Hamas is soliciting bitcoin donations for its military operations, but so far has only garnered a few thousand dollars.
Cryptocurrencies are ill-suited for terrorist financing, a member of a think tank told the U.S. House of Representatives last week.
The Treasury undersecretary has called for other nations to regulate cryptocurrencies to help protect the financial system and national security.
A new bill introduced by a U.S. lawmaker calls for the formation of a task force to combat the use of cryptocurrencies in financing terrorism.
The increased price of bitcoin appears to be luring terrorist fundraising efforts, in spite of the risks of being discovered.
A newly released report from the European Commission suggests there is relatively little virtual currency use among organized crime groups.
The head of one of the world's largest financial organizations has issued new comments addressing blockchain trends.
A group of influential US senators want to see digital currency holdings declared at the border – and advocates of the tech are pushing back.
The US House of Representatives Financial Services Committee is holding a hearing on virtual currencies this week.
A US think tank that advises the US government is exploring the threats bitcoin poses to national security, but also its benefits.