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Coincheck hack arrest

Coincheck $530 million hacking: 2 men arrested

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Two people were arrested in Tokyo for acquiring the NEM crypto coin, associated with the unprecedented hacking of the Coincheck exchange in 2018, which resulted in the theft of $530 million, Jiji Press writes. It is assumed that the detainees knew about the origin of the funds. For what purpose and...

Founder of IOTA

IOTA founder will repay hack victims from his funds

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On Saturday, March 7, the deadline set aside for IOTA users to transfer assets to new Trinity wallets expires. At the same time, the founder of the project David Sonstebo said that out of his funds, he compensates for the loss of users affected by the theft of funds in February. According to...

neebs gaming hacked bitcoin

Hacker stole BTC renaming YouTube gaming channel to Coinbase

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Last weekend, The YouTube gaming channel Neebs Gaming, with 1.89 million subscribers, was hacked, after which hackers announced the distribution of 10,000 bitcoins from the Coinbase exchange on it. URGENT: It looks like our YouTube account has been hacked. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK ON ANY LINKS IN OUR...

phishing cryptocurrency Ukraine

Ukraine: hackers stole cryptocurrency with phishing software

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During a special operation in the Odessa region, two men were detained suspected of developing malicious software to steal cryptocurrency. This was reported by the press service of the local cyber police. The program created by hackers used a phishing mechanism. At the time of the transaction, it...

Hacked Altsbit closure

Hacked Altsbit bitcoin exchange announces its closure

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The Altsbit cryptocurrency exchange, which lost $285 thousand as a result of the hack on February 5, announced the closure. withdrawal instructions published.https://t.co/w73IrCRmEQ— Altsbit (@altsbit) February 9, 2020 A significant part of the facilities was in cold storage. These assets...

Microsoft found a crypto miner that attacked 80000 computers

Microsoft found a crypto miner that attacked 80000 computers

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Microsoft security engineers talked about a new kind of crypto-miner Dexphot, which since October 2018 has infected almost 80,000 computers running Windows. The malware reached its peak in June 2019. Microsoft experts emphasized the rather high level of complexity of the new crypto-jacking program....

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Report: miner hidden attacks occur 3 times more often

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A new report by McAfee Labs says that the number of attacks using hidden miners in the first quarter of this year increased by 29% compared to the previous period. According to the researchers, users of various operating systems are susceptible to attacks: both Microsoft's Windows and macOS from...

Moscow voting hack

Researcher hacked Moscow's blockchain voting in 20 minutes

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French cryptographer Pierreck Godry hacked the Internet voting system developed by the Moscow Department of Information Technology (DIT), which put some of its components in the public domain, inviting everyone to find vulnerabilities, Meduza reports. So, the developers of DIT published encrypted...

Lenta hack $500k btc

Extortionists want $500k in BTC not to poison Lenta's goods

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The Russian trading network "Lenta" wrote a statement to the police because of a video message in which unidentified people demand to pay bitcoins in the amount of $500 thousand under the threat of food poisoning in stores. It is reported by Fontanka. The ransomware’s video message was...

Binance hacker attack

Binance users' data in Telegram chat: hacker wants 300 BTC

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There has come a piece of information on the Internet that the Binance exchange was allegedly hacked. Now “1000s of KYC data” of users are in one of the Telegram chats. The head of the exchange, Changpeng Zhao, has already commented on the situation, stressing that the incident is being...

Korean crypto exchanges are starting to accept liability for hacks

Korean crypto exchanges are starting to accept liability for hacks

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Some of the South Korean crypto exchanges have presented serious updates in their terms and conditions. Now, according to these updates, they’re going to accept liability for all the possible hacks and issues with services. Yonhap News Agency has reported that the Fair Trade Commission of South...

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