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Slovak ETERBASE exchange admits to a $5.4 million hack

Recently, digital currency exchange ETERBASE reported that its hot wallet was comprised. The exchange has confirmed in its latest report that a total of $5.4 million were lost to the hackers. Further investigation has shown that a significant percentage of the stolen cryptocurrencies are held in major exchanges like Binance. ETERBASE exchange halts operations At …

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Hackers demand Bitcoin ransom to release Call of Duty hacked accounts

Hackers have managed to break into the accounts of Call of Duty: Warzone players, locking them out from accessing the popular online game. To release the account, the hackers are demanding Bitcoin ransom from the victims. Users’ complaints to the team behind the game received slow to no attention according to reports. COD players forced …

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Microsoft Windows crypto malware targets wallet data

Microsoft Windows crypto malware targets wallet data

A new Microsoft Windows crypto malware has been discovered by the Microsoft team and is known to target the crypto wallet. Virtual currency users on the Microsoft Windows platform have been cautioned regarding a fresh malware infecting Windows operating system. Microsoft Security Intelligence mentioned about the latest Microsoft Windows crypto malware dubbed Anubis in its …

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India’s Prime Minister Twitter Account Hacked by ‘John Wick’ Cyber Gang

India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi is the newest world leader to suffer a cyber attack, after a Twitter account affiliated to his exclusive website got hacked. The cyber criminals used the compromised Twitter account to ask for crypto funds. Twitter verified the alleged cyber attack and has since pulled down all the tweets seeking to …

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No more privacy? CipherTrace develops Monero tracking tool for US authorities

Many cybercriminals had flocked to loving the popular privacy-focused cryptocurrency, Monero for the fact that it shades them from being easily identified by law enforcement agencies. However, this may no longer be the case as CipherTrace has informed that it has developed a Monero tracking tool for authorities in the United States. New Monero tracking …

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North Korean Hackers move $140,000 in Bitcoin from a DoJ red-flagged address

A cryptocurrency wallet that the United States Department of Justice (DoJ) believes is linked to the North Korean hackers has released nearly $140,000 in Bitcoin. The transaction today was spotted by Whale Alert, a digital currency transaction tracker. Recently DoJ filed a complaint to gain control of several accounts that reportedly belongs to the hackers. …

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Joseph Sullivan charged for concealing Uber data breach in 2016

A criminal complaint filed on Thursday with the federal court conveyed charges against former Uber Chief Security Officer (CSO), Joseph Sullivan. As the US Department of Justice (DOJ) reported, Sullivan attempted to conceal an Uber data breach, which occurred four years ago, from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). He allegedly paid a six-figure amount in …

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5 tips to strengthen your cryptocurrency security

The recent high profile Twitter hack was used to acquire cryptocurrency from unsuspecting victims. Although the hacker was identified, the transferred Bitcoin might not be recovered at all. Notwithstanding, the basic notion of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in general, is to have an anonymous system of decentralized transactions. Even better, the report of the investor who …

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2gether hack: Crypto trading platform struggles to reimburse stolen funds

Recently, hackers broke into the servers of 2gether, a cryptocurrency trading platform in Spain, and they amassed about $1.4 million from the company’s funds. Having admitted to 2gether hack, the team has since been struggling to come up with an ideal reimbursement plan for the customers. 2gether lost 27 percent of its funds to hackers …

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Crypto-related scams in Russia skyrocketed exponentially during the first half of 2020

Cybersecurity companies have concluded that crypto-related scams in Russia have seen a rapid rise over the first half of 2020. Moreover, researchers have highlighted about 23,000 active websites involved in cryptocurrency scams in Russia, still actively looking for more victims to defraud. According to a new report by Kommersant, citing a new study conducted by …

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Twitter hack attracts Pentagon attention to crypto scams

Post Twitter hack, Pentagon too wants crypto surveillance application

The latest Twitter hack scandal resulted in severe damage to the social media giant’s reputation. It has also bought into limelight the growing crypto scams. Unfortunately, extensive negative press coverage means that the scandal has attracted the eyes of the authorities. The heart of the US defense realm, the Pentagon, has taken notice. Even though …

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