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Online financial crimes on the rise – How to secure your digital world

Online monetary transactions are on the rise every year and as we spend more and more time in the v…

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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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Hackers stole $100 million worth of cryptos from Harmony's blockchain in another blow to digital assets

The hack is the third attack on a crypto bridge so far this year, bringing the total stolen to roug…

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A teen accused of a $36.5 million crypto theft used some of it to buy a rare gaming username — which the police used to track him down

The victim, who lives in the US, was the target of a cell phone scam known as SIM swapping.

Carla Mozée   


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An entrepreneur told police he was tortured for several hours by masked criminals attempting to steal his bitcoin millions

Zaryn Dentzel reportedly told police that an organized gang tied and gagged him before escaping wit…

Zahra Tayeb   


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Brazilian 'bitcoin king' arrested in an alleged $300 million embezzlement case

The arrests were made after a three-year investigation centered in the southern state of Parana.

Carla Mozée   


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Axie Infinity's owner vows to reimburse victims of $600 million theft after a hacker pulled off one of the largest crypto heists in history

Users who lost tokens during the massive Ronin Network crypto heist will be reimbursed, according t…

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People are reporting that thousands of dollars' worth of crypto art was stolen on an NFT marketplace

A Nifty Gateway representative said that there was no indication of a hack but that a "small group …

Grace Kay   


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US prosecutors are probing the possible theft of $370 million in crypto just hours after FTX's bankruptcy

An analysis from blockchain analytic firm Elliptic last month said the stolen crypto was exchanged …

Brian Evans   


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Top cryptocurrency scams of 2019 — and how most hackers got away with it

Like any heist, pulling off a successful scam in only part of the story. A truly successful cr…

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Malaysia may legalise cryptos and NFTs soon to expand participation of youth in cryptocurrencies

It seems Malaysia may soon join the host of countries that have regulated cryptocurrencies and non-…

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Crypto hackers made off with an unprecedented $3.8 billion in 2022, led by North Korean-linked groups breaking their own theft records

Chainalysis said Lazarus Group, a North Korea-based cybercrime syndicate, was among the most prolif…

Carla Mozée   


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Hackers steal crypto worth $180 million from Beanstalk Farms, a decentralized finance project

"Beanstalk suffered an exploit. The Beanstalk Farms team is investigating the attack and will …

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Senator Elizabeth Warren calls for Fidelity to explain how it will address risks associated with people investing in bitcoin through their 401(k)

"In short, investing in cryptocurrencies is a risky and speculative gamble," said Senator Warren an…

Carla Mozée   


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KuCoin crypto exchange is easy to use, cheap and keeps your cryptocurrencies safe

The exchange aims to democratize finance for everyone by simplifying the trading process. It's…

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A 33-year-old identity thief who bought a diamond-encrusted bitcoin pendant and stole half a million dollars gets 3 years in prison

The suspect acquired credit card information from "carding websites" on the dark web to carry out h…

Shalini Nagarajan