Article: Cryptocurrency: A Gold Mine for Open-Source Intelligence

Money, Open Governance, Open Source
John Bambenek

Cryptocurrency: A Gold Mine for Open-Source Intelligence

That investigation, which Bambenek jokingly dubs a dumpster fire, is ongoing. Bambenek, who runs his own consulting firm and is a vice president at the threat intelligence firm ThreatSTOP, needed a distraction from it. So he turned to bitcoin.

The virtual currency has become the favored means of exchange for cybercriminals and those avoiding the restrictions of traditional banking.

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