January 29, 2023 6:56 pm

Landmark lawsuit sees bitcoin from ransomware attack frozen

Landmark lawsuit sees bitcoin from ransomware attack frozen

A ransom payout of nearly £1 million in bitcoin lodged with Bitfinex has been frozen by the UK High Court in what is deemed a landmark case for the status of crypto assets.

Hackers Demand $70 Million In Biggest Ransomware Attack On Record

Cybersecurity teams are working feverishly to stem the impact of the single biggest global ransomware attack on record.

U.S. Recovers $2.3 Million in Bitcoin Paid in the Colonial Pipeline Ransom

The FBI strikes back. Working with Silicon Valley tech companies to recover millions of dollars in ransomware taken after a crippling attack shut down a pipeline that delivers fuel to nearly half of the east coast. Scott Budman reports.

How hackers use ransomware to scam money from people

Hackers target large companies and people with large sums of money primarily.

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FBI seizes criminal proceeds from bitcoin wallet following Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack

The Dept. of Justice made the announcement Monday.