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Social Media

AG Brnovich Issues Consumer Advisory Regarding Social Media Scams

Attorney General Mark Brnovich wants Arizona consumers to keep an eye out for social media scams. Social media has become one of the most prevalent means of conducting consumer scams, accounting for about a quarter of all scam losses last year – about $770 million nationwide. In particular, investment and cryptocurrency social media scams have

Opinion

Opinion: Potentials for Bitcoin in State Government – Inside Sources

Our country is dealing with some of the highest inflation in a generation while COVID jitters and government restrictions shake the economy. But state and local policymakers are not powerless to protect their residents. There is always Bitcoin. In a time of inflation, ballooning government debts, and broader financial uncertainty, a Bitcoin-first policy would be a welcome

Opinion

Opinion: Cryptocurrency for Newbies – Inside Sources

Let’s say, hypothetically speaking, that you have a 27-year-old son who is fervently studying cryptocurrencies of which you know absolutely nothing. Since decades of living have told you that communication is important, you want to engage in conversation. You wonder, though, “Where do I even start?” Here is some basic knowledge that comes in four

Opinion

Opinion: Will the Government Kill Bitcoin?

The internet is abuzz with chatter and questions about cryptocurrency—yes, again—after Bitcoin’s price recently broke $60,000 a coin. A serious question on many lips and screens is whether the federal government will allow this rival to the U.S. dollar to continue operating, or if it will regulate it more strictly — or even ban it. Opinions on

Cryptocurrency

El Salvador makes Bitcoin legal tender

El Salvador’s Legislative Assembly has approved legislation making the cryptocurrency Bitcoin legal tender in the country, the first nation to do so, just days after President Nayib Bukele made the proposal at a Bitcoin conference. The digital currency, originally created to be money out of the control of governments, can be used in any transaction

Cybercrime

US recovers most of ransom paid after Colonial Pipeline hack

Photo: Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco The Justice Department has recovered most of a multimillion-dollar ransom payment made to hackers after a cyberattack that caused the operator of the nation’s largest fuel pipeline to halt its operations last month, officials said Monday. The operation to recover the cryptocurrency from the Russia-based hacker group is the

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