$600M Poly Heist Shows DeFi Needs Hackers to Become Unhackable

If computers will continue to do more important things, we'll require those programs to be secure. Learning what not to do is one way there.

Opinion  ·  12 August 2021

Hackers Mined Crypto on GitHub’s Servers: Report

The activity was first noticed in November, according to the report.

News  ·  5 April 2021

Cover Protocol Attack Perpetrated by ‘White Hat,’ Funds Returned, Hacker Claims

The decentralized finance (DeFI) insurance project Cover Protocol was hacked earlier Monday in an infinite printing scheme, causing the price of the Cover token to plunge. Hours later, Grape.Finance, a so-called ‘white hacker’ claimed responsibility for the attack via its Twitter account, saying all funds had been returned. The exploiter has cashed out over $4 […]

Markets  ·  28 December 2020

BitGrail Operator May Have Hacked Own Exchange to Steal €120M, Police Allege

Italian police said the Florence-based man is either behind the breaches or took no action after the first attack came to light.

News  ·  21 December 2020

US Alleges Top Russian Cyber Hackers Tried to Cover Digital Tracks With Bitcoin

The cyberhackers used bitcoin to cover their ties to critical hacking campaign "infrastructure" such as servers and domain names, according to an indictment unsealed Monday by U.S. prosecutors.

News  ·  19 October 2020

KuCoin Maintains Wallet Freeze as Hackers Begin Laundering Stolen Crypto

The exchange's weekend thieves appear to be searching for buyers of their $281 million in stolen crypto.

News  ·  29 September 2020

Ocean Protocol Forks to Retrieve Tokens Stolen From KuCoin Exchange

On Sunday, Ocean Protocol conducted a hard fork from its old token address to prevent the KuCoin exchange hacker from continued unloading of stolen OCEAN tokens on decentralized exchange Uniswap.

Tech  ·  28 September 2020

US Charges 3 With Vast ‘Crypto Jacking’ Computer Fraud Scheme

The officers of Chinese "white hat" firm Chengdu 404 allegedly hit computer networks around the world.

News  ·  16 September 2020

North Korean Hacker Group Targeted Crypto Firm Using LinkedIn Ad: Cybersecurity Report

According to a report by F-secure, a Finland-based cybersecurity company, hackers from the infamous Lazarus group targeted a crypto firm in an attack last year.

News  ·  25 August 2020
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Hacker Stole 1,000 Traders’ Personal Data From Crypto Tax Reporting Service

A hacker made off with user data and in some cases financial information on more than 1,000 customers of CryptoTrader.Tax, a crypto tax filing website.

News  ·  24 August 2020

These Illicit SIM Cards Are Making Hacks Like Twitter’s Easier

SIM cards that spoof specific numbers, prevent tracking, and alter users voices are making social engineering attacks like those on Twitter easier.

Tech  ·  21 August 2020

Russia, With Bitcoin Playing Bit Part, Tried to Hack 2016 US Election, Senate Report Finds

Bitcoin may have been the salacious pretext to Marina Butina's fling with Patrick Byrne.

News  ·  18 August 2020

Tor Network Compromised by Single Hacker Stealing Users’ Bitcoin: Report

The unknown hacker is using Tor exit relays to remove encryption on bitcoin mixer services and change wallet addresses from users to their own.

News  ·  12 August 2020

Newly Discovered Botnet Infected Up to 5,000 Computers With a Monero Miner

Cisco researchers estimate the botnet may have earned its owner $5,000 worth of monero since it started operation four months ago.

News  ·  22 July 2020

Chainalysis Says Bitcoin Scammed From Twitter Users Is ‘On the Move’

The bitcoin amassed during Wednesday’s monumental Twitter hack is already “on the move,” according to cryptocurrency tracing firm Chainalysis.

News  ·  16 July 2020