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93% of the assets confiscated by the IRS involve crypto

93% of the assets confiscated by the IRS involve crypto

The US Internal Revenue Service (or IRS) has published a report that details the degree to which cryptocurrencies appear in criminal investigations. According to the report, 93% of all confiscations carried out by the Criminal Investigations (or CI) team involve cryptocurrencies. In total, $3.5 billion

Microsoft says Russian hackers have returned to attack US government

Microsoft says Russian hackers have returned to attack US government

In a message on its corporate blog, Microsoft claims that the group of ‘hackers’ known as Nobelium and acting on behalf of the Russian state is “attacking organizations that are an integral part of the global information technology supply chain”. Microsoft recalled that Nobelium is

Mastercard buys its first cryptocurrency company

Mastercard buys its first cryptocurrency company

In another step towards cryptocurrency adoption, Mastercard acquired CipherTrace, a cryptocurrency and blockchain intelligence company that aims to provide anti-money laundering and fraud protection solutions for the digital asset space. With this, the payment processing giant aims to ensure an ecosystem of “trusted and secure”

Investigators found data vulnerability in Apple AirDrop

Although Apple belongs to the group of giant companies, something is missing when it comes to security. It is possible for hackers to be able to access AirDrop data and steal users’ phone numbers and email addresses. This issue has been known since 2019 and