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Israeli Brothers Accused Of Bitfinex Crypto Exchange Hack

The cyber unit of the Israeli Police arrested two brothers for Bitfinex crypto exchange hack and other phishing attacks. These two brothers belong to Jerusalem, Israel. These two brothers are Eli Gigi and younger brother Assaf Gigi. They allegedly obtain access to other’s accounts and steal cryptocurrencies. These two brothers used to make cloning credentials […]

Komodo

In An Act of Self-Hacking, Komodo Saves $13 Million of Funds from Hackers

Crypto wallet provider Komodo performs self hacking and saved $13 million worth funds from falling into the hands of hackers. Sometimes back there was a warning from security researcher about vulnerability in its Agama wallet. So, instead of waiting for hackers to strike, Komodo’s cybersecurity team got into the rescue operation. Details of the entire […]

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Baltimore Ransomware Attack: Google Suspends Official’s Gmail

The Baltimore ransomware attack event is far from over. Apparently, it’s taking a new turn as Google disables the Gmail accounts of the government workers. When the ransomware hit, every system was disrupted. The government domain emails were disabled, so backup Google mail accounts were set up. however, Google cites that email accounts for government […]

SIM Swap Hacking

SIM Swap Hacking: BitGo Manager Loses $100,000 BTC

Hacking incidents are now becoming a common occurrence in the crypto domain. As technology gets better, so does its vulnerabilities. Among various kinds of cracking methods, SIM swap hacking is the new modus operandi of the hackers. Most recently, engineering manager for BitGo, Sean Coonce lost around $100,000 value of Bitcoins in a similar attack. […]

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Cryptopia Hack Aftermath: Hackers Begin Transferring Funds

Back in January this year, Cryptopia, the crypto exchange faced a major blow. Hackers hit the firm and got away with $16 million worth of Ethereum. A few days ago the exchange entered liquidation and eventually shut down for good. Everything seems to have finished with the Cryptopia hack incident. However, it’s not over yet. […]

SIM Swap Hacking

US Crypto Investor Wins Lawsuit in Sim Swap Hacking Case

In the end, justice always triumphs. This statement stands true for Michael Terpin, as the US Crypto Investor Wins Lawsuit in the sim-swapping fraud case. Terpin will receive $75.8 million from accused ┬áNicholas Truglia of Manhattan in the form of compensation. Back in early 2018, the latter made use of sim swapping technique to steal […]

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Binance Will Resume Fund Withdrawals from 14th May: Security Tightened Up

After the Binance hacking incident of last week, the exchange is now getting up on its feet. Tomorrow, ie from 14th of may Binance will resume fund withdrawals and deposits. This announcement comes from Changpeng Zhao, CEO of Binance on the company’s official blog. Zhao says that his team is working hard on stepping up […]

Binance Faces Security Breach

Binance Faces Security Breach: Hackers Stole 7,000 Bitcoins

Popular crypto exchange Binance faces security breach and in the event, hackers managed to steal 7,000 bitcoins. The anonymous group of hackers withdrew 7,000 bitcoins which has an estimated value of $40,705,000. The exchange says that the crackers used phishing techniques and viruses to gain access to 2FA codes and API keys. Also, they may […]

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Shellbot Malware is Back with A New Update and Modus Operandi

The crypto jacking Shellbot Malware is back in the scene again with some new upgrades and abilities. Apparently, it can hack into Linux servers based on a network. The malware usually makes use of SSH brute-force to gain access to systems with weak passwords. It can infect a network and mine the cryptocurrency Monero(XMR). What […]