Tag: hack

Oct 22 2021

NFT thief returns 88 ETH ($368,000) after stealing from CreatureToadz

Oct 22 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  creature toadz hack hacks nft nfts

Creature Toadz NFT project suffered a theft of around $340,000 when a hacker, posing as a moderator, convinced community members to send 88 ETH to an address he controlled yesterday. However, in a surprising turn of events, he returned all of the stolen assets to the project. Hacker defrauds Creature Toadz community members of $340,000 The hacker, whose username was...

Oct 20 2021

Oct 18 2021

Indexed Finance Identifies $16 Million Hacker

Reading Time: 2 minutes Indexed Finance claims to have identified the hacker that minted and sold $16 million worth of tokens The hacker exploited a flash loan mechanism on Friday and crashed three indexes on the platform Indexed Finance says it has identified the...

Oct 15 2021

Oct 04 2021

Was the Coinbase Hack Actually a Hack?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Was the Coinbase hack that affected 6,000 users in May really a hack? There has been some debate about the merits of the Coinbase hack, but one professor has said that it certainly was Adam Cochrane highlighted why the Coinbase hack was certainly...

Sep 27 2021

Vee Finance $35 Million Hack Passed to FBI

Reading Time: 2 minutes The $35 million hack on DeFi protocol Vee Finance has been passed to the FBI Someone exploited the protocol last week and took thousands of ETH and hundreds of BTC Vee Finance took immediate action to track the funds and report the incident...

Sep 23 2021

Sep 21 2021

Africrypt Founders to Give Testimony Next Month

Reading Time: 2 minutes The founders of Africrypt, the South African scam investment scheme, are set to give video evidence next month Ameer and Raees Cajee, whose fund supposedly took in over $2 billion, are in hiding following an alleged hack on the wallets The fund’s...

Sep 20 2021

DeFi Protocol Loses Over $12M In Bitcoin In Recent Hack

DeFi bridging Protocol, pNetwork, is the most recent protocol to be targeted by a cyber attack. An unknown hacker has stolen about $12.7 million worth of tokenized Bitcoin from the Binance Smart Chain-based cross-chain platform. According to a Twitter thread published by pNetwork on September 20, the hacker exploited a bug in the network's codebase. As a result, they got away with...

DeFi Protocol pNetwork Hacked, $12.7M Worth Bitcoins Were Stolen

The developers offered the hacker a bounty of $1.5 million for returning the funds.

Sep 10 2021

Ghaleb Alaumary Gets 11-year Sentence For Money Laundering

Sep 10 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  america crime cryptocurrency news hack

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ghaleb Alaumary has been sentenced to 11 years in prison in the U.S. on money laundering charges The Canadian laundered money for North Korean crypto hackers and scammers Alaumary also helped launder money stolen from international banks,...

Sep 08 2021

Ledger Has Quietly Disabled Twitter Comments Following Backlash

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ledger has removed the right for almost all Twitter users to comment on its posts Only those mentioned in the tweets or followed by Ledger can now comment Twitter users have been using replies to remind Ledger of the damage it caused with its...

Sep 01 2021

Scammer Returns Cost of Fake Banksy NFT

Sep 01 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  crime cryptocurrency news hack nft scam

Reading Time: 2 minutes The scammer behind a fake Banksy NFT has returned the cost of the piece to the buyer An anonymous buyer paid 100 ETH for the NFT which was advertised on Banksy’s website The NFT was a fake, but the...

Aug 31 2021

The Billion-dollar Bitcoin Theft That Nobody Talks About

Aug 31 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  bitcoin bitcoin news craig wright crime hack

Reading Time: 3 minutes A $1.1 billion Bitcoin theft is said to have occurred in February 2020, yet it is never talked about If verified it would be the biggest ever Bitcoin theft targeting an individual Why does no one...

Aug 30 2021

$220,000 Bitcoin Theft Victim Sues Suspects’ Parents

Aug 30 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  bitcoin bitcoin news crime hack wallet

Reading Time: 2 minutes The victim of a malware attack that saw ₿16.45 stolen from him has sued the parents of the alleged teenaged creators Andrew Schober downloaded a fraudulent Bitcoin wallet in 2018 which saw...

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