Tag: hack

Apr 12 2021

Paxful: Hacked User Data Offer Is “Fake”

Apr 12 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  business hack paxful

A recent forum post offering the personal data of millions of Paxful users has been called “fake” by the exchange’s CEO.Last week, a user called “Mafufi” took to stolen data marketplace RaidForums to offer user and employee data from cryptocurrency exchange Paxful including their “first name, last name, date of birth, gender, address, phone number, email [and] passwords,” in exchange for 1...

Apr 09 2021

Cryptojacking Down 23% in First Drop since 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Reports of cryptojacking were 23% down in the last quarter, according to a new report Threat intelligence firm Unit 42 reported that cryptojacking dropped for the first time since 2018 Unit 42 says companies are better prepared to deal with such...

Apr 08 2021

Ledger and Shopify Face Class Action Lawsuit Over Data Breach

Apr 08 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business hack lawsuit ledger wallets

Hardware wallet firm Ledger and its e-commerce partner Shopify have been hit by a class-action lawsuit over a 2020 data breach that leaked the personal data of 270,000 customers. Plaintiffs Lost Funds In Phishing Attacks The legal complaint has been brought to a North California court by...

Apr 06 2021

ForceDAO Accepts Blame For $367,000 “Engineering Oversight”

Apr 06 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  cryptocurrency cryptocurrency news hack

Reading Time: 2 minutes ForceDAO has admitted that an “engineering oversight” allowed 183 ETH worth $367,000 to be taken from the platform Hackers exploited a flaw in the xFORCE code which allowed them to mint a huge number of tokens and sell them The platform had...

Apr 05 2021

The Fall Of Mt. Gox – How It Changed The World Of Cryptocurrency Forever

Reading Time: 7 minutesOver the years the cryptocurrency market has seen it all. Success, failure, scandal, and surprise seem to be around every turn, with investors that haven’t been afraid to “hodl” experiencing a wild ride. For all the...

Mar 29 2021

“Probably The Largest KYC Data Leak In History” Demonstrates The Importance Of Bitcoin Privacy

Mar 29 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  business hack kyc privacy

The alleged hack has left millions of users’ personal data — including passwords and addresses — available for 1.5 BTC on the dark web.As much as 8.2 terabytes of personal information data has allegedly leaked from users of India-based MobiKwik mobile payment’s wallet application and onto the dark web, according to a report from...

PAID v2 Tokens Still Not With Gate.io Users

Reading Time: 2 minutes Gate.io users whose PAID tokens crashed in value after this month’s hack still haven’t received their PAID v2 tokens PAID has airdropped replacement tokens to all former decentralized holders Information not forthcoming from Gate.io or PAID...

Mar 18 2021

Twitter Hack Ringleader Agrees Three-Year Prison Sentence

Mar 18 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  bitcoin bitcoin news crime hack twitter

Reading Time: 2 minutes The teenaged ringleader of last year’s Twitter hack faces three years in prison Graham Clark will serve the time as part of a plea deal after he impersonated over a dozen celebrities and companies Clark and two accomplices stole...

Mar 16 2021

Social Cryptocurrency Coins Dropped after Hackers Attacked Roll

The crypto coins WHALE, RARE, and PICA crashed after hackers stole nearly $5.7 million worth of tokens.

Mar 15 2021

PancakeSwap and CREAM Finance Suffer DNS Attack

The cryptocurrency space, since its inception, has suffered at the hands of nefarious individuals looking to rob unsuspecting people of their funds. Many crypto platforms and projects have had to close shop or file for bankruptcy following an unprecedented hack. PancakeSwap, the popular DEX platform built on the recently launched Binance Smart Chain (BSC), and CREAM finance are at the receiving end of...

Cream Finance Website Compromised, Hackers Requesting Seed Phrases

Mar 15 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business cream hack

DeFi protocol Cream Finance is experiencing its second hack of 2021. This time, attackers have targeted the website's DNS and are using it to request users' private keys and seed phrases. Cream Finance Compromised According to the team, Cream's smart contracts are fine, but hackers have taken control of the website. They're now using this control to...

Cream Finance, PancakeSwap Websites Compromised

Mar 15 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business cream hack

DeFi protocol Cream Finance is experiencing its second hack of 2021. This time, attackers have targeted the website's DNS and are using it to request users' private keys and seed phrases. Cream Finance Compromised According to the team, Cream's smart contracts are fine, but hackers have taken control of the website. They're now using this control to...

Mar 14 2021

Personal Tokens Crash as Roll Suffers Nearly $6M Hack

Mar 14 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  analysis hack personal tokens roll

Following a major breach of social money platform Roll, many popular personal tokens built on top of the platform have crashed. Personal Tokens See Red Creators can use Roll to create personal tokens for their community to raise...

Mar 12 2021

PAID Network Launches New Token After Hack

Reading Time: 2 minutes PAID Network has airdropped the first tranche of replacement tokens following last week’s hack A smart contract was exploited last week which saw a hacker sell over $3 million worth of PAID tokens Some holders will have to wait while centralized...

Mar 11 2021

PAID Network Founder Addresses Cyberattack

On the 5th of March at 8pm UTC+2, PAID Network experienced a cyberattack on its platform. Kyle Chassé, the founder of PAID Network, has taken time to educate the community on the details of the cyberattack. He also gave thanks to the community for their support during the investigation of the attack....

Mar 08 2021

PAID Network Reveals Private Key Compromise Led to Hack

Mar 08 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  bitcoin news cryptocurrency exit scam hack

Reading Time: 2 minutes PAID Network has revealed the reasons behind Friday’s hack which saw over 59 million tokens minted An attacker was able to compromise an in-house private key and amend the smart contract to mint the tokens The hacker sold over 2.5 million tokens...

Mar 05 2021

Hacker Peforms $3 Million Attack On Paid Network

Mar 05 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  analysis defi hack paid network security

The DeFi protocol Paid Network has been exploited via a vulnerability that allowed an attacker to create millions of new tokens. Millions Dumped By Hacker Around 18:10 UTC on Mar. 5, an unknown hacker exploited a token minting function and created over 59.4...

Mar 03 2021

Breaking News – LiteBit exchange was HACKED, here’s what you Need to Know

In an email sent to its users, LiteBit announced that they have been hacked. Repercussions were not very harsh, and the company said that everything was manageable. On the 27th of February, hackers managed to get ahold of...

Mar 01 2021

Far-Right Website Gab Suffers Data Breach in Major Hack

Mar 01 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  bitcoin business ddosecrets gab hack

More problems for Gab: the alternative social media platform appears to have been hacked over the weekend. Gab Hit by Hack Gab, a self-styled "Free Speech Social Network" whose user base includes far-right supporters and...

Feb 22 2021

Cryptopia Lost $40,000 Worth of XSN Tokens

Reading Time: 2 minutes $33,000 worth of Stakenet (XSN) tokens were moved from the Cryptopia exchange in early February The 100,000 tokens were moved from a Cryptopia hot wallet without Stakenet’s knowledge The move may have been an accidental transfer by Grant Thornton...

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