Hackers

A Tor Vulnerability May Have Enabled Dark Web Bitcoin Theft

According to recently published research, an attacker has found vulnerabilities in the Tor browser network that might have allo...
August 11, 2020
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Australian Hacker Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison for $300K XRP Theft

A judge has sentenced Australian citizen Kathryn Nguyen to a maximum time of 2 years and 3 months in prison for her role in ste...

Facial Recognition Could Help to Stamp Out Bitcoin Social Media Scams

Facial recognition can help prevent future Bitcoin (BTC) scams like those that hit Twitter and YouTube, said Rod Hsu, president...

Bad Crypto News of the Week

Another good week for Bitcoin last week. The dollar price rose more than 5 percent, taking it to around $11,700. That rise wasn...
August 9, 2020
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Ransomware Attacks Demanding Crypto Are Unfortunately Here to Stay

Year after year, the ransomware landscape changes dramatically. In 2019, a new resurgence of attacks occurred as businesses and...

North Korea Reportedly Using Altcoins to Convert $1.5B in Stolen Funds to Cash

North Korea-based cybercriminals are suspected to be using untraceable alternative cryptocurrencies, or altcoins, to convert st...

Scott Melker Recounts How He Fell Victim to a SIM Swap Attack

Scott Melker, also known as the “Wolf of All Streets,” says he was the victim of a SIM swap attack in February but ...
August 5, 2020
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Garmin Coming Back Online After Hack — Was $10M Crypto Ransom Paid?

Multinational tech company Garmin may have paid some or all of a $10 million crypto ransom to hackers who managed to encrypt th...

Twitter Releases Details of Attack Vector Used by Crypto Hacker

Twitter released an update on July 30 revealing how hackers gained access to its internal network and account management tools ...

A 17 Year Old Was Just Arrested in Connection With Twitter’s Recent Hack

Authorities have taken a 17-year-old into custody, alleging the not-yet-adult cooked up the massive Twitter breach. “Earl...
August 1, 2020
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