FBI accuses North Korea-linked hackers of stealing $600 million in cryptocurrencies

A group of hackers linked to North Korea is responsible for the theft of $620 million in cryptocurrency that followed the hack of the Axie Infinity video game in late March, US authorities said Thursday (April 14th). “Through our investigation, we were able to confirm that the Lazarus Group and APT38, online actors associated with … Read more

six arrests in international crypto-asset scam

Six people suspected of fraud through fraudulent investments of crypto-assets, and money laundering in an organized gang, were arrested in Israel, said Thursday, April 14 the prosecution of the Interregional Specialized Jurisdiction (Jirs) of Bordeaux, originally of the investigation. Read alsoFrançois d’Orcival: “When Silicon Valley becomes an incubator of scams” The suspects are accused of … Read more

judge drastically reduces Tesla damages to ex-employee

A US judge drastically reduced on Wednesday – from 137 to 15 million dollars – the damages that Tesla will have to pay to an ex-employee victim of racism, while maintaining the guilt of the automaker. Read alsoTesla Motors, the start-up that has succeeded in the electric car bet The San Francisco judge found “excessive” … Read more

Five years in prison for an American who provided North Korea with cryptocurrency advice

An American, accused of being a hacker and cryptocurrency expert, was sentenced in New York on Tuesday (April 12) to more than five years in prison for providing financial advice to North Korea so that it escapes international sanctions . Virgil Griffith, 39, pleaded “guilty” before the American federal justice which had been prosecuting him … Read more