Hacks

LocalBitcoins: Tor Browser Users at Risk of Losing Their Bitcoins

Finnish peer-to-peer crypto exchange LocalBitcoins has warned users about alleged security risks associated with anonymous browser Tor Browser. On Sept.…

Lightning Labs CTO Confirms LN Vulnerabilities ‘Exploited in the Wild’

Following a recent warning on vulnerabilities on Bitcoin’s (BTC) Lightning Network (LN), a startup claims to have found instances of…

Four Out of Five Top Bitcoin QR Code Generators are Scams: Report

Four out of the first five results presented when querying Google for a “bitcoin qr generator” lead to scam websites.…

‘Nasty Game’: North Korea Denies It Hacked $2 Billion in Fiat and Crypto

North Korea has denied a recent U.N. report suggesting it was behind major hacks of banks and cryptocurrency exchanges that…

Only 8% of Mixed Crypto Coins Tied to Illicit Activity: Report

Stolen funds represent only 8.1% of all funds sent to cryptocurrency mixers, according to New York-based blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis.…

Binance Offers Lifetime VIP Membership to KYC Leak Victims

Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced that it will offer a lifetime VIP membership to all its users affected by the…

British Hacker to Hand Over $1M in Crypto for Phishing Attacks

A British judge has ordered the confiscation of $1.1 million worth of cryptocurrency from a hacker who used phishing attacks…

Bitpoint Taiwan’s Sues Parent Exchange for Overbilling After July Hack

The Taiwan-based subsidiary of hacked crypto exchange Bitpoint Japan will file a $9.4 million damages suit as it claims to…

Cryptojacking Code Found in Eleven Open Libraries, Thousands Infected

A Cryptojacking code was found in 11 open-source code libraries written in Ruby, which have been downloaded thousands of times.…

Cryptopia Exchange Kept Users’ Cryptos in Pooled Wallet: Liquidator

The assigned liquidator for the collapsed New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia says it’s making progress in determining customer holdings, but that…

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