Crime

8 Illicit Crypto-Mining Windows Apps Removed From Microsoft Store

| Daniel Palmer

Eight apps have been removed from Microsoft's app store after Symantec found they could illicitly mine cryptocurrency.

Judge Hits Crypto Startup With Injunction In Reversal of Past Court Order

| Nikhilesh De

The move came after the same judge denied an SEC request for a preliminary injunction in November.

Coinbase Just Paid a $30K Bounty for the Discovery of Critical Bug

| Daniel Palmer

San Francisco-based crypto exchange desk Coinbase has just forked out a $30,000 bounty to the finder of a critical bug in its systems.

Blockchain Analysis Links Hamas Fundraising to Coinbase Bitcoin Account

| Leigh Cuen

Hamas is soliciting bitcoin donations for its military operations, but so far has only garnered a few thousand dollars.

Alleged SIM-Swap Crypto Thief Indicted for Hacking Over 50 US Victims

| Yogita Khatri

A 20-year-old man has been formally charged in a U.S. supreme court indictment over 52 cases of SIM-swap identity and crypto theft.

New Malware Targets Apple Mac Computers to Steal and Mine Cryptos

| Yogita Khatri

A recently discovered form of malware steals browser cookies and other information on Apple Mac computers to steal cryptocurrencies.

IOTA: Almost All Tokens From $11 Million Hack Have Been Found

| Daniel Palmer

Almost all of roughly $11 million-worth of iota tokens alleged to have been stolen by a British man have been found.

Hacker

Hackers Just Stole Another $180K in Ether From Cryptopia Exchange

| Yogita Khatri

Hackers still have control over cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia and have removed more funds, says blockchain data firm Elementus.

Two Groups Responsible for 60% of All Crypto Exchange Hacks: Report

| Yogita Khatri

Two groups alone are responsible for a majority of hacks at cryptocurrency exchanges to date, Chainalysis research suggests.

Blockchain Predictions Market Stox and Founder Sued for $4.6 Million

| Daniel Palmer

Israeli blockchain prediction market Stox and its founder Moshe Hogeg are reportedly being sued for $4.6 million over alleged fraud.