijacking them to mine as much as $3.6 million worth of monero.
Europol has for the first time released a cybercrime report examining the growing popularity of zcash, monero and ethereum on the darknet.
National police forces in Europe are seeking new cash for research on how to tackle cybercrimes involving digital currency.
The former operator of the now-defunct bitcoin exchange Coin.mx has been sentenced to five-and-a-half years in prison.
A hearing at US congressional subcommittee yesterday saw discussion of the role cryptocurrencies play in cybercrime.
Blockchain advocates are trying to recast the narrative surrounding bitcoin as recent upticks in ransomware trouble Capitol Hill.
The United Nations agency dedicated to fighting drug trafficking and organized crime has developed a new cryptocurrency training program.