SEC is ‘looking closely’ at companies that dabble in blockchain
It says pivoting to blockchain or crypto just to boost stock is unacceptable.
Hackers are stealing millions in cryptocurrency during ICOs
Ernst & Young researchers say hackers are taking up to $1.5 million per month.
SEC Cyber Unit's first charges target cryptocurrency fraud
A company called PlexCorps had raised $15 million through a shady initial coin offering.
Federal employees stole data from Homeland Security
It appears they were using it to make a knockoff version of agency software.
Equifax committee says executive stock sales weren’t insider trading
It determined the executives didn’t know about the breach before dumping nearly $1.8 million worth of stock.
SEC is getting serious about bitcoin fraud and fake news
It's forming a Cyber Unit dedicated to online financial crimes
SEC suspects hackers used stolen insider info for trading
The attackers infiltrated SEC's EDGAR database last year.
Twitter hides daily user numbers to avoid Facebook comparisons
It won't even reveal its figures to the SEC.
SEC rejects Winklevoss twins' plan to trade Bitcoin as stock
Another setback in the cryptocurrency’s attempts to go mainstream.