Hacks

Crypto Miner Steals $5M Worth of Computing Power Using Identity of Riot Games Founder

The millionaire game developer, Marc Merril, was a victim of the Singaporean man who stole identities to utilize Amazon Web…

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…

Crypto Under Attack: The Five Worst Hacks That Shook the Crypto World

In tandem with improvements in technology and security, hackers have started getting more creative with the scams and hacks they…

Proof-of-Work Doesn’t Solve Every Blockchain Use Case

The Bitcoin white paper was published 11 years ago today, on Oct. 31, 2008, meaning that Bitcoin (BTC) is celebrating…

Johannesburg Authorities Refuse to Pay Hackers’ Bitcoin Ransom

Authorities in Johannesburg are holding firm in their refusal to pay a ransom of 4 Bitcoin to hackers who targeted…

New Web App Scans GitHub For Secrets Like Crypto Keys And Passwords

A new web app, called “Shhgit”, will scan the web-based GitHub code repository and search for sensitive secrets, such as…

Hackers Breach Johannesburg’s Civil Website Demanding BTC Ransom

Hackers have compromised the website of the city of Johannesburg, South Africa, and demanded ransom in Bitcoins (BTC). The city…

Victim of $24 Million SIM Swap Case Writes Open Letter to FCC Chairman

SIM swapping victim Michael Terpin wrote an open letter to the United States Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai.…

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…

Blockchain Voting is Vulnerable to Hacking and Low-Quality Data: Research

Nir Kshetri, a professor of management at the University of North Carolina, has suggested that before blockchain-based voting can be…

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