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Key members of DDoS bitcoin extortion gang arrested following Europol operation

Key members of a suspected cyber criminal gang specialising in distributed denial of service (DDoS) extortion have been arrested following a joint operation by...

Wired and Gizmodo both claim to have possibly found the creator...

"I’ve been involved with all this for a long time," said Wright at a Bitcoin conference in October....

Over 10,000 people were duped by Bitcoin mining startup, feds say

(credit: Internet Archive) On Wednesday, the Securities and Exchange Commission sued the founder of a now-shuttered Bitcoin mining company,...

Ultra Electronics AEP augments the world’s most trusted HSM with secure...

AEP’s KeyperPlus HSM (hardware security module) can now be used in a broader range of cryptographic applications and deployment scenarios, including “lights-out” data centres.LOUDWATER,...

City council member resigns over cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme

(credit: GEMCOINS -AFG) A Southern California city council member resigned from his position Tuesday evening after being named as...

Feds raid cryptocurrency startup accused of scamming $32M from investors

Gemcoin Asia released this video of their visit to Gemcoin headquarters in Arcadia, California in February 2015. (credit:...

Mt. Gox head arrested over loss of 650,000 bitcoins

Mt. Gox head Mark Karpelès was arrested by Japanese police on Saturday, more than a year after the exchange folded amidst the loss of...

Hacking Team broke Bitcoin secrecy by targeting crucial wallet file

Turns out, going after someone’s Bitcoin transactions is much easier than you might think. After all, as the saying goes, once you’re pwned, you’re...

Bitcoin poker site founder takes plea deal to avoid jail time

A man who ran a Bitcoin-based online poker site and then fled to Antigua after being raided earlier this year has pleaded guilty to...

After Bitcoin loan goes south, judge rules man must repay over...

A judge in rural Breathitt County, Kentucky (population: 13,878) ruled earlier this month that a local man who received a loan of 11.95 bitcoins...

Jihadist US teen faces prison for blog, tweets about encryption and...

A 17-year-old Virginia teen faces up to 15 years in prison for blog and Twitter posts about encryption and Bitcoin that were geared at assisting...