Mastercard acquires major crypto forensics outfit CipherTrace

Mastercard acquires major crypto forensics outfit CipherTrace

The global payments giant plans to incorporate the crypto intelligence project into its digital currency expansion plans. Mastercard’s focus on crypto and digital currencies appears to have taken a greater dimension given the company’s recent move.According to a release on Thursday, the global payments giant has reached an agreement to acquire CipherTrace, a blockchain intelligence firm with crypto forensics capabilities for over 900 cryptocurrencies.As part of the acquisition, Mastercard says it plans to integrate CipherTrace’s operations into its own cyber security solutions for digital....


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