Hacks

Tor Browser Users at Risk of Losing Their Bitcoins

Finnish peer-to-peer crypto exchange LocalBitcoins has warned users about alleged security risks associated with anonymous brow...

Lightning Labs CTO Confirms LN Vulnerabilities ‘Exploited in the Wild’

Following a recent warning on vulnerabilities on Bitcoin’s (BTC) Lightning Network (LN), a startup claims to have found instanc...
September 10, 2019
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Four Out of Five Top Bitcoin QR Code Generators are Scams: Report

Four out of the first five results presented when querying Google for a “bitcoin qr generator” lead to scam websites. The findi...

Only 8% of Mixed Crypto Coins Tied to Illicit Activity: Report

Stolen funds represent only 8.1% of all funds sent to cryptocurrency mixers, according to New York-based blockchain analytics f...

Binance Offers Lifetime VIP Membership to KYC Leak Victims

Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced that it will offer a lifetime VIP membership to all its users affected by the r...

British Hacker to Hand Over $1M in Crypto for Phishing Attacks

A British judge has ordered the confiscation of $1.1 million worth of cryptocurrency from a hacker who used phishing attacks to...

Bitpoint Taiwan’s Sues Parent Exchange for Overbilling After July Hack

  The Taiwan-based subsidiary of hacked crypto exchange Bitpoint Japan will file a $9.4 million damages suit as it claims to ha...

Cryptojacking Code Found in Eleven Open Libraries, Thousands Infected

A Cryptojacking code was found in 11 open-source code libraries written in Ruby, which have been downloaded thousands of times....

Binance Jersey to Reward Hacker Who Compromised Its Domain Name

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance will compensate the white hat hacker who compromised Binance Jersey’s Internet domain name and ...

19-Year-Old Sentenced to 20 Months for Selling Stolen Data for BTC

Elliot Gunton, aged 19 and of Mounteney Close in Norwich, pleaded guilty to supplying online personal data and hacking services...
August 16, 2019
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