phishing

According to a recent survey, nearly twenty five percent of phishing sites used HTTPS domains in the 3rd quarter of 2017. This represents an almost doubling over the previous quarter, according to a study conducted by the reputable PhishLabs. HTTPS domains, which display internet addresses as “https://” as opposed to “http://” andRead More →

Drug Trafficking

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (I.C.E) has detailed recently how it is now working to expose transactions made by illegal drug traffickers using virtual currencies to cover their tracks. In a sworn testimony to a Senate committee on Jan. 25th, ICE’s deputy assistant director Greg Nevano said the agency has seenRead More →

Crypto

Coincheck has confirmed that it has suffered what now appears to be the biggest hack in the history of the crypto-technology.  In a press conference the other day the exchange’s President Wakata Koichi Yoshihiro and COO Yusuke Otsuka estimated its loss is at 58 billion yen (approximately $533 million). Five hundred millionRead More →