Tag: hackers

Jan 22 2021

Iranian hackers use cryptojacker to bypass sanctions, says report

Cybersecurity firm SophosLabs has traced MrbMiner, a new cryptojacking virus that primarily targets powerful database servers, back to a small software company in Iran, according to a report published yesterday. “MrbMiner is a recently discovered cryptominer that targets internet-facing database servers (SQL servers) and downloads and installs a...

Jan 15 2021

Bitcoin Worth $1.2M Seized From India Hacker

Jan 15 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  crime crypto seizures hackers india news

"Shreeki" allegedly hacked government portals, bitcoin exchanges and poker sites.

Dec 25 2020

UK Crypto Exchange EXMO Says $4M of Hacked Funds Was Through Poloniex

Dec 25 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  exmo hackers markets news poloniex

Cryptocurrency exchange EXMO said an estimated $4 million of the cryptocurrency stolen during a hack on Dec. 21 was through the exchange Poloniex. Read more: Crypto Exchange EXMO Says Hackers Have Stolen 5% of Total Assets

Nov 23 2020

Crypto Hackers Target GoDaddy Employees

The fraudsters tricked employees of the hosting service provider to gain control over crypto domains.

Nov 17 2020

Twitter Hires Noted Hacker as Head of Security Months After Bitcoin Scam

Nov 17 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business hackers hires news security

Twitter has hired Peiter Zatko, a prominent white-hat hacker going by the handle "Mudge," to help prevent future security breaches.

Nov 12 2020

Binance Grants $200,000 to Investigators for Identifying Exchange Hackers

The exchange announced a $250,000 bounty in March for help in the legal arrest of the 2018 hacking incident.

Sep 30 2020

Hackers Congress Paralelní Polis Is Ready to Deliver Fifty-Eight Hours Of Freedom Content

To crypto anarchists, Bitcoin is seen as one of the most important tools to help promote self sovereignty and liberation. Yes, there's fantastic technology involved and "number go up" is fantastic, but the freedom that Bitcoin gives HODLers is the primary benefit. This weekend, the seventh annual Hackers Congress Paralelní Polis will be convening in Prague, along with a massive, 58-hour long live...

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