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US Treasury Sanctions Bitcoin Addresses, Two Iranian Men, in Ransomware Hacks

For the first time ever, the U.S. Treasury Department announced that they have sanctioned two Bitcoin wallet addresses connected to a ransomware scheme associated with two Iranian men. Bitcoin Wallets Sanctioned in Unprecedented Case As first…
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ECB Has No Plans to Launch Digital Currency Due to Blockchain Immaturity

The European Central Bank (ECB) is not issuing a digital currency any time soon, according to President Mario Draghi. He’s argued that the blockchain technology is not mature enough for such a level of responsibility and physical cash…
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Iran is Preparing National Rial-Backed Cryptocurrency to Evade US Sanctions

Rogue state Iran has reportedly announced details about its plans to launch and support its own national cryptocurrency, in an attempt to evade sanctions imposed by the Trump administration. Iran Cryptocurrency Will Be Backed By Rial The Republic…