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    BitPay Warns Users to Move Funds to New Wallets Amid Malicious Code Outbreak

    Global Bitcoin payment service BitPay has warned customers of a vulnerability on a third-party NodeJS package used by the Copay and BitPay apps which could be used to capture users’ private keys. The company said the malicious code was deployed on versions 5.0.2 through 5.1.0 of its Copay and BitPay...

    Ricardo Esteves | November 28, 2018 | 3:30 am
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    Is South Korean Exchange Hack Responsible for Bitcoin Price Plunge?

    Bitcoin price plunge over the weekend is generally being linked to another cryptocurrency exchange hack in South Korea. This time it was a smaller exchange called Coinrail that was breached by blackhats who made off with over $40 million in altcoins which may have caused the massive sell-off...

    John McMahon | June 11, 2018 | 6:12 am
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    Crypto

    Japan’s FSA Raids Coincheck Offices Following $500 Million Hack

    Coincheck’s offices were raided by Japan’s Financial Services Agency a week after a $500 Million dollar hack took place against the Cryptocurrency exchange, files and computers were seized as evidence. “The inspection was conducted to ensure security for users,” Finance Minister Taro Aso said. Largest Cryptocurrency Heist Since...

    John McMahon | February 2, 2018 | 5:17 am
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    Crypto Exchange Cryptsy Trolled by User; Accused of Stealing

    A random user on Reddit recently accused cryptocurrency trading platform Cryptsy of stealing his funds. “I made an account on cryptsy last year after getting some Dogecoin and traded it for BTC,” CRYPTONUMISMATIST narrated. “It wasn’t a huge amount of money and I had created a unique login/password...

    Gola Yashu | March 25, 2015 | 7:00 pm

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