Hacks

Binance CEO Suggests Crypto Exchanges Are Safer Than Keeping One’s Keys

Changpeng Zhao, the co-founder and CEO of cryptocurrency exchange Binance, suggested that for most, keeping crypto assets on an...

Crypto Exchange Upbit Finishes Security Update in Response to 2019 Hack

Strengthening its walls after a hack in late 2019, South Korean crypto exchange Upbit has finished a security upgrade for the w...

US Lawmakers Urge FCC to Step Up Its Action Against SIM Swaps

United States lawmakers have appealed to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to hold telecoms providers to account for ...

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 crypto...

Most Significant Hacks of 2019 — New Record of Twelve in One Year

Twelve major cryptocurrency exchange hacks occurred in 2019. Of these, 11 hacks resulted in the theft of cryptocurrency while o...

Ledger Wallet User Allegedly Lost $16K to Malicious Browser Extension

Twitter user and software architect WizardofAus (@BTCSchellingPt) has warned cryptocurrency holders against a Chrome extension ...

Hackers Grab Nearly $480K From Blockchain Platform Nuls

Blockchain platform Nuls has lost almost $480,000 worth of NULS tokens due to a hack, according to a security update tweeted on...

Fortress Investment Group Renews Bid to Buy Mt. Gox Creditors’ Claims

In the countdown to the new year, private equity and hedge fund manager Fortress Investment  Group is redoubling its efforts to...
December 20, 2019
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Hashpower Broker NiceHash Can’t Promise to Fully Reimburse Hack Losses

The hashpower rental marketplace NiceHash, which was hacked in Dec. 2017, says it may not be able to fulfill its pledge to full...

VeChain Loses $6.6M in VET Tokens to Hacker in Attack on Buyback Wallet

Note: This story is breaking and will be subject to updates. VeChain Foundation’s wallet has been compromised in a hacker attac...
December 13, 2019
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