Browsing the "Hacks" Tag

North Korea Denies It Hacked $2 Billion in Fiat and Crypto

| Daniel Palmer

North Korea has denied a recent U.N. report suggesting it was behind major hacks that reaped around $2 billion for its weapons programs.

Cryptopia Exchange Kept Users’ Cryptos in Pooled Wallet: Liquidator

| Daniel Palmer

The liquidator for the collapsed Cryptopia exchange says the way the platform was managed is slowing up the task of determining user holdings.

Exit Scams Swindled $3.1 Billion From Crypto Investors in 2019: Report

| William Foxley

In total, investors, users, and exchanges have lost some $4.3 billion from illicit activity.

Coinbase Sets Out How It Foiled a ‘Sophisticated’ Hacking Attack

| Daniel Palmer

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has detailed how it was targeted by, and foiled, "a sophisticated, highly targeted, thought out attack."

An Extortion Gone Bad: Inside Binance’s Negotiations With Its ‘KYC Leaker’

| John Biggs and Daniel Kuhn

This is the inside story of how a "white hat hacker" approached Binance with inside information - and how it went wrong.

Hacked BITpoint Exchange to Refund 50,000 Affected Users in Crypto

| Daniel Palmer

BITPoint Japan has said that the roughly 50,000 users who lost funds in its recent hack will be reimbursed in cryptocurrency on a 1:1 basis.

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Hacked Crypto Exchange Bitpoint Discovers More Millions Are Missing

| Daniel Palmer

After a $30-million hack last week, Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint says it's discovered that another $2.3 million is missing. 

Singapore Exchange Bitrue Hacked for Over $4 Million in Crypto

| Daniel Palmer

Bitrue was hacked early Thursday morning for over $4 million in XRP and cardano. Users who experienced losses will be refunded, it says.

Synthetix Trader Rolls Back Broken Trades That Netted $1 Billion Profit

| John Biggs

A rogue API caused Synthetix pricing to go wild. A bot profited, but the bot owner rolled back the trades.

Two Israeli Brothers Arrested for Phishing Fraud, Bitfinex Hack

| Daniel Kuhn

The brothers two allegedly embezzled over $100 million over a multi-year scam.