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DFIR, Simple: Bitcoin Address as a Source of Additional Clues
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22.06.2021
(updated on: 12.12.2022)

It happens quite often that private individuals or companies receive different types of extortion letters via various digital communication channels, first and foremost by email.

Companies are threatened, for example, with a distributed denial of service (DDoS) or the compromise of their website and the theft of trade secrets as a result. Allegedly, only paying a certain amount of Bitcoins to a wallet (comparable to a bank account) can protect the company from such an attack.
[read the German article]

by Gregor Wegberg

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