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Crypto Investor Reportedly Hacked For $2 Mln On Live Stream, Internet Calls Foul

Ian Balina, a cryptocurrency investor and advisor, was reportedly hacked for more than $2 mln in crypto while doing a live stream on his YouTube channel Sunday, April 15, that he advertised as “Hacking the System.” ICO Review Live Stream – April 15, 2018 https://t.co/M77FDe40OA pic.twitter.com/6o29bR9216 — Ian Balina (@DiaryofaMadeMan) April 16, 2018 Watching the live stream of Balina’s Initial ...

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Well Known ICO Investor Ian Ballina Hacked, Millions Worth of Cryptocurrency Lost

Ian Balina, a famous cryptocurrency evangelist and millionaire investor, has been hacked. A compromised college email account may have been at the origin of the hack, according to Balina, who has asked the community for help to catch the perpetrator. Cryptocurrency Evangelist Allegedly Hacked Via Compromised Email Account Ian Balina, a cryptocurrency investor, advisor, and evangelist, with a 142,000 Twitter following, ...

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Can Traditional Finance Save A Hacked Crypto Exchange?

The aftermath of the January 26 hack of more than $500 mln worth of NEM from Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck has led to a regulatory re-examination of Japan’s crypto industry, so far culminating in the $33.5 mln sale of the hacked exchange to Japanese financial services provider Monex Group. Japan had been one of the leading countries in crypto adoption ...

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Monex to Buy Hacked Cryptocurrency Exchange Coincheck

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Major Japanese online brokerage has confirmed its foray into the cryptocurrency sector by announcing its acquisition of Tokyo-based exchange Coincheck for ¥3.6 billion ($33.5 million). In an announcement on Friday, Monex confirmed it will acquire 100% of all 1,775,267 shares at a cost of ¥3,600 million ...

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Hacked Japanese Exchange Coincheck Accepts Takeover Bid

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Embattled cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has reportedly decided to accept a takeover offer from Monex, Japan’s third-largest online brokerage. Japanese business daily Nikkei is reporting that crypto exchange Coincheck will accept a takeover bid that includes capital in several billion yen, worth tens of millions of dollars, ...

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Another Lawsuit Filed Against Hacked Crypto Exchange Coincheck Asks For Almost $800,000

Another class action lawsuit for around 82 mln yen (around $771,000) has been filed against the hacked Japanese exchange Coincheck, Cointelegraph Japan reports today, April 2. Coincheck was hacked in Jan. 26 and over $530 mln in NEM was taken from its hot wallet storage. The exchange froze withdrawals of all cryptocurrencies in the aftermath of the hack, allowing withdrawals ...

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Insurance Company Denies Hacked Crypto Exchange’s Damages Claim

Yapian Corp., the operator of twice-hacked crypto exchange Youbit, has been denied their insurance claim of $2.8 mln for last December’s hack of an alleged 17 percent of their assets, the Wall Street Journal reported March 29. The mid-December security breach of South Korean Bitcoin (BTC) exchange Youbit led the company to file for bankruptcy, with 75 percent of customers’ ...

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Teenager Who Hacked Ledger Hardware Wallet Says Device… | News

Cryptocurrency hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger continues to refute claims its devices can be hacked after a teenager compromised them, Ars Technica reports today, March 21. After British 15-year-old Saleem Rashid created code to ‘backdoor’ Ledger’s wallets in November 2017, the company released posts describing the events as “NOT critical” and said possible attacks “cannot extract the private keys or the ...

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Hacked Exchange Coincheck Drops Three Anonymity-Focuse… | News

Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck will stop handling anonymity-centered cryptocurrencies Monero, Dash, and ZCash in the aftermath of the major January hack when $534 mln worth of NEM was stolen from the exchange, Cointelegraph Japan reported today, March 17. The three anonymous currencies will reportedly be bought by Coincheck from customers at a fixed price. The Japan Times added that Coincheck ...

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