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Solana network’s Crema loses $8.78M to flash loan exploit

Solana-based liquidity protocol Crema Finance resulted in the loss of about $8.78 million worth of cryptocurrencies in a hack, according to developers. According to the firm, it halted its smart contract after the exploit. The protocol enables liquidity providers to establish price ranges, add single-sided liquidity, and conduct range order trading. This is a sophisticated …

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Hackers threaten to release Finland psychotherapy records for cryptocurrency

Hackers threaten to release psychotherapy records in Finland if cryptocurrency is not delivered. A Finland psychotherapy institution received threats from criminals for $584 worth of cryptocurrency within 48 hours. The consequence of not listening to the lawbreakers would be the release of medical records. Hackers threaten to release Finland psychotherapy records for cryptocurrency Hackers threaten …

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Ronin

Ronin hack: Approximately 173600 Ethereum stolen from blockchain project

TL;DR Breakdown • Blockchain project is looking for crypto criminals.• Ronin reports locking their system for security. The crypto market seems to suffer a new cyberattack. This time, the Blockchain project named Ronin was the victim of a cyberattack where $ 615 M was extracted, according to what its manager indicates. This attack would be …

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Multichain

Whitehat hacker hits Multichain protocol, returns 259 ETH

TL;DR Breakdown White hat hackers hit Multichain protocol. Hack followed report that users could be exploited, Hackers swamped the platform. White Hat hacker broke in to ensure funds were kept safe. A white-hat hacker has returned 259 Ethereum (around $900,000) after draining the coffers of Multichain users. Multichain is a cross-chain router protocol that bridges …

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Crypto industry

Crypto industry loses $9.8bn to hacks, ransomware attacks in 2021

TL;DR Breakdown $8.89bn lost to crypto hack in 2021. Bulk of hack was on DeFi industry. SlowMist Technology, a Chinese cybersecurity firm, has revealed that the crypto industry lost a whopping $9.8 billion dollars to crypto hacks and ransomware attacks. The firm made the disclosure in its yearly report. This year’s report was titled ‘Review …

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Bitmart

Bitmart exchange hacked: 48 digital assets worth over $150 million stolen

TL;DR Breakdown: Bitmart exchange was hacked for $150 million worth of crypto.  48 tokens across the platforms Ethereum and BSC hot wallets were affected.  All withdrawals on Bitmark is suspended until further notice.  Popular crypto exchange BItmart has suffered a massive security breach on Saturday. The company’s CEO confirmed that hackers got away with $150 …

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Google

Google Alert: Cloud accounts are targets for malicious cryptocurrency miners

TL; DR Breakdown Google has informed users about hackers using the cloud for mining cryptocurrency. The deviants target ill-secured accounts for easy takeover. The hackers only use approximately 22 seconds to download the crypto mining software. Google is alerting clients about destructive people who hack google cloud accounts to mine cryptos. The cloud can access …

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Beeple s

2FA authentication? Beeple’s Discord compromised with a fake NFT drop

TL; DR Breakdown Hackers forge Beeple’s announcement to coincide with the next one. Several fans thought they were up for a better-priced NFT drop. Beeple’s users have lost almost 40 ETH after the popular digital artist official Discord channel of Mike Winkelmann was compromised. The perpetrators posted an NFT auction in the artist’s name. The …

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Biggest hacks of this week - 15th August

Hackers compromise the Chivo BTC Wallet configuration system

TL; DR Breakdown Hackers are using El Salvadorans wallets through the new Chivo Wallet to commit fraud. Hackers are also targeting the free bitcoin from the administration. Recent reports have revealed that hackers are impersonating several El Salvadorans. Earlier last month, El Salvador made history by becoming the first economy to introduce Bitcoin (BTC) legal tender.  The …

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CoinMarketCap

CoinMarketCap hack leaves 3.1 million email addresses compromised

TL: DR Breakdown A recent hack on the crypto tracking service, CoinMarketCap, leaves 3.1 million users’ email addresses exposed.  CoinMarketCap announced that the breach did not come from its servers. It continues to encourage users to employ reasonable cybersecurity measures. A report from Have I Been Pwned on October 23 revealed a CoinMarketCap hack that happened earlier …

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