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Blockchain Firm Chainalysis Just Got Its Hands On a Ton of New Money

Blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis has closed a new funding round that garnered the company an additional $100 million from various investors. The enterprise is now valued at a whopping $2 billion, which is double what the company was valued at just a few months ago. Chainalysis Closes Its $100 Million Funding Round The funding round was headed by Paradigm, a crypto-centered venture capital firm. Money also came from the likes of Salesforce CEO Mark Benioff, who saw...

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Chainalysis: Money Laundering and Crypto Crime Is More Concentrated Than We Think

No doubt that with bitcoin and the establishment of the crypto space about 12 years ago came the furthering of financial crime. To this day, many analysts and industry experts express concern regarding the amount of money laundering and other forms of criminal behavior that continue to rock the crypto space and drag it further away from legitimate or mainstream territory.Is Money Laundering as Big a Problem as We Thought?The good news is that while the crime may seem widespread and heavy, new...

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Chainalysis: Lazarus Is to Blame for Last Year’s KuCoin Crypto Theft

One of the biggest cryptocurrency thefts in history occurred last year. It involved the digital exchange KuCoin, which ultimately lost more than $275 million in total assets. Now, a new report has emerged blaming Lazarus – a North Korea-based hacking group – for the attack.Lazarus Is Behind a Massive TheftLazarus has been active for several years. The organization is believed to be centered in North Korea. It is also alleged that the group has stolen more than $1.75 billion in total digital...

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JPMorgan: Institutions Do Not See Bitcoin Beyond a Speculative Light

Over the past few months, bitcoin has been enjoying a historic bull run like no other. The asset has reached $40,000 in certain weeks, and as a result, we have been hearing several different narratives discussing what could potentially be making the asset spike to such an extent.Bitcoin May Not Be What We’ve AssumedOne of the most common arguments we’ve been hearing is that institutions are now seeing bitcoin in a much more positive light. They believe that bitcoin is a hedge tool of sorts...

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#1014 US-Senatorin Bitcoin Diskussion, Bitcoin Cash Chain Split & Chainalysis US-Regierung Bitcoin Verkauf

Hey Informanten, willkommen zur Bitcoin-Informant Show Nr. 1014. Im heutigen Video geht’s um folgende Themen: US-Senatorin will Bitcoin in die Mitte der Gesellschaft rücken, Bitcoin Cash Chain Split & Chainalysis US-Regierung Bitcoin Verkauf. 1.) US-Senatorin will Bitcoin in die Mitte der Gesellschaft rückenhttps://bitcoin-kurier.de/us-senatorin-will-bitcoin-in-die-mitte-der-gesellschaft-ruecken/ 2.) Bitcoin Cash Has Split Into Two New Blockchains,...

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Chainalysis Makes It Easier to Seize Illicit Crypto Funds

Blockchain analysis company Chainalysis has unveiled a new program that will allow it to monitor all the assets that were seized from criminal operations. Analysts have emerged to claim that these assets are likely to include cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, Ethereum and other mainstream digital tokens.Chainalysis Seeks to Make Things Simpler for RegulatorsOver the last few years, the crypto space has come a long way, establishing itself as a serious contender in the world of finance. Many...

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Chainalysis Is Helping to Track Monero-Related Crime

According to Chainalysis, the revenue its taking in has tripled in recent months thanks to many public sectors looking to track blockchain and cryptocurrency activity.Chainalysis Has Seen Its Horizons GrowIn particular, the company is working with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to track a privacy-focused cryptocurrency known as Monero, which has been the object of much controversy over the years.Monero, for example, is often involved in crypto jacking operations, in which a hacker obtains...

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BitMEX Is Losing Customers Left and Right Following Legal Troubles

It looks like trouble surrounding the once popular cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX has reached an entirely new level.The Trouble Surrounding BitMEX Has Gotten LargerThe world was shocked last week when it was announced that the founders and executives behind the Seychelles-based cryptocurrency trading platform were being indicted following charges of money laundering and other financial fraud. As it turns out, this really rung a negative bell with customers (surprise, surprise) and many have...

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Crypto Adoption Index: So weit ist die Bitcoin-Adoption weltweit fortgeschritten

Crypto Adoption Index von Chainalysis Kennt jemand Chainalysis? Chainalysis ist sozusagen der Bernhard Russi unter den Skirenn-Analysten. Also kurzum, Chainalysis ist seit Jahren die kompetenteste Firma wenn es um Analysen rund um die Nutzung von digitalen Währungen wie Bitcoin geht. Und soeben veröffentlichte Chainalysis eine hochinteressante Grafik, welche die Verbreitung...

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Monero bald nicht mehr anonym? Bitcoin-Analysten bauen Tracking Tool

Die größte Kryptowährung Bitcoin beruht auf einer Blockchain, die öffentlich einsehbar ist. Jede Zahlung ist mit Herkunfts- und Zieladresse sowie mit dem transferierten Betrag gespeichert. Sobald eine Bitcoin-Adresse einer Person zugeordnet werden kann, sind die Daten aller Zahlungen an diese Adresse offen zugänglich. Im Gegensatz dazu ist die Kryptowährung Monero mit dem Kürzel XMR besonders für...

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