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Cyber gangs got away with a record $1.1 billion in crypto ransom payments in 2023

The rise of "ransomware as a service" means less tech skill is required to carry out an attack, Cha…

Yuheng Zhan   


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North Korean hackers are getting away with a lot less crypto even as theft attempts rise

Among the 20 hacks by North Korean-affiliated cybercriminals last year, the total amount of crypto …

Yuheng Zhan   


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Crypto firm Nansen issues data breach alert, asks users to reset password

Crypto analytics platform Nansen has issued a data breach alert, revealing that a hacker gained acc…

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Cryptos, DeFi are soft targets for cyber hackers says a Moody’s report

FTX, the world’s second largest cryptocurrency exchange, is the latest victim of hackers who stole …

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Former Amazon engineer pleads guilty to stealing $12.3 million of crypto in first ever hacking case involving smart contracts

A former Amazon engineer pleaded guilty to hacking two crypto exchanges and stealing $12.3 million …

Katherine Tangalakis-Lippert,Lloyd Lee   


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The SEC says a hacker pulled off a 'SIM swap' attack on a cell phone to get control of the regulator's X account this month

A hacker gained control of an SEC cell phone number, reset the password for the @SECGov account, an…

Yuheng Zhan   


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Coinbase customer who lost $96,000 in a crypto hack has sued the exchange after getting the brush-off

A Coinbase customer suing to recover the life savings stolen in a hack of his phone claims the cryp…

Zinya Salfiti   


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North Korean hackers are laundering millions worth of crypto through a sanctioned 'mixer'

North Korea-backed hackers are using a mixer sanctioned by the US to launder funds stolen in a hack…

Yuheng Zhan   


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More than $120 million of a crypto firm's assets were moved to an unknown address - weeks after its CEO disappeared, report says

Multichain, a cross-chain router, said assets were moved to an unknown address "abnormally" and rec…

Zahra Tayeb   


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Solana Hack: 8000 crypto wallets compromised, millions wiped out

The popular blockchain Solana on Wednesday reported that an unknown bad actor has drained funds fro…

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Man pleads guilty to hacking Elon Musk's and Joe Biden's Twitter accounts in bitcoin scam

Joseph James O'Connor was part of a group that hijacked several high-profile Twitter accounts in 20…

Pete Syme   


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Binance has frozen withdrawals of a crypto linked to its own token that looks like it's been hacked, CEO 'CZ' says

Binance will freeze withdrawals of Ankr's token and explore whether it's been targeted by hackers, …

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Binance, the world's biggest crypto exchange, was hacked, and around $100 million worth of Binance Coin was stolen, CEO says

The current impact estimate is around $100 million, about "a quarter of the last BNB burn," the CEO…

Nidhi Pandurangi   


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Binance, the world's biggest crypto exchange, was hacked, and around $100 million worth of Binance Coin was stolen, CEO says

The current impact estimate is around $100 million, about "a quarter of the last BNB burn," the CEO…

Nidhi Pandurangi   


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Ex-Amazon employee convicted of hacking Capital One and stealing data of over 100 million people, including social security numbers and banking info

"She wanted data, she wanted money, and she wanted to brag," Assistant United States Attorney Andre…

Pocharapon Neammanee   


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Crypto VC firm ‘jumps’ in to restore Wormhole’s supply after DeFi hack

To be fair, Jump Crypto owns Certus One, the developer behind the Wormhole token bridge. The $…

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Binance is reportedly building a $1 billion insurance fund to counter crypto hacks

Binance on January 29 also restricted 281 personal Nigerian accounts, with approximately 38% of the…

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OpenSea claims that its hack was never a hack, users fell for phishing scams

OpenSea was hacked, and then it wasn’t. The world’s largest NFT platform has since denied the rumou…

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Crypto.com confirms 483 users lost $34 million in hack

Overall, the unauthorised withdrawals had over $15 million worth of etherum, $19 million worth o…