Uncle Sam Wants to Snoop on Your Monero Transactions

The United States Department of Homeland Security has announced its intention to develop a monitoring framework to effectively track Zcash and Monero transactions through enhanced forensic analytics capabilities. In a newly released document, the DHS reveals that it aims to achieve this by designing “a product to support the implementation of block chain based forensics, data analysis, …

Kraken Mocks Coinbase, Sarcastically Claims it is Listing 1,600 Crypto

Major crypto exchange Kraken recently released a sarcastic statement in response to the unforeseen decision of Coinbase to list five new digital currencies. As CCN reported, on July 14, Coinbase, the world’s largest crypto exchange and brokerage, announced its finalized plan to integrate Cardano (ADA), Basic Attention Token (BAT), Stellar Lumens (XLM), Zcash (ZEC), and …

$1.2 Billion in Cryptocurrency Laundered Through Bitcoin Tumblers, Privacy Coins

California-based blockchain and cryptocurrency security firm CipherTrace released its Q2 2018 report in July 2018 and noted the rise of cryptocurrency crime, money laundering, and other illicit activities. One particular item of note was that $1.2 billion has been laundered through cryptocurrency tools such as bitcoin tumblers and privacy-centric altcoins like zcash and monero. Criminals …

Cryptocurrency Market Rebounds by $21 Billion, Zcash up by 45%

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Over the past 24 hours, the valuation of the cryptocurrency market has increased from $387 billion to $408 billion, by more than $21 billion. Major cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and Ethereum have risen in the 3 to 6 percent range while smaller …