Tag: hack

Jan 19 2021

Livecoin Closes Following December ‘Hack’

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russian exchange Livecoin has announced that it has had to close following a purported hack in December Livecoin did not reveal how much was taken or what funds remain, but it has opened a claims portal The hack could be cover for an exit scam...

Jan 18 2021

Breaking: Crypto Exchange Livecoin Announces Closure After Failing to Resolve Issues Post Hack

Livecoin, one of the largest Russian exchanges just announced that it will be closing down operations. The official announcement noted that the exchange could not recover from the financial and...

Russian Crypto Exchange Livecoin Shuts Services after Hack

It lost control over its servers and temporarily moved media channels to a new domain, Livecoin.news.

Jan 15 2021

Ledger Data Breaches – a Timeline

Jan 15 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  crime cryptocurrency news hack ledger wallet

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ledger fell victim to two data breaches in 2020 Ledger itself was hacked while ecommerce provider Shopify was also targeted We break down the two Ledger data breaches and what has happened with them Yesterday’s...

Indian Police Seize $1.2 Million Bitcoin from Arrested Crypto Hacker

The police arrested the hacker for breaking into a government website but discovered his Bitcoin hacks during an investigation.

Jan 14 2021

Ledger Identifies 20,000 More Victims From Shopify Breach

Jan 14 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  crime cryptocurrency news hack ledger wallet

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ledger has confirmed a Shopify data breach that has added 20,000 victims to the 1.29 million known about from Ledger’s own hack The Shopify hack was revealed in May but dismissed as “rumors” by the company Two Shopify employees stole and sold...

Jan 13 2021

Ledger Offering 10 Bitcoin to Catch Rogue Shopify Employees Who Leaked Data

Jan 13 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business hack ledger phishing shopify

Last month, hackers made public data from Ledger's e-commerce and marketing databases. Today, Ledger revealed the hacker's connection to e-commerce giant Shopify. Data Theft Led Rogue Employees at Shopify This massive...

Bitcoin Wallet Maker Ledger Woes Worsen With Rogue Shopify Data Theft

Jan 13 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin btc btcusd btcusdt crypto

Bitcoin hardware wallet maker Ledger has recently put a spotlight on personal financial security after hackers leaked the details of thousands of customers online. Those who sought to protect themselves from criminals instead were pushed into the line of fire. Now the situation for Ledger has gotten much worse, after an email to customers was distributed informing them of yet another data security...

Don’t Store Your Bitcoin in Google Docs – Or Your Passwords!

Jan 13 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  cryptocurrency news hack scam wallet

Reading Time: 3 minutes Many people use Google Docs to store information, such as passwords and Bitcoin information If you’re storing a password or Bitcoin seed phrase in a Google Doc, you need to sort it out, or risk losing everything Use a password management app to...

Tiny Amount of Crypto Hit Your Wallet? It’s Likely a Dust Attack

Jan 13 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  cryptocurrency news hack scam wallet

Reading Time: 2 minutes A dust attack might seem small and insignificant, but it could change your life If the attacker behind the dust has enough information, your whole pseudonymous identity could be compromised If you get dusted, act fast and smart if you’re going to...

Jan 07 2021

Mt. Gox Victim? Register Online to Get Your Bitcoin Back

Jan 07 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business hack mt. gox

Trustees have asked offline claimants of the Mt. Gox exchange hack to join the online system to vote and receive payments. Mt. Gox Trustee Bringing Users to One...

Jan 06 2021

This Elusive Malware Has Been Targeting Crypto Wallets for a Year

Jan 06 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  crypto wallets hack malware tech

With custom domains and apps, advertising and a social media presence, the ElectroRAT malware operation targeting crypto wallets is extensive.

Make Sure You Test New Wallets and Exchanges Before You Go Big

Reading Time: 2 minutes Everyone wants financial freedom, but few want to put in the hard work As a result, many people skip testing and this results in hacks and scams Testing takes a few hours and gives you total peace of mind The crypto world encourages us to...

Jan 01 2021

Binance Announces $10 Million Compensation Plan

The exchange has decided to compensate the victims of the recent hack of DeFi project Cover Protocol.

Dec 30 2020

Watch Out for Typo Squatters – They’re Rampant

Dec 30 2020 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  cryptocurrency news hack scam wallet

Reading Time: 2 minutes Typo squatters are all over the place, but they’re ramping up their attacks Typo squatters can be easy to identify if you read things carefully and take time to check links Together we can make typo squatters vanish from the face of the Earth by...

Dec 28 2020

Who Insures the Insurer? Cover Protocol Attack Exposes DeFi’s Promise and Peril

Dec 28 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  cover protocol defi hack insurance markets

Defi insurer Cover Protocol, designed to reduce smart contract failure risks, was exploited by a bug in its smart contract on Monday morning.

Grap Finance Claims Responsibility for $4M Cover Protocol Hack, Returns Funds

Dec 28 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  hack technology

Cover Protocol lost almost $4 million to an exploit earlier today as hackers discovered a way to reward themselves COVER tokens at will. After the hackers sold the funds on 1inch, the token's value tanked around 95% from $859 to $50 before recovering slightly. Grap...

Cover Protocol May Launch New Token Following Attack

Dec 28 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  cover protocol defi hack markets news

Cover Protocol announced it's exploring launching a new COVER token through the snapshot before the attack by a "white hat" hacker on Monday morning.

Cover Protocol Hacker Makes Off With Millions, Binance Halts Token Trading

Dec 28 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  cover protocol hack insurance markets

A hacker has exploited a bug in the incentives smart contract of Cover Protocol. This has allowed the hacker to get away with 11,761 COVER tokens, worth $3.62 million at press time. Cover Hack Kills Token Price Cover...

Crypto Exchange Hacks Down 30% on 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Cryptocurrency exchange hacks are down 30% in 2020 compared to last year DeFi exchanges and protocols are responsible for 50% of all such hacks Improved security has reduced hacks on centralized exchanges...

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