As a result of increased cyber attacks in the United States, government agencies announce the introduction of a new program called Rewards for Justice.
The Rewards for Justice program will serve as an incentive for those who would like to be involved in detecting perpetrators and those involved in cyber attacks. If the whistleblower manages to pass on important information, the rewards can climb up to $ 10 million, which can be paid to the informant in the cryptocurrency if interested, informs Trustnodes.
Commensurate with the seriousness with which we view these cyber threats, the Rewards for Justice program has set up a Dark Web (Tor-based) tips-reporting channel to protect the safety and security of potential sources, --- The Reward For Justice program also is working with interagency partners to enable the rapid processing of information as well as the possible relocation of and payment of rewards to sources. Reward payments may include payments in cryptocurrency. stated the US Department of state
The payment of rewards is specifically in charge of the Diplomatic Security Service, which focuses in particular on “information leading to the identification or location of any person who, while acting at the direction or under the control of a foreign government, participates in malicious cyber activities against U.S. critical infrastructure in violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA).”
This situation has confirmed that the US Government is aware of the importance of cryptocurrencies, in particular their characteristics, such as fast and secure transfers, as well as the flexibility of payments.