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More than 100,000 ChatGPT Credentials Are Leaked on Dark Web

Group IB’s analysis showed that most of the stolen ChatGPT login credentials were done by the notorious information-stealing malware Raccoon info stealer. OpenAI’s chatbot ChatGPT has been hit by one of the most common forms of cyber attacks, causing the leakage of more than 100,000 login credentials. Singapore-based cybersecurity firm Group-IB revealed in a report that the login credentials were gradually released over the past year. Global-IB’s Report Reveals Compromised ChatGPT Login...

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Sturdy Finance Hit in Fresh Exploit, Loses Over $800,000

DeFi hacks have gone through the roof in recent times and many will argue that the DeFi ecosystem has proven time and again that it is indeed an exploiter’s paradise. Decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol Sturdy Finance is the latest victim in a long list of DeFi hacks. The Sturdy Finance platform has reportedly lost 442 ETH (worth a little above $800,000 as of publication), to a daring security exploit. Blockchain security firm PeckShield was the first to notice what appeared to be a...

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OpenAI CTO’s Twitter Account Hacked, Used to Promote Fake $OPENAI Crypto Airdrop

The fake $OPENAI token tweet remained active for about an hour. Another story of hackers compromising the Twitter accounts of famous personalities to steal crypto has come to light with the news that OpenAI Chief Technology Officer Mira Murati’s account was hacked. A yet-to-be-identified entity managed to gain unauthorized access to her account. The hacker used Mira’s Twitter account to promote a fake $OPENAI token airdrop, claiming that the token was motivated through AI-based language...

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KuCoin Loses $22,000 due to Twitter Hack, Exchange Announces Reimbursement

KuCoin has assured all the impacted users that it would reimburse them the amount lost while also pledging additional security measures. In the latest development, the hackers managed to briefly breach the Twitter account of the crypto exchange KuCoin thereby causing the exchange users to lose more than $22,000. Earlier today on April 24, hackers took over KuCoin’s Twitter account for 45 minutes, promoting a fake activity. Although the incident was brief, KuCoin has acknowledged that it...

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Lending Protocol Hundred Finance Loses $7M in Fresh DeFi Exploit

The hacker was able to withdraw more tokens than were initially deposited. There appears to be a rising case of DeFi exploits and multichain lending protocol Hundred Finance may be the latest victim. According to a recent announcement by the protocol, attackers found a loophole to successfully manipulate the exchange rate between ERC-20 tokens and hTOKENS. And as a result, the attacker has reportedly made away with no less than $7.4 million from the protocol. Meanwhile, it might be worth...

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Metaverse Platform MetaPoint Suffers $1M Exploit that Sinks POT Value by 80%

The MetaPoint exploit once again casts doubt on the fortification of blockchain technology after the platform lost more than 2,500 BNB. Metaverse platform MetaPoint recently experienced an exploit that cost roughly $1 million in Binance Coin (BNB). According to reports, the cyber attackers made away with 2,515 BNB, raising concerns about blockchain vulnerability. The MetaPoint exploit also comes as the tech space begins restraining its expectations regarding the emerging metaverse....

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Euler Finance Hacker Turns In $31M as Recovery Efforts Come to Close

The decentralized lending platform was exploited in a March 13 flash loan attack, causing it to lose $197 million worth of crypto assets. In the late hours of Monday, the Euler Finance hacker finally returned the outstanding sum of $31 million, bringing the recovery efforts to a conclusive end. The decentralized lending platform was exploited in a March 13 flash loan attack, causing it to lose $197 million worth of crypto assets. And shortly after the hack, Euler Finance offered the...

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