Tag: ledger

Apr 08 2021

Ledger and Shopify Face Class Action Lawsuit Over Data Breach

Apr 08 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business hack lawsuit ledger wallets

Hardware wallet firm Ledger and its e-commerce partner Shopify have been hit by a class-action lawsuit over a 2020 data breach that leaked the personal data of 270,000 customers. Plaintiffs Lost Funds In Phishing Attacks The legal complaint has been brought to a North California court by...

Mar 22 2021

IOTA’s Firefly wallet launches open BETA testnet release

Mar 22 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  adoption cryptocurrency news ledger

Reading Time: 2 minutes IOTA finally launches its so-called "New Standard" wallet, Firefly. After inquiries in the IOTA forum on Reddit, it emerged that the current version is just a beta version. Firefly aims to merge all crypto functions into this single...

Feb 18 2021

How To Use Ledger Live Crypto Swap Feature (Wallet)

Ledger Nano is one of the top hardware wallets, and if one thing we have seen in recent time is a plethora of new features offered by them. They have added a lending/borrowing feature powered by Compound, and also they have added an exchange feature powered by Changelly. Read:...

Feb 15 2021

Did Ledger Hack Lead to Stockholm Bitcoin Robbery?

Feb 15 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  crime cryptocurrency news hack ledger wallet

Reading Time: 2 minutesAn armed robbery in a Stockholm suburb could have been linked to the Ledger hack “Millions” were stolen in bitcoin in an armed home invasion in a region that had multiple addresses leaked There have been no arrests and no direct link can be incontrovertibly made...

Feb 12 2021

Top Cases & Accessories For Ledger Nano S & X Wallets

Ledger Nano X and Ledger Nano S are one of the most popular crypto hardware wallets out there. As the popularity of these safety gadgets is increasing, so is the number of accessories such as cases, prints are gaining popularity among its users. Here I'm making a collection of some of the best cases...

Feb 11 2021

Ledger Enables Hardware Wallet for Mobile DeFi With WalletConnect

Feb 11 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  ledger security technology

Ledger hardware wallet users can now interact with any DeFi application directly from mobile devices. Use Ledger Hardware Wallet With Mobile dApps Ledger announced the integration of Ledger Live with WalletConnect...

Nexo Leverages Ledger Vault to Safeguard $4 Billion

Feb 11 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business ledger nexo

Nexo has announced a partnership with Ledger that will see the firm use Ledger Vault to secure $4 billion in cryptocurrency holdings. Nexo...

Feb 08 2021

Hardware Wallet Maker Ledger Adds DeFi Support to Mobile App

Feb 08 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  coinflash defi ledger news

Ledger's mobile app now allows users to connect to decentralized apps via an integration with open-source protocol WalletConnect.

Jan 15 2021

Ledger Data Breaches – a Timeline

Jan 15 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  crime cryptocurrency news hack ledger wallet

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ledger fell victim to two data breaches in 2020 Ledger itself was hacked while ecommerce provider Shopify was also targeted We break down the two Ledger data breaches and what has happened with them Yesterday’s...

Jan 14 2021

Ledger Identifies 20,000 More Victims From Shopify Breach

Jan 14 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  crime cryptocurrency news hack ledger wallet

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ledger has confirmed a Shopify data breach that has added 20,000 victims to the 1.29 million known about from Ledger’s own hack The Shopify hack was revealed in May but dismissed as “rumors” by the company Two Shopify employees stole and sold...

Jan 13 2021

Ledger Offering 10 Bitcoin to Catch Rogue Shopify Employees Who Leaked Data

Jan 13 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business hack ledger phishing shopify

Last month, hackers made public data from Ledger's e-commerce and marketing databases. Today, Ledger revealed the hacker's connection to e-commerce giant Shopify. Data Theft Led Rogue Employees at Shopify This massive...

Bitcoin Wallet Maker Ledger Woes Worsen With Rogue Shopify Data Theft

Jan 13 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin btc btcusd btcusdt crypto

Bitcoin hardware wallet maker Ledger has recently put a spotlight on personal financial security after hackers leaked the details of thousands of customers online. Those who sought to protect themselves from criminals instead were pushed into the line of fire. Now the situation for Ledger has gotten much worse, after an email to customers was distributed informing them of yet another data security...

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.

Dec 23 2020

From SIM Swaps to Home-Invasion Threats, Ledger Leak Has Cascading Consequences

Dec 23 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business cybersecurity data hack ledger

The incident shows the variety of ways data can be used to hurt people, and raises questions about how and if certain data should be retained at all.

Ledger Leak: Bitcoin Investor Threatened With Kidnapping, Murder

Dec 23 2020 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin btc btcusd btcusdt crypto

This week, a leak related to a Bitcoin cold storage wallet manufacturer's customer database was escalated when a hacker exposed its true severity. Instead of the initial over 9000 customers Ledger claimed were affected, there were actually 270,000 individuals that had their name, address, phone number, and more made public. Each passing day, the impact of the leak begins to spread and show...

Ledger Hack: Users Reporting Death Threats And Fake Emails Following The Database Leak

Dec 23 2020 Published at Coingape under tags  altcoin news btcbusd btceur btcgbp btcjpy

Ledger users have reported receiving death threats and fake emails following the recent ledger hack compromising the database. What's even worst, the Sim Swapping attacks have begun, with scammers sending "apology...

Dec 22 2020

Crypto Wallet Provider Ledger Hacked: Data Leak Results in Phishing Scams

Ledger, a cryptocurrency wallet provider has encountered a data breach. The official Twitter account of the hardware wallet tweeted that they have been alerted to the dump of a client database on Raidforum. The firm stated that it is still verifying the hack but initial clues intimate it is from its e-commerce database from this past June....

Dec 21 2020

Bitcoin And Crypto PSA: How To Protect Yourself From The Ledger Leak

Dec 21 2020 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin btc btcusd btcusdt crypto

Among the first advice crypto investors are given when buying Bitcoin or altcoins, is to immediately get a hardware wallet and move any newly bought coins to cold storage for safe-keeping. But unfortunately for the crypto community and the potential safety of their digital assets, top hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger has suffered a critical customer database leak, exposing the personal details and even...

Ledger Hack Database Dumped on Public Forum

Dec 21 2020 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  crime cryptocurrency news hack ledger wallet

Reading Time: 3 minutes The database of Ledger hack victims, which includes the physical addresses of over 250,000 customers, has been publicly dumped on a hacker forum The Leger hack took place in June with the details selling for six figures Ledger acknowledged that...

Why Ledger Kept All That Customer Data in the First Place

Sunday’s dump of customer emails and addresses serves as a sobering reminder that even a maker of hardware crypto wallets can become a data honeypot.

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