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Former FBI Official Gurvais Grigg Comments on Why He Joined Blockchain Analysis Firm Chainalysis

Gurvais Grigg recently revealed why he joined blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis as its Global Public Sector CTO after working for over two decades at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), most recently as Assistant Director of the FBI Laboratory. In his new role, Grigg will… Read More

Blockchain Analysis Firm Chainalysis Scores $100 Million Through Series D Investment Round Led By Paradigm

Blockchain analysis company, Chainalysis, announced on Friday it raised $100 million through its Series D funding round, which was led by Paradigm with participation from TIME Ventures, the investment fund for Marc Benioff, along with previous investors Addition and Ribbit. Chainalysis reported that it is now… Read More

Crypto.com Chain Announces Partnership With Blockchain Analysis Company Chainalysis

    Hong Kong-based Crypto.com announced on Friday that Crypto.com Chain, which is set to launch on March 25th, is now teaming up with blockchain analysis company, Chainalysis. According to Crypto.com, the collaboration will use the security of the Crypto.org network, along with Chainalysis’ compliance and… Read More

Notabene Partners Blockchain Analysis Firm Chainalysis to Bring Scalable Travel Rule Solution to Crypto Businesses

Notabene has teamed up with blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis to bring a “scalable” Travel Rule solution to cryptocurrency-focused businesses. Crypto-related businesses are working consistently to meet updated regulatory guidelines involving counterparty risk. According to a blog post by Chainalysis, the most notable of these requirements… Read More

$21 Million in New 2020 Ransomware Payments were Made According to Chainalysis Review of Uncovered Crypto Addresses

On January 27, 2021, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) revealed that there had been a significant disruption of the NetWalker ransomware strain. FBI agents assigned to the case had taken down a website NetWalker attackers had allegedly used to communicate with the unsuspecting victims…. Read More

Cryptocurrency related Ransomware Attacks “Skyrocketed” Last Year but there May be “Fewer Culprits” than Expected: Report

Ransomware “skyrocketed” last year, however, there might be “fewer culprits” than we may think or expect, according to a report from blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis. Chainalysis acknowledges that 2020 will “forever be known” as the year of COVID-19, but when it comes to cryptocurrency-related crime,… Read More

Bitcoin related Crime is Declining, and Illicit Financial Activities Involving Cryptos Remain Small Part of Industry: Report

Blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis notes that 2020 was an “incredible” year for Bitcoin (BTC) and the larger cryptocurrency market. Despite the devastation and socioeconomic problems resulting from the global Covid-19 pandemic, Bitcoin, the flagship digital currency, managed to shatter its previous all-time highs. The Bitcoin… Read More

$130 Billion in Bitcoin (BTC) Is Now Permanently Inaccessible due to Lost Private Keys Associated with Crypto Wallets

Nathaniel Popper from the New York Times reports that of the (approximately) 18.5 million Bitcoin (BTC) in circulation, about 20% — valued at around $130 billion at the time of writing — seems to have been lost or isn’t accessible from the crypto wallets where… Read More

Blockchain Firm Chainalysis and Digital Asset Exchange OKCoin Express Concerns Regarding FinCEN’s New Crypto Rules

This past Friday, the US Department of the Treasury published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to the Federal Register that may require financial institutions and cryptocurrency-related firms to submit updated reports, maintain records, and accurately verify the identity of customers in relation to transfers… Read More

Celsius Network Partners with Chainalysis To Confirm Audit of $3.31 Billion in Assets

  Celsius Network, a cryptocurrency lending and borrowing platform, announced this week it has teamed up with blockchain analysis company Chainalysis to complete an audit confirming $3,318,368,196.40 of assets. According to Celsius Network, the conclusion of this audit, confirmed through Chainalysis Reactor, the investigative blockchain… Read More

Chainalysis Teams Up with Japanese System Integrators Hitachi and SB C&S to Enhance its Compliance Network

Blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis has teamed up with top Japanese system integrators in order to boost its compliance network. Chainalysis announced on December 7, 2020, that it has partnered with Japan-based system integrators Hitachi and SB C&S. These firms are the latest to join Chainalysis’… Read More

Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Now Account for Significantly Lower Percentage of Darknet Market Transactions: Report

Blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis notes that global darknet markets have long “fascinated” the general public, beginning with the infamous Silk Road, which represented around 20% of all Bitcoin (BTC) related activity during its “heyday” back in 2013. But since that time, these illicit activities account… Read More

Chainalysis Explains Why Authorities Must Look Beyond Direct Counterparties to Understand Risks Associated with Crypto Addresses

Chainalysis, a leading blockchain research firm, says that the best way to assess or determine the risk of a virtual currency address or group of associated addresses (e.g., like a wallet) is to analyze all the other addresses with which it has conducted transactions. According… Read More

Crypto Sleuth Chainalysis Expected to Raise $100 Million at $1 Billion Valuation

Chainalsysis, a top firm aiding both public and private entities monitor and track crypto transactions, is expected to raise $100 million at a $1 billion valuation according to a report by Forbes. The new funding is said to be led Lee Fixel’s VC firm, Addition,… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Price has Been Surging Due to Very Different Reasons Compared to 2017 Bull Run: Report

The Bitcoin (BTC) price has been hovering around $18,000 for the past few days. According to blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis, this means that we’re in the midst of a significant price surge that has not been seen since the bull run of late 2017 and… Read More

Chainalysis Introduces Asset Realization Program to Help Governments with Managing Seized Digital Assets

Chainalysis, a leading blockchain analysis firm, has introduced an asset realization program to assist government departments and insolvency practitioners with handling, storing, “realizing,” and monitoring seized assets. As mentioned in a blog post by Chainalysis, this announcement has come soon after the largest ever seizure… Read More

DeFi Experienced Explosive Growth in 2020, but Sector Needs More Regulatory Clarity and Better Compliance Programs: Chainalysis

Blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis confirms that decentralized finance (DeFi) is growing at “warp speed,” however, regulatory guidelines and compliance requirements still remain unclear. The Chainalysis team states in a blog post that DeFi’s explosive growth has been one of cryptocurrency’s “biggest stories” of 2020. The… Read More

Chainalysis Expands Washington DC Operations, Hires New Legal Affairs Chief, Other Key Appointments, Reports Signficant Revenue Growth

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Chainalysis, a leading blockchain analysis firm, has revealed that it managed to grow its revenue 100% year-over-year. The New York-based firm says it’s now preparing for an expected surge in private sector business. Chainalysis claims that it has managed to grow its customer base by… Read More

Chainalysis Explains How it Uses Reactor Tool to Track and Analyze Blockchain based Digital Currency Transactions

Blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis notes that its Reactor tools lets researchers and investigators track and analyze the movement of virtual currencies between different crypto addresses. The Reactor tool is also used to identify transactions that may involve stolen or otherwise illicit digital currency. Cybercriminals might… Read More

Blockchain Analysis Firm Chainalysis to Establish New Singapore and Tokyo Offices as Part of Global Expansion Plans

Chainalysis, a leading blockchain analysis firm, has revealed that it will establish two new offices in Singapore and Tokyo. The company stated that it remains focused on fully supporting local crypto and blockchain companies. It’s also helping government agencies and traditional financial institutions with monitoring… Read More

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