Browsing the "Hacks" Tag

Crypto Exchange Binance Restarting Services After Post-Hack Upgrade

| Daniel Palmer

Binance has announced that trading and withdrawals will soon restart after it completed a security upgrade prompted by a recent hack.

Crypto Investor Awarded Over $75 Million in SIM-Swapping Hack Case

| Yogita Khatri

U.S.-based cryptocurrency investor Michael Terpin has been awarded over $75 million in a lawsuit related to a SIM-swapping fraud.

Crypto Exchange Binance Says It’s Revamping Security in Post-Hack Update

| Yogita Khatri

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance said it is revamping security measures after losing some 7,000 bitcoin in a hack earlier this week.

All of It Dark, All of It P2P: After the Binance Hack, Bitcoin Doesn’t Cut It

| Amir Taaki

That Binance could have colluded with miners to roll back hack transactions means bitcoin is not resistant enough to censorship, says Amir Taaki.

‘Critical’ MakerDAO Vulnerability Could Have Frozen Voter Funds, Auditors Say

| Christine Kim

The vulnerability that was disclosed by the MakerDAO Foundation this week could have put user funds in jeopardy by preventing withdrawals of MKR…

What a Bitcoin ‘Reorg’ Is and What Binance Has to Do With It

| Christine Kim

The suggestion to reverse transactions on the bitcoin blockchain has caused an uproar on social media with several community members espousing such…

Hackers Are Shuffling Binance’s Stolen Bitcoin

| John Biggs

The Binance hackers are moving their stolen BTC into smaller and smaller wallets in an effort to hide their tracks.

Hackers Steal $40.7 Million in Bitcoin From Crypto Exchange Binance

| Nikhilesh De

Crypto exchange Binance has disclosed a 7,000 BTC loss following the discovery of what it called a "large scale security breach."

Crypto Crime May Have Cost Sector $1.2 Billion in Q1, Says Report

| Yogita Khatri

Losses arising from cryptocurrency hacks and fraud may have reached as high as $1.2 billion in the first quarter of 2019, CipherTrace estimates.

Microsoft Outlook Hackers Stole Crypto Using Victims’ Emails: Report

| Yogita Khatri

Hackers who breached Microsoft Outlook have reportedly used the email service to steal cryptocurrency users' funds.