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Chinese Government Officials Targeted With Ransomware, North Korea Suspected

Chinese Government Officials Targeted With Ransomware, North Korea Suspected A statement issued by the People’s Government of Yiling District, Yichang has revealed that Chinese officials have been the target of a ransomware email attack in recent days. Also Read: Late Quadrigacx CEO Used Personal Funds to Fulfill Withdrawals Chinese Government […]

UN Panel: North Korea Hacked $571M From Asian Crypto Exchanges

UN Panel: North Korea Hacked 1M From Asian Crypto Exchanges The U.N. Security Council has heard that North Korea uses cyberattacks and blockchain technology to evade economic sanctions and obtain foreign currency. Through hacking, the reclusive Republic has raked in around $ 670 million in foreign exchange and cryptocurrency, a […]

North Dakota Issues Orders Against Bitconnect, Magma, Pension Rewards

North Dakota Issues Orders Against Bitconnect, Magma, Pension Rewards The securities department of the US state of North Dakota has issued orders against three companies promoting initial coin offerings in the state. They are Bitconnect, Magma Foundation, and Pension Rewards. The investigations are part of Operation Cryptosweep which involves over […]

Analysts Suspect Cryptocurrencies Used to Evade US Sanctions in North Korea

Analysts Suspect Cryptocurrencies Used to Evade US Sanctions in North Korea During an interview earlier this week, two Washington-based financial intelligence analysts explain that North Korea is using cryptocurrencies to evade US sanctions. The intelligence researchers Lourdes Miranda, and Ross Delston say the Pyŏngyang region is actively trading established digital […]

North Queensland is Becoming a Hub of BCH Accepting Businesses

North Queensland is Becoming a Hub of BCH Accepting Businesses The northern part of the Australian state, Queensland, is bustling with cryptocurrency energ. The region is extremely passionate towards one specific decentralized peer-to-peer electronic currency — bitcoin cash (BCH).  Also Read: Netherlands’ Largest Bank ING Group Fined $ 900M for Money […]

The Daily: Revolut to Launch in North America, US Startup Presents Telegram Alternative

The Daily: Revolut to Launch in North America, US Startup Presents Telegram Alternative Digital bank Revolut is planning to expand its operations in America and Russia. Also, payment card provider Fuzex signs an agreement with Dash, a US-based startup offers an alternative to Telegram, and crypto firm Smart Valor receives […]

Report Finds Mining Activity and Bitcoin Exchange Development in North Korea

Report Finds Mining Activity and Bitcoin Exchange Development in North Korea A report by South Korea’s state-run Korea Development Bank (KDB) suggests that North Korea has been mining cryptocurrencies, according to local media. In addition, a technology firm in the country is developing an exchange platform for bitcoin, while average […]