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Crypto 20/07/21 01:00 by Best Owie
U.S. Government Puts Up $10 Million Bounty In Crypto
The U.S. Department of State has put out an offer for a bounty in crypto up to the tune of $10 million in exchange for actionable information on cyberattacks that are carried out by foreign government...
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Bitcoin 12/07/21 22:48 by Olivia Brooke
Is Bitcoin On The Verge Of Landing In President Biden’s Bad Books?
The former President of the United States, Donald Trump, had made it very clear where he stood with digital currencies. Clearly, Trump was not a fan of Bitcoin which he had branded “a scam against ...
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Crypto 03/07/21 21:12 by Livine Sanchez
How Crypto Startup Moon Rabbit Explores Immortality?
As humans, we desire to explore immortality and attain longevity. It doesn’t matter if it will be discovered through science or applied philosophy, human wants to attain longevity and immortali...
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Other 26/06/21 14:09 by Zex PR Wire
GainPool gathers a world-class team to deliver its unique DeFi project
The company has brought on board an experienced team of developers and thought leaders GainPool, has explained the various steps it has followed to create an outstanding DeFi project. The company ...
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Crypto 17/06/21 15:13 by Best Owie
Ledger Scam: Scammers Mail Hacked Ledger Devices To Steal Crypto
Scammers are now mailing hacked ledger devices to Ledger users in a bid to steal crypto from unsuspecting users. An alarmed user made a post on Reddit that they had gotten a Ledger device that they ha...
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Bitcoin 14/06/21 18:39 by owiebest
Why Bitcoin Is Actually “Bad For Crime” Contrary To Belief
Bitwise Management CEO Hunter Horsley was on Yahoo Finance Live to talk about why Bitcoin is bad for crime. The technology which Bitcoin runs on, Blockchain, basically has a public ledger. Transaction...
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Bitcoin 08/06/21 09:50 by Brenda Ngari
US Federal Officials Recover $2.3M Bitcoin Ransom Paid To Colonial Pipeline Hacker Gang
Federal officials with a United States government task force have managed to recover over $2 million in crypto paid by Colonial Pipeline to the DarkSide Hacking Group that choreographed a devastating...
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Other 13/05/21 21:16 by PR DESK
Orbs Integrate With Chainlink to Secure Its Liquidity Nexus
Orbs, a public blockchain infrastructure designed for businesses looking at trust as a competitive strategy, announced its integration to Chainlink Price Feeds Oracle to secure its Liquidity Nexus. ...
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Altcoins 09/05/21 20:15 by Reynaldo Marquez
How Hackers Looted 2600 ETH In Rari Capital Cross-Chain Exploit
Ethereum (ETH) based yield aggregator Rari Capital was attacked this weekend by a group of bad actors. As a result, 2,600 in this cryptocurrency were stolen from the Rari Capital Ethereum Pool, as a p...
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Crypto 28/04/21 18:22 by Tony Spilotro
How Blockchain Businesses And Crypto Companies Can Reduce Cyberthreats
Bitcoin and Ethereum are booming, altcoins are surging, and other crypto categories like DeFi and NFTs have taken off like never before. Money is being made on digital currencies and it is highly visi...
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Crypto 20/01/21 10:53 by Bernice Nyambura
Criminal Activity Related To Crypto Transactions Fell by 83% in 2020 – New Chainalysis Report
2020 was a good year for the crypto market, especially the second half of the year despite the pandemic. Bitcoin and other digital assets recovered from the spectacular crash on Black Thursday to set...
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Other 15/12/20 11:00 by Nick Chong
DeFi Founder Targeted in $8m Hack Says He Has His Hacker’s IP
The decentralized finance (DeFi) space was rocked last morning by news that Nexus Mutual founder Hugh Karp was hit with a personal attack. His project, a decentralized mutual product to allow users to...
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Crypto 14/12/20 18:19 by Jide Idowu
Nexus Mutual Boss Loses $8 Million Worth of Cryptos To Cyber Attack
Hugh Karp, the founder of popular decentralized insurance protocol, Nexus Mutual has reportedly lost over $8 million worth of cryptos to an attack. The platform’s official Twitter handle announ...
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Other 17/11/20 13:22 by Thomas Delahunty
Exploring Flash Loans in DeFi
The dream of every borrower is to get loans without collateral and Flash loans in DeFi allow you to fulfill that dream. If you’ve been denied a loan application for lack of security, you’l...
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Altcoins 16/11/20 06:00 by Nick Chong
Ethereum DeFi Exploiter Returns $50,000 to “Nurse” Affected by $5m Attack
DeFi Despite positive technological developments, the decentralized finance (DeFi) space is still rife with hacks and exploits. This much was made clear just recently, when $7 million was siphoned out...
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Other 30/10/20 19:33 by Brenda Ngari
Harvest Finance Ups Reward To $1 Million For Hard Evidence Leading To Return Of Stolen Funds
Earlier this week, an economic exploit using flash loans was conducted on decentralized Finance (DeFi) protocol Harvest Finance enabling the attacker to get away with $33.8 million  — initiall...
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Other 26/10/20 12:33 by Brenda Ngari
DeFi Protocol Harvest Finance Offers $100,000 Bounty In The Aftermath Of A $24M Exploit
Several decentralized finance (DeFi) protocols have fallen victim to economic exploits since the start of this year. These have included large-scale attacks on the bZx project, the $25 million exploi...
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Altcoins 03/09/20 13:39 by Brenda Ngari
Here’s Why A 51% Attack On Ethereum 2.0 Wouldn’t Be ‘Fatal’, According To Vitalik Buterin
The topic comes hot on the heels of Yearn Finance’s yETH vault success. Since its launch a couple of days ago, the product has already attracted over 335,000 ether. The CIO at Arcane Assets, Eric W...
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Crypto 26/08/20 19:13 by Thomas Delahunty
Protect your Cryptocurrency with Cyber Risk Assessment
Cryptocurrencies, especially Bitcoin, are a frequent target for cybercriminals. Virtual currency is prone to attacks and illegal mining from hackers or hacktivists worldwide. That happens because fede...
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Crypto 26/08/20 14:56 by Bernice Nyambura
Notorious Hacker Group Lazarus Is Targeting The Cryptocurrency Industry Via LinkedIn – Warns Security Firm
Blockchain and cryptocurrency professionals on LinkedIn are under a new phishing threat that’s targeting them disguised as crypto-related job offers advertised on the platform. A new report by F...
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Mining 24/08/20 19:18 by Thomas Delahunty
Botnet Distributed Denial of Service Attacks are Mining for Your Bitcoin
Distributed Denial of Service is known for damaging enterprises for over $2.3 million and negatively affecting the reputation of companies that had to recover from these cyberattacks. Read more abo...
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Altcoins 18/08/20 23:22 by Bernice Nyambura
Ethereum Classic Under Close Monitoring for Potential Delisting by Major Crypto Exchanges
Several crypto exchanges are monitoring Ethereum Classic to decide whether to delist the coin after its recent two major 51% attacks that saw the network lose over $5.6 million in double-spending. ...
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Altcoins 08/08/20 21:00 by Tony Spilotro
How 51% Attacks Crippled This Ethereum Crypto Offshoot
This past week Ethereum Classic suffered not one, but two 51% attacks. The culprits were able to make off with millions as a result. While this doesn’t directly cause the underlying network to slow,...
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Altcoins 06/08/20 14:01 by Samuel Wan
Ethereum Classic Considers Network Rollback Following $5.6M Theft
Ethereum Classic suffered a 51% attack last weekend, the second such attack in less than two years. Initial investigations at the time showed no evidence of double-spending. Ethereum Classic (ETC) pr...
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Bitcoin 28/07/20 18:51 by Adrian Klent
Bitcoin Retakes $11k — Further Reinforcing Analysts Take That $20,000 Is In Sight
At the time of this writing, Bitcoin is trading at a price of $11,026, which was first attained in the last 24hrs. The entire cryptocurrency community, especially Bitcoin users on Twitter have been t...
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Altcoins 19/07/20 21:00 by Samuel Wan
Hackers Demand $7.5 Million in Monero Following Phone Company Hack
Reports have emerged that hackers are demanded $7.5 million in Monero following an attack on Telecom Argentina S.A, a major telecom provider that serves the north of the country. Argentina's majo...
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Bitcoin 02/07/20 11:54 by Vincent Mislos
Researchers Discover Flaw in Major Bitcoin Wallets That Could Trick Users to Think They Received BTC
Bitcoin wallet ZenGo has disclosed the “BigSpender” vulnerability existing in many crypto wallets, wherein an attacker can cancel a transaction but still make the funds appear in the victim’s w...
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Bitcoin 30/06/20 23:09 by Adrian Klent
Bitcoin Price Marks Its Third-Best Q2 Performance In History
While Bitcoin has been swaying between $9000 to $10,000 for the greater part of 2020, other factors surrounding the cryptocurrency’s price performance have mostly been bullish. With investment ...
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Altcoins 29/06/20 04:00 by Nick Chong
A Hacker Just Drained $500k in Ethereum & Altcoins From a DeFi App
Ethereum’s budding decentralized finance ecosystem has gone parabolic over recent weeks. The value of cryptocurrencies locked in DeFi applications has skyrocketed to $1.65 billion, 65% higher th...
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Other 02/06/20 20:01 by Ponvang Bulus
Elrond Stress Tests Network Ahead of Mainnet Launch
Blockchain company Elrond is embarking on a bounty program to stress test its blockchain network. According to an announcement today 2 June, the company has set aside $40,000 as a reward for anyone w...
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