Tag: Cryptojacking

CEO of Crypto Investment Platform Charged in Multi-Million Dollar International Fraud Scheme | DOJ Press Release

This morning, Horst Jicha, a German national, will be arraigned at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn on an indictment charging him with securities fraud and conspiracies to commit securities fraud, wire fraud, and money laundering for his role in a cryptocurrency scheme called USI Tech.  Jicha was arrested, and the charges against him were unsealed when he entered the United…

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‘Cryptojacking’ in Financial Sector Has Risen 269% This Year, SonicWall Says

The number of “cryptojacking” cases across the financial sector has risen by 269% in the first half of 2022, according to a report by cybersecurity firm SonicWall. Cryptojacking is a type of cyberattack where hackers implant a piece of software on a victim’s computer that mine cryptocurrencies. Victims are often unaware of the exploit, which has contributed to the rise…

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