Category: Ransomware

Driving ‘purists beserk’: Co-chair of blockchain caucus wants to ‘reverse’ crypto transactions

Driving ‘purists beserk’: Co-chair of blockchain caucus wants to ‘reverse’ crypto transactions

Democratic Representative Bill Foster has called for legal power to identify wallet holders and reverse crypto transactions in instances of criminal behavior such as ransomware attacks. 3745 Total views 7 Total shares Bill Foster, Democratic Representative and co-chair of the Congressional blockchain caucus, has called for a regulatory framework that would enable third parties to […]

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Former US Director of cybersecurity: Crypto ransomware ‘running wild’

Former US Director of cybersecurity: Crypto ransomware ‘running wild’

Ransomware is something the “average American” is worried about, says former cybersecurity top dog Chris Krebs 22751 Total views 46 Total shares Former Department of Homeland Security official Christopher Krebs called for greater governmental oversight of cryptocurrency in an interview yesterday, saying that anonymous payments are a threat “the average American is concerned about.”  In […]

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