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FBI chief signals need to understand potential threats tied to cryptocurrency

March 8, 2018

Via: The Hill

FBI Director Christopher Wray on Wednesday said the bureau must be prepared to confront a new set of emerging cyber threats.

“The digital environment presents new challenges that the FBI has to address in terms of what’s coming down the pike,” Wray said in an address to the FBI Boston Conference on Cyber Security at Boston College.

Wray particularly pointed to advances in artificial intelligence or cryptocurrencies, which he warned could have consequences not just for the commercial sector but also for national security.

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