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Craig Wright Denies Hacking Mt. Gox, Says He Bought Those Bitcoins

Craig Wright, the self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto candidate and chief scientist at NChain, has addressed the recent allegations about him hacking the now-defunct exchange Mt. Gox. Last week, a lead maintainer of Monero (XMR) privacy coin Ricardo Spagni tweeted out court documents suggesting Craig Wright's affiliation with a Mt. Gox-related Bitcoin (BTC)

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US Gov’t Issues New Guidance Against North Korea’s Cryptojacking, Ransomware and Hacking

Several United States agencies issued what they call comprehensive guidance on North Korea’s cyber attacks, which have hacked cryptocurrency exchanges and used cryptojacking and ransomware to finance the regime.An international alertIn the April 15 advisory, the U.S. Treasury, Department of State, Department of Defense, and the FBI continue a

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Julian Assange Allegedly Offered Pardon for Denying Russian Hacking

A lawyer for Julian Assange spoke in court on Wednesday, claiming a former Republican congressman offered the WikiLeaks founder a presidential pardon. This clemency was to be in exchange for denying Russian involvement in the 2016 Democratic National Committee email hack. Assange’s lawyer, Edward Fitzgerald, declared in the Westminster Magistrates'

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Blockchain Voting is Vulnerable to Hacking and Low-Quality Data: Research

Nir Kshetri, a professor of management at the University of North Carolina, has suggested that before blockchain-based voting can be considered safe and trustworthy, some major issues must be resolved.In an article published on Oct. 18, Kshetri claims that “small-scale tests run so far have identified problems and vulnerabilities

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US Treasury Targets Three Notorious North Korean Hacking Groups

According to a press release published on September 13th, the U.S. Department Of The Treasury is sanctioning three North Korean state-sponsored malicious cyber groups, known by the names of Andariel, the Lazarus Group and Bluenoroff. All have targeted and employed cryptocurrency for their nefarious purposes.In a statement released by the

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