The fast-growing crypto exchange Crypto.com discloses large amounts of Bitcoin and Ether were stolen from 483 customers.
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Cryptocurrency is fueling crimes like malicious mining and ransomware attacks, writes Andrew Brandt of Sophos. What can a company do to protect itself?
While increasing crypto adoption was predictable, 2021 also saw much that was unexpected. Here are the events that shocked even crypto natives.
Macroeconomic factors and a spate of bad news override bullish outlook in crypto market as the year lurches toward its end.
With suitable regulation in place, DeFi could yet play an important role in the financial system, BIS suggests.
BXH suffers US$130 million exploit, also Squid game token meets deadly end
The hacked DeFi platform called China’s cyber police first thing as most users appear to be in China.
The big-money world of NFTs is also attracting hackers, thieves and con artists. How do you know if that Ape NFT or digital Banksy is fake?
This follows an attack on Cream Finance that also resulted in a $130M hack.
Behind this year’s giddy markets, evil and tragedies abound. Just in time for Halloween, Forkast.News shakes out the skeletons in crypto’s closet.
South Korea crypto debate heats up, also Bitcoin mining ETF starts trading
This appears to be the third hack for the protocol this year — yet the biggest one so far.
FTX hit by hack rumor meanwhile Korea updates crypto death note
Scams and fake news have long dogged the crypto world. This week saw two major blockchain companies and a global retailer get swept up by hack rumors or hoaxes.
C.R.E.A.M. Finance suffered a flash loan exploit that was much larger than earlier estimates
Korea’s love for crypto continues while Crypto exchange Bilaxy hacked
The 20th hijack this month, after Poly Network, Solend and Liquid.
Money laundering token tracer developed using AMLBot application programming interface was suspended within eight hours of public exposure.
India crypto bill awaits approval while Poly Network hack saga continues
The hackers claim that trust issues with the Poly Network team are slowing down the complete handover of stolen assets.
Poly Network recovers assets meanwhile Rario launches cricket NFT platform
Poly Network assets returned also OKEx lists Baby Doge
Impact of one of the biggest heists in the industry looks set to be mitigated as hackers agree to return funds.
DeFi’s explosive growth may be the cryptocurrency world’s biggest story in 2020. But is the industry ignoring risks and cybersecurity gaps?
Just in time for Halloween, gather ’round for this blood-curdling crypto news flashback that will have you HODLing a blanket. Beware the death grip on Bitcoin wallets!
Rented hash power for 51% attacks is a ‘huge vulnerability’ for proof-of-work blockchains, says ETC Labs CEO
Ethereum Classic Labs CEO Terry Culver calls the hash rental market shady “like under a rock somewhere…. They’re basically money laundering operations.”
ETC’s recent hacks may be an occupational hazard of ‘proof-of-work’ blockchains, including BTC and ETH. Is going ‘proof of stake’ the answer?
Could blockchain technology and decentralized ID verification have prevented all those VIP Twitter accounts from being commandeered for a bitcoin scam?
Ep. 25 | Bitcoin surges in Hong Kong’s geopolitical storms. China widens DCEP testing. Ethereum Classic’s audacious attacks.
Other top news: Teen accused of masterminding Twitter VIP hack heads to court. Huobi launches DeFi lab. Fintech VC in Singapore and Indonesia.
Social media platforms like Twitter need more advanced technology, like blockchain, to protect user accounts from attacks, says Voice CEO Salah Zalatimo.
Twitter blames “social engineering” for attacks on the accounts of Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Bill Gates and Barack Obama. What really happened?
Ep. 10 | Ripple sues YouTube over scam videos. Hong Kong’s first regulator-approved bitcoin fund manager. Hacker messes with dForce.
Other top news: Courier giant YTO forms blockchain logistics lab. 224 more blockchain firms get official thumbs up. VC in Singapore, UK and US.
As increasingly useful and potentially destructive data migrates onto the internet, more and more countries will deploy cyber weapons. Could blockchain provide a defense against future incursions?