Materials by tag Hack

Jun 25, 2019 at 10:21
Hackers Who Stole $100 Mln in Bitcoin Arrested in Israel
The two brothers from Jerusalem, Israeli identified as Eli Gigi (31 years of age) and Assaf Gigi (21), have been arrested on suspicion of being responsible for the infamous Bitfinex hack that cost the cryptocurrency exchange a loss of over $100 million, according to the investigators of the national cyber unit at Lahav 433, who started the investigations back in 2017.
May 09, 2019 at 15:13
Binance Exchange Lost Over $40 Mln Worth of Bitcoin
Malevolent attackers have run away with more than $40 million worth of Bitcoin (around 7,000 BTC) from United States based cryptocurrency exchange Binance. Hackers used several hack techniques to make this extensive security breach on May 7, 2019.
Mar 30, 2019 at 10:07
Users Remain in Fear of CoinBene Crypto Exchange Hack
Hackers have taken advantage of the digital and embryonic nature of the cryptocurrency industry, and led both crypto exchange companies and users to shed tears. Now, CoinBene, one of the leading exchanges on the market according to coinmarketcap (CMC), has announced that it wasn’t hacked. The company was only carrying out maintenance - so it tells its users not to be worried.
Mar 06, 2019 at 17:10
Cryptopia Reopens in ‘Read-Only’ Mode, Crypto Community Excited
The latest update from Cryptopia shows that a “read-only” site for all existing users will be live on Tuesday this week. According to the update, the current customers are advised to use the site in order to reset their passwords and 2FA credentials to get ready for the live relaunch of the crypto exchange platform. Existing users at this time can’t trade, deposit, or withdraw their funds.
Feb 14, 2019 at 15:42
Cryptopia Hack: Police Allows Exchange to Resume Operations
After the hack that saw over $16.2 million illegally stolen from New Zealand’s hacked cryptocurrency exchange, police in New Zealand has given the go-ahead to Cryptopia, a crypto exchange that was recently hacked, to reopen and start operating at any time it's ready, according to a report on Wed February 13, 2019, by the New Zealand Herald, a local news outlet.
Feb 08, 2019 at 15:02
New Zealand Authorities Make Progress Investigating Cryptopia Hack
New Zealand Police continue to excellently investigate the Cryptopia hack that took place on Monday, January 24, 2019. Via an official press release, the Police revealed on Feb 7, that the probe is progressing on well. Cryptopia is a cryptoasset exchange that is based in New Zealand.
Feb 01, 2019 at 18:11
BitGrail Owner to Compensate Investors who Fell Victim to Hack
The bankruptcy court in Florence, Italy has demanded Francesco Firano, the owner of Italian cryptocurrency exchange BitGrail, to quickly repay losses incurred by users during a hack that saw around $170 million worth of Nano (XRB) crypto stolen.
Jan 30, 2019 at 16:52
Not Over Yet: Cryptopia Hacked Again, over $180,000 Worth of ETH Missing
Cryptopia – a crypto exchange platform based in Switzerland, was badly hacked on Monday, January 14, 2019, and has again faced another significant loss of money from the same hackers, just 2 weeks later.
Jan 22, 2019 at 09:56
New Zealand: Binance Finally Halts Transactions of Funds Stolen in Hacked Cryptopia Crypto Exchange
Binance, the biggest cryptocurrency exchange in the world in terms of trading volume, has frozen funds which were maliciously stolen from the hacked Cryptopia digital currency exchange earlier last week.
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