Browsing the "Hacking" Tag

North Korea Hacking Crypto Exchanges to Circumvent Sanctions: UN Panel

| Yogita Khatri

A U.N. Security Council panel has linked North Korea to millions lost in cryptocurrency hacks, Nikkei Asian Review reports.

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.

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.

Suspect Behind $11 Million Crypto Theft Arrested in Europol-Led Operation

| Yogita Khatri

An investigation by Europol and other police agencies has led to the arrest of a British suspect allegedly behind a spate of crypto thefts.

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.