Report Attributes Large Share of Global Crypto Crime to Russia, Moscow City

Report Attributes Large Share of Global Crypto Crime to Russia, Moscow CityThe growing popularity of cryptocurrencies has placed Russia among the leaders in adoption. But while it is yet to reach the top of the ranking, the country already has a “disproportionate share” of global activity related to some forms of crime involving cryptocurrency, according to a new study by Chainalysis. Three Quarters of Ransomware Revenue […]

Russia Busts Revil Ransomware Group on US Request, Arrests 14 Members

Russia Busts Revil Ransomware Group on US Request, Arrests 14 MembersRussian law enforcement agencies have dismantled the notorious hacking group Revil, believed to be behind ransomware attacks in the U.S. involving cryptocurrency. Although Moscow is unlikely to hand over Russian citizens to Washington, the operation has been carried out on request from the United States, despite heightened geopolitical tensions between the two powers. Russia’s FSB […]