Tag: Crime/Legal Action

White House walks back Biden comments on cybercriminal swap with Russia

The White House on Sunday walked back comments from President Biden that he’d be “open” to exchanging cybercriminals with Russia. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan told press aboard Air Force One that Biden was not talking about “exchanges or swaps” when he seemed receptive to Vladimir Putin’s offer that the Kremlin would extradite cybercriminals if the US […]

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Elon Musk’s crypto tweets have ‘destroyed lives,’ says video purportedly from Anonymous

Elon Musk has “destroyed lives” through irresponsible tweets that have recently roiled cryptocurrency markets, a group claiming to represent the hacker collective Anonymous said in a weekend video. The nearly four-minute video, posted Saturday, attacked the Tesla Inc. TSLA, +4.58% chief executive for being “another narcissistic rich dude who is desperate for attention” and for […]

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Square eyeing creation of bitcoin hardware wallet, Jack Dorsey tweets

Payments firm Square is considering creating a non-custodial hardware wallet for bitcoin, the company’s chief executive officer, Jack Dorsey, said Friday. Bitcoin wallets can be stored offline or online at cryptocurrency exchanges, venues where bitcoin can be bought and sold for traditional currencies or other virtual coins. With a non-custodial wallet, you have sole control […]

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Israel, Hamas close to cease-fire amid mounting international pressure

A cease-fire in the fighting between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas could come as early as Friday, according to people involved in the discussions, as pressure mounts from Washington and other foreign capitals to bring an end to airstrikes and rocket fire that have claimed a rising number of civilian casualties. Egyptian officials have made […]

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FBI probing potentially illegal campaign contributions to Sen. Susan Collins

WASHINGTON — The FBI is investigating whether a U.S. defense contractor unlawfully directed money to support Sen. Susan Collins, according to a search warrant recently unsealed in federal court. The Federal Bureau of Investigation has searched electronic devices belonging to defense executive Martin Kao seeking evidence that he orchestrated an effort to funnel allegedly illegal […]

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