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Zaif Exchange Hack | 6,000 Bitcoin Stolen but BTC Price Remains Steady

Are we becoming so used to hacks in the cryptocurrency sphere, that we no longer panic when they happen? It might seem so, considering Bitcoin’s price remains pretty-much unchanged despite a Zaif exchange hack last night. Japan’s Zaif Exchange Hack The cryptocurrency market took another hit last night when the Zaif exchange hack was announced. The heist resulted in the ...

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Japan Cryptocurrency Theft Cases Tripled in H1 2018, $530 Million Stolen: Police

Barely before the ink had dried on the news that Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif had been hacked and slightly less than US$60 million stolen, the National Police Agency (NPA) of Japan has released a report highlighting the vulnerability of Japan’s crypto space. According to the NPA, the number of incidents involving the theft of funds from cryptocurrency exchanges and individual ...

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EOS Hacks | $250,000 Stolen from EOS Gambling Platforms

Two EOS gambling platforms have been hacked in the last week. An amount totaling $250,000 USD. In the same week, another platform, EOSBet, paid out $600,000 to one user in a claimed ‘jack-pot,’ though some aren’t so sure. What’s going on? What’s with the EOS hacks? EOS Hacks The EOS smart contracts appear to be rather fallible. The first of the EOS hacks happened ...

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Hacked Mining Firm NiceHash Has Paid Back 60 Percent of Stolen Bitcoin

Slovenian bitcoin mining marketplace NiceHash has announced that it has successfully reimbursed 60 percent of all funds stolen in last December’s hack, which saw 4,700 BTC worth approximately $65 million stolen from the firm. Seventh Reimbursement The news was announced in a post on its Twitter account, where it was revealed that the seventh reimbursement of its repayment program was ...

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Alleged SIM Swapper Teen Purchased Luxury Cars with Stolen Bitcoin

Law enforcement officials in California have arrested another hacker accused of stealing cryptocurrency by hijacking phone numbers. 19-year old Xzavyer Narvaez has been charged with seven counts of computer crimes, identity fraud, and grand theft, according to a report on Motherboard. According to the report, Narvaez had spent some of the Bitcoin made on luxury cards. The police found a 2018 ...

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ICO Exit Scams Have Stolen Nearly $100 Million: Research

The cryptocurrency industry may be maturing, but that doesn’t mean it’s likely to shed its reputation as a playground for scam artists anytime soon. That’s according to a report from Diar, which found that ICO exit scams have now cost investors nearly $100 million. The majority of these stolen funds, an estimated $68 million, has been raked in by exit ...

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$10 Mln in Ethereum Stolen Over Past Year via Social Engineering Tricks

Kaspersky Lab’s security experts have found that cyber criminals were able to steal more than 21,000 in Ethereum (ETH) (worth around $10 million) through social engineering schemes over the past year, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reports Thursday, July 12. According to a July 9 report, cyber criminals have triggered more than a hundred thousand alarms altogether on security software in connection ...

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Decentralized Crypto Exchange Bancor Hacked, $12M in Ether Stolen

In a statement, Bancor, a decentralized exchange, stated that a vulnerability was exploited to steal 24,984 ETH (approx $12 million), $1 million worth of NPXS and $10 million worth of BNT. In a tweet earlier today, Bancor stated that it has identified a security breach and will investigate into the issue. It assured that no user wallets were compromised and ...

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