Tag: hacking

  • NewsBTC Smart Contracts Flaws
    Industry

    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
  • Coincheck
    Bitcoin

    Coincheck Resumes New Account Openings, Customers Deposits

    Coincheck, the Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange victim of a $500 million worth theft, has resumed new account openings, customer deposits, and purchasing of some digital currencies. The operator had suspended some services following the late January incident in order to protect customers’ assets and investigate the cause of hacking....

    Ricardo Esteves | October 30, 2018 | 7:00 pm
  • XRP
    Technology

    Australian Woman Arrested Over Theft of AU$450,000 Worth of XRP

    A 23-year-old Australian woman has been arrested over the alleged theft of AU$450,000 worth of XRP tokens following a 10-month investigation. More than 100,000 units of the token were stolen from an electronic account belonging to a 56-year-old man. Australian Police Call for Multi-Factor Authentication to Add Protection...

    Ricardo Esteves | October 25, 2018 | 6:00 pm
  • Crypto
    Technology

    Hackers Find Goldmine by Cryptojacking Indian Government Websites

    As the Indian government further complicates their stance on whether or not citizens should be allowed to trade and own cryptocurrencies, hackers have found a way to exploit government websites in order to make a fortune in cryptocurrency through a popular hack called cryptojacking. A team of security...

    Cole Petersen | September 17, 2018 | 9:00 pm
  • Bitcoin Gold
    Technology

    Bittrex Delists Bitcoin Gold Amid Lack of Compensation Over 51% Attack

    Bittrex, one of the planet’s largest cryptocurrency operators, has delisted BTG from its exchange after the Bitcoin Gold Organization declined to pay 12,372 BTG (about $265,000) to remain listed. The Seattle-based exchange required a compensation from the BTG team for negligence over the 51% attack in May that...

    Ricardo Esteves | September 3, 2018 | 10:00 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Binance User Loses 2 BTC After Hacker Steals Password, How to Prevent Theft

    Amidst the brutal market conditions, a Reddit user, BeanThe5th, has somehow managed to get in more trouble than the market is currently in, reportedly losing two Bitcoin in a hack.  Reddit User Loses Two Bitcoin In Binance Hack Yesterday, BeanThe5th made a thread in the popular /r/cryptocurrency subreddit, regarding...

    Nick Chong | June 11, 2018 | 5:07 am
  • MEW
    Crypto

    MyEtherWallet Falls Victim to DNS Attack, Users’ Wallets Emptied

    A DNS attack against popular online Ether storage solution MyEtherWallet (MEW) has seen the wallets of many users emptied. The security breach occurred at around 12PM UTC. The identity of the attacker or attackers is still unknown. Many MEW Wallet Users Affected by DNS Redirect According to an...

    Rick D. | April 24, 2018 | 9:22 pm
  • Mt Gox
    Bitcoin

    Disgraced CEO of Mt. Gox Appointed CTO at London Trust Media

    Mark Karpelès, former CEO of hacked bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, was held in jail for nearly a year in Japan as he faces a criminal trial for charges of embezzlement, data manipulation, and breach of trust. Nevertheless, Karpelès was appointed CTO of Denver-based VPN service provider London Trust...

    Ricardo Esteves | April 19, 2018 | 4:45 pm

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