White House Convenes Summit for Stopping the Spread of Ransomware

Significantly, the CRI also has committed to “take joint steps to stop ransomware actors from being able to use the cryptocurrency ecosystem to garner payment.” This would include sharing information about crypto wallets used for laundering funds, as well as developing and implementing anti-money laundering/combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) crypto standards. Among those standards would be “know your customer” (KYC) rules to reduce their misuse by cyber criminals.