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Upbit Hack: Stolen ETH Worth Millions on the Move to Unknown Wallets

News One of the addresses involved in last week’s theft from South Korean crypto exchange Upbit is moving millions of dollars worth of stolen Ether (ETH) to an unknown wallet. As Whale Alert — a service dedicated to tracking major cryptocurrency transactions — has flagged today, Dec. 3, a 10,000 E..

$50 Million Ether Stolen from Hot Wallet of Crypto Exchange Upbit

Every cryptocurrency exchange’s worst nightmare unfortunately befell Upbit, as the South Korean exchange confirmed on November 27th that a thief has hacked the exchange out of 342,000 ether (ETH). That haul, worth $50 million USD in the wake of the theft, makes it one of the largest crypto exchange..

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..

New Crypto-Stealing Malware Infected 80,000 Computers, Microsoft Says

News The Microsoft Defender ATP research team shares insights on a new cryptocurrency-stealing malware variant that has infected close to 80,000 computers. On Nov. 26, Microsoft security analysts revealed that the malware, called Dexphot, had already infected close to 80,000 devices since October ..

Hackers Take Over BitMEX Twitter, but Customer Funds Reportedly Safe

News Hackers took over the Twitter account of cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX after the previously reported leak of customer email details on Nov. 1. The exchange claims that, although its Twitter account was hacked, all user funds are safe. “Hackers” tease individual IDs and take over BitMEX Twitt..

BBC Journalist Loses $30K ETH From Rookie Mistake

The world of crypto trading and investing can still be a minefield to the uninitiated. Stories of hacks and scams are still commonplace affecting both individuals and huge companies. Some sensible security precautions are necessary in this digital age as one BBC journalist found out the hard way. $..

A Clever Take on Bitcoin Wallet Security: The Vault & Its Potential Upside

Sometimes the simplest method for accomplishing something is the best way. With many technologically impressive advances and concepts for protecting crypto funds from the litany of hacks that plague the industry, mainly exchanges, one that has recently resurfaced is a particularly clever idea. Call..

Bitfinex Hack Bitcoin On The Move Again As 3-Year Dormant Period Ends

Bitcoin stolen from cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex in 2016 has returned to the spotlight as some of the funds move to an unknown wallet.$340,000 of Bitcoin Leaves Hack Wallet According to monitoring resource Whale Alert, which publishes details of major cryptocurrency transactions on Twitter, j..

Binance Exchange: Offers 25 Bitcoin for Info on Hacked KYC Blackmailer

This week, popular Malta-based cryptocurrency trading platform Binance informed its community about an unsuccessful extortion attempt that had been made against the exchange and said it was investigating the matter further. The revelation comes after the extorter had begun distributing know-your-cu..

UN: North Korea Accumulating Cryptocurrency For Weapons Programs

A recent report by the United Nations has revealed that North Korea has amassed billions of dollars for its weapons programs. The loot has been pilfered from cyber-attacks and cryptocurrency exchange hacks according to the confidential dossier. Cryptocurrency Exchanges Hacked According to Reuters, ..

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