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Other 14/07/21 01:00 by Best Owie
ChainSwap Loses $8 Million In Second Exploit
ChainSwap has experienced another exploit in what has turned out to be a terrifying month for the exchange. The platform which acts as a bridge for assets had succumbed to an exploit earlier this mont...
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Crypto 08/07/21 22:36 by Livine Sanchez
Gitcoin Announces Tezos Hackathon Series Following Tezos Integration
Gitcoin is happy to announce the integration of Tezos, one of the leading proof of stake networks into its platform. According to the announcement, this latest integration comes with numerous bene...
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Bitcoin 06/07/21 18:00 by Best Owie
‘Bitcoin King’ Arrested For Allegedly Embezzling $300 Million
A report from Coindesk has revealed that Brazil’s ‘Bitcoin King’ Claudio Oliveira was arrested for allegedly embezzling $300 million. An official press release showed that the rest h...
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Crypto 05/07/21 19:00 by Best Owie
Ex-Cryptopia Employee Admits to Stealing $170K Worth Of Crypto
An ex-employee of the now-defunct crypto exchange Cryptopia has admitted in court to stealing crypto worth about $170,000. The employee pled guilty to stealing coins and customer data while he worked ...
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Other 02/07/21 10:21 by NewsBTC
OKExChain Introduces EVM Compatibility and a $50K Hackathon to Go Along with it
OKExChain, a transparent, open-source and truly decentralized ecosystem created by the leading crypto spot and derivatives trading platform OKEx has announced EVM compatibility. EVM, short for Ethereu...
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Crypto 17/06/21 14:04 by Guest Author
DAO1 Announces Its Very First International Blockchain Hackathon
DAO1, an all-inclusive community-led financial blockchain ecosystem project, has finalized the dates for its very first International Blockchain Hackathon. The multi-stage event is scheduled to occur...
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Crypto 08/06/21 14:00 by Samuel Wan
Questions Linger As FBI Recovers Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Crypto Funds
U.S agencies claim they have recovered most of the $4.4 million in crypto paid out to hackers of the Colonial Pipeline. But hazy details around the case leave more questions than answers. Crypto Funds...
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Crypto 28/05/21 19:40 by Livine Sanchez
How VPNs Can Fix Crypto Security Hitches
Assumingly, by now everybody is conversant with the ubiquitous bitcoin. If you have never heard of it, don’t worry. We’ll explain to you what it means. Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency. You may still ...
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Mining 25/05/21 13:05 by Mark Hampton
HashEx: 20 Million Users Might Be Threatened by SafeMoon’s Critical Vulnerabilities
The SafeMoon DeFi protocol is the latest project to have vulnerabilities revealed in its smart contract code. A recent audit conducted by analysts from HashEx, a blockchain security consulting firm, h...
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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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Bitcoin 16/04/21 17:58 by Olivia Brooke
Bitcoin’s Exploding Value May Have Turned Bitfinex Hackers Into Multi-Billionaires
Holding cryptocurrencies have made billionaires out of some of the leading figures in the crypto ecosystem. Usually, these crypto billionaires are CEOs of exchanges or long-term investors, but there ...
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Other 30/03/21 23:07 by Reynaldo Marquez
Chainlink’s Hackathon offers $125K in bounties, LINK going to $100?
With a start date of March 15th, The Spring 2021 Chainlink Virtual Hackathon records more than 3,500 participants. According to an official post, the participants are “building the next generati...
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Altcoins 16/02/21 19:09 by Livine Sanchez
TRON Plans to Expand Its Defi Economy With $10 Million Global Hackathon
In an effort to incentivize developer growth within the TRON ecosystem, the network is plotting its biggest hackathon yet. Branching out of its $120 million TRON DeFi Entrepreneurial Alliance Support...
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Other 29/01/21 19:19 by Guest Author
The First Grey Hat Hackers Hackathon Gets Hacked, Hacker Presents DeFi Solution to Curb Money Laundering on DEXs
Hacken, a prominent cybersecurity, blockchain and cryptocurrency community is organizing the First Grey Hat Hackers Idea Competition where hackers and computer enthusiasts can submit their ideas to de...
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Bitcoin 17/01/21 12:10 by John Caroline
31 Bitcoins Worth Over $1 Million Recovered From Jailed Hacker
The Indian police have reportedly recovered $1.1 million worth of Bitcoins from a 25-year-old jailed hacker, Srikrishna, who possessed the assets through fraudulent deeds. Srikrishna, a computer s...
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Other 14/01/21 14:07 by Samuel Wan
Decentralized Video Platform Theta Hosting Hackathon With $85k up For Grabs
Decentralized video streaming service Theta Network will host a three-month-long hackathon starting next week to develop innovations on the platform. “Join us in building products, integrations ...
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Altcoins 28/12/20 22:00 by Cole Petersen
COVER Price Plummets Towards Zero Following Lethal Minting Function Exploit
COVER has been gaining serious hype throughout the past few months, despite its turbulent beginnings. What started as “SAFE” ultimately became COVER following some contentious battles betw...
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Bitcoin 26/12/20 17:15 by John Caroline
Price Of Bitcoin On Russian-Crypto Exchange Livecoin Hits $450k Following Server Breach
Cyber-attacks seem unending within the crypto space as several exchanges keep recording cases of a security breach from cybercriminals. A recent report reveals that a Russian Cryptocurrency Exchan...
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Other 11/12/20 11:34 by Livine Sanchez
Decentralized Insurance Markets Are Taming DeFi Risks
What will it take to get decentralized finance (DeFi) to deliver the promised land of low fee financial services owned by its users? Many DeFi users will argue that day is already here. They are enjo...
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Bitcoin 03/12/20 13:16 by Ponvang Bulus
Hackers Attack Israeli Insurance Company Shirbit, Demands $1 Million In Bitcoin
A leading insurance company in Israel, Shirbit has been hacked and the hackers demand 50 BTC or they will sell the data of its customers. The hackers posted a message on Telegram on Wednesday 2 Decem...
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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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Bitcoin 20/10/20 22:01 by Bernice Nyambura
Hacker Group Behind Robinhood Security Breach Donates Stolen Bitcoin To Charity
The Darkside hacker group behind the recent security breach on popular trading app Robinhood has given some of their Bitcoin ransom to two charities, Children International and The Water Project. ...
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Crypto 19/10/20 09:01 by Ponvang Bulus
Most Crypto Investors Trust Kraken More Than Binance and Coinbase, Poll Reveals
Most respondents in a Twitter poll have indicated that they trust Kraken the most to keep their cryptocurrencies safe. The poll conducted by a Twitter user included Kraken, Binance, Coinbase, and oth...
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Bitcoin 05/10/20 12:16 by Bernice Nyambura
CryptoWhale on why the 150k BTC compensation to Mt. Gox users could be catastrophic to Bitcoin’s price
Mt.Gox Users who fell victim to the 2014 infamous hack of the Bitcoin exchange might finally get their funds back in the next 10 days, if the rehabilitation plan to compensate them goes through on Oc...
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Crypto 28/09/20 23:00 by Cole Petersen
The KuCoin Hacker is About to Sell Stolen Chainlink; Why Analysts Aren’t Concerned
KuCoin, a somewhat popular cryptocurrency exchange headquartered in Singapore, experienced a major security breach last week that led to the loss of over $150 million worth of crypto tokens, including...
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Crypto 26/09/20 17:11 by Brenda Ngari
KuCoin Crypto Exchange Hacked, Over $150 Million Lost
KuCoin cryptocurrency exchange was hacked. At least $150 million in bitcoin (BTC), ethereum (ETH), and other ERC-20 tokens were drained from its hot wallets. Nonetheless, the price of bitcoin and ETH...
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Altcoins 26/09/20 05:17 by Nick Chong
Millions in Bitcoin, Ethereum, & Tokens Hacked From KuCoin Will Be “Covered”
On Friday afternoon, a number of Twitter users began to notice large withdrawals of Ethereum and ERC-20 tokens from Kucoin’s designated addresses. In the span of about thirty minutes, about $150...
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Bitcoin 22/09/20 23:14 by Nick James
Confessed “Dark Overlord” Hacker Slapped With A 5-Year Sentence For Bitcoin Extortion
Hackers using ransomware to extort money from people have turned to cryptocurrencies, especially Bitcoin, to hide their tracks. One such criminal group named “The Dark Overlord” has been terroriz...
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Other 14/09/20 22:25 by Brenda Ngari
$8.1 Million Lost In bZx Protocol’s Third High-Profile Hack This Year
Decentralized Finance (DeFi) lending protocol, bZx, has been hit by the third exploit this year. This time, it is believed that the hackers made off with approximately $8 million worth of digital ass...
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