Hacks

Bitfinex
US Government Returns Bitcoins Retrieved Following 2016 Bitfinex Hack
Bitfinex has announced that 27 of the bitcoins stolen in a major 2016 hack have been returned after they were retrieved by the U.S. government.
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iota
IOTA: Almost All Tokens From $11 Million Hack Have Been Found
Almost all of roughly $11 million-worth of iota tokens alleged to have been stolen by a British man have been found.
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Hackers Just Stole Another $180K in Ether From Cryptopia Exchange
Hackers still have control over cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia and have removed more funds, says blockchain data firm Elementus.
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Two Groups Responsible for 60% of All Crypto Exchange Hacks: Report
Two groups alone are responsible for a majority of hacks at cryptocurrency exchanges to date, Chainalysis research suggests.
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The DOJ tied a Latvian national for alleged participation in a cybercrime group.
LocalBitcoins Reveals Security Breach With Some Crypto Wallets Affected
Peer-to-peer bitcoin trading site LocalBitcoins says it's suffered a hack via a third-party service that affected a small number of users.
The DOJ tied a Latvian national for alleged participation in a cybercrime group.

New Zealand police
New Zealand Police Keeping 'Open Mind' on Cryptopia Hack
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.
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New Zealand Crypto Exchange Cryptopia Goes Offline Citing Hack
New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has gone offline claiming "significant" losses arising from a hack.
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tock
2018: A Record-Breaking Year for Crypto Exchange Hacks
The CEO of one of the largest crypto security companies recaps his takeaways from the year that was.
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Electrum Wallet Attack May Have Stolen As Much as 245 Bitcoin
A phishing attack on the Electrum wallet network has reportedly managed to steal bitcoin worth over $800,000.
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McAfee: Crypto-Mining Malware Grew By Over 4,000 Percent in 2018
Instances of crypto-mining malware increased by a whopping 4,467 percent this year, according to research from McAfee.
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