Who is Ross Ulbricht? | A Journey into the Dark Net and Cryptocurrency
"...Ulbricht is credited with developing one of the first and largest platforms that used cryptocurrency as a medium of exchange".
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Malware targeting Bitcoin ATMs has reportedly been found online for sale on underground dark web sites that sell various illegal goods and services. The malware does not come cheap, as it is being sold for $25,000. The seller has reportedly received over 100 customer reviews, which indicates that the expensive piece of malware has generated […]
Cybercriminals are now selling malware that affects Bitcoin ATMs, including cards that allows BTC withdrawals in the thousands of dollars. The number of Bitcoin ATMs continues to steadily grow. There are 3,541 such ATMs installed throughout the world, and over 6 are put into use every day. However, just as criminals have targeted standard bank...
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BTCWires– While cryptocurrencies have taken the monetary transactions by storm and have revolutionised the financial aspect of the world, there is an extremely dark, vicious side of it which may prove to be the reason of a corrupted, damaged humanity. The Hidden Black Market The dark web or deep web constitutes the greater part of the
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Bitcoin (BTC) ATM Malware Being Sold For $25,000 On Dark Web, Cyber-Security Firm Reports
Bitcoin (BTC) ATM malware is being sold on the Dark Web for $25,000 by an experienced cybercriminal, according to security firm Trend Micro. The malware comes equipped with EMV / NFC support and users are able to exploit a security vulnerability in crypto ATMs to obtain 6.750 in USD, Euros, or British pounds (GBP), Trend Micro’s blog notes. The underground seller is also offering regular ATM malware, along with a “range of financial-related malware and compromised accounts.”
The writer of this article Luo Zhiquan shares evidence of short selling attacks designed to destroy the value of certain crypto coins on numerous exchanges except Binance. One target being Elastos and its short sell attack in March which coincided with Binance banning both Elastos and Wepower for breaking the rules but provided no evidence.
He implies that the source for these attacks is Zhao Changpeng and Binance, however he provide flimsy evidence to support this!
Give that the value of ELA is critical to long term development Elastos, are the Elastos team aware of this and what if anything is being done to prevent further attacks?