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This Week’s Crypto Winners | Hacked: Hacking Finance

The cryptocurrency segment is having its most bullish day in a long while, as despite the failed rally attempt on Monday, the top coins held up above their lows and launched another bounce. While that didn’t change the overwhelmingly bearish overall picture, it confirmed the weakening of the negative momentum, at least in the case of the relatively stronger coins ...

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This Week’s Crypto Winners | Hacked: Hacking Finance

The BTC/USD hits a low of $4,212 and eyes $3,500 in the next few days. The XRP/USD panics below $0.41 but recovers $0.45 amid high uncertainty. The ETH/USD marks a trough at $125 and could move below $100. If Hollywood creates the script of what’s happening on the Crypto Board, they wouldn’t have done any better. When it seemed that ...

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This Week’s Crypto Winners | Hacked: Hacking Finance

The BTC/USD hits a low of $4,212 and eyes $3,500 in the next few days. The XRP/USD panics below $0.41 but recovers $0.45 amid high uncertainty. The ETH/USD marks a trough at $125 and could move below $100. If Hollywood creates the script of what’s happening on the Crypto Board, they wouldn’t have done any better. When it seemed that ...

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Google Hacked in Twitter Bitcoin Scam

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Google has become the latest victim of the rampant bitcoin “giveaway” scams proliferating on Twitter. For a little over ten minutes on Tusesday, the Twitter account of the online search giant’s suite of productivity apps and tools, G Suite, was hacked and used to promote a fraudulent bitcoin giveaway. Initially reported by Hard Fork, the fraudsters dubbed ...

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Twitter Implements Scam Safeguards, but Google’s Account Still Gets Hacked

Twitter has been on the losing side of an ongoing battle with scammers who are leveraging the platform’s user base to steal cryptocurrencies. However, the company has revealed that it’s implemented some safeguards in an attempt to reduce the frequency of such scams and better protect its users. Twitter Issues Statement, Implements Scam Countermeasures Twitter, the popular social media platform ...

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Target and Google Official Twitter Accounts Hacked, Used for Crypto Scams

In what is becoming an emerging trend, Twitter accounts of popular brands are being hacked in an attempt to scam unsuspecting users out of their cryptocurrencies. Target and Google are two high profile targets that have seen their accounts taken over by hackers who, in turn, have used them to scam followers by advertising fraudulent crypto giveaways. Target’s Twitter account, ...

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North Korea Hacked Crypto Exchanges and Ran ICOs to Raise Money

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn According to cybersecurity firm Inksit Group, state-funded hackers in North Korea have been targeting crypto exchanges in South Korea to circumvent various sanctions imposed on the regime. The security firm alleged the government of North Korea of running illicit initial coin offering (ICO) projects and breaching into large crypto exchanges. “We discovered that North Korea’s ruling elite ...

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Bitmain Sues Mystery Bitcoin Thief Who Hacked Its Binance Account

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Bitcoin mining giant Bitmain has filed a lawsuit against a mystery hacker who allegedly stole bitcoin from one of the firm’s cryptocurrency exchange accounts. According to the suit, which the China-based Bitmain filed on Nov. 7 in the US District Court for the Western District of Washington, the unknown hacker infiltrated Bitmain’s Binance account in April and ...

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Hacked Bitcoin Exchange MapleChange Returns, Discloses Refund Plan

Following yesterday’s report that MapleChange had claimed to have been hacked and gone offline, the Canadian bitcoin exchange’s Twitter account has come back to life, and they have opened a Discord chat room in order to facilitate altcoin refunds. According to a tweet, they will not be refunding any litecoin or bitcoin deposits. Their main website remains offline. We CANNOT ...

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