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1Broker Says Bitcoin Futures Site Will Start Processing Withdrawals Thursday

1Broker Says Bitcoin Futures Site Will Start Processing Withdrawals Thursday Bitcoin futures firm 1Broker, which has been charged with violating a number of U.S. securities laws, has announced that it would reopen withdrawals on Thursday. The trading platform, which was accused of acting as an unregistered security-based swaps dealer, as …

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FBI Agent Confirms 130 Crypto-Related Investigations

FBI Agent Confirms 130 Crypto-Related Investigations The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is currently running 130 different cryptocurrency-related investigations, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. FBI Supervisory Special Agent Kyle Armstrong told the Crypto Evolved conference in New York that the agency is investigating a variety of crimes, including human trafficking, drug …

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Apple confirms that it will seal up law enforcement’s favorite iPhone cracking method – TechCrunch

Apple confirms that it will seal up law enforcement’s favorite iPhone cracking method – TechCrunch A new version of iOS will block a controversial loophole that law enforcement agencies have leveraged in order to crack into locked iPhones. In an upcoming version of iOS (likely iOS 12), Apple will include …

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U.S. claims North Korea has been silently infiltrating networks since 2009

U.S. claims North Korea has been silently infiltrating networks since 2009 The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI claim North Korea has been silently infiltrating the media, aerospace, financial, and critical infrastructure sectors both in and out of the United States. The post U.S. claims North Korea has been …

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FBI reportedly overestimated inaccessible encrypted phones by thousands – TechCrunch

FBI reportedly overestimated inaccessible encrypted phones by thousands – TechCrunch The FBI seems to have been caught fibbing again on the topic of encrypted phones. FBI director Christopher Wray estimated in December that it had almost 7,800 phones from 2017 alone that investigators were unable to access. The real number …

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After the San Bernardino iPhone fiasco, lawmakers introduce the Secure Data Act

After the San Bernardino iPhone fiasco, lawmakers introduce the Secure Data Act Lawmakers introduced the Secure Data Act, a new bill preventing law enforcement and surveillance agencies from forcing companies to insert backdoor entrances into their products and services. It arrives after the iPhone 5C fiasco. The post After the …

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