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$1.1B Worth of Crypto Has Been Lost to Hackers This Year

More than $1.1 billion worth of digital currency has been stolen in the first six months of 2018, according to a report by cybersecurity firm Carbon Black. The report unearthed a thriving dark web ecosystem related to the theft of cryptos in large quantities. Even more worrisome is how easy it is for malicious parties to acquire the necessary malware ...

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A Man Lost $60M Worth of Bitcoin by Throwing out the Wrong Hard Drive – The Merkle

A lot of people showed an interest in cryptocurrency back when Bitcoin was first created. Despite its niche appeal, it was incredibly easy to mine in rather large quantities. Unfortunately, a lot of people have since lost their Bitcoin holdings. One particular holder lost close to $60 million worth of Bitcoin due to a lost hard drive. Securely Storing Bitcoin is Important ...

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Demanding Crypto to Return Lost Dog

Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. A woman in Youngsville, North Carolina, whose pet dog had gone missing, was told to pay a bitcoin ransom by criminals claiming to have taken the family pet. Patricia Howell was told to pay $600 in bitcoin or Happy the basset hound would be sold or killed. ...

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New Report Calculates Money Lost to Crypto Scams in Australia Last Year

Australian consumers lost approximately $2.1 mln to cryptocurrency scams last year, according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) annual scams report published May 21. The ACCC’s analysis reveals that the use of digital currencies as a payment method in scams peaked in the last quarter of 2017. Almost $100,000 was reported lost per month to cryptocurrency-based scams from ...

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Bitstamp Reminds Users of the $25 billion Lost Bitcoin to Encourage Strong Security Measures

Blockchain intelligence platform Chainanalysis revealed in November that 20% of Bitcoin currently in circulation has been lost at a value of about $25 billion. On May 11, Bitstamp used this data to advocate for offline storage and argue that this puts an upward pressure on the price. Bitstamp: “That Makes Bitcoin Even Scarcer” The data shows that around 20% of the ...

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Bridging Markets and Reviving lost Demand Finally Becomes a Reality with INGOT Coin – The Merkle

INGOT Group has created a first- of-its-kind blockchain ecosystem named INGOT Coin that promises to link the existing financial markets and the rapidly emerging crypto markets like never before. INGOT Group claims that this specialized ecosystem will make the customers more confident and increase market liquidity, while providing more efficient market pricing and access to funds for a wide variety ...

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Bridging Markets and Reviving Lost Demand Finally Becomes a Reality with INGOT Coin

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