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World 21 May 2016 | 6:24 AM

Macedonian extradited to face U.S. charges over card data website

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Macedonian citizen was extradited to the United States on Friday to face charges related to his operation of a website called Codeshop that authorities say was responsible for selling the data of thousands of credit cards from around the world.

World 27 Jul 2016 | 9:01 PM

After mass shooting, German police focus on 'dark net' crime

WIESBADEN, Germany (Reuters) - German police will do more to fight crime committed on the "dark net", they said on Wednesday, days after a gunman killed nine people with a weapon bought on that hidden part of the internet.

AseanPlus News 17 Nov 2016 | 2:47 PM

China’s central bank steps up efforts to create digital currency

The People’s Bank of China is cautious about digital money beyond its control, such as Bitcoin, and is researching benefits of its own sovereign digital currency

World 11 Mar 2017 | 4:13 AM

German police express relief at capture of 'dangerous, brutal' suspect

DORTMUND (Reuters) - German police expressed relief on Friday following the arrest of a 19-year-old suspected of murdering his nine-year-old neighbour and bragging about it on the "dark web", a hidden zone of the web often used for criminal activity.

Nation 10 Jun 2017 | 9:25 AM

Bitcoin users told to be vigilant of cyber attacks

SERDANG: Following the recent ''WannaCry'' ransomware cyber attack, which blackmailed computer users worldwide, those dealing in digital currencies such as Bitcoin need to be more vigilant and keep their accounts secure.

World 27 Jul 2017 | 2:11 AM

Russian held over bitcoin laundering linked to BTC-e exchange - sources

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian national arrested in Greece on Wednesday on suspicion of laundering criminal funds by switching them into bitcoins is a key person behind the BTC-e crypto-currency exchange, two sources close to the exchange told Reuters.

World 25 Aug 2017 | 2:55 PM

Russian hackers feel the heat as Trump seeks warmer Moscow ties

MOSCOW/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - When Alexander Vinnik was arrested on money-laundering charges at a Greek hotel in late July, the status of his Jabber secure online messaging account was set to "away".

World 25 Aug 2017 | 3:01 PM

Russian hackers feel the heat as Trump seeks warmer Moscow ties

MOSCOW/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - When Alexander Vinnik was arrested on money-laundering charges at a Greek hotel in late July, the status of his Jabber secure online messaging account was set to "away".

Nation 20 Sep 2017 | 9:30 AM

Bitcoin: A gold rush in the digital age

UNLESS you have been living under a rock, you would have heard the buzz about cryptocurrency, and Bitcoin in particular.

Nation 23 Nov 2017 | 12:00 AM

Whoever converts digital currencies to fiat monies should beware

KUALA LUMPUR: Whoever converts cryptocurrencies into fiat monies will be scrutinised under the anti-money laundering laws beginning next year, says Tan Sri Muhammad Ibrahim.