Analyzing hack subnetworks in the bitcoin transaction graph

  title={Analyzing hack subnetworks in the bitcoin transaction graph},
  author={D. Goldsmith and Kim Grauer and Yonah Shmalo},
  journal={Applied Network Science},
  • D. Goldsmith, Kim Grauer, Yonah Shmalo
  • Published 2019
  • Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics
  • Applied Network Science
  • Hacks are one of the most damaging types of cryptocurrency related crime, accounting for billions of dollars in stolen funds since 2009. Professional investigators at Chainalysis have traced these stolen funds from the initial breach on an exchange to off-ramps, i.e. services where criminals are able to convert the stolen funds into fiat or other cryptocurrencies. We analyzed six hack subnetworks of bitcoin transactions known to belong to two prominent hacking groups. We analyze each hack… CONTINUE READING
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