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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.
Pyongyang, North Korea (Micha Brandli/Unsplash)

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Robinhood’s Twitter Account Promotes Scam Token on Binance’s BNB Chain in Unauthorized Posts
Block explorer BscScan shows roughly $16,000 flowed into the promoted coin.
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6 Kinds of Crypto Scams and How to Avoid Them
Crypto hacks and exploits have cost people billions of dollars each year. Here’s how to make sure you’re not among them.
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Defense Against the Dark Arts: Cybersecurity With Limaris Torres
What you need to know about protecting yourself in the world of cryptocurrency, blockchain technology and new arising systems.
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Customers of 3Commas are asking questions about how at least $3 million in funds were drained from their accounts. (Andriy Onufriyenko/Getty Images)
Alameda-Backed Crypto Trading Firm 3Commas Says It’s Pretty Sure It Wasn’t Breached
Users who have lost millions suspect 3Commas of leaking sensitive API credentials, but the trading bot firm insists that it is not to blame for the stolen funds “to our best c...
Customers of 3Commas are asking questions about how at least $3 million in funds were drained from their accounts. (Andriy Onufriyenko/Getty Images)

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With Hacks at a Record High, Crypto Needs to Find Better Ways to Keep Users Safe
Nearly $3 billion has been lost to protocol exploits so far in 2022, more than double last year’s total, according to blockchain security firm Peckshield.
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Around 34 million RBC and BRBC tokens were sold on Uniswap and PancakeSwap. (Shutterstock)
Cross-Chain DEX Rubic Loses Over $1M in Funds After Hackers Gain Access to Private Keys
Developers suspect the attackers accessed the admin wallet's private keys using malicious software.
Around 34 million RBC and BRBC tokens were sold on Uniswap and PancakeSwap. (Shutterstock)

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Most Crypto Scams on BNB Chain, Solidus Labs Says
Crypto risk monitoring platform says it has flagged nearly 200,000 crypto rug pulls and decentralized finance scams since August 2020.
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