New Zealand Police Confirm Investigation Into Alleged $3.6 Million Hack of Cryptopia
Police in New Zealand confirmed they are investigating what appears to be a major hack of local cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia worth at least $3.6 million, a press release stated on Jan. 16.
MapleChange Loses 913 Bitcoin ($6M) In Hack
On Sunday morning, a lesser-known crypto exchange, revealed that it had apparently fallen victim to a hack, resulting in a loss of consumer-owned funds. The platform in question, MapleChange, which is reportedly Canadian (as its name implies), took to Twitter to explain that “due to a bug,” an unnamed group of individuals managed to withdraw funds, adding that it is conducting a “thorough investigation” and will be unable to make refunds.”
Zaif Exchange Reveals Refund Plan for $60 Million Crypto Hack
Tech Bureau, the firm behind the Japanese crypto exchange Zaif, has revealed a refund plan to compensate users after a $60 million hack that happened on the platform last month.
Facebook hack: people's accounts appear for sale on dark web
Hacked Facebook accounts are being sold on the dark web, showing the value of such accounts after the social network revealed 50 million of its users had been compromised in a major hack.
17% of Bitcoin Reserves Stolen: Korean Exchange Youbit Declares Bankruptcy after Hack
The company that operates South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Youbit filed for bankruptcy after the trading platform was breached for the second time this year.