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Over $20M Worth of ETH Stolen from Misconfigured Wallets

Chinese cybersecurity firm Qihoo 360 Netlab discovered that hackers have been targeting Ethereum wallets configured with open port 8545, with one attacker pillaging over US$20 million from various victims. The attack vector used by the perpetrators exists as a feature of most Ethereum wallets in which the software has been configured to expose the RPC (Remote Procedure Call) interface on ...

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Report: $1.1 Bln In Crypto Has Been Stolen This Year

Cybersecurity company Carbon Black announced that roughly $1.1 bln worth of digital currency has been stolen in the first half of 2018, CNBC reported June 7. The security company said that criminals take advantage of the dark web to facilitate large-scale cryptocurrency theft. Estimates reportedly show that there are 12,000 marketplaces and 34,000 offerings associated with cryptotheft hackers can take ...

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Hackers Demand $1 Million Ransom in XRP for Stolen Bank Data

Hackers have demanded a $1 million ransom to be paid in Ripple (XRP) for stolen personal data of 90,000 Canadians. They exploited the systems of two Canadian banks and threatened to release the user information unless their demands were met. Hackers Exploit Bank Weaknesses The hack was revealed on Monday by the multinational Bank of Montreal (BMO) and online bank ...

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Researchers Claim $1.2B Worth of Crypto Has Been Stolen Since 2017 – The Merkle

Cryptocurrency has been a prime target for criminals for quite some time now. This trend has only intensified over the past few years. A new study by the Anti-Phishing Working Group claims that close to $1.2 billion worth of cryptocurrencies have been stolen since early 2017. It’s a very worrisome number that warrants some clarification. Criminals are Crazy for Crypto It is no secret that criminals ...

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$1.2 Bln in Crypto Stolen Since 2017, GDPR Will Hinder Cybercrime Enforcement, Report Shows

Research from the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) has reported that about $1.2 bln in cryptocurrencies have been stolen since the start of 2017, Reuters reported Thursday, May 24. The $1.2 bln figure is a combination of both reported and unreported thefts, with about 20 percent or less estimated to have been recovered. Dave Jevans, the CEO of cryptocurrency security firm ...

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Report: Criminals Have Stolen $1.2 Billion in Cryptocurrencies Since 2017

New estimates have found that criminals have stolen around $1.2 billion in cryptocurrencies since the start of 2017, further highlighting how the market is becoming a lucrative market to criminals. EU GDPR Law May Impact Criminal Investigations The figure was released by the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG), which was looking into the cryptocurrency market in addition to reported and unreported theft, ...

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Coinsecure Prepares Customers’ Claims Process For Stolen Bitcoin

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Indian cryptocurrency exchange Coinsecure has advised users on its website that it has been working with authorities since last week’s theft of 438 bitcoins and has asked for patience as it prepares the claims process. The company’s legal team is reviewing contracts and preparing the claims ...

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Majority of $550 Million Stolen NEM Already Laundered: Report

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The hacker(s) behind the $550 million theft of 500 million NEM tokens from Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck are reportedly close to cashing out their ill-gotten gains completely. An analysis of online transactions records related to the stolen NEM by a Tokyo cybersecurity firm sees nearly all ...

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