Tag: mixers

Apr 04 2022

Ronin hacker moved 2000 ETH to the Tornado Cash tumbler

Apr 04 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  axie infinity crime gamefi hacks metaverse

As reported by CryptoSlate last week, a hacker ran off with about $615 million in ether (Ethereum) and stablecoins after exploiting a multisig contract regulating funds in the Ronin-to-Ethereum bridge – Ronin being the blockchain behind...

Aug 19 2021

Darknet Bitcoin Mixer Operator Bust, Judge Says Bitcoin Is Money

The defendant faces 20 years in prison, had previously argued he was not guilty because bitcoin is not money for U.S. law, but the judge rejected it.On August 18, an Ohio resident pleaded guilty to money laundering conspiracy charges arising from the operation of a Darknet bitcoin mixing service between 2014 and 2017, as the case's judge recognized bitcoin to be a...

Mar 02 2021

Is Bitcoin Anonymous?

Bitcoin is not entirely anonymous. In reality, it is pseudonymous because each user has a public address that theoretically could be traced back to an IP address or exchange account (and by proxy, an actual identity) through proper network...

Mar 01 2021

What Are Bitcoin Mixers?

Bitcoin mixers are solutions (software or services) that let users mix their coins with other users, in order to preserve their privacy.While Bitcoin addresses are “pseudonymous” — meaning, they don’t, in themselves, reveal the identity of their owner...

Jul 16 2020

As Analytics And Privacy Efforts Clash, Which Path Will Bitcoin Take?

This article originally appeared in our Weekly Bits newsletter. If you want our news and analysis before anyone else, make sure you subscribe now! Two pieces of Bitcoin news this week seemed to point toward conflicting trends that are central to this era of the technology. As Bitcoin becomes more popular, regulators are seeking ways to monitor its use while, at the...

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