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Chainalysis: Crypto Theft Exceeds $3 Billion in 2022

More than $3 billion in crypto funds have been stolen this year according to a new report issued by blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis. Chainalysis: Crypto Theft Has Reached a New High The crypto space is constantly in a rough spot. There are many people out there that are completely against any sort of regulation, as the crypto space was initially established to give traders and users complete financial independence. No prying eyes, no third parties, just people and...

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Chainalysis: Mena Is the Top Crypto Region

The two fastest growing regions in the category of crypto use and adoption include North Africa and the Middle East. Both areas – between July 2021 and June 2022 – accounted for about nine percent of the world’s crypto transactions according to a report by blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis. Chainalysis Shows the Mena Region as the Top Crypto Performer Both the Middle East and North Africa make up what’s known as the Mena region, and during the allotted period, that...

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Are Crypto Scammers Becoming Less Busy?

The crypto space has been crashing and burning for the past several months, but it’s not just investors that appear to be suffering. Scammers – once so active in this unregulated arena – have also taken quite a few financial hits, suggesting there is some good news to the tribulations and trials being suffered by the crypto industry. Scammers Aren’t Making Much Money Over the past several weeks, we’ve been privy to a wide array of nasty headlines surrounding bitcoin and...

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Chainalysis: Nearly $2 Billion in Crypto Has Been Stolen This Year

Blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis has put out a recent report claiming that from the beginning of the year up through July, just under $2 billion in crypto funds have been stolen by hackers and cyberthieves around the world. Chainalysis Discusses Ongoing Crypto Theft Losses from crypto hacks surged by more than 60 percent in just the first seven months of 2022 alone. Many of these funds were stolen from decentralized exchanges given that they are far less regulated...

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Bitcoin: Warum fallen die Krypto-Märkte weiter?

Im Laufe der letzten Woche fielen die Kurse und damit einhergehend das in ihnen angelegte Vermögen nach Total Value Locked (TVL) der wichtigsten Krypto-Assets: Bitcoin und Ethereum fielen um 12,6 bzw. 18,9 Prozent. Die beste Performance war bei den Assets Binance Coin, Polygon und Maker zu beobachten, die um 7,4 Prozent, 21,5 Prozent und 20,8 Prozent an Wert verloren. Als einziges Asset legte Polygon um 0,24 Prozent in TVL zu. In diesem Blogpost wollen wir dieser Entwicklung mit einem...

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Audius Falls Victim to Thief; Loses More Than $6 Million in Crypto

Audius – a non-fungible token (NFT) music platform – is the latest victim of a cybertheft. Attackers made off with approximately $6 million in digital currency units. Audius Loses a Lot of Crypto The big clincher with Audius is that it puts all the power in the hands of those who share their music with users on the enterprise. As a fully decentralized platform, musicians can post their songs which are then purchased in the forms of NFTs. From there, they earn all the...

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The FBI Warns Crypto Traders of Several Fake Apps

The high number of fake crypto trading apps has earned the attention of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The organization is now issuing warnings to traders saying they need to do their due diligence before utilizing a crypto investing platform or application so that they don’t fall victim to potential scams. The FBI Is Noticing a Lot of Fake Crypto Apps The FBI says since the beginning of 2022, nearly 30 separate individuals have lost close to $4 million after...

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Crypto Mixers Are Seeing Their Biggest Year in 2022

Mixers within the crypto community are experiencing huge booms in business despite the crypto space crashing like it never has before. Mixers Have Been Quite Active Mixers are individuals or businesses that take digital currencies garnered through illicit means and hide them amongst legitimate assets. The process keeps the identities of the parties receiving the crypto quiet while making it appear as though they are not engaged in illicit activity. As time has gone by,...

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Blockchain Firm Chainalysis Partners with Cellebrite

Chainalysis – a known blockchain analysis company – has partnered with Cellebrite DI, a global leader in digital intelligence solutions to assist customers and help them identify criminal crypto activity. Chainalysis Is Looking to Uncover More Crime The goal is to ensure resolutions happen and happen quickly. The crypto space has become synonymous with crime in recent years, with recent examples of illicit activity including hacks on the Harmony exchange in Northern...

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Singapur: Staatsfond investiert in Bitcoin-Forensiker Chainalysis

Ein Staatsfonds aus Singapur greift dem Kryptoanalyse-Startup Chainalysis mit einer kräftigen Finanzspritze unter die Arme. Die Asiaten investieren eine beträchtliche Summe von insgesamt 170 Millionen Dollar in das Unternehmen. Chainalysis hatte bisher bereits 366 Millionen Dollar von diversen Investoren wie Accel, Benchmark, Paradigm oder Coatue erhalten. Im Jahre 2020 wurden in Singapur und Tokio Büros eröffnet. Ziel war es, die APAC-Präsenz des...

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