Tag: hack

Jul 23 2021

THORChain Hacked Again, But Whitehat Suspected

Jul 23 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  cryptocurrency cryptocurrency news hack

Reading Time: 2 minutes THORChain has been hacked for a second time in a week, with $8 million worth of ETH stolen However, the hacker may have been a whitehat as they left a message criticizing the platform’s security and saying they could have...

Jul 15 2021

DAFI Protocol to Commence Buyback After ChainSwap Bridge Hack

The crypto space has suffered greatly from nefarious individuals looking to exploit crypto investors and exchanges alike. The ChainSwap bridge is the most recent victim of a coordinated hack, resulting in the sale of about $200,000 in DAFI tokens. In response to the hack, DAFI Protocol asked its community members to immediately withdraw their liquidity from Uniswap and the LP program. The...

Jul 12 2021

FBI Warns Over Potential Increase in Crypto Hack Attempts

Reading Time: 2 minutes The FBI has warned cryptocurrency users and platform operators over a potential increase in hacking activity The warning focuses heavily on SIM swapping and identity theft They also issued guidance as to how to protect yourself The FBI...

Jul 05 2021

Jun 29 2021

How to SAFELY use Cryptocurrencies on the Web and be Crypto Safe!

The cryptocurrency world is definitely way better than traditional finance when it comes to anonymity. Despite the freedom provided to crypto users in transferring value, hackers and imposters can still get ahold of valuable information. This breach does not happen on the blockchain, but rather on the user’s accounts or device. To counter that, there is a very easy trick that any normal...

Jun 28 2021

Jun 23 2021

Jun 20 2021

Lossless Secures Partnership to Improve Token Safety Measures

Lossless, a decentralized finance (DeFi) security-focused protocol, and NewsCrypto have partnered to tackle hacks and increase digital asset safety. The news platform announced the partnership with Lossless via an official blog post. According to the announcement, the collaboration will help spread the word to the crypto community on how Lossless can help safeguard smart contracts against exploits with just one line of code....

Jun 18 2021

Fake Ledger Devices Sent to Data Breach Victims

Jun 18 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  cryptocurrency news hack ledger scam wallet

Reading Time: 2 minutes Compromised Ledger Nano devices are being sent to Ledger hack victims The wallets purport to come from the company as an apology for the massive data leak last year The wallets contain a flash drive which allows any funds on them to go straight...

Jun 17 2021

Inside The Scam: Victims Of Ledger Hack Are Receiving Fake Hardware Wallets

Jun 17 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  hack hardware wallet ledger reddit scams

A new attack vector following the Ledger data breach of July 2021 involves sending convincing but fake hardware wallets to victims.Victims of a hack of customer data held by bitcoin hardware wallet provider Ledger, which happened almost a year ago, are still apparently being targeted by scammers. Over 1 million victims of the...

Jun 11 2021

Was JBS Bitcoin Ransomware Payment Another FBI Sting?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Meat giant JBS paid hackers an $11 million ransom recently after they infiltrated the company’s systems JBS paid the ransom despite having encrypted backups that allowed them to get their systems back online Could the FBI have been behind the...

Jun 10 2021

No, the FBI Can’t Hack Into Your Bitcoin Wallet

Reading Time: 2 minutes The recovery of $2.3 million worth of bitcoin by the FBI from the Colonial Pipeline hackers has led to erroneous assumptions about Bitcoin The FBI already had the private key to the Bitcoin wallet in question, making access simple Hacking into a...

Jun 08 2021

FBI Recovers $2.3 Million of Colonial Ransomware Payout

Reading Time: 2 minutes An FBI-led operation has recovered 85% of the $4.5 million in bitcoin paid to the Colonial Pipeline hackers last month Hacking group DarkSide thought they had got away with ₿75 after infiltrating Colonial in May...

Jun 07 2021

Anonymous Warns Elon Musk: “Expect Us”

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hacking collective Anonymous has identified Elon Musk as its next target Anonymous produced a video that criticized Musk’s manipulation of Bitcoin, the wider crypto market, and his running of Tesla Anonymous has previously hacked into the...

May 24 2021

DEFI100 Claims Website Hack Was Behind Exit Scam Message

Reading Time: 2 minutes DEFI100, the project that seemed to openly exit scam over the weekend, has denied doing so The failed project has been dormant since March, and there were claims that founders had run off with $32 million The founders have dismissed these claims,...

Hack? DeFi100 Denies Allegations of $32 Million Exit Scam

“Rumours of scamming for $32 million are false and baseless,” DeFi100.

May 21 2021

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