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Two Israeli Brothers Arrested for Phishing Fraud, Bitfinex Hack

The Israeli Police cyber unit arrested two brothers, Eli and Assaf Gigi, for allegedly perpetrating a multi-year phishing scheme and…

Bitcoin Price 99% Flash Crash May Have Been Work of Clever Crypto Hacker

Last week, while most crypto traders witnessed a sideways market with Bitcoin price consolidating in the mid-$8,000s, on the CAD/BTC…

In the Daily: Riotx Exchange, Monacoin Hacker, Coinflex Investors

In this edition of The Daily we cover a planned U.S. regulated cryptocurrency exchange from Riot Blockchain, the arrest of…

In the Daily: Coinhive Closedown, Eos Heist, Crypto Entrepreneur Arrested

In this edition of The Daily, the creator of the in-browser crypto mining software Coinhive is closing down due to…

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…

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

In this edition of The Daily, a video gamer streaming on Twitch has received crypto donations totaling over $70,000 and…

Bitcoin History Part 7: The First Major Hack

Hacks and heists have been a threat for as long as bitcoin has been worth stealing. By 2011, as Bitcoin…

5 Opsec Errors That Caused Cryptocurrency Users to Lose Everything

Maintaining good operational security is imperative for all web users, but it’s particularly important in the cryptocurrency space. Prying eyes…

Infamous Hacker George Hotz Calls Bitcoin Cash the ‘Real Bitcoin’

Well-known American hacker George Hotz, also known as Geohot, has been talking extensively about cryptocurrencies lately, and more specifically about…

Google Security Expert Warns Against Bitcoin Bragging Online

Mark Risher, Google’s director of product management, Google Identity, account security, and spam & abuse, recently urged cryptocurrency investors not…

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