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Crypto Hacks Are Down and Hackers Tend to Return Stolen Money: TRM Labs Report
The sanctions against Tornado Cash, as well as last year's arrest of the Mango Markets infiltrator, motivate hackers to return their loot, researchers believe.
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Kolin Burges confronts Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles (CoinDesk)
CoinDesk Turns 10: The Legacy of Mt. Gox – Why Bitcoin’s Greatest Hack Still Matters
The fall of the Japanese exchange in 2014 caused 750,000 bitcoin to go missing, putting crypto’s future in doubt. The event reverberates to this day, says Jeff Wilser.
Kolin Burges confronts Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles (CoinDesk)

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DEX Merlin and CertiK Plan to Compensate $2M to Users Impacted in Rug Pull
A rogue developer behind the hyped launch allegedly conducted the rug pull on Wednesday.
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LI.FI and InsurAce Pitch Protection for Moving Crypto Between Blockchains
LI.FI partnered with risk cover protocol InsurAce to provide protection for users who are bridging their cryptoassets from one blockchain to another.
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$119M in Stolen Crypto So Far in 2023, NFT Rug Pulls on the Rise: Crystal Blockchain
DeFi protocols have been hackers’ favorite targets since 2021. Now hackers are preying on NFT projects, a blockchain intelligence firm says.
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Ironblocks CEO Or Dadosh (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Web3 Security Company Ironblocks Takes Aim at Spate of DeFi Hacks
Ironblocks is the latest Israeli startup to build a protocol monitoring product.
Ironblocks CEO Or Dadosh (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

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Euler DeFi Protocol Exploited for Nearly $200M
The losses occurred over four transactions in dai (DAI), wrapped bitcoin (WBTC), staked ether (sETH) and USDC after the attacker conducted a flash loan attack.
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Crypto Crime Hit All-Time High of $20.6B in 2022: Chainalysis
Kim Grauer, the blockchain sleuthing firm's head of research, told CoinDesk TV sanctioned activity and hacking were the driving forces behind the rise in illicit transaction v...
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Crypto Theft Rose in 2022 as Scams, Ransomware Bounty Fell: Chainalysis
2022 became a year of crypto thefts, but illicit transactions still account only for a meager share of all crypto activity, Chainalysis says.
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North Korea Crypto Theft Hit Record High Last Year, UN Says: Reuters
The estimated value of stolen crypto assets ranges to as high as $1 billion.
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