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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 | Mar 20, 2019 | 03:30
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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 | Feb 27, 2019 | 09:00
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Bitcoin

US Gov’t Returns Bitcoin Retrieved From 2016 Heist to Bitfinex

Bitfinex has received roughly 28 BTC from U.S. federal law enforcement agencies in a rare example of the U.S. government returning stolen bitcoin that were retrieved from the...

Allen Scott | Feb 25, 2019 | 05:00
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Breaking News

Cryptopia Exchange Hacked: ‘Significant’ Losses Reported

Cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has been hacked. The team confirmed the security breach, outlining that the losses are ‘significant.’ ‘Significant Losses’ New...

Georgi Georgiev | Jan 15, 2019 | 04:00
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Bitcoin Wallet

Hardware Hacking: How To Secure Your Trezor Wallet With Passphrase

A group called wallet.fail gave a presentation on how to hack cryptocurrency hardware wallets at the 35th Chaos Communication Congress. While all attack vectors required physical...

Emilio Janus | Dec 28, 2018 | 18:00
Ethereum

Ethereum Vulnerability Could Have Allowed Attackers to Drain Hot...

A recent vulnerability in the Ethereum network could have reportedly allowed hackers to gain massive profits from cryptocurrency exchanges which haven’t set up a Gas usage limit. A...

Georgi Georgiev | Nov 26, 2018 | 18:00
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Sneaky Hacker Gets Some Serious Booty From Spankchain

Lax security measures have caused the adult entertainment platform SpankChain to lose $38,000 in ETH. A Pirate Made Off With a Handful of Booty Stealing tips from strippers is nearly...

Eustace Cryptus | Oct 10, 2018 | 13:00
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The Zaif Hack Story Isn’t Over Yet: Further Investigations Lead...

The hack of Japan-licensed cryptocurrency exchange Zaif took the crypto community by surprise last week. It’s recently emerged that the perpetrators of the crime are trading the...

Paula Baciu | Sep 28, 2018 | 02:00
Ethereum

Etherscan Block-Explorer Hit by ‘Harmless’ Hack

Visitors to the Etherscan.io website were panicking on Monday when faced with a pop-up indicating that the site had been hacked. The popular Ethereum blockchain-explorer quickly...

Emilio Janus | Jul 25, 2018 | 15:00
News

Bancor $12M Hack Sparks Backlash Over ‘Decentralization’...

Cryptocurrency industry commentators have poured scorn on decentralized exchange platform Bancor after hackers stole around $12 million July 9. Bancor Hack Cause Remains Unknown...

Wilma Woo | Jul 10, 2018 | 11:00
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Altcoin News

‘Unusual But Not a Hack’ — Trading Halted as Syscoin...

Syscoin’s blockchain experienced delays yesterday, coupled with a widely irregular trading activity that took place on Binance — temporarily giving SYS a price of over $640,000...

Georgi Georgiev | Jul 05, 2018 | 04:00
Bitcoin Exchange

Bithumb Hack Update: Cryptocurrency Exchange Recovers 45% of Stolen...

Bithumb has managed to recover roughly 45 percent of the cryptocurrencies stolen during the June 20 hack. The platform announced the news in an update published on June 28 — while...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Jun 29, 2018 | 12:00

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