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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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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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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…

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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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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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Crypto losses reach $428 million in Q3 globally, hacks top concern

An analysis of the crypto losses by bug bounty platform Immunefi found that fraud accounts for o…

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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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$3.7 billion was lost to crypto scams and hacks in 2022 - the worst year in the market's history

Attacks against decentralized finance projects accounted for around 80% of the stolen funds, accord…

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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…

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Illicit crypto transaction volumes notched an all-time high in 2022 amid surging hacks and sanctions violations

Illicit crypto transaction volumes notched a record high of $20.1 billion last year amid surging ha…

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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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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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Indian crypto exchanges, influencers fall prey to hacks promoting crypto scam

Exchanges like WazirX, CoinDCX and CoinSwitch Kuber were amongst the ones affected.YouTubers like A…

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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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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…

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Matt Damon-endorsed Crypto.com confirms 400 accounts hacked and funds stolen

Matt Damon-endorsed Crypto.com admits 400 users hit in hack

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Bitfinex cryptocurrency linked to 2016 hack soars 51% after US recovers $3.6 billion, raising hopes that the token will be burned

US authorities arrested Ilya Lichtenstein and Heather Morgan, a rapper also known as Razzlekhan, fo…

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Hackers stole $322 million in 2022’s largest DeFi hack so far — $10 million is being offered for its return

Wormhole’s token bridge was hacked on February 2, and hackers stole Solana tokens worth $322 millio…