Bitcoin Worth $282K from the 2016 Bitfinex Hack on the Move

Bitcoin Worth $282K from the 2016 Bitfinex Hack on the MoveThe cryptocurrency community has noticed a number of bitcoins from the August 2, 2016, Bitfinex breach has been moved. A small 30 BTC transaction ($282,000) from the stash has moved from the hacker’s address to an unknown bitcoin address. The last time coins from the Bitfinex incident moved was June and August 2019, as the […]

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Tokyo Police Arrest 2 Men for Buying Cryptocurrency Tied to $530M Coincheck Hack

Tokyo Police Arrest 2 Men for Buying Cryptocurrency Tied to $530M Coincheck HackTokyo police arrested two individuals on Wednesday for acquiring stolen NEM from the 2018 Coincheck hack. On Jan. 26, 2018, the Japanese trading platform Coincheck noticed an “illicit transfer” of 523,000,000 NEM and it was the largest cryptocurrency exchange hack since Mt Gox. According to Tokyo investigators, the two men who obtained the purloined stash […]

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Hacker Group Lazarus Uses Fake Exchanges, Telegram Groups in Latest Malware Attacks

Hacker Group Lazarus Uses Fake Exchanges, Telegram Groups in Latest Malware AttacksA new report shows that North Korea-linked Lazarus Group has adapted and evolved new techniques since initial attacks, and are using phony trading platforms linking to Telegram channels which distribute malware, as well as making their malware more stealthy by “adding an authentication mechanism in the macOS,” amongst other tactics. Since the group’s infamous previous […]

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Crypto Investor Brock Pierce Is Attempting to Pull Mt. Gox From the Ashes

Crypto Proponent Brock Pierce Is Attempting to Pull Mt. Gox From the AshesProminent cryptocurrency entrepreneur Brock Pierce is attempting to revive the defunct Mt. Gox exchange by submitting a single rehabilitation plan for creditors called Gox Rising. Back in 2014, the former CEO of Mt. Gox, Mark Karpeles, reportedly signed over all of the business’s assets to Pierce and a firm called Sunlot Holdings Limited. Also read: Indian Supreme […]

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$16 Million Now Believed to Have Been Stolen in ‘Weird’ Cryptopia Hack

$16 Million Stolen in 'Weird' New Zealand Cryptopia Exchange HackDetails have so far been murky regarding millions of dollars worth of tokens stolen from New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia on Jan. 14. But data company Elementus has been investigating and now says the hack was different from previous attacks of this nature – and the amount stolen is much higher than originally thought.  Also […]

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