Tag: hack

  • Bitcoin

    Cryptocurrency Criminals Use PUBG to Orchestrate $2.47M Hack

    A group of online criminals from Turkey have been detained by local authorities on suspicion of hacking a domestic cryptocurrency company. Those behind the security breach are thought to have used the popular video game PUBG to communicate prior to the attack. The Turkish company has had around $2.47...

    Rick D. | February 13, 2019 | 9:00 pm
  • Crypto

    1-Month Left of Funding: Hack and Crypto Winter Deal NEM a Major Blow

    The current bear market, or Crypto Winter as it is often referred to, has forced many solid projects to lay off employees and take a good hard look at their operational expenses and cash flow in order to make necessary changes to survive. One particular cryptocurrency had an...

    Tony Spilotro | January 31, 2019 | 8:00 pm
  • Blockchain

    How Hackers Stole $1.7 Billion in Crypto in 2018 Using Complex Strategies

    While 2017 was the year of crypto gains, 2018 was the year of crypto theft, according to new data. Crypto-related thefts increased roughly 260% from 2017 to 2018, largely fueled by a number of high-profile cryptocurrency exchange hacks. Blockchain analysis also shows that the hackers behind the crypto-stealing...

    Tony Spilotro | January 29, 2019 | 8:00 pm
  • Crypto

    Breaking: Crypto Exchange Cryptopia Hacked, Police Starts Investigation

    Although 2019 is expected to be a turnaround year for the broader Bitcoin market, a crypto exchange recently divulged that it had fallen victim to a “security breach.” This is the exchange hack of 2019. First Crypto Hack Of 2019 On Tuesday morning, Cryptopia, a lesser-known crypto exchange...

    Nick Chong | January 15, 2019 | 8:22 am
  • Bitcoin

    Twitter Crypto Scammers Steal $150K by Posing as Elon Musk

    Scammers plaguing a popular social media platform have successfully stolen over $150,000 in cryptocurrency. They used the verified accounts of two prominent British businesses by posing as Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk. Two British Brands Targeted in Twitter Scam to Steal Crypto British fashion and home goods...

    Tony Spilotro | November 6, 2018 | 11:00 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Korea Police: $99 Million Stolen from Crypto Exchanges and Wallets

    Hackers have illegally withdrawn approximately $99 million from crypto exchanges and wallets in South Korea, a new study unveiled. The report, titled “Status and Measures of Hacking Damage of Virtual Currency Exchanges in the Last Three Years,” issued by the South Korean National Police Agency, compiles cryptocurrency-related hacks...

    Davit Babayan | October 8, 2018 | 7:39 am

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