Hacks

Hacked BITpoint Exchange to Refund 50,000 Affected Users in Crypto

Cryptocurrency exchange BITPoint Japan has said that the roughly 50,000 users who lost funds in its recent hack will be…

Bitpoint Reveals Amounts Stolen, Pledging to Reimburse Users in Crypto

Japanese exchange Bitpoint has published the breakdown of crypto assets stolen in the ¥3 billion (~$27.8 million) hack of its…

Hacked Crypto Exchange Bitpoint Discovers More Millions Are Missing

After announcing a $30-million hack last week, Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint says it’s discovered that another $2.3 million is missing. A…

Mt. Gox Vulnerability Covered Up by Founder McCaleb, Lawsuit Alleges

The latest in the long trail of events since the 2014 shutdown of the then-largest — but now defunct — cryptocurrency…

Singaporean Exchange Bitrue Gets Hacked, Losing $5 Million in XRP, Cardano

Singapore-based crypto exchange Bitrue has suffered a major hack, losing 9.3 million XRP and 2.5 million cardano (ADA) from its…

Singapore Exchange Bitrue Hacked for Over $4 Million in Crypto

Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitrue has been hacked for around $4.2 million in user assets. The platform announced the breach in…

Synthetix Trader Rolls Back Broken Trades That Netted $1 Billion Profit

In what amounts to a particularly heart-warming example of the power – and responsibilities – of decentralization, Synthetix founder Kain…

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…

Mozilla Closes Holes That Led To Coinbase Hacks

A pair of simple Mozilla vulnerabilities made it easier for hackers to phish Coinbase employees. The exploit, detailed by ZDNet,…

TrendMicro Detects Crypto-Mining Malware Affecting Android Devices

A new cryptocurrency-mining botnet has been detected exploiting Android Debug Bridge ports, a system designed to resolve app defects installed…

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