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Ransomware costs top $1 billion as White House inks new threat-sharing initiative

by AJ Vicens

The Treasury Department released its finding as the White House is wrapping up an international summit on fighting the ransomware problem.

White House seeks international cooperation to thwart growing ransomware threat

by Tonya Riley

During the International Counter Ransomware Summit in Washington, participants will discuss how to increase resilience against ransomware.

Treasury fines virtual currency exchange Bittrex for failing to catch ransomware payments

by Tonya Riley

The virtual currency exchange based in Washington state failed to catch more than 100,000 transactions from sanctioned regions.

Why Tornado Cash sanctions are drawing fierce criticism, potential court challenge from crypto group

by Tonya Riley

Sanctions against the cryptocurrency mixer have ignited concern from industry stakeholders, privacy advocates and legal experts.

Cryptocurrency 'mixers' see record transactions from sanctioned actors

by Tonya Riley

An increase in funds sent from illicit addresses has accelerated the rise, indicating the technology remains attractive to cyber criminals.

FBI, CISA, Treasury: North Korean hackers taking aim at health care with Maui ransomware

by Tim Starks

The ransomware has previously received little public scrutiny.

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