Coinbase stopped scammers from stealing an extra $280,000 during Twitter hack

Coinbase stopped scammers from stealing an extra $280,000 during Twitter hack

Maybe Coinbase should send Twitter an invoice, because it certainly sounds like their quick thinking helped prevent last week’s hack from leaving a lot more Twitter users with empty wallets. As we ...
Kraken CISO Nick Percoco on the crypto exchange’s “productive paranoia” and the future of protecting home networks (Video)

Kraken CISO Nick Percoco on the crypto exchange’s “productive paranoia” and the future of protecting home networks (Video)

Audio Version Episode 3 of SOC Quarantine Diaries catches up with veteran security mind Nick Percoco, whose renowned career... The post Kraken CISO Nick Percoco on the crypto exchange’s “productive paranoia” and ...

BlockFi Hacked Following SIM Swap Attack, But Says No Funds Lost

For just under 90 minutes last Thursday, hackers were able to compromise the systems of cryptocurrency lending platform BlockFi, and gain unauthorised access to users’ names, email addresses, dates of birth, address ...
Fake COVID-19 Cryptocurrency Emerges Promising to Gain Value with Each Death

Fake COVID-19 Cryptocurrency Emerges Promising to Gain Value with Each Death

A new report reveals exponential growth in the number of phishing and website scams leveraging the COVID-19 pandemic, including websites peddling fake COVID-19 cryptocurrencies and crypto wallets that aim to siphon data ...
A hackers’ dream payday: Ledf.Me and Uniswap lose $25 million worth of cryptocurrency

A hackers’ dream payday: Ledf.Me and Uniswap lose $25 million worth of cryptocurrency

The cryptocurrency industry has suffered a major loss over the weekend, after bad actors managed to steal more than $25 million worth of digital currency from Uniswap and Lendf.me. Believed to be ...
Bad actor steals $250,000 from Bisq users after faulty security patch

Bad actor steals $250,000 from Bisq users after faulty security patch

Bisq, a decentralized crypto exchange network, was forced to disable trading on Tuesday after the discovery of a critical security vulnerability. The open source peer-to-peer application allows Bitcoin aficionados to buy or ...
Bitcoin thieves use malicious QR code readers to steal $45,000 this month

Bitcoin thieves use malicious QR code readers to steal $45,000 this month

Payments in cryptocurrency are not limited to extortionists who provide you their Bitcoin (BTC) wallets in their ‘contact info’. Adapting to the growing popularity, merchants around the world have added payment options ...
What About GandCrab’s $2 Billion? Ransomware Operators Pocketed Only $140 Million Over Six Years, FBI Calculates

What About GandCrab’s $2 Billion? Ransomware Operators Pocketed Only $140 Million Over Six Years, FBI Calculates

Ryuk, Dharma, Bitpaymer, SamSam and other prominent ransomware strains have generated hundreds of millions of dollars for their authors, according to calculations by the FBI. Does that mean the GandCrab gang, which ...
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Cybersecurity 2020: Innovate or Surrender the Digital Economy

Cyberattacks are becoming easier to carry out and will threaten the digital economy unless businesses innovate Cybercriminal activity is one of the biggest challenges that humanity will face in the next two ...
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Teenager charged over $50 million SIM-swap cryptocurrency theft

Teenager charged over $50 million SIM-swap cryptocurrency theft

Samy Bensaci, an 18-year-old living in Montreal, Canada, has been charged in connection with the theft of over $50 million worth of cryptocurrency in a SIM-swapping scam. A SIM swap attack (also ...