Cybercrime

UK High Court Orders Freeze on $1M of Bitcoin in Ransomware Case

A United Kingdom High Court ordered a proprietary injunction on Bitcoin (BTC) obtained through a ransomware attack on a Canadian…

North Korean Hacker Group Modifies Crypto-Stealing Malware

The Lazarus hacker group, which is allegedly sponsored by the North Korean government, has deployed new viruses to steal cryptocurrency.…

New Ransomware Tactic: Pay Us or the World Sees Your Keys

The creators of Maze Ransomware have added a new wrinkle to the typical hacker's MO. Instead of quietly infecting and…

Alleged ‘Dark Overlord’ Hacker Gang Member Extradited to US

A British national has been extradited to the U.S. for his alleged participation in “The Dark Overlord” hacker group that…

BREAKING: Crypto Exchange UpBit Confirms Theft of 342,000 Ether — $50M

Major South Korean cryptocurrency exchange — run by a subsidiary of Korean tech giant Kakao — has notified users of…

Malware on Official Monero Website Can Steal Crypto: Investigator

The software available for download on Monero’s (XMR) official website was compromised to steal cryptocurrency, according to a Nov. 19…

Australian Man Arrested for Unregistered Crypto Transactions

Australian law enforcement arrested an unnamed 38-year-old Australian man for performing unregistered cryptocurrency transactions.  The police department of Victoria announced…

SIM-Swap Victim Sues Crypto Exchange Bittrex for $1M Bitcoin Theft

Gregg Bennett, a SIM-swap hack victim and angel investor, sued cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex over allegedly allowing the theft of nearly…

There’s a New Way to Get Your Stolen Crypto Back

“My first loss was with CoinsMarkets. It happened when the exchange closed with our funds. I didn’t even try to…

California Man Sues AT&T Over Loss of $1.8M and Crypto Accounts

California resident Seth Shapiro has filed a lawsuit against wireless service giant AT&T alleging that its employees helped to perpetrate…

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