It’s been 11 years since the genesis Bitcoin block was created. During these last 11 years, bitcoin has been used for payments, exchange trading, and as a store of value. Not all mined bitcoins move much after their creation, however.

As of July 2020, there were over 10m bitcoins ($85b)…


In the latest update to the Crystal Blockchain platform, version 2.12, clients now have access to a whole host of new features that enhance compliance and due diligence requirements

1. Geographical Attribution

Users can now view the (potential) location of a transaction through IP address analysis, improving the quality of digital asset compliance…


In the latest update to the Crystal Blockchain platform, version 2.13, we have updated our alert settings and developed a new API endpoint for withdrawal transaction transfers

Configurable upgrade to our alert settings

We have upgraded the transfer alert settings on the Crystal platform to be more customizable!

This update allows our users to set different…


To investigate the effects of new regulation on the cryptocurrency market, as well as the extent virtual asset service providers will be affected by the changes, the Crystal™ Blockchain analytics team has issued an updated report on the historical international flow of bitcoin between cryptocurrency exchanges.

The 33-page report includes…


This report by Crystal Blockchain analytics reviews the use of bitcoin by darknet entities. The report analyzes darknet interactions with exchanges and other entities throughout the first quarter of 2020 and compares it to historical darknet activity from the past three years.

Key Findings:

  • The amount of bitcoin (measured in BTC) transferred…


More than ten years after the launch of the Bitcoin Blockchain, coins that were mined on February 9, 2009 have just started moving. Yesterday, 50 BTC left the address 17XiVVooLcdCUCMf9s4t4jTExacxwFS5uh. …


In the latest update, the analytics team has improved risk scoring profiles, alert settings, customer connections, and added a search logging solution.

Risk Score Profile and Alert Settings History

Customers will now be able to save the history of changes to any risk score profiles or alert settings. This update will allow our users to track changes…


South Korea-based crypto exchange Upbit will use Crystal analytics to strengthen AML compliance procedures

Upbit, a South Korean digital asset exchange operated by Dunamu, has announced their partnership with Bitfury Group’s Crystal™ Blockchain, a cryptocurrency analytics platform that enhances regulatory due diligence procedures for cryptocurrency exchanges and crypto payment providers.


India’s Strategic Advisory Firm, HumanSTAR* to offer Crystal Blockchain Analysis for Indian Law Enforcement Agencies

The Bitfury Group announced that it has partnered with India’s Strategic Advisory Firm HumanSTAR* to deploy Bitfury’s Crystal analytics platform across Indian Law Enforcement Agencies, Forensics Labs and Financial Institutions.

“We at Crystal analytics are…


In the latest update, the analytics team has improved risk scoring profiles, alert settings, customer connections, and added a search logging solution.

Risk Score Profile and Alert Settings History

Customers will now be able to save the history of changes to any risk score profiles or alert settings. This update will allow our users to track changes…

Crystal Blockchain

Crystal™ Blockchain provides cryptocurrency analysis and transaction tracing for enhanced digital asset security

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