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Adult Entertainment ICO Suffers $38,000 Hack

“We got spanked.” That’s the message that SpankChain, the initial coin offering (ICO) funded adult entertainment website, used to inform its users that a hacker had exploited a bug in one of its smart contracts to abscond with 165.38 ETH, worth about $38,000 at the time of the theft. Another $4,000 worth of the platform’s ICO token, BOOTY, was immobilized ...

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India’s Blockchain Ecosystem Suffers as Antagonistic Government Policy Brings Exodus

The fallout from India’s regulatory position on cryptocurrencies is leading to an exit of talent, businesses and investment from the country’s blockchain space on a scale paralleled only by a prior wave of tech industry flight during the internet boom of the late 90s and early noughties. According to a recent News 18 report, a substantial number of developers, service providers ...

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Bitcoin Suffers Severe Blow to Legitimacy, but It’s Based on “Fake News”

Larry Shover, the chief financial officer at SFG Alternatives, has stated that he feels the news circulating yesterday about Goldman Sachs’ shelving of plans to launch their own cryptocurrency trading desk has dealt the leading digital asset’s legitimacy a “severe blow.” The main issue with Shover’s analysis is that it is based on a journalistic error. Goldman Sachs’ Interest in ...

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Ripple Drops 5% as Crypto Market Continues Downward Trend, Bitcoin Suffers

The crypto market has lost $5 billion of its valuation overnight, as major digital assets including Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, and Bitcoin Cash recorded slight losses in the past 24 hours. Bitcoin and Ether, the native cryptocurrency of Ethereum, fell by around 1.5 percent, while Bitcoin Cash and Ripple declined by 2.5 percent and 5 percent respectively. Stellar, IOTA, and NEO, ...

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Bancor Hack | Crypto Exchange suffers $23.5 Million Theft

Bancor hack: On Monday, the cryptocurrency world saw another hack. Crypto exchange Bancor — an Israel-Switzerland company — had $23.5 million worth of three different cryptocurrencies stolen. Its services include a wallet with a built-in exchange service and according to Bancor, no wallets were compromised but “a wallet used to upgrade some smart contracts was.” The breakdown of the Bancor hack looks like ...

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Korean Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinrail Suffers $40 Million Theft

Get exclusive fiat and cryptocurrency analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Click here now! South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinrail said it was the victim of a hack on Sunday, with reported losses of about 40 billion won ($37.2 million) in cryptocurrency. In a blog post on Monday, Coinrail confirmed it had suspended its services following a “cyber intrusion” ...

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Crypto Trading Platform Taylor Suffers 2,500 ETH Hack

Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Taylor, a company that recently launched an initial coin offering (ICO) to raise funds to help develop a smart cryptocurrency trading assistant, has recently been hacked for 2,578 ETH (about $1.5 million) as well as some of its TAY tokens. According to a Medium blog post the ...

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