Home Tags Cybercrime

Tag: Cybercrime

North Korean Hacker Group Modifies Crypto-Stealing Malware

News The Lazarus hacker group, which is allegedly sponsored by the North Korean government, has deployed new viruses to steal cryptocurrency. Major cybersecurity firm Kaspersky reported on Jan. 8 that Lazarus has doubled down its efforts to infect both Mac and Windows users’ computers. The group h..

BREAKING: Crypto Exchange UpBit Confirms Theft of 342,000 Ether — $50M

News Major South Korean cryptocurrency exchange — run by a subsidiary of Korean tech giant Kakao — has notified users of the theft of 342,000 Ether (ETH) from its hot wallet. The incident was confirmed in an official statement written by Lee Seok-woo, the CEO of Upbit’s operator, Dunamu, on Nov. 2..

Malware on Official Monero Website Can Steal Crypto: Investigator

News The software available for download on Monero’s (XMR) official website was compromised to steal cryptocurrency, according to a Nov. 19 Reddit post published by the coin’s core development team. The command-line interface (CLI) tools available at getmonero.org may have been compromised over th..

Australian Man Arrested for Unregistered Crypto Transactions

News Australian law enforcement arrested an unnamed 38-year-old Australian man for performing unregistered cryptocurrency transactions. The police department of Victoria announced on Nov. 12 that the man has been arrested at his address in the town of Cairnlea. The joint report from the Victoria ..

SIM-Swap Victim Sues Crypto Exchange Bittrex for $1M Bitcoin Theft

News Gregg Bennett, a SIM-swap hack victim and angel investor, sued cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex over allegedly allowing the theft of nearly $1 million in Bitcoin (BTC). According to a press release published on Oct. 30, Bennett believes the exchange violated its own security standards and allo..

California Man Sues AT&T Over Loss of $1.8M and Crypto Accounts

News California resident Seth Shapiro has filed a lawsuit against wireless service giant AT&T alleging that its employees helped to perpetrate a SIM-swap which resulted in the theft of over $1.8 million in total, including cryptocurrencies. The complaint filed on Oct. 17 claims that Shapiro is “a ..

Ethereum Name Service Auctions Halted Because of a Bug

News Ethereum Name Service (ETN) name auctions were halted because of a bug that resulted in names being awarded to wrong users and for lower bids. Faulty documentationENS’s editor Brantly Millegan announced the halt of the name auctioning service in a Medium article published on Sept. 30. He note..

Fusion Network’s Token Swap Wallet Compromised, FSN Price Plummets

News Fusion Network’s token swap wallet was compromised. Roughly a third of FSN tokens was stolen as a result. Fusion Foundation announced in a Medium post published on Sept. 29 that its swap wallet was compromised, which resulted in the theft of 10 million native FSN and 3.5 million Ethereum (ETH..

Four Out of Five Top Bitcoin QR Code Generators are Scams: Report

News Four out of the first five results presented when querying Google for a “bitcoin qr generator” lead to scam websites. The findingsCryptocurrency wallet ZenGo wrote the findings in a blog post published on Aug. 29. Reportedly, when researching prior to implementing QR Code support in their wal..

15 Arrested in China for Allegedly Bribing Internet Cafe to Mine Crypto

News Chinese authorities arrested fifteen men suspected of corrupting an internet café administrator to mine cryptocurrency. Local crypto industry news outlet 8BTC reported on Sept. 3 that police in Henyang, a city in south central China’s Hunan province, arrested the man for cryptojacking. Over 9..

Get in touch

352FansLike
6,242FollowersFollow
184FollowersFollow
1,550SubscribersSubscribe