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Bitcoin focused Tech Firm Casa Comments on Major Privacy and Security Issues Experienced in 2021

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The team at Bitcoin-focused firm Casa recently shared some notable privacy and security stories from last year. Casa wrote in a blog post that as technology continues to make advances, the world of privacy and security changes along with it. The end of 2021 saw… Read More

Blockchain Analysis Providers’ Data Reveals Dramatic Variations on Details About P2P Crypto Transactions: Report

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Leading blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis has released an update titled, “Not All Blockchain Analysis Providers Are the Same and Other Insights from FATF’s Second 12-Month Review.” The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is the inter-governmental entity that’s responsible for establishing international standards relating to anti-money… Read More

CipherTrace Shares Report on Blockchain Analysis that Helped US Seize $2M+ in DarkSide Ransom Paid by Colonial Pipeline

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On June 7, 2021, the US Department of Justice announced that they had managed to seize 63.69 BTC (valued at around $2.5 million) of the 75 BTC ransom Colonial Pipeline was forced to pay to DarkSide. This ransom recovery is notably the very first undertaken… Read More

Colonial Pipeline Ransom Recovery Raises Crypto Questions

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No one should be shocked Bitcoin’s price fell after the United States recovered most of the cryptocurrency used to pay the Colonial Pipeline hackers, an analyst with GlobalData said this week. Given cryptocurrency’s libertarian roots, the fact a government could track and seize money designed… Read More

Blockchain Analytics Firm Elliptic Reveals it Followed Bitcoin Ransomware Paid by Colonial Pipeline

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The team at blockchain analytics firm Elliptic revealed recently that they followed the Bitcoin (BTC) ransoms paid by Colonial Pipeline and other DarkSide ransomware victims. Dr. Tom Robinson, Co-founder and Chief Scientist at Elliptic, regularly discusses crypto forensics, investigations, compliance, and sanctions. Elliptic clients are… Read More

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