A hacker identified as Sanix is reported to have been arrested and detained by Ukrainian law enforcement over the sale of a database that contained at least 773 million email addresses and 21 million unique passwords.
On May 3, a group of hackers breached popular blogging platform Ghost to mine cryptocurrency on its underlying infrastructure, Salt. This case adds up to a number of other crypto attacks, which became increasingly proliferated since the beginning of global pandemics.
While countries are busy dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, they are targeted by hackers wishing to benefit from the crisis. Now, criminals aim at the vital and the most vulnerable industry as of now - healthcare.
The story of the notorious New Zealand-based Cryptopia exchange seems to have finally come to an end. On April 8, the High Court in Christchurch arrived at a verdict that all stolen funds are a property of the company’s customers. Thus, people might finally get their money back.
On March 11, the Tokyo Metropolitan Police arrested two people in connection with the $580m hack on cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck. The police revealed that the two men were found in possession of NEM cryptocurrency linked to the cryptocurrency stolen from the exchange in 2018.
The US Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets (OFAC) says it has sanctioned two Chinese nationals who laundered cryptocurrencies stolen by millions of North Korean hackers. Since the industry is still young, most cryptocurrency exchanges are under a major threat of losing their virtual currency holdings to wrong hands.
A software license is an important tool that establishes the rules and conditions for the use of specific digital support by a company's employees, which is why some large companies have asked the best experts to find new solutions based on disruptive technologies such as Blockchain and distributed ledger technology.
Lazarus, a famous hacking group originating from North Korea, might be trying to steal Bitcoin and other digital currencies through Telegram. Previously, the hackers from this illustrious group have managed to crackdown a good number of cryptocurrency exchanges and run away with a huge amount of money, and other victim exchanges have declared their bankruptcy.