Crime

8 Illicit Crypto-Mining Windows Apps Removed From Microsoft Store

A number of apps in Microsoft’s app store have been found to be able to illicitly mine cryptocurrency. The eight apps, discovered by Symantec…

Judge Hits Crypto Startup With Injunction In Reversal of Past Court Order

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission scored a legal victory Thursday after a federal judge placed a preliminary injunction against…

Coinbase Just Paid a $30K Bounty for the Discovery of Critical Bug

San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange desk Coinbase has just forked out a $30,000 bounty to the finder of a critical bug…

Turkish Police Arrest 24 Suspects Involved in Hacking Crypto Firm, Local Media Reports

Turkish police have arrested 24 people allegedly involved in a 13 million Turkish lira ($2.47 million) hack from an unnamed…

New Zealand Police Say Cryptopia Is Ready to Resume Trading, but Platform Remains Offline

The New Zealand Police have reported that recently hacked crypto exchange Cryptopia is ready to be relaunched and resume operations,…

Blockchain Analysis Links Hamas Fundraising to Coinbase Bitcoin Account

The Palestinian military-political group Hamas, which the U.S. government deems a terrorist organization, may be using the Coinbase cryptocurrency exchange…

Alleged SIM-Swap Crypto Thief Indicted for Hacking Over 50 US Victims

A 20-year-old man has been formally charged in a New York Supreme Court indictment over SIM-swapping identity and crypto theft.…

New Malware Targets Apple Mac Computers to Steal and Mine Cryptos

A recently discovered form of malware steals browser cookies and other information on victims’ Apple Mac computers to steal cryptocurrencies.…

IOTA: Almost All Tokens From $11 Million Hack Have Been Found

Almost all of roughly $11 million-worth of iota tokens alleged to have been stolen by an individual from Oxford, UK,…

Hackers Just Stole Another $180K in Ether From Cryptopia Exchange

Hackers apparently still have control over New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia. Blockchain data analytics firm Elementus said in a blog post…

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