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Facing sexual assault charges, 3D-printed gun advocate Cody Wilson evades US authorities – TechCrunch

Facing sexual assault charges, 3D-printed gun advocate Cody Wilson evades US authorities – TechCrunch The gun rights activist who waged a very public legal war over the right to freely distribute 3D-printed gun schematics over the internet is facing serious charges that have nothing to do with firearms. According to …

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Texas Securities Watchdog Takes Action Against 3 Alleged Crypto Frauds

Texas Securities Watchdog Takes Action Against 3 Alleged Crypto Frauds The Texas State Securities Board has taken emergency action against three crypto investment schemes it alleges are attempting to defraud local investors. According to a news release published Tuesday, the board’s commissioner, Travis J. Iles, entered a first emergency cease-and-desist order …

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Europol Warns of Crypto Hacks and Mining Malware in Latest Report

Europol Warns of Crypto Hacks and Mining Malware in Latest Report Europol has warned against the rising threats of cryptocurrency hacks, extortion and mining malware in a new report. According to the EU-focused law-enforcement organization’s “Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment 2018” (IOCTA) report, published on Wednesday, the holdings of those …

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Symantec offers free anti-spoofing services to US political campaigns and election groups – TechCrunch

Symantec offers free anti-spoofing services to US political campaigns and election groups – TechCrunch Symantec is the latest private security company to offer its expertise to vulnerable political targets on the house. Today the company announced that it would extend its “Project Dolphin” service (dolphins eat phish, get it) to …

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Cryptojacking Scripts Found on Local Indian Government Sites

Cryptojacking Scripts Found on Local Indian Government Sites Official government websites in India ran cryptomining scripts without their owners’ knowledge, the Economic Times reported Monday. Municipal government websites in the state of Andhra Pradesh, among others, were infected by cryptomining software such as Coinhive, security researchers found. Users visiting these …

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Landmark Crypto Crime Case Ends With Jail Sentence for GAW CEO

Landmark Crypto Crime Case Ends With Jail Sentence for GAW CEO Josh Garza, the CEO of the now-defunct cryptocurrency mining company GAW Miners, has been sentenced to 21 months in prison after pleading guilty to a wire fraud charge. Garza was given six months home confinement as part of a …

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US Judge Rules ICO Frauds Fall Under Securities Law

US Judge Rules ICO Frauds Fall Under Securities Law A U.S. federal judge has ruled that a criminal case against two reportedly fraudulent initial coin offerings fall under securities laws. District judge Raymond Dearie ruled Tuesday that the case against a pair of allegedly fraudulent ICOs conducted by Brooklyn resident …

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