Browsing the "Hacking" Tag

Court Win for Bithumb Exchange in Case of Crypto Investor’s $355K Hack

| Daniel Palmer

A South Korean court has ruled in favor of the Bithumb cryptocurrency exchange after a user sued the firm over a $355,000 hack.

New Crypto Mining Malware Seen to ‘Evolve,’ Say Researchers

| Yogita Khatri

Researchers at cybersecurity firm Check Point say a relatively new form of crypto mining malware, dubbed KingMiner, is “evolving.”

Victims Sue AT&T, T-Mobile Over ‘SIM Swap’ Crypto Hacks

| Daniel Palmer

A cryptocurrency-focused law firm in the U.S. says it has filed lawsuits against AT&T and T-Mobile on behalf of victims of "SIM swapping" hacks.

North Korean Hacking Group Lazarus Stole $571 Million in Cryptos: Report

| Daniel Palmer

North Korea's infamous hacking group, dubbed Lazarus, has managed to steal over half a billion dollars in cryptocurrencies, a report indicates.

Google Moves to Protect Chrome Users From Cryptojacking and Hacks

| Daniel Palmer

Google is bringing in stricter rules for Chrome extension developers, a move should reduce the risk of crypto hacks and mining malware.

Europol Warns of Crypto Hacks and Mining Malware in Latest Report

| Daniel Palmer

Europol has warned against the rising threats of cryptocurrency hacks and mining malware in a new report.

Police Arrest Hackers Suspected of Stealing $87 Million in Crypto

| Wolfie Zhao

Chinese police have arrested three individuals who allegedly stole bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies worth around 600 million yuan, or $87 million.

California Judge Orders Accused Hacker to Pay Bail in Crypto

| Daniel Palmer

A man has been ordered to pay bail in cryptocurrency while he faces charges of hacking the computer network of a San Francisco game company.

1 Million Computers Hacked to Mine $2 Million-Worth of Cryptos

| Wolfie Zhao

Hackers reportedly reaped more than $2 million in different cryptocurrencies after spreading malware across computers in China.

Korea’s Exchange Hacks: What the Country’s Crypto Scene Is Saying

| Christine Kim

Koreans have been up in arms on social media ever since two popular South Korean crypto exchanges were hacked only weeks a part from each other.