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Treasury Department will sanction crypto exchanges that help channel payments to hackers

The Biden administration is also warning companies that paying ransoms to hackers might be illegal. go to Article >

Criminals will find it harder to hide illicit Crypto Payments thanks to DOJ and Blockchain Analytics

18 Days ago Finance Source: Blogs.gartner.com

The DOJ announcement on the National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team is a welcome event that will provide further consumer safety and legal clarity around a burgeoning cryptocurrency market.  See  DOJ to Launch National Crypto Enforcement Team:... read more

DOJ Announces Launch Of National Crypto Enforcement Team As FDIC Mulls Insuring Stablecoins

18 Days ago Politics Source: Feedproxy.google.com

DOJ Announces Launch Of National Crypto Enforcement Team As FDIC Mulls Insuring Stablecoins One of the catalysts behind crypto's impressive surge in the past week emerged last Friday, when the WSJ reported that the Biden admin was... read more

Treasury Department will sanction crypto exchanges that help channel payments to hackers

34 Days ago Tech Source: Washingtonpost.com

The Biden administration is also warning companies that paying ransoms to hackers might be illegal. read more

US will reportedly impose crypto sanctions amid ransomware attacks

38 Days ago Tech Source: Engadget.com

According to The Wall Street Journal, the Biden administration plans to implement new measures to make it more difficult for hackers to profit from ransomware attacks using cryptocurrencies. As early as next week, the Treasury Department will... read more

Ferguson: 50 Years After Going Off Gold, the Dollar Must Go For Crypto

70 Days ago Politics Source: Feedproxy.google.com

Ferguson: 50 Years After Going Off Gold, the Dollar Must Go For Crypto Authored by Niall Ferguson, op-ed via Bloomberg.com, It was Sunday night on Aug. 15, 1971, and many Americans were watching television — the most popular show... read more

Tougher Rules Are Coming For Bitcoin And Other Cryptocurrencies. Here's What To Know

66 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

For many people, cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are part of an exciting and lucrative new financial frontier. But for the country's top market watchdog, Gary Gensler, they seem "like the Wild West" – and he's promising a crackdown. The market for... read more

Futures Slide On Growing Lockdown Fears Ahead Of Retail Sales Miss

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Futures Slide On Growing Lockdown Fears Ahead Of Retail Sales Miss Global stocks and US futures fell on Tuesday ahead of data that will show consensus badly missed its expectations on retail sales amid global concern that more... read more

DOJ Targets Crypto Crooks As Ransomware Investigations Elevated To Same Level As Terrorism

139 Days ago Politics Source: Feedproxy.google.com

DOJ Targets Crypto Crooks As Ransomware Investigations Elevated To Same Level As Terrorism The Department of Justice announced on Monday that they've recovered some $4.4 million dollars worth of Bitcoin paid in ransom to hackers who... read more

The way to stop companies from getting attacked by ransomware is simple: outlaw ransom payments

144 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

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Futures, Global Stocks Extend Gains To End Volatile Week

157 Days ago Politics Source: Feedproxy.google.com

Futures, Global Stocks Extend Gains To End Volatile Week S&P index futures ticked higher on Friday, alongside European and Asian stocks, and building on Thursday's strong gains as bullish investor sentiment got a boost from strong... read more