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Public Sector Survey Preview: The 2024 State of Cryptocurrency Investigations Report

This blog is a preview of our 2024 State of Cryptocurrency Investigations Report, which was compiled using insights from our…

Crypto Exchange Growth Amidst Regulatory Challenges: Podcast Ep. 116

Episode 116 of the Public Key podcast is here !! Capital controls and Government bans have always made launching a…

OFAC Sanctions Individuals Linked to the Nordic Resistance Movement, which Accepted Crypto Donations to Fund Terrorist Activities

On June 14, 2024, the United States Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned the Nordic…

Introduction to Zero-Knowledge Proofs

In 1985, the original concept for zero-knowledge proofs (ZKPs) emerged in a peer-reviewed academic paper titled, “The Knowledge Complexity of…

The Technology that will Change the Future of Crypto Podcast Ep. 115

Episode 115 of the Public Key podcast is here and in this episode we speak with Jason Lau (Chief Innovation…

Cracking Down on Sim-Swapping, Pig Butchering, and Crypto Crimes: Podcast Ep. 114

Episode 114 of the Public Key podcast is here and as we all know, cryptocurrency has always been unchartered territory…

Chainalysis in Action: Illicit Residential Proxy Service Shut Down by Law Enforcement, Three Administrators Sanctioned by OFAC

Today, the U.S. Department of Justice announced the arrest of Chinese national Yunhe Wang for his alleged control of a…

Ransomware and the Crypto Threat Landscape in 2024: Podcast Ep. 113

Episode 113 of the Public Key podcast is here and this is our “Live from Links” series, where we showcase…

In conversation with the world’s first and only standalone virtual assets regulator: Dubai’s Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority

Amidst the resurgence in global crypto markets, governments across the world are working to implement comprehensive regulatory frameworks and enact…

Terrorist Financing in the Age of Cryptocurrency: Ep. 112

Episode 112 of the Public Key podcast is here and this is our “Live from Links” series, where we showcase…

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Crypto Mining Pools Overview: How They Work, Benefits, and Risks

In proof-of-work (PoW) blockchains like Bitcoin, mining is the method by which consensus is achieved. The mining process commits transactions,…

The Future of Banking, DLT & Digital Assets: Podcast Ep. 111

Episode 111 of the Public Key podcast is here and this is our “Live from Links” series, where we showcase…

How Crypto Fuels Trade Based Money Laundering: Ep. 110

Episode 110 of the Public Key podcast is here and this is our “Live from Links” series, where we showcase…

Understanding Crypto Drainers

Malicious actors targeting crypto assets continue to employ diverse tactics to steal user funds, including private key theft, smart contract…

The Response to North Korea’s Crypto Heists: Podcast Ep. 109

Episode 109 of the Public Key podcast is here and this is our “Live from Links” series, where we showcase…

Everything You Need to Know About Crypto Regulations in 2024: Podcast Ep. 108

Episode 108 of the Public Key podcast is here and this is our “Live from Links” series, where we showcase…

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How To Use Blockchain Intelligence To Investigate Crypto Crime

With a global market capitalization exceeding $2 trillion, regulation increasing worldwide, and adoption growing each year, cryptocurrency is here to…

Assessing Terrorism Financing On-chain is Crucial and Complex

The use of cryptocurrency by terrorist organizations represents a small share of illicit transactions in the cryptocurrency ecosystem, but it…