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Russian Hackers May Have Carried Out Largest Ever Crypto Exchange Theft

Russian hackers, not North Korean, may be the bad actors behind probably the biggest ever theft from a cryptocurrency exchange.…

“CoinLab Is a Big Stopping Block”: Mark Karpeles Talks Mt. Gox Creditor Claims and Life After Trial

Disclaimer: The interview was edited and condensed for publication Mt. Gox crypto exchange is well remembered — but mostly for…

New Monero Botnet Looks Like Last Year’s Outlaw Attack

There’s another Monero mining botnet that’s targeting China. Or maybe it’s one we’ve seen before. Bloggers steeped in the hacker-verse…

Trend Micro: Outlaw Hacking Group’s Botnet Is Now Spreading a Monero Miner

Cybersecurity company Trend Micro claims to have detected a web address spreading a botnet featuring a monero (XMR) mining component…

$1.5M in Stolen Bitcoin From 2016 Bitfinex Hack Changes Address

A portion of bitcoin (BTC) stolen from Bitfinex crypto exchange back in 2016 has been moved from hackers’ wallets to…

Crypto Developer Komodo ‘Hacks’ Wallet Users to Foil $13 Million Theft

Cryptocurrency wallet developer Komodo has effectively hacked its own customers to avert an attack that could have resulted in the…

Komodo Hacks Itself and Saves Crypto Worth $13M After Learning of Security Vulnerability

Crypto wallet provider Komodo effectively hacked itself to prevent fraudsters from accessing its users’ funds, the company confirmed in a blog post…

Biggest Heists in Bitcoin History and How They Were Pulled Off

Bitcoin’s history is rife with hacks and heists, sometimes resulting in six-figure bitcoin losses and businesses going bankrupt, unable to…

Liquidators of Hacked Cryptopia Exchange Release Report, Note $4.2M Owed to Creditors

The liquidators of now-defunct New Zealand crypto exchange Cryptopia have released the first report on the state of affairs of…

North Korean Hackers Target Crypto Exchange UpBit’s South Korean Users

North Korean hackers have allegedly attacked users of South Korean exchange UpBit with a clever phishing exploit. According to data…

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