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Three in Four Money Laundering Cases Involve Digital Currencies, FBI Sources Claim

Everyone involved in the world of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency will readily agree there are plenty of challenges ahead. While most of the opposition comes from external forces, the currencies themselves are not exactly perfect either. While most people won’t like to admit it, Bitcoin, Ethereum, and most other currencies are not exempt from criminal activity. The FBI certainly has its hands full in this regard; that much is certain. Digital Currencies and …
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FBI Says Hackers Managed to Extort $28 Million in Cryptocurrencies

On June 22, the FBI presented their annual Internet Crime Report, this one for 2016. By using the reports from the Internet Crime Complaint Center, they are able to publish the yearly document outlining trends and instances of Internet crimes. Still, these reports may not be enough if they want to view the whole situation since it is suspected that only 15% of victims actually report their situation. The Contents of the Report Multiple …
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What is the FBI’s Going Dark Project?

Law enforcement agencies are working on various projects to make our internet a lot safer. Unfortunately, some of those projects also make it harder to do the things we have gotten used to over the past few years. Going Dark is a project by the FBI which revolves around intercepting communications and information. It is quite an advanced system, which may soon be expanded to include a strong focus on …
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FBI Can’t Find Hackers Because Most Smoke Weed

It is widely known some companies and agencies struggle to find the right workers for the job. In the case of the FBI, however, that problem seems to be a lot bigger than most people think. Finding the right hacker to hire is extremely difficult since most smoke weed. Considering how Silicon Valley tech wizards also microdose on LSD, psychedelics seem to be a popular choice for computer scientists. Smoking …
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