Some of the exchange’s users have expressed concerns about how their data is being used, but Armstrong has shrugged off this criticism, writing: “Whether Coinbase sells blockchain analytics software or not, transactions on public blockchains are still traceable by any number of people out there.”
Chainalysis touts ability to track ‘privacy coins’ Dash and Zcash… but how?
Those who use these cryptocurrencies for illicit transactions are more exposed than they think, even if they’re among the tiny group who actually use their obfuscation tools
The blockchain intelligence firm says it is now able to investigate illicit payments made using Zcash and Dash. And, the company said, this can be done in a way that balances privacy and compliance.
Andreas Antonopoulos confirms: BTC-signed message calling Craig Wright a liar is legit
Is it an ‘Ah-ha!’ moment or an ‘Uh oh!’ moment for Ira Kleiman, who is suing for half of the $10 billion in bitcoins Wright claims he mined as Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto?
The credibility of Craig Wright’s claim to be Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto took another hit on May 25, when he was called a liar in a message signed by 145 of the 16,404 Bitcoin block's addresses he told a court in January he had mined.
Tale of $10M Monero ransom unravels as husband arrested for murder
Now detectives think the Norwegian millionaire killed his elderly wife and demanded the untraceable crypto as a ruse. And the question of whether criminals are embracing privacy coins over Bitcoin got a little more murky
Police investigating the disappearance of a woman in Norway have arrested her husband on suspicion of murder—and believe that the $10 million ransom in a privacy-focused cryptocurrency being demanded for her safe return was part of a “clear, planned deception.”