Hacker steals $3.3 million using Profanity’s vanity Ethereum addresses
Since the crypto industry expanded its growth, it has become the favorite place for hackers to commit exploits. The Ethereum vanity addresses generated via the Profanity tool have now become the latest loophole to dupe millions of crypto users.
21 SEPTEMBER 2022
Bitrue Hacked: $4.5 Million in XRP and ADA Stolen, User Funds Will Be Replaced
At around 17:00 UTC on June 26 or 01:00 on June 27 in Singapore, where digital asset exchange Bitrue is based, a security breach occurred, which resulted in a loss of $4.5 million in crypto from the exchange's hot wallets.
27 JUNE 2019
Japan: Hacked IoT Devices and Cryptocurrency Networks Doubled in 2018
In Japan, the number of hacked Internet of Things (IoT) devices and cryptocurrency networks nearly doubled in 2018 when compared to the previous year. English-language local media Asahi reported on March 7.
9 MARCH 2019
RPT-Hacked, scammed and on your own: navigating cryptocurrency 'wild west'
When Peggy and Marco Lachmann-Anke learned in January that hackers cracked a 40-character password and cleaned out their cryptocurrency wallet, they did not go to the police or alert the tokens’ issuer, the Berlin-based technology group IOTA.
21 OCTOBER 2018
Trend in Japan: Large Crypto Exchanges Get Hacked, Conglomerates Take Over
In Japan, the largest crypto exchange market in the world, a new trend has emerged; large conglomerates have started to acquire hacked digital asset trading platforms as a way to enter the cryptocurrency sector.
24 SEPTEMBER 2018
South Korean Conglomerate Hyundai’s Cryptocurrency Mining Pool Hacked, Withdrawals Disallowed
The mining pool of HDAC, a blockchain platform and company operated by Hyundai BS&C, a subsidiary of South Korea’s biggest car manufacturer and major conglomerate, experienced a hacking attack on May 24 and was forced to halt withdrawals temporarily.
25 MAY 2018
Overstock Subsidiary Invests in Caribbean Bitcoin Startup Bitt
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19 MARCH 2018