Tag: hackers

Nov 22 2021

Small Crypto Investors Suffer As Hackers Increasingly Target Phone Numbers

Hackers, for the most part, usually target institutional crypto investors and exchanges. But since the adoption of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin became more mainstream, these hackers started targeting small individual investors. Related Reading | Hackers Are Now Trying To Steal Crypto Via Malicious NFTs...

Nov 08 2021

How Does OpenSea Reward White Hats?

Nov 08 2021 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  hackers nft opensea

White Hat hacking is a respected profession. Those that understand its value gladly pay the rewards. With the surge in blockchain tech over the last few years, we have seen a surge in malicious users trying to drain funds from the system. OpenSea is one of the leading NFT marketplaces on the web, seeing USD $2B in volume in the last 30...

Oct 27 2021

Cream Finance reportedly suffers major loss in flash loan hack, as token crashes by 26%

Oct 27 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  blockchain defi hacks defi news hackers hacks

Cream Finance may have just suffered a major hack on Wednesday, reportedly loosing more than $100 million worth of funds to the massive flash loan attack. The flash loan attack on the decentralized lending platform, was first identified by blockchain data analytics firm PeckShield, who says the stolen funds included Cream liquidity provider tokens, and The post Cream Finance reportedly suffers major loss...

Oct 01 2021

Coinbase Multi-Factor Authentication Hacked, Users Lose Funds

Oct 01 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  business coinbase customers hackers

Hackers leveraged a vulnerability in the bitcoin exchange's SMS recovery system to steal cryptocurrency from 6,000 customers.Coinbase, a major U.S.-based bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchange, disclosed today that a hacker was able to bypass the company's SMS multi-factor authentication mechanism and steal funds from 6,000 users,...

Aug 23 2021

Coinbase To Deploy Phone Support To Customers Suspecting Fraud

There has been a lot of compromise in the crypto industry, that Coinbase has decided to take that fight against criminals to a new level. Even top protocols have lost funds running into millions to cybercriminals. In light of this, key players have made many attempts in the sector to strengthen security. However, hackers always find loopholes and bugs to exploit and steal....

Jul 01 2021

The Sandbox FAILED its Community by letting Hackers take Control

Jul 01 2021 Published at CryptoTicker under tags  crypto ddos defi hackers nft

Cryptocurrency investments often yield very high and attract investors from all over the world. This new investment scheme is picking up among techy investors, but there are many times where such projects fall short. The Sandbox is one of those projects that failed its community recently. Their servers are currently...

Jun 08 2021

FBI Seizes 63.7 Bitcoin Allegedly Tied To Colonial Pipeline Hack Ransom

The FBI has seized 63.7 bitcoin that are allegedly part of a ransom paid by Colonial Pipeline to hacker group DarkSide.According to a news release from the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has seized 63.7 BTC which allegedly represent the...

Mar 12 2021

A $69 Million NFT

PLUS: Could EIP 1559 Cause a Fork? NFTs continued to catch the crypto industry’s imagination this week, as headlined by Beeple’s “Everydays” sale at Christie’s Auction House in New York. The cliche goes that a picture is worth a thousand words, although, with the latest sale of the “Everydays” NFT, we may have to readjust our math now that we know 5,000 images...

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...

Feb 17 2021

DOJ Charges 3 North Korean Hackers With Stealing $100M+ From Crypto Firms

The hackers allegedly stole over $1.3 billion overall through various schemes.

Feb 05 2021

DeFi Project ArmorFi Awards $1.5M Bounty for Bug Alert That Potentially Saved Its Reserves

Feb 05 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bug bounties coinflash defi hackers news

ArmorFi's CTO has also offered to get a tattoo chosen by the ethical hacker who found the bug.

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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