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    Top 6 Cryptocurrency Exit Scams

    Top 6 Cryptocurrency Exit Scams

    Every time money is involved in any business model or project, there is a good chance an exit scam will occur sooner or later. In the cryptocurrency industry, such exit scams are a lot more common than one might think.

    19 MAY 2019

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    Crypto Miners Dominate Top 10 List of Most Prolific Malware Threats

    Crypto Miners Dominate Top 10 List of Most Prolific Malware Threats

    A global threat report has concluded that the three most common malware variants detected in April were crypto miners, according to a news release on May 14.

    16 MAY 2019

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    Binance hack puts the all-time total sum stolen from cryptocurrency exchanges over $1.35 billion

    Binance hack puts the all-time total sum stolen from cryptocurrency exchanges over $1.35 billion

    With the recent hack of Binance, the all-time total stolen from cryptocurrency exchanges has surpassed $1.35 billion, according to The Block's research.

    10 MAY 2019

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    Binance Hacking triggered market crash
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    Binance Hacking triggered market crash

    The losses of the cryptocurrency exchange Binance due to the latest hacking are not critical and are unlikely to affect the operation of the trading platform. At the same time, however, the situation had a negative impact on the entire crypto market, says LetKnow.News analyst Dmitry Mazenko.

    9 MAY 2019

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    Cybercriminals Sneak in Crypto Mining Malware via Confluence Software Exploit

    Cybercriminals Sneak in Crypto Mining Malware via Confluence Software Exploit

    Cybercriminals are now reportedly exploiting known vulnerability CVE-2019-3396 in the software Confluence, a workspace productivity tool made by Atlassian, according to a report by security intelligence firm Trend Micro Inc. on May 7.

    8 MAY 2019

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    FBI has seized Deep Dot Web and arrested its administrators

    FBI has seized Deep Dot Web and arrested its administrators

    The FBI have arrested several people suspected of involvement in running Deep Dot Web, a website for facilitating access to dark web sites and marketplaces.

    8 MAY 2019

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    Hackers Steal $40.7 Million in Bitcoin From Crypto Exchange Binance

    Hackers Steal $40.7 Million in Bitcoin From Crypto Exchange Binance

    Hackers stole more than 7,000 bitcoin from crypto exchange Binance, the world’s largest by volume, the startup reported Tuesday.

    8 MAY 2019

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    Someone Is Hacking GitHub Repositories and Holding Code Ransom

    Someone Is Hacking GitHub Repositories and Holding Code Ransom

    Hackers are trying a novel approach to extort developers of some money.

    6 MAY 2019

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    Jersey man puts $1.5M life savings in Bitcoin scam, loses everything

    Jersey man puts $1.5M life savings in Bitcoin scam, loses everything

    A resident of the self-governing British island, Jersey, has lost their life-savings to a Bitcoin scam.

    5 MAY 2019

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    XRP Ledger’s ‘partial vulnerability allows user to siphon 7 million XRP’: Bitrue sheds light on ‘bug’

    XRP Ledger’s ‘partial vulnerability allows user to siphon 7 million XRP’: Bitrue sheds light on ‘bug’

    Bitrue exchange detailed the XRP Ledger’s “partial payment vulnerability” to its users and other exchanges that support and list XRP. The exchange also mentioned that it was successful in stopping a user abusing the bug on its platform.

    4 MAY 2019

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    Centra Tech ICO issuers say Feds illegally obtained their Slack messages

    Centra Tech ICO issuers say Feds illegally obtained their Slack messages

    The men behind the allegedly fraudulent Centra Tech ICO, backed by Floyd Mayweather and DJ Khaled, say the FBI has “tainted” their case. And they’re demanding federal criminal charges be dismissed.

    3 MAY 2019

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    Crypto Crime May Have Cost Sector $1.2 Billion in Q1, Says Report

    Crypto Crime May Have Cost Sector $1.2 Billion in Q1, Says Report

    Losses arising from cryptocurrency hacks and fraud may have reached as high as $1.2 billion in the first quarter of the year, new research from blockchain analytics firm CipherTrace suggests.

    2 MAY 2019

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    Number of Infected Electrum Bitcoin Wallets Reaches 152,000

    Number of Infected Electrum Bitcoin Wallets Reaches 152,000

    The number of infected Electrum bitcoin (BTC) wallets has reached 152,000 following an ongoing Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack on its servers. The development was reported by anti-malware software firm Malwarebytes in a blog post on April 29.

    1 MAY 2019

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    Brazilian Police Arrest Suspect for Money Laundering With Bitcoin

    Brazilian Police Arrest Suspect for Money Laundering With Bitcoin

    Brazilian police have arrested a man for operating a clandestine drug laboratory and using the leading cryptocurrency bitcoin (BTC) to launder the proceeds, Cointelegraph Brasil reported on April 24.

    25 APRIL 2019

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    New York State Sees First Conviction for Crypto Money Laundering

    New York State Sees First Conviction for Crypto Money Laundering

    A case involving millions of dollars in bitcoin and Western Union payments has resulted in New York State’s first conviction for cryptocurrency money laundering.

    25 APRIL 2019

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    Israel: Institute Sues Professor for Alleged Blockchain Intellectual Property Violation

    Israel: Institute Sues Professor for Alleged Blockchain Intellectual Property Violation

    The Technion Israel Institute of Technology has filed a civil suit against a faculty member for allegedly establishing of a zero knowledge proof technology company and making use of the knowledge developed by him while working at the institute. The news was published by local media outlet Calcalist on April 22.

    23 APRIL 2019

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    Microsoft Korea: Country Faces Growing Threat From Stealth Crypto Mining Attacks

    Microsoft Korea: Country Faces Growing Threat From Stealth Crypto Mining Attacks

    Microsoft Korea has claimed the country is facing an increase in cryptojacking incidents, according to a report from local English-language daily The Korea Times, published on April 22.

    22 APRIL 2019

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    Malware Crypto Ransoms Rose By Almost 90% in Q1: Report

    Malware Crypto Ransoms Rose By Almost 90% in Q1: Report

    The average cryptocurrency payout for ransomware attacks rose dramatically in the first quarter of 2019, according to a firm that helps victims pay ransoms.

    20 APRIL 2019

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    South Korean Police Confiscate Server Allegedly Linked to Bithumb Hack

    South Korean Police Confiscate Server Allegedly Linked to Bithumb Hack

    Last month, the South Korean exchange Bithumb lost about $13 million worth of cryptocurrency to hackers. While it initially appeared unlikely that the funds would ever be recovered, a recent police raid conducted in South Korea is giving hope that some of the money may be returned.

    17 APRIL 2019

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    North Korea Encroaches on Burgeoning Crypto Sector in Southeast Asia

    North Korea Encroaches on Burgeoning Crypto Sector in Southeast Asia

    North Korea, an authoritarian state that has been under UN sanctions for more than 40 years, could rely on cryptocurrencies in order to circumvent these sanctions. According to the recent CNBC article, which cites a new report published by the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), Kim Jong-un’s ambitions could take a toll on the burgeoning crypto sector in Southeast Asia.

    16 APRIL 2019

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