Tag: hacks

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.

Dec 21 2020

Crypto Exchange EXMO Says Hackers Have Stolen 5% of Total Assets

Dec 21 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  exchanges exmo hacks markets news

The incident saw losses of bitcoin, XRP, zcash, tether, ether and ethereum classic, according to early analysis.

Ledger data leak leaves crypto community furious, here’s what to do next

Dec 21 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  hacks privacy

Ledger, the popular hardware wallet, said today that data belonging to over 1 million customers was leaked on a hacker forum. Ledger users endure data leak Hardware wallet Ledger said today that details of a database compromised in June were dumped on RaidForums, an infamous online hacking forum, over the weekend....

Dec 17 2020

Mining Market NiceHash Refunds Users 4,640 Bitcoin Lost in 2017 Hack

Dec 17 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin mining business hacks news nicehash

The company has "regularly waved profits" for three years, the firm's CEO wrote Thursday.

Dec 15 2020

District Court Will Consider Mt. Gox Rehabilitation Plan

Dec 15 2020 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  hacks mt. gox

In what seems to be a never-ending story, today the court-appointed Mt. Gox trustee, Nobuaki Kobayashi, announced the filing of a draft rehabilitation plan. Details on the plan have not been shared but are now being reviewed by the Tokyo District Court, according to a document posted on mtgox.com. This has been the first update to the site since March 2019, and...

Dec 14 2020

CEO of DeFi Insurer Nexus Mutual Hacked for $8M in NXM Tokens

Dec 14 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  defi hacks markets news nexus mutual

Nexus Mutual's CEO, Hugh Karp, lost the tokens after an attacker gained remote access to his computer.

Nov 30 2020

$100M of Bitfinex’s Stolen Bitcoin Is in Transit

Nov 30 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  hacks technology theft

Hackers responsible for a 2016 Bitfinex theft moved close to $100 million of Bitcoin today after crypto prices reached an all-time high. Nearly $100 Million Moved The hackers responsible for this transfer stole a total of 120,000 BTC from Bitfinex in August 2016. At the time, the British Virgin Island-based exchange lost $72 million in the hack. At 2 pm ET on Nov....

Coronavirus-Induced Poverty Will Bring More Bitcoin Crime in 2021: Kaspersky Report

Nov 30 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  crime hacks kaspersky news policy & regulation

The cybersecurity specialist foresees a rise in crypto crime ahead in 2021, as the COVID-19 epidemic hits national economies.

Nov 26 2020

Seeming oracle attack causes $100m in Ethereum DeFi liquidations

Nov 26 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  altcoins compusd defi ethusd hacks

It appears we just saw our latest DeFi exploit/attack, but this one was much different than all the rest. Bitcoin, Ethereum, and the rest of the crypto market spiked dramatically lower on Wednesday evening as buying pressure finally abated. The running theory is that due to it being Thanksgiving, the buying pressure that had come from institutional pressures was temporarily taken offline. Whatever...

Nov 22 2020

How YFI competitor Pickle Finance was exploited for $20m in Ethereum stablecoins

Nov 22 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  defi ethusd hacks

Call it a hack or call it an exploit, yesterday an unknown attacker managed to drain $20 million from an Ethereum-based yield aggregator called Pickle Finance into their own address. This attack was quite different and much more complex than the previous DeFi exploits, though, leaving some to ask if it was an inside hack. What is Pickle...

DeFi Protocol Pickle Finance Token Loses Almost Half Its Value After $19.7M Hack

Nov 22 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  dai defi hacks news pickle

Popular decentralized finance protocol Pickle Finance was hacked on Saturday.

Nov 18 2020

Tor Developers Pursuing ‘Anonymous Tokens’ to Stop Hacks and DoS Attacks

Nov 18 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  dos hacks privacy tokens tech tor

Tokens could be included in a users traffic request, which would allow websites accessible through the Tor network to “intelligently prioritize which requests it answers.”

Nov 17 2020

No one is safe: Ethereum DeFi protocol by PayPal co-founder exploited for $7.5m

Nov 17 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  defi ethusd hacks

No one is safe from the ever-growing wave of decentralized finance (DeFi) exploits, not even prominent technologists and investors. Today, an up-and- coming DeFi protocol built on Ethereum by prominent Silicon Valley developers such as Yu Pan, a founding member of PayPal and the earliest Youtube employee, was attacked with a flash loan. This is the fifth flash loan attack of the past...

Nov 14 2020

DeFi Project Akropolis Just Lost $2 Million. Here’s What They’re Doing About It.

Nov 14 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  analysis hacks

According to reports within the crypto community, Akropolis, an Ethereum-based DeFi lending platform, was attacked this week. The...

$50 Million Lost: The Top 19 DeFi Cryptocurrency Hacks of 2020

Nov 14 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  analysis hacks

DeFi is nothing short of a revolution. Automated blockchain-based financial primitives open a world of possibilities to disrupt traditional finance and make it more accessible. This immense potential attracted a massive wave of users and investors to the space. In a matter of months, the total value locked (TVL) in DeFi protocols reached more than...

Nov 13 2020

Token Projects Are Not Happy With KuCoin’s Handling of $280M Hack

Some token projects say they're left holding the bag following a hack that drained the KuCoin crypto exchange of $280 million.

Know a good blog/source that is not listed? Contact us or fill the form below to add one: