Tag: hacks

Apr 15 2021

$623 Million In Stolen Bitcoin From 2016 Bitfinex Hack Has Been Moved

Apr 15 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitfinex hacks markets

More than 10,000 BTC stolen from cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex in 2016 has been moved to a new address.According to blockchain analysis service Whale Alert, 10,057 bitcoin (worth some $623 million at the time of this writing) that were stolen from cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex in 2016 was transferred in a series of transactions yesterday.Whale Alert shared...

Apr 04 2021

Ethereum DeFi project ‘ForceDAO’ gets hacked hours after launch

Apr 04 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  defi ethusd hacks

ForceDAO, a shiny new decentralized finance (DeFi) project, got attacked by five hackers this morning, reviving concerns around the highly experimental sector and the seemingly unending amounts of money flowing into hours-old projects....

Apr 02 2021

New crypto-mining malware targets Call of Duty players

Apr 02 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  hacks mining scams

Researchers at major video game publisher Activision have discovered a new malware program that installs hidden cryptocurrency miners on users’ PCs by masquerading as a “trainer” for Call of Duty: Warzone, the company revealed yesterday. NEWS: Hackers hid malware inside Call of...

Mar 26 2021

DeFi Project Spotlight: Small-Cap Lending Platform Cream Finance

Cream Finance takes some of the more popular ideas from DeFi's lending and borrowing space one step further. The project lists nearly 70 different assets, LP tokens, and various derivative tokens from many popular DeFi projects. What's more, users can lend and borrow against each token to create unique opportunities. ...

Mar 15 2021

Hackers steal 3000 ETH from Roll, causing massive price dumps of nearly -100%

Mar 15 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  hacks nft nfts pica rare

This Monday, hackers have stolen at least 3000 ETH ($5.7 million) after breaching the security of Roll, a blockchain ecosystem for the issuance of social tokens and NFTs (non-fungible tokens). Around 3:30 EST, Roll...

Mar 09 2021

Decentralized Exchange DODO Hacked for $2.1 Million

Mar 09 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business dexes hacks

The decentralized exchange DODO lost $2 million after hackers exploited its crowdpools on Mar. 8. DODO Exchange Falls in DeFi Hack DODO announced on Twitter that the recent exploit only targeted the following V2 Crowdpools: WSZO,...

Feb 28 2021

Latest Ethereum DeFi exploit sees $14 million stolen from ‘Furucombo’

Feb 28 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  defi eth hacks

DeFi exploits and attacks have become increasingly commonplace as the space evolves and attracts both money and participants. The latest of these attacks took place earlier today and saw over $14 million worth of stolen crypto. Furucombo attacked Furucombo, an...

Feb 23 2021

DeFi platform hacks itself to safeguard users’ funds

Feb 23 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  defi ethusd hacks

The developers of Primitive, Ethereum-based decentralized finance (DeFi) permissionless options protocol, “whitehacked” their own platform after a severe exploit was discovered today. “EMERGENCY ALERT @PrimitiveFi has whitehacked our contracts to safeguard user funds after a critical vulnerability was discovered. Further user action is required to safeguard funds,” Primitive tweeted today....

Feb 10 2021

10 Arrested Over SIM-Swap Hacks That Stole $100M in Crypto From Celebrities: Europol

Feb 10 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  coinflash europol hacks news policy & regulation

The alleged international criminal network targeted online influencers, sports stars, musicians and their families in the U.S.

Feb 09 2021

UN Says North Korea Funded Nuclear Weapons With Crypto Hacks in 2020: Report

Feb 09 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  hacks news north korea policy & regulation

U.N. experts estimate that over $316 million in crypto was stolen by North Korea-linked hackers last year.

Mobile Firm Employee Charged for Aiding Crypto SIM Swap Attacks Targeting 19

Stephen Defiore was allegedly paid to transfer cellphone accounts to ones owned by a co-conspirator.

KeepChange Foils Bitcoin Theft but Loses User Data in Sunday Breach

Feb 09 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  crime data breaches exchanges hacks news

The bitcoin marketplace has halted withdrawal requests temporarily.

Feb 05 2021

Hacker Spends $8.3 Million in Fees to Attack Yearn Finance

Feb 05 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  aave defi hacks technology yearn finance

Yearn Finance stated that its yDAI vault was exploited for the loss of $11 million. They added that the vault is no longer vulnerable. DeFi Hacker Makes Off With $2.7 Million Though the attacker robbed Yearn of $11 million, exorbitant fees cost them millions to execute the hack. They...

Jan 27 2021

Crypto Exchange 2gether Says It Can’t Fully Reimburse 9% of Users After 2020 Hack

Jan 27 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  2gether business coinflash exchanges hacks

After a successful fundraising effort, the company said it can now reimburse most, but not all users.

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 18 2021

Livecoin Exchange Announces Closure After December Hack

Jan 18 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  coinflash exchanges hacks livecoin markets

Following an alleged December breach, the trading platform now says it will close and repay users any remaining funds.

Jan 13 2021

Ledger Adds Bitcoin Bounty and New Data Security After Hack

Jan 13 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin bounties data security hacks ledger

Ledger was also targeted by hackers in Shopify's data breach.

Jan 08 2021

This “ElectroRAT” malware might be silently draining your Bitcoin

Jan 08 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  btcusd hacks

A ransomware has affected users of over three apps in the past year and drained their wallets of hundreds of Bitcoin. The rat wants Bitcoin A new bug identified by researchers that mimics a crypto trading program is said to have affected thousands of users in the past year, a report on security publication...

Jan 03 2021

Here’s how the Parity Ethereum hacker is cashing out his funds

Jan 03 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis ethusd hacks

If you were around in 2017, you likely remember the Parity wallet hack. Here's some context if you don't. Parity is an Ethereum infrastructure provider that was in 2017 known for its multi-signature wallet. Multisig is a technology that requires multiple key holders to sign off on transactions to verify them, preventing the stealing of one key to lead to the loss of...

Dec 22 2020

EXMO Exchange Now Says It Lost 6% of Total Crypto Assets in Monday’s Hack

Dec 22 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  exchanges exmo hacks markets news

EXMO says it is "assuming" the attacker had prior access to some of its hot wallet keys.

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