The Wall Street Journal - Why Crime Could Kill Crypto

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Description

Cryptocurrencies helped enable a cybercrime wave, placing them in the crosshairs of regulators. Ransomware attacks are increasing in frequency, victim losses are skyrocketing, and hackers are shifting their targets. WSJ’s Dustin Volz explains why these attacks are on the rise and what the U.S. can do to fight them. 

Subject

Ransomware, Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Hackers

Period18 Jun 2021

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Media contributions

  • TitleWhy Crime Could Kill Crypto
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletThe Wall Street Journal
    Media typePrint
    CountryUnited States
    Date18/06/21
    DescriptionCryptocurrencies helped enable a cybercrime wave, placing them in the crosshairs of regulators
    Producer/AuthorJustin Lahart and Telis Demos
    URLhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/why-crime-could-kill-crypto-11624008655
    PersonsSean Foley