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How Investors Lose Their Cryptocurrency Savings Through Cellphones
Nov 30, 2021 at 09:11
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How Investors Lose Their Cryptocurrency Savings Through Cellphones
With the huge increase in cryptocurrency adoption by non-experts in 2021, the number of scammers is also on the rise. Fraudsters have started using the SIM-swap method to gain access to users' personal information such as emails, bank accounts, and even their digital assets.
The USA Cooperated with Ukraine in Prosecuting Cyber Criminals Having Laundered Millions of Dollars Using Cryptocurrency
Nov 01, 2021 at 11:00
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The USA Cooperated with Ukraine in Prosecuting Cyber Criminals Having Laundered Millions of Dollars Using Cryptocurrency
On October 25, US and Ukrainian intelligence agencies wrapped up a joint operation to uncover a gang of money launderers who used cryptocurrency to legalize money for hackers on the darknet.
Criminals Kidnapped a Man to Steal $523,000 Worth of Cryptocurrency
Oct 04, 2021 at 11:50
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Criminals Kidnapped a Man to Steal $523,000 Worth of Cryptocurrency
In Kaliningrad, Russia, criminals kidnapped a man in broad daylight to get their hands on his cryptocurrency holdings. In the process, they beated something like $523,000 in cryptocurrency out of him. Literally.
Light-Fingered Cryptopia’s Employee Was Not Involved in the 2019 Hack
Jul 07, 2021 at 13:00
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Light-Fingered Cryptopia’s Employee Was Not Involved in the 2019 Hack
The former Cryptopia employee, whose identity was not revealed for security reasons, was charged for the theft of customer data and stealing about $250,000 worth of cryptocurrencies when he appeared in Christchurch District Court on July 5. The man was later released on bail until the final trial on October 20, 2021.
Cases of Cryptocurrency Exchange Founders Running off with Investors' Money on the Rise in Africa
Jun 26, 2021 at 09:24
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Cases of Cryptocurrency Exchange Founders Running off with Investors' Money on the Rise in Africa
It is becoming a norm in Africa for founders of cryptocurrency exchanges to lure investors to store and multiply their fortune in bitcoin and other forms of digital currencies through their exchanges and then suddenly run away with all the money.
Scammers Never Sleep: Nearly $8 Million Stolen in DeFi Attack
May 19, 2021 at 08:52
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Scammers Never Sleep: Nearly $8 Million Stolen in DeFi Attack
In the latest rounds of attack on DeFi (Decentralized Finance), FinNexus Options Protocol and DeFi platform lost close to $8 million. DeFi experts say the attack was either executed via stolen admin keys or a rug pull. In the attack, FinNexus lost more than 383 million FNX tokens pushing the price of the token to plummet by at least 90%.
Hackers Use Vulnerabilities of DeFi Platforms to Conduct About Half of all Attacks in Cryptocurrency Industry
Mar 13, 2021 at 12:52
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Hackers Use Vulnerabilities of DeFi Platforms to Conduct About Half of all Attacks in Cryptocurrency Industry
Despite the series of obvious advantages, the DeFi platforms seem to face cyber attacks over and over again. The latest hack cost an exchange $3.8M. The road in the DeFi and cryptocurrency sector seems not to be smooth.
Hackers Break into Tesla Surveillance System to Prove that Cameras Violate Human Privacy
Mar 11, 2021 at 16:10
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Hackers Break into Tesla Surveillance System to Prove that Cameras Violate Human Privacy
Hackers broke into hundreds of security-cameras belonging to carmaker Tesla Inc., to gain access to the data collected by Verkada Inc., to prove the pervasiveness of video surveillance, and also expose the vulnerability existing in the walls of cybersecurity of these systems.
Hackers Targeted Cryptopia Exchange Despite the Liquidation Process; $40,000 Has Been Stolen
Feb 20, 2021 at 13:26
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Hackers Targeted Cryptopia Exchange Despite the Liquidation Process; $40,000 Has Been Stolen
With New Zealand Exchange Cryptopia in the midst of a liquidation process, hackers seem to consider it an easy victim. Despite it being under the supervision of Grant Thornton liquidators, criminals have stolen over $40,000.
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