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31 Jan 2019, 2:03 pm by Kevin LaCroix
Law Enforcement is Virtually Powerless Against Ransomware Historically, national law enforcement agencies such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have successfully tackled crime waves orchestrated by nationally organized mobsters; internationally organized terrorists; and other notorious, sophisticated and nefarious criminal enterprises. [read post]
11 Aug 2021, 12:52 pm by Alvaro Marañon, Benjamin Wittes
As Deputy National Security Advisor for Cyber and Emerging Technology Anne Neuberger put it in a recent interview, “[T]he U.S. government’s policy has been very clear that we highly discourage the payment of ransom because it’s what is driving this ecosystem. [read post]
22 Nov 2021, 7:56 am by Alvaro Marañon, Stephanie Pell
” In making this first-of-its-kind designation, the Treasury Department noted that “[v]irtual currency exchanges such as S[uex]are critical to the profitability of ransomware attacks, which help fund additional cybercriminal activity. [read post]
12 Jul 2017, 3:50 am by Kevin LaCroix
 Unlike the sequence of events during to a common kidnapping scenario, where the exchange of money arguably places criminals in their most vulnerable position, virtual kidnapping of ransomware actually facilitates anonymity throughout the Bitcoin transaction process. [read post]
20 Jul 2022, 4:52 am by Emma Snell
The Marquette Law School poll, which was conducted just days after the court overturned Roe v. [read post]
28 Jun 2022, 6:07 am by Natalie L. Reid
The Central Bank of Syria has also been manipulating the exchange rate that U.N. programs receive to operate in the country, with up to 51 cents on the dollar making its way into the regime’s coffers. [read post]
26 Jul 2023, 9:01 pm by renholding
The narrow law enforcement exception to the four-day reporting requirement is available only if there is a “substantial risk to national security or public safety” and only with the approval of the U.S. [read post]