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US Government Recovers $30M From Crypto Game Axie Infinity Hack
Hackers stole over $600 million from Axie earlier this year.
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Analytics Firm Elliptic Says RenBridge Was Used to Help Launder $540M of Illicit Crypto Funds
Around a third of the sum laundered with the help of the cross-chain bridge is believed to be proceeds from ransomware attacks by North Korean hackers, according to Elliptic.
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US Secretary of State Tweets, Deletes Claim That Crypto Mixer Tornado Cash Is North Korea-Sponsored
One hour and three minutes later, Anthony Blinken tweeted what the Treasury Department actually alleges: Tornado Cash was only used by a DPRK-sponsored group.
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US Government Amps Up Inevitable Clash With Crypto Privacy in Tornado Cash Blacklisting
The Treasury Department says Tornado Cash abetted laundering of $7 billion, but that’s not likely to quiet crypto enthusiasts as they fight to stay anonymous.
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Crypto-Mixing Service Tornado Cash Blacklisted by US Treasury
The department barred its use by U.S. persons as a matter of national security because North Korean hackers allegedly use the mixer to launder stolen crypto funds.
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North Korea's Lazarus Hackers Blamed in deBridge Finance Cyberattack
Company co-founder Alex Smirnov warns all Web3 teams that the campaign is likely widespread.
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US Justice Department Seizes $500K in Ransom Payments and Crypto From North Korean Hackers
Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said the FBI has identified a new type of ransomware used by the state-sponsored hackers.
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Harmony Horizon Exploit Linked to North Korea, $10M Bounty Offered
The blockchain's develops now have a "global manhunt" to track down the attackers.
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North Korean Hacking Group Behind $100M Horizon Bridge Hack: Report
Blockchain analytics firm Elliptic has traced the hack back to the Lazarus Group, a state-sponsored North Korean hacking organization.
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US Treasury Official Warns Crypto Industry to Proactively Sanction 'Problematic' Wallets
FinCEN Associate Director Alessio Evangelista said crypto service providers shouldn't wait for the government to designate a wallet if it's being used for illicit activity.
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