Europol: Bitcoin is the still the dark web’s favorite cryptocurrency

Europol: Bitcoin is the still the dark web’s favorite cryptocurrency

Bitcoin BTC is still very much the dark web’s favorite cryptocurrency, but those looking to cover their tracks are slowly learning to use privacy-focused alternatives. “While we have previously reported a small shift towards more privacy-focused cryptocurrencies such as Monero, Bitcoin still remains the currency of choice for both legitimate and criminal use,” reports Europol with its latest assessment of internet-based organised crime.