Leading Blockchain Cybersecurity Firm AnChain.AI Appoints Expert with 14+ Years Experience Vetting Over 200 Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Companies
San Francisco. Sept 21, 2021 — Leading blockchain cybersecurity firm AnChain.AI has appointed top compliance investigator, Felix Lomahan, from Signature Bank, New York, as their Compliance Officer & Principal Cryptocurrency Investigator. He previously served as the officer of the Financial Intelligence Unit at Signature Bank, NYC.
As cryptocurrencies and DeFi continue to push further into the mainstream, reaching a $2 Trillion market cap in 2021, the demand for AML / KYC compliance for cryptocurrencies, crypto wallets, and digital assets has never been…
After a year of virtual conferencing, DEF Con 29 returned to Las Vegas to an audience of over 10,000 with a message of resilience, and the theme of 2021’s return to in-person congregations: “You Can’t Stop the Signal”.
As members of the blockchain community, it’s a message we at AnChain.AI resonate with. After all, cryptocurrency and virtual assets continue to thrive despite the naysayers, ebbs and flows in the market, and, until recently, lack of institutional support. Despite all of that, virtual assets have become a trillion dollar market, which presents a fresh conundrum.
NFT Digital Assets With Bank-Grade Cloud Security using AWS KMS
Authors: Chris De Leon, Dylan Zhou, Victor Fang from AnChain.AI
San Francisco, CA. June 28, 2021
Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are the most recent and, perhaps, the most rapidly adopted digital asset enabled by blockchain smart contract technology. Early 2021 marked a period of explosive growth for NFTs, which have rapidly infiltrated the mainstream to the tune of a $69 Million dollar Christie’s auction and NBA Top Shot’s seven-figure userbase, and ballooned into a market totalling over $2 Billion in quarterly revenue. …
Author: Victor Fang, Ph.D. , Founder and CEO, AnChain.AI
San Francisco, CA. May 18, 2021
AnChain.AI, a San Francisco based blockchain cybersecurity company, has been tracking the notorious Darkside ransomware that disrupted the 5,500-mile Colonial pipeline causing fuel shortages throughout the southeastern United States. Partnering with leading cybersecurity law expert and co-founder of Law & Forensics, Daniel Garrie Esq, we have revealed the most in-depth blockchain forensics timeline, as well as how DarkSide obfuscated the bitcoin ransom using Coinjoin mixing tactics.
Cryptocurrencies inevitably serve as the perfect payment vehicle for ransomware and will continue to emerge in the…
Companies that are considered Virtual Asset Service Providers are subject to all of the regulatory scrutiny that traditional financial institutions are subject to, and then some. But what exactly is a VASP anyway?
This enhanced scrutiny could result in strong penalties, including but not limited to fines and restrictions. To avoid this, proper efforts must be made to remain compliant with Financial Action Task Force (FATF) guidelines. …
Reddit has recently become the protagonist in an ongoing saga pitting retail investors against Wall Street hedge funds, a battle which hasmade some small investors millionaires overnight.
In particular, the battlefield was the r/wallstreetbets subreddit, which has shown skyrocketing growth in the past couple of days as retail investors flew to the platform driven by FOMO, media coverage, and word-of-mouth enthusiasm.
The 2 things AI can tell you in the 2020 crypto bull market
For the second year in a row, AnChain.AI partnered with the Berkeley Data-X course to offer mentorship and support in leveraging the latest mathematical techniques and tools to solve highly relevant industry problems with the most impact.
This year’s data science innovation project aimed at finding signals that could provide insights into Bitcoin price movements. We found those, and went one step further!
The AnChain.AI Bitcoin Prediction team, who made it to the top 3 projects of the entire class, created a Bitcoin dashboard that forecasts the…
$11.5 billion: this is what ransomware cost the United States in 2019, up nearly $4 billion from the previous year. But the impact of ransomware goes far beyond the monetary; ransomware groups have specifically targeted vulnerable groups, even targeting overburdened hospitals in the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
From the time of its inception circa 1989 until the present, the ransomware defense playbook has remained frustratingly thin. For an attack that is startlingly easy to launch, that has become an industry all its own with the rise of RaaS (Ransomware as a Service), the numbers are disheartening.
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Disclaimer: Based on a recent real world incident response conducted by AnChain.AI team in San Francisco. Due to the client’s confidentiality agreement, this article has removed all PII data.
“Victor, there? ”t
A text message from my investor. It was 8:27pm in San Francisco.
I frowned. When a VC calls at night, it is either something extremely good, or extremely bad.
I had a feeling it was going to be bad:
“My friend’s Metamask got hacked. DeFi. Millions. 😢 ”
I texted back: “Ask them to call me.”
Minutes later, a “650-” phone number called. Catherine…