Browsing the "Hacks" Tag

New Zealand Police Keeping ‘Open Mind’ on Cryptopia Hack

| Yogita Khatri

New Zealand Police says the investigation into the hack of crypto exchange Cryptopia is complex and it's keeping an "open mind" on all possibilities.

New Zealand Crypto Exchange Cryptopia Goes Offline Citing Hack

| Yogita Khatri

New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has gone offline claiming "significant" losses arising from a hack.

2018: A Record-Breaking Year for Crypto Exchange Hacks

| Eric Larcheveque

The CEO of one of the largest crypto security companies recaps his takeaways from the year that was.

Electrum Wallet Attack May Have Stolen As Much as 245 Bitcoin

| Yogita Khatri

A phishing attack on the Electrum wallet network has reportedly managed to steal bitcoin worth over $800,000.

McAfee: Crypto-Mining Malware Grew By Over 4,000 Percent in 2018

| Yogita Khatri

Instances of crypto-mining malware increased by a whopping 4,467 percent this year, according to research from McAfee.

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Fake Developer Sneaks Malicious Code into BitPay’s Copay Wallet

| Yogita Khatri

The Copay wallet from crypto payments processor BitPay has been compromised by a hacker, the firm warns. An updated version has been released.

Hackers Breach Popular Web Analytics Site to Target Crypto Exchange

| Yogita Khatri

Cryptocurrency exchange Gate.io was apparently the target of hackers who compromised a widely used web analytics platform.

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Hackers Behind Zaif Crypto Exchange Theft May Have Been Exposed

| Yogita Khatri

Cybersecurity experts from Mitsubishi Group say they may have identified data that could locate the hackers of the Zaif crypto exchange.

23-Year-Old Australian Woman Arrested Over Theft of 100,000 XRP

| Yogita Khatri

A 23-year-old woman from Sydney, Australia, has been arrested over the alleged theft of XRP worth over $300,000 at the time.

SpankChain Says Hacker Returned Stolen Crypto Funds

| Nikhilesh De

SpankChain reported Thursday night that a hacker who stole 165 ETH from its payment platform had returned the funds.