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India’s second largest government-owned hydrocarbon producer hit by a major cyberattack, hackers demand 196 bitcoins in ransom

Oil India Limited (OIL) is a state-run hydrocarbon explorer headquartered in the north-eastern stat…

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Abductors accept ₹1.3 cr in Bitcoins as ransom in UP bizman kidnapping case

In a first-of-its-kind crime reported in the state capital, three persons, who had held a real-esta…

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The Biden administration is ramping up efforts to trace crypto used in cyberattacks and will offer bounties of up to $10 million for info

This White House initiative includes offering bounties of up to $10 million for information that wi…

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Bomb threats demanding ransom payments are a new headache for retailers including Walmart, Kroger and Whole Foods, report says

A series of bomb threats made in recent months to retailers across the US could be connected as all…

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Bitcoin's reputation as a government-free zone is in question after the US snatches $2.3 million from hackers

The idea that bitcoin is free from government interference has been dented after the FBI gained acc…

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The Biden administration is looking into the role of cryptocurrencies in recent cyberattacks, report says

Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin have been the favored payment method of hackers that encrypt importan…

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Bitcoin tumbles 12% after US authorities claw back most of Colonial Pipeline crypto ransom

Bitcoin security concerns may be hitting investors after the DOJ recovered $2.3 million (63.7 bitc…

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A Buccaneers staffer sprinted into the end zone to retrieve Tom Brady's 700th career touchdown to make sure it wasn't accidentally held for ransom

Tom Brady needed to negotiate quite a bit (and a Bitcoin) to retrieve his last historic touchdown. …

Tyler Lauletta   


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Coinbase pushes back against the theory it helped US authorities recover Colonial Pipeline ransom crypto

After US authorities seized back the Colonial Pipeline crypto ransom, graphs circulated online link…

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The hackers who shut down Colonial Pipeline brought in over $90 million in bitcoin ransoms while in operation

DarkSide, which forced a shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline, has collected 47 ransoms since October,…

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The FBI recovered a huge chunk of the Colonial Pipeline ransom by secretly gaining access to Darkside's bitcoin wallet password

The FBI seized $2.3 million after following the ransom money to a bitcoin wallet used by the hacker…

Tyler Sonnemaker   


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North America has become the world's biggest ransomware target as DeFi and crypto use expands, study shows

From July 2020 to June 2021, most of the crypto-based attacks were associated with Russia-based cyb…

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Delhi govt departments to hire 17,256 people via direct recruitment

There are a total of 17,256 vacancies on posts for direct recruitment by various departments of the…

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One of the oldest Bitcoin websites on the net was hit by ransomware, and hackers want their payment in Bitcoin

While the ransom amount may seem negligible since it's not even a single coin, it's a consider…

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Bitcoin does not make payments anonymous — just really hard to trace

Even the most private of cryptocurrencies like Monero, DASH, and Verge are traceable to a cert…

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A Hong Kong fashion executive thought she was adopting a kitten from Thailand. She ended up losing $764,000 in a Bitcoin scam.

The 58-year-old woman was conned into paying more than $764,000 to a scammer via 40 separate crypto…

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Bitcoin could find its footing if it holds the $34,000 level, a technical analyst says

If bitcoin is able to reclaim its 20-day moving average near $36,000, it would be a short-term bull…

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Bitcoin tumbles after bomb threats that were emailed across the US demanded it for ransom

Bitcoin plunged more than 6% to near $3,300 a coin after the New York Police Department said that b…

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The CIA confirms rumors that it's working on cryptocurrency projects

CIA Director William Burns said at a Wall Street Journal event that the government agency is workin…

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Bitcoin anonymity is just a big myth - and using it to launder dirty money is stupid, a crypto ATM chief says

The digital asset is perceived to be anonymous as it has often been associated with illegal activit…

Shalini Nagarajan