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Crypto Heavyweights Bitmain & Roger Ver Hijacked Bitcoin Cash

A company by the name of UnitedCorp is taking a number of Bitcoin Cash actors to court today, filing documents that very clearly outline what they believe to have been a conspiracy which worked out to their detriment. UnitedCorp is short for United America Corporation, a Florida firm which works in experimental blockchain technologies including BlockchainDomes, an interesting take on ...

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Vertcoin’s Twitter Account Has Been Hijacked by Scammers

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The official Twitter account for cryptocurrency project Vertcoin has been compromised by scammers, developers confirmed on Tuesday. Shortly after 20:00 UTC, Vertcoin’s Twitter account tweeted that the coin’s developers were holding a 10 bitcoin giveaway and that users should send 0.005 BTC to a specific address ...

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Popular Ether Wallet MEW Is Hijacked in DNS Attack

MyEtherWallet, a popular web-based wallet for storing and transmitting the cryptocurrency ether (ETH), suffered a DNS attack that rerouted unsuspecting users to a Russian scam site into which some victims fed their login credentials. An invalid SSL connection certificate warned users before entering the phony site but some bypassed the warning, resulting in a loss of funds. MyEtherWallet confirmed the ...

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Millions of Android Devices Hijacked to Mine Monero

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Cybercriminals are increasingly hijacking other people’s devices to mine Monero (XMR), in a trend now called cryptojakcing. According to Malwarebytes, a “drive-by” mining campaign recently redirected millions of Android users to a website that hijacked their devices to mine the privacy-centric cryptocurrency using Coinhive . The campaign ...

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YouTube CoinHive Hack | Ads Hijacked for Cryptocurrency Mining

Have you ever visited or watched a video on the Website YouTube? I’m sure most of us have at some point. Last week it was discovered, in a YouTube ad hack, that hackers have used the video streaming giant to mine cryptocurrency on users computers. Just recently the company started implementing more advertisements into its videos, as it has always ...

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