How the American Government Surveils the Blockchain

The United States federal government has paid approximately half a million dollars to a private corporation to help various agencies conduct surveillance on the Bitcoin blockchain. The corporation which helps the United States government conduct mass surveillance of Bitcoin transactions is known as Chainalysis. The…

Ninth Circuit Doubles Down: Violating a Website’s Terms of Service Is Not a Crime

Good news out of the Ninth Circuit: the federal court of appeals heeded EFF’s advice and rejected an attempt by Oracle to hold a company criminally liable for accessing Oracle’s website in a manner it didn’t like. The court ruled back in 2012 that merely violating…

Phifer swept up in cyber attack

As such, her story of coming to politics from working for the federal government in counter-terrorism and national security has been well-disseminated. More recently, Phifer’s background intersected with her campaign in another way. She learned late last year that her private information had been compromised…

Lurk and WannaCry created by FSS

Konstantin Kozlovsky, a Russian hacker, claims that Federal Security Service of Russia (FSS) curated the creation of the viruses WannaCry and Lurk. He was arrested in 2016 along with 40 other hackers who are believed to be members of the group Lurk. At the moment…

Elysium Member Admits Guilt in Dresden Court

In July, the Federal Criminal Police Office raided an apartment and arrested a 39-year-old male. At the same time, a massive darknet child abuse forum called Elysium suddenly went dark. The apartment belonged to the owner of the forum and the BKA had seized his…

Artificial intelligence proves major time savings for federal employees

The phrase “artificial intelligence” can stir up a lot of panic at some federal agencies, and can give rise to the idea of intelligent machines putting some employees out of work. However, some federal agencies are embracing the idea of artificial intelligence, and in those…

Former Russian police officer claims: “War on drugs is lost”

During the interview to “Lenta.ru,” a former officer of Federal Drug Control Service of Russia explained how the war on drugs was lost and why all controlled substances are sold and bought on the darknet. “No one buys on the streets” In the Drug Control…

Feds to Sell Alleged Darknet Dealer’s Bitcoin

In December, a federal judge signed an order that allowed the U.S. government to sell bitcoin seized in an investigation into a fentanyl trafficking ring in Utah. Even though the defendants and original owners of the assets still faced charges in court, the U.S. Attorney’s…

Research: Exploring the Regulation System and Market Culture of AlphaBay

Legal marketplaces are governed by federal state law, and market participants hold the right to resort to legal recourse whenever they might be faced with fraudulent behavior. Law enforcement promotes insurance, stability and transparency of commerce taking place across legal markets. Interestingly enough, illegal markets…

Government taps artificial intelligence firm to detect suicide warning signs

OTTAWA — An Ottawa-based firm has been tapped by the federal government for a pilot project designed to look for warning signs for suicide before tragedy strikes. Advanced Symbolics Inc. is an artificial intelligence service company set to spend the next three months examining suicide…

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