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KuCoin CEO: We Have Found Suspects Of The Hack With Substantial Proof

After losing more than $250 million worth of cryptocurrencies in a security incident on September 26, KuCoin may have found new evidence to identify those responsible for the hack.It’s been exactly one week since Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange KuCoin suffered what would be the third-largest hack in the history of crypto.And now, the exchange claims that after a thorough investigation, it has found the suspects of the siphoned $280 million with “substantial proof at hand.”KuCoin CEO...

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Member Of Bitcoin Ransom Group The Dark Overlord Sentenced To Five Years In Prison

A UK national has pled guilty and will be sent to prison for his involvement in the notorious hacker’s group “The Dark Overlord.” The organization breached and stole sensitive information from numerous companies and demanded the ransoms to be paid in Bitcoin.The Dark Overlord Member ImprisonedThe US Department of Justice announced yesterday that Nathan Wyatt, 39, has pled guilty to conspiring to commit aggravated identity theft and computer fraud. Consequently, he received a sentence to five...

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Hackers Have Been Trying To Crack Bitcoin Wallet Worth $750 Million But Here’s The Catch

A bitcoin wallet containing a little over 69,000 BTC is doing the rounds in hacking communities all over the internet. The reason? It’s obvious.Everyone (read seasoned hackers and self-professed bitcoin wallet crackers) wants to break it open and take it all. Or at least, a slice of the almost $750 million pie. For the last two years, however, no one has been able to ‘strike it lucky.’Hackers Tried Cracking The 7th Largest Bitcoin Wallet In The WorldAccording to cybersecurity expert Alon Gal,...

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DeFi Protocol bZx Hacked Again: $8 Million Worth of ETH, LINK, Stablecoins Drained (Updated)

In yet another jolt to the decentralized finance (DeFi) community, margin, and leverage-based lending and trading platform, bZx became the target of another hack. In the hack, which was much bigger than the previous attacks, hackers made away with $8 million worth of cryptocurrencies.bZx Hackers Deal 8 Times More Damage To The DeFi Protocol This TimeDeFi lending protocol bZx was attacked again. This time hackers drained a little more over $8 million worth of cryptocurrencies leveraging a...

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Hackers Demand $7.7M In Bitcoin From Pakistan’s Largest Power Provider

Two significant NetWalker ransomware attacks have surfaced in the past week. After Argentina’s official immigration agency suffered a hack demanding $4 million in Bitcoin, a recent report revealed that Pakistan’s largest power producer was compromised. The perpetrators demand up to $7.7 million in BTC.$7.7M In BTC Demanded From Pakistan Power ProducerThe cybersecurity website Bleeping Computer reported earlier that the sole electricity provider for Karachi, Pakistan, namely K-Electric, has...

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Tracked: $5.4 Million Eterbase Hacked Funds Sent To Binance and Huobi

A few days after being hacked and drained for $5.4 million worth of digital assets, the European cryptocurrency exchange Eterbase claimed that it had tracked part of the stolen funds to Binance, Huobi, and HitBTC.The company asked for assistance from those exchanges and reassured its users that Eterbase will endure.$5.4M In Crypto Stolen From EterbaseLaunched in 2019, Eterbase is a relatively small Slovakia-based platform that describes itself as “the first regulation-compliant European...

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Cryptojacking Attempts Surge in Q2 2020 As Bitcoin Price Increases

A recent report indicated that as proof-of-work-based cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Monero were increasing in value in 2020, the cryptojacking cases worldwide have surged after a year of continuous decline.Cryptojacking On The Rise In 2020The term cryptojacking refers to when an unauthorized person gains access to a computer for mining (or minting) digital assets. These attacks can sometimes be so precise and critical that the victim fails to comprehend what is draining his device’s...

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India Prime Minister’s Twitter Account Compromised: Attackers Demand Cryptocurrencies

Twitter continues to experience technical issues trying to protect high-profile accounts as the social media giant has confirmed another hack. This time, it involved India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Upon taking over the account, the perpetrators had requested donations in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.Twitter Hacks – The Indian EditionLess than two months ago, the social media giant experienced a significant security breach. The hackers, which turned out to be led by a teenager,...

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Uber’s Former CSO Charged With Covering Up A Hack And Paying $100K In Bitcoin

The US Department of Justice has alleged that Joseph Sullivan, the former Chief Security Officer of Uber, has covered up a 2016 hack on the company that compromised data of millions of users and drivers. According to the DOJ, Sullivan paid the hackers $100,000 in Bitcoin.Uber Former CSO Covers Up A Hack?The announcement from the DOJ informed about a recently filed complaint against Sullivan, who served as Uber’s CSO from April 2015 to November 2017. It charged him with “obstruction of justice...

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This is How Hackers Stole 116 BTC From University of California

Hackers pulled off a successful ransomware attack on COVID-19 researchers from the University of California in San Francisco and received 116 bitcoins.Now, recently surfaced transcripts reveal how the entire operation played out.Phase One: The HackAlthough the name of the group was initially a mystery, the Bloomberg report said that the organization had a history of targeting health-care entities. Later on, a group dubbed Netwalker claimed credit for executing the ransomware attack on the...

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