PayFair hacked crypto
Altcoins

PayFair Cold Wallet Hacked, Escrow Closed

The PayFair project, an Ethereum-based startup that has been around for about three years, closed its site temporarily due to a compromised private key on its chief cold wallet. The...

Christine Vasileva | 2 weeks ago
EOS hacker
Altcoins

Hacker Steals 30,000 EOS Through Gambling dApp Loophole

An attacker has made off with at least 30,000 EOS by exploiting gambling dApps on the network. By congesting the network with rented resources, the attacker was able to guarantee...

Emilio Janus | 1 month ago
Bitcoin cryptocurrency hack
Bitcoin

Here’s Exactly How Long it Would Take to Crack Your Bitcoin...

We put a lot of faith in passwords, specifically in the private keys which secure our Bitcoin and crypto wallets. If someone were to find out or hack our private key, they would gain...

Emilio Janus | 1 month ago
OKEx
Bitcoin Exchange

OKEx Wallet Maintenance Causes Panic as 24,000 BTC Moves

The crypto community spotted some massive funds movement from OKEx and got scared that the cryptocurrency exchange was hacked. However, CEO Jay Hao called for calm. Hundreds of...

Anatol Antonovici | 1 month ago
jack dorsey twitter hack bitcoin
Op-Ed

What Does Jack Dorsey’s Twitter Account Hack Mean For Bitcoin?

Twitter and Square CEO, Jack Dorsey, had his personal Twitter account hacked this week. Whilst in control of the account, the hackers posted a bizarre stream of messages including...

Emilio Janus | 2 months ago
BBC crypto
News

BBC Journalist Loses $30K ETH From Rookie Mistake

The world of crypto trading and investing can still be a minefield to the uninitiated. Stories of hacks and scams are still commonplace affecting both individuals and huge companies...

Martin Young | 2 months ago
bitcoin
News

Bitfinex Hack Bitcoin On The Move Again As 3-Year Dormant Period Ends

Bitcoin stolen from cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex in 2016 has returned to the spotlight as some of the funds move to an unknown wallet. $340,000 of Bitcoin Leaves Hack Wallet...

Anja van Oosterhout | 2 months ago
north korea bitcoin cryptocurrency
News

UN: North Korea Accumulating Cryptocurrency For Weapons Programs

A recent report by the United Nations has revealed that North Korea has amassed billions of dollars for its weapons programs. The loot has been pilfered from cyber-attacks and...

Martin Young | 2 months ago
Bitpoint
Bitcoin Exchange

Bitpoint Discloses A Further $2.3 Million Is Missing From Hack

Following the high profile hacking of Japanese cryptocurrency exchange, Bitpoint, the company has announced another $2.3 million of cryptocurrency missing. The Icing On The Bitpoint...

Emilio Janus | 3 months ago
bitfinex bitcoin
Bitcoin

Bitcoins Worth $1.35 Million From 2016 Bitfinex Hack Are on the Move

Over 170 Bitcoins from the 2016 Bitfinex hack have been moved today over to another unknown wallet. Is the hacker attempting to wash the stolen funds, and if so, why now? Let’s take...

Ollie Leech | 4 months ago
cryptopia bitcoin haircut
News

Cryptopia Resumes Trading on 40 Pairs With 14% ‘Haircut’...

Hacked New Zealand cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has resumed trading on 40 cryptocurrency pairs, quantified as ‘secured.’ However, users who held Bitcoin (BTC)...

Georgi Georgiev | 7 months ago
empty wallet coinomi
Bitcoin

Coinomi Wallet Transmits Plain-Text Seed Phrase…For...

Bitcoin software (and hardware) wallets are open to a bewildering array of attack vectors, because… well, money. Hackers will always be trying to exploit vulnerabilities or find...

Emilio Janus | 8 months ago

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