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$5.2 billion worth of Bitcoin (BTC) paid out in ransomware
Ransomware attackers have gotten as much as over $5 billion BTC in ransom payment per a new FinCEN study.
Coinbase reports 6,000 crypto account hacks after SMS flaw
Hackers used an unusual vulnerability to steal crypto from user accounts at the American crypto exchange.
Bitcoin.org website gets hacked by ‘double your money’ scammers
Giveaway scammers strike again, this time by targetting Bitcoin.org. Users need to wise up to end this practice.
Another hit on Avalanche as Vee Finance exploited for $35 million
The team has tried to initiate the communication with the attacker, who has not yet transferred or processed the stolen funds.
$12 million stolen after Binance Smart Chain DeFi pNetwork gets hacked
The project offered the hacker a $1.5 million bounty for returning the funds but called the offer "a long shot."
Hacker returns 865 ETH stolen from Sushi’s token launch platform MISO
The rogue developer that drained 864.8 ETH from a MISO auction returned the funds to the original token contract after being exposed by Sushi's founders.
Avalanche (AVAX) chain’s Zabu Finance sees a $3.2 million exploit
The first major attack in the Avalanche ecosystem leaves Zabu Finance exploited for $3,2 million worth of funds.
3 in 10 Americans share their crypto wallet password with others
While respondents to a recent poll felt secure about passwords for their online accounts, a survey showed that a lot of security issues are prevalent.
4,307% ROI, guaranteed!!! (and other crypto scams to avoid)
If you’re fresh on the crypto scene, it’s critical that you watch out for all the gimmicks and traps. But even veteran investors should still pay close attention to some of the more recent and sophisticated scams that are now beginning to circulate.
Block.one under fire over claims its EOS ICO was a shady “pump scheme”
Accusations of ICO price manipulation cast a shadow on the EOS project
DeFi tool Cream Finance hit for over $18 million. Suffers second hack in six months
The hacked DeFi lending protocol already suffered a bigger exploit in February this year.
The Poly Network hacker just got offered a job… by Poly Network
After it suffered a historic exploit, the cross-chain bridging protocol taunts its attacker with an attractive job position.
Critical vulnerability found in SushiSwap put $350 million at risk
A Paradigm security researcher revealed findings of a ‘whitehat’ vulnerability in a post last night.
America offers $10 million in crypto rewards to ‘whitehat’ darknet sleuths
The US government is prepared to offer as much as $10 million to hackers who provide helpful information on attackers of its cyberspace.
Poly Network hacker returns over $260 million after DeFi heist
Available data is showing that the Poly network hacker is beginning to return the stolen funds.
The biggest DeFi hit ever: Poly Network sees $600 million crypto heist
The combined value of stolen crypto across three blockchain networks totaled roughly $604 million.
‘Audited’ DeFi project Popsicle Finance gets exploited for $21 million
Another DeFi exploit rocks the cryptocurrency world leading to doubts on the value of smart contract audits.
Bitcoin SV (BSV) hit by 51% attack, three malicious chains created
The controversial Bitcoin fork was hit by the notorious 51% attack last night. The attackers have since backed off, but not before significant damage was done.