Some of the primary attractions of cryptocurrency include its decentralized nature, its anonymity, and the fact that it is unregulated. These same characteristics are reasons why government agencies around the world are somewhat worried with its development.
The cyberattacks we generally hear about in the media are all about the money or getting sensitive information. When in the attack is for financial gain, stories like Equifax come to mind. On a smaller scale are the scams and phishing attacks that try to get individuals to give away their information. Examples like WikiLeaks and hacks of US government databases are about getting embarrassing information or collecting secrets.