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Code Is Not (Always) Law
Sometimes, the law is the law, industry experts say.
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Hacker steals $770,000 worth of crypto (Towfiqu Barbhuiya/Unsplash)
Microsoft Listing Fake Ledger App Leads to $590K of Bitcoin Stolen by Hackers
The hacker also stole $180,000 worth of assets on Ethereum and BSC.
Hacker steals $770,000 worth of crypto (Towfiqu Barbhuiya/Unsplash)

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Monkey Drainer Scammer Strikes Again, Steals $800K of NFTs
The phishing scammer made off with seven Crypto Punks and 20 Otherside NFTs.
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OpenSea Rolls Out Two New NFT Theft Protection Features
The top NFT marketplace by market share is taking additional efforts to protect its users from phishing attacks and prevent the resale of stolen NFTs on its platform.
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Weekend Story: Reversibility on Ethereum – The Benefits and Pitfalls
On today’s show, CoinDesk columnist and equity researcher J.P. Koning takes a look at the pros and cons of being able to reverse or refund your transactions on Ethereum.
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Crypto Update | Blockchain Bridges Keep Getting Attacked. Here's How to Prevent It
With both bitcoin and ether trading in a tight range over the past week amid swirling macroeconomic conditions, plus a look at how to hack a blockchain bridge, CoinDesk’s “Mar...
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Two US Men Sentenced for Stealing Crypto Using 'SIM Swapping'
The duo targeted "at least 10 identified victims" stealing "approximately $330,000 in cryptocurrency."
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NFTs Worth $100M Reported Stolen Over Past Year: Elliptic
Thefts in May 2022 topped the list in in terms of value with 3,473 NFTs worth $23.9 million stolen.
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Coinbase Allegedly Failed to Secure User Accounts, Faces Class Action Lawsuit
Coinbase Allegedly Failed to Secure User Accounts, Faces Class Action Lawsuit
Coinbase is facing a class action lawsuit after the crypto exchange allegedly failed to properly secure customers’ accounts, leaving it vulnerable to theft and unauthorized tr...
Coinbase Allegedly Failed to Secure User Accounts, Faces Class Action Lawsuit

Dragoma's website isn't responding and its social media channel has been erased. (Kevin Ku/Unsplash)
Polygon-Based Web3 Game Dragoma Supporters Fall Victim to $3.5M Rug Pull: PeckShield
The funds have been siphoned out of the project and into centralized exchanges.
Dragoma's website isn't responding and its social media channel has been erased. (Kevin Ku/Unsplash)