⧉infominer 30-Sep-18 06:52 PM
The Wall Street Journal claimed Friday that 46 crypto exchanges were used to launder nearly $90 million – with $9 million going through ShapeShift.
⧉infominer 30-Sep-18 09:45 PM
In this post I’ll investigate the key drivers of the unrelenting cryptocurrency/cryptoasset markets, and explain why they aren’t likely to go away soon. In particular, I will focus on the incentives…
⧉infominer 04-Oct-18 04:17 PM
Two bitcoin fraudsters impersonated CFTC regulators and forged documents as part of their cryptocurrency-stealing scheme.
⧉infominer 03-Nov-18 11:37 AM
The Wall Street Journal claimed Friday that 46 crypto exchanges were used to launder nearly $90 million – with $9 million going through ShapeShift.
⧉infominer 05-Nov-18 04:25 AM
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⧉infominer 25-Nov-18 08:01 PM
A group of researchers from major universities released a paper examining 500 crypto-related pump and dump (P&D) schemes. Examining data from May 15, 2017 to August 26, 2018, researchers found 3,400+ P&D announcements from 80 active Telegram channels. Of these announcements...
⧉infominer 09-Dec-18 01:45 AM
A cryptocurrency-focused law firm in the U.S. says it has filed lawsuits against AT&T and T-Mobile on behalf of victims of "SIM swapping" hacks.
⧉infominer 23-Dec-18 04:38 AM
By following the transaction flows through the bitcoin blockchain, the analysis lays out a timeline of the events leading up to and following the attack. It also manages to link the attacker to:
⧉infominer 22-Jan-19 10:01 PM
BCT looked good on paper.  It had an all-star team, a product that promised to give Bloomberg a run for its money – the aptly-named Blockchain Terminal, and funding to run a massive ICO campaign. The founder, a mysteriously well-capitalized investor, was zealously dedicate...
⧉infominer 23-Jan-19 02:26 AM
A group of university researchers published a study examining pump and dump (P&D) signals from Telegram and Discord channels. According to the study, the researchers were able to identify 3,767 different pump signals advertised on Telegram and 1,051 different pump signals ...
⧉infominer 11-Mar-19 10:07 PM
A darknet hacker claiming to have stolen thousands of KYC documents from leading exchanges breaks cover to provide evidence of the theft.
⧉infominer 24-Apr-19 04:47 PM
Researchers checked 34 billion insufficiently random Ethereum keys, and found that 732 of the associated addresses had already been emptied, likely by thieves. One of those thieves had amassed a fortune that was at one point worth $54 million.
⧉infominer 20-May-19 11:09 PM
My personal identity was hacked last week. The attacker was able to steal $100k+ in a sweep of my Coinbase account. I'm equal parts embarrassed, hurt, and deeply remorseful. In an effort to raise awareness about the attack, I wrote about it here:
⧉infominer 01-Jun-19 06:08 AM
CANNES — Netflix’s “How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast)” kicks off with a police special unit, automatic rifles trained, moving in silently for  asking. The target, a buff teen drug dealer, at wo…
⧉infominer 02-Jun-19 11:59 PM
Scouring the blockchain, researchers found years-old evidence tying Silk Road transaction to users' public accounts.