Tag: hacking

  • 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...

    nickchong | June 11, 2018 | 5:07 am
  • MEW
    Altcoins

    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
  • Crypto

    Well Known ICO Investor Ian Ballina Hacked, Millions Worth of Cryptocurrency Lost

    Ian Balina, a famous cryptocurrency evangelist and millionaire investor, has been hacked. A compromised college email account may have been at the origin of the hack, according to Balina, who has asked the community for help to catch the perpetrator. Cryptocurrency Evangelist Allegedly Hacked Via Compromised Email Account Ian...

    Ricardo Esteves | April 16, 2018 | 1:02 pm
  • atlanta
    Bitcoin

    Hackers Target Atlanta Government Computers, Bitcoin Ransom Demanded

    A group of hackers are demanding payment in Bitcoin to unlock computer systems they were able infiltrate in Atlanta. Yesterday’s ransomware attack targeted computers in important government departments. Data stored on the affected systems has been digitally encrypted. Another Case of Bitcoin Ransomware The security breach was first...

    Rick D. | March 23, 2018 | 7:00 pm
  • mcafee
    Industry

    John McAfee Joins ‘Hackproof’ Startup CryptoSecure

    John McAfee, founder of the software company McAfee Associates and firm crypto believer, predicts Bitcoin will reach $1 million by 2020. McAfee was named Senior Security Adviser at CryptoSecure, a security solutions provider that prevents cryptocurrency hacking. CryptoSecure appoints John McAfee as Senior Security Adviser CryptoSecure, a ‘hackproof’...

    Ricardo Esteves | March 15, 2018 | 12:45 pm
  • safein
    Sponsored

    Is Universal Identity Storage the Solution to Personal Privacy Issues?

    Your Identity Is Now Safe: The Decentralized All-In-One Safeguarding Solution Threats to the sanctity of users’ privacy with regards to digital data are more prevalent now than they have ever been. It’s a logical conclusion that can be deduced from certain facts, such as increased adoption of technology...

    Guest Author | March 14, 2018 | 8:17 am
  • NewsBTC SegWit2x China
    Bitcoin

    Kroll Report Taps Bitcoin as Major Cyberthreat in China

    China is a country where cryptocurrencies are frowned upon. This is for many different reasons, including disturbing the financial ecosystem. However, there is another big threat most people seem to be unaware of right now. A lot of new Bitcoin-related scams have appeared out of nowhere. These are...

    JP Buntinx | January 24, 2018 | 6:00 pm
  • Balaclava
    Bitcoin

    EXMO Exchange Employee Kidnapped in Kiev, Ukraine

    A leading crypto-analyst at EXMO, an exchange based in the UK, has been kidnapped in Ukraine. According to a report in the Telegraph, Pavel Lerner was taken from outside his office in a district of Kiev called Obolon. The abduction took place on December 26. Reports from local...

    Rick D. | December 28, 2017 | 8:20 pm
  • bitcoin hacking. hackers, Hacker illustration. Newsbtc Bitcoin news
    Uncategorized

    North Korea Stole Bitcoins from the South, Truth or Propaganda?

    Bitcoin is the most valuable cryptocurrency of all times. The first cryptocurrency has always been leading the pack of altcoins, irrespective of how low or high its price has fluctuated. At the same time, the universal decentralized nature of Bitcoin makes it an ideal asset for people, irrespective...

    Gautham | April 13, 2017 | 9:30 pm

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