Hackers

Over $100 Million Missing: CoinBene Claims Maintenance, a Month of Questions Point Toward a Hack

Remember CoinBene, the cryptocurrency exchange platform that denied being hacked at the end of March 2019, and instead saying it…

‘Blockchain Bandit’ Has Stolen 45,000 ETH by Guessing Weak Private Keys, Report Claims

A “blockchain bandit” has managed to amass almost 45,000 ether (ETH) by successfully guessing weak private keys, according to a report released…

21-Year-Old Jailed for 10 Years After Stealing $7.5M in Crypto By Hacking Cell Phones

A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after becoming one of the first people in the…

Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Zaif to Resume Activity Seven Months After Hack

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif announced that the transfer of the business from Tech Bureau to Fisco Digital Asset Group (FDAG)…

Crypto Exchanges Collaborate With Bithumb to Freeze Stolen Funds After Major Hack

In late March, major South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb lost around $18 million as a result of a hack. While…

PayPal Aims to Prevent Crypto Ransomware Attacks With New Patent

Digital payments giant PayPal has won a cybersecurity patent to protect users from crypto ransomware, according to a document from…

South Korea’s Telecom Giant KT Launches DLT-Powered 5G Brand to Prevent Hacks

KT Corporation, South Korea’s largest telecom firm, has launched its blockchain-powered fifth-generation (5G) network brand, local news agency The Korea…

Cryptonite Browser Extension Protects You From Phishing Sites and Fake Profiles

If you are new to the crypto space or if you are exploring new services and platforms, protection from scams…

Bithumb Announces External Audit Results in Wake of $13 Million Hack

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has conducted a professional external audit of its funds after a major hack last month,…

Electrum Faces Another Fake Wallet Attack, Users Reported to Lose Millions of Dollars

Bitcoin (BTC) wallet service Electrum is facing an ongoing Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack on its servers, the company reported on Twitter…

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