Category: Hackers

Hackers Have Looted More Bitcoin Than Satoshi’s Entire Stash

Since 2011 Hackers Looted More Bitcoin Than Satoshi's Entire StashEver since cryptocurrencies started gaining value, hackers have targeted exchanges that provide digital asset trading and malicious entities have siphoned billions of dollars worth of bitcoin since 2010. So far, over 1 million of the world’s BTC has been stolen from exchanges and traders continue to leave vast quantities of funds on centralized trading platforms. […]

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Researchers Find Hundreds of Ethereum Wallets at Risk Due to Weak Key Pairs

Researchers Comb the Ethereum Chain Finding an Abundance of Weak Key PairsOn April 23, the security consulting firm Independent Security Evaluators (ISE) published a document concerning a number of unsound public and private key pairs tied to the Ethereum blockchain. The probability of chance needed to crack 256-bit encryption would take years for hackers to access random private keys. However, ISE recently queried 49,060 ETH transactions […]

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Cryptonite Browser Extension Protects You From Phishing Sites and Fake Profiles

Cryptonite Browser Extension Protects You From Phishing Sites and Fake ProfilesIf you are new to the crypto space or if you are exploring new services and platforms, protection from scams and malicious websites should be a priority. Cryptonite is a useful browser extension that protects your private information and warns you in advance about risks to your crypto security. Also read: Get Real-Time and Historical […]

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How to Earn BCH as a Bitcoin Bounty Hunter

The Daily Tip – How You Can Earn BCH as a Bitcoin Bounty HunterBounty hunters have been helping to bring criminals to justice since the days of the Old West, and they are still just as needed today. If you want to become a bounty hunter and get paid with cryptocurrency, you don’t even need a fast horse or a revolver these days – just useful information on […]

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In the Daily: Token Delistings, Paybear Is Savvy, Revolut and Hackers

In the Daily: Token Delistings, Paybear is Savvy, Revolut and HackersIn this edition of The Daily, crypto exchange Upbit is preparing to delist four tokens, while several projects have accused Kucoin of suggesting market making services to pump their volume and avoid delisting. Also, crypto payment processor Paybear has rebranded to Savvy, and British online bank Revolut is hiring hackers to test its systems. Also […]

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In the Daily: Cointext Expansion, Keycard Wallet, ETF Withdrawal, PUBG Hackers

In the Daily: Cointext Expansion, Keycard Wallet, ETF Withdrawal, PUBG HackersIn this edition of The Daily we cover the latest international expansion by SMS bitcoin cash wallet Cointext, the new Keycard hardware wallet and the withdrawal of a cryptocurrency ETF proposal. Also, a gang of cyber criminals allegedly used the popular battle royale game PUBG to coordinate stealing millions in cryptocurrency. Also Read: In the […]

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The Daily: Grin Developer Fund Grows, Russian Agent’s BTC Transaction Tracked

The Daily: Privacy Coin Grin Gets Donations, Researchers Track GRU’s BTC TransactionIn this edition of The Daily, a leading Grin developer has received donations worth $26,000 to fund his work on the project. Also, research group Bellingcat has tracked a BTC transaction allegedly made by Russian agents meddling in U.S. elections, and stablecoin paxos has reached $10 billion in transactions. Also read: Zebpay Launches in 5 European […]

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Crypto-Stealing SIM Swapper Pleads Guilty, Gets 10 Years in Prison

Joel Ortiz, a college student who allegedly stole cryptocurrency worth over $5 million, has pleaded guilty and accepted a 10-year prison sentence. Ortiz was arrested last year and accused of hijacking the phone numbers of around 40 people. He is now the first person to be sentenced for the crime, commonly known as SIM swapping. […]

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Report: Two Hacker Groups Stole $1 Billion From Crypto Exchanges

A new report alleges that just two groups of hackers dominate the majority of cybercrime directed against cryptocurrency exchanges. Together, these groups have responsible for stealing about $1 billion of cryptocurrency so far. Also Read: Arwen Enables Self-Custody for Traders of Centralized Exchanges The Most Lucrative of All Crypto Crimes Digital surveillance company Chainalysis has […]

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Double Down Your Bitcoin Security by Utilizing 2FA Services

After obtaining your first bitcoins on an exchange, you’ll want to keep them safe, even if the funds are only sitting there temporarily. One way to keep your crypto secure online is by using two-factor authentication (2FA). Security is of utmost importance when it comes to storing cryptocurrency in an online wallet and 2FA adds another layer […]

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The Daily: Twitch Gamer Tipped $70K in Crypto, Hacker Returns $100K of ETC

The Daily: Twitch Gamer Tipped $70K in Crypto, Hacker Returns $100K of ETCIn this edition of The Daily, a video gamer streaming on Twitch has received crypto donations totaling over $70,000 and a hacker believed to be behind the 51 percent attack on the Ethereum Classic blockchain has reportedly returned $100,000 in ETC coins. Also, Electrum developers have issued another series of warnings about phishing attempts using […]

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The Daily: Electrum Users Targeted by Hackers, Huobi DM’s Daily Volume Exceeds $1B

The Daily: Electrum Users Targeted by Hackers, Huobi DM Daily Volume Exceeds $1BElectrum developers have confirmed reports of an attack against the popular cryptocurrency wallet. Also covered in The Daily, Huobi Derivative Market’s daily trading volume has reached $1 billion, and one of the founders of Brazil’s leading crypto exchange Foxbit has died in a car crash. Also read: UFC 232 to Have Official Crypto Partner, 5% […]

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Turkish Police Detain 11 Suspects in Bitcoin Theft Case

Turkish Police Detain 11 Suspects in Bitcoin Theft CaseThe cybercrime unit of the Turkish police has detained 11 people suspected of hacking into emails, user accounts and cryptocurrency wallets. The operation was launched after law enforcement received a number of complaints from victims who lost digital cash.   Also read: Church Mining Cryptocurrency to Pay Higher Electricity Rates               Hackers Steal $80,000 Worth of […]

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The Daily: Goldman Sachs Invests in Wallet, Institutional Traders Borrow $553M

The Daily: Goldman Sachs Invests in Wallet, Institutional Traders Borrow $553MIn today’s edition of The Daily we cover stories about the latest investment in the cryptocurrency space by Goldman Sachs, the amount institutional traders borrowed in the last six months from just one OTC desk, research on state-sponsored hackers, and a new security tool from Coinbase. Also Read: Security Giant G4S Offers Protected Offline Cryptocurrency […]

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