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Nemty

Nemty is a ransomware that is notable in that it operates as Ransomware as a Service (RaaS). Related Articles The Evolution of Cryptocurrency Crime in the Darknet Battles of Dirty Money and Blockchain: How to Trace Stolen Crypto

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Nephilim

Ransomware known to be similar in design and code to Nemty. Targets have typically been large corporations. Both Nemty and Nepilim threaten to disclose encrypted data on darknet markets (DNMs) – a practice becoming more popular. Related Articles The Evolution of Cryptocurrency Crime in the Darknet Battles of Dirty Money and Blockchain: How to Trace

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NFT Wash Trading

What Is NFT Wash Trading? Wash trading is the practice of purchasing and selling assets in a manner that is intent on manipulating or misleading the market. How Does NFT Wash Trading Work? Take for example, an investor that has USD 1 million in ETH. The investor mints an NFT and subsequently sells it to him

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Nodes

Nodes are computers in the blockchain network that receive new transactions and blocks, validate these transactions and blocks and spread valid transactions and blocks to connected nodes and ignore invalid transactions and blocks. It is generally considered that the more nodes exist in the network, the more secure is the system. Related Articles How Can

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Non-Cooperative Countries and Territories (NCCT)

Non-cooperative countries and territories or ‘NCCT’ are jurisdictions that are identified as being high risk for money laundering and terrorist financing by FATF. Related Articles How can crypto companies be compliant and avoid regulatory penalties through AML frameworks?

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