Browsing the "Hack" Tag

Crypto Exchange Coinsecure Says Theft Probe Is Holding Up Refunds

| Nikhilesh De

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinsecure said it was not yet legally able to refund its customers due to an ongoing investigation.

Bitcoin Exchange Implicates Employee In $3 Million Theft

| Sujha Sundararajan

Indian cryptocurrency exchange Coinsecure has announced the theft of nearly $3.3 million in bitcoin.


‘All Funds Are Safe’: Binance Denies Crypto Hack Rumors

| Nikhilesh De

Binance has reassured customers their money is still in their accounts after hours of speculation that the cryptocurrency exchange had been hacked.

Hacker Returns $26 Million in Ether Months After ICO Theft

| Nikhilesh De

A hacker who compromised CoinDash's website last year and took 43,500 ether tokens from would-be investors has returned 30,000 of them to the project.

NEM Foundation: Stolen Coincheck Funds Not Sent to Exchanges

| Nikhilesh De

The 58 billion yen worth of XEM tokens are on the move, according to the NEM Foundation, but no attempt to sell them on exchanges has been made.

Numbers or Not, Coincheck Isn’t Mt. Gox

| Nikhilesh De

Though the Coincheck theft may superficially resemble 2014's Mt. Gox hack, the impact on cryptocurrencies is not nearly as significant.

$400K: Hacker Makes Off With Stellar Lumens in BlackWallet Theft

| Nikhilesh De

A hacker stole more than $400,000 in Stellar lumens after compromising the digital wallet provider BlackWallet.

Hacks, Scams and Attacks: Blockchain’s 2017 Disasters

| Nikhilesh De

Hackers and scammers netted nearly $490 million in 2017. In this recap, CoinDesk takes a look at the most important incidents and their impact.

Bitcoin Exchange Youbit to Declare Bankruptcy After Hack

| Stan Higgins

A South Korean bitcoin exchange is moving to declare bankruptcy following what it said was a debilitating cyber attack.

NiceHash CEO Confirms Bitcoin Theft Worth $78 Million

| Stan Higgins

Cryptocurrency mining marketplace NiceHash has confirmed that yesterday’s hack resulted in the loss of over 4,700 BTC.