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Cryptocurrency Firm Itself Hacked Its Customers to Protect Their Funds From Hackers

Cryptocurrency Firm Itself Hacked Its Customers to Protect Their Funds From Hackers
June 06, 2019Mohit Kumar
Are you using Komodo's Agama Wallet to store your KMD and BTC cryptocurrencies? Were your funds also unauthorisedly transferred ove...

Rogue Developer Infects Widely Used NodeJS Module to Steal Bitcoins

Rogue Developer Infects Widely Used NodeJS Module to Steal Bitcoins
November 27, 2018Mohit Kumar
A widely used third-party NodeJS module with nearly 2 million downloads a week was compromised after one of its open-source contributor g...

How to Steal Bitcoin Wallet Keys (Cold Storage) from Air-Gapped PCs

How to Steal Bitcoin Wallet Keys (Cold Storage) from Air-Gapped PCs
April 24, 2018Wang Wei
Dr. Mordechai Guri, the head of R&D team at Israel's Ben Gurion University, who previously demonstrated various methods to steal ...

Hackers Exploiting 'Bitmessage' Zero-Day to Steal Bitcoin Wallet Keys

Hackers Exploiting 'Bitmessage' Zero-Day to Steal Bitcoin Wallet Keys
February 14, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Bitmessage developers have warned of a critical 'remotely executable' zero-day vulnerability in the PyBitmessage application tha...

Here's How Hackers Can Hijack Your Online Bitcoin Wallets

Here’s How Hackers Can Hijack Your Online Bitcoin Wallets
September 19, 2017Unknown
Researchers have been warning for years about critical issues with the Signaling System 7 (SS7) that could allow hackers to listen in priva...

Bitcoin Price Jumps Above $1150 — Highest in last 3 Years

Bitcoin Price Jumps Above $1150 — Highest in last 3 Years
January 05, 2017Mohit Kumar
What a good start of the New Year for those holding Bitcoins! Web-based digital currency Bitcoin has passed $1,110 for the first time o...

FBI is Investigating Theft of $1.3 Million in Bitcoin from a Massachusetts Man

FBI is Investigating Theft of $1.3 Million in Bitcoin from a Massachusetts Man
October 15, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Over two months ago, the world's third largest Bitcoin Exchange Bitfinex lost around $72 Million worth of Bitcoins in a major hack. ...

BlockChain.info Domain Hijacked; Site Goes Down; 8 Million Bitcoin Wallets Inaccessible

BlockChain.info Domain Hijacked; Site Goes Down; 8 Million Bitcoin Wallets Inaccessible
October 12, 2016Wang Wei
UPDATE: The site is back and working. Blockchain team released a statement via Twitter, which has been added at the end of this article...

Bitcoin Exchange Offers $3.5 Million Reward for Information of Stolen Bitcoins

Bitcoin Exchange Offers $3.5 Million Reward for Information of Stolen Bitcoins
August 14, 2016Mohit Kumar
Hong Kong-based Bitcoin exchange 'Bitfinex' that lost around $72 Million worth of its customers' Bitcoins last week is now offer...

Hackers claim ISIS Militants linked to Paris Attacks had a Bitcoin Wallet worth $3 Million

Hackers claim ISIS Militants linked to Paris Attacks had a Bitcoin Wallet worth $3 Million
November 16, 2015Wang Wei
The world watched in horror as coordinate attacks in Paris Friday night killed more than 130 people and  left over 352 injured. Over 20 att...

Meet The World's First Person Who Hacked His Body to Implant a Bitcoin Payment CHIP

Meet The World's First Person Who Hacked His Body to Implant a Bitcoin Payment CHIP
November 03, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Hackers are now going crazy and trying new ways in Biohacking . Until now, we have seen a hacker who implanted a small NFC chip in h...

Tails 1.3 Released, Introduces 'Electrum Bitcoin Wallet'

Tails 1.3 Released, Introduces 'Electrum Bitcoin Wallet'
February 27, 2015Wang Wei
A new Tails 1.3 has been released with support to a secure Bitcoin wallet. Tails, also known as the ' Amnesic Incognito Live System...

$1.75 Million in Bitcoin Stolen from Chinese BTER Bitcoin Exchange

 $1.75 Million in Bitcoin Stolen from Chinese BTER Bitcoin Exchange
February 16, 2015Swati Khandelwal
The most popular Chinese Bitcoin exchange BTER announced that it has been hacked on Valentine's Day and lost more than £1.1 Million-wor...

Bitstamp Bitcoin Exchange Hacked, $5 Million Stolen in Hack Attack

Bitstamp Bitcoin Exchange Hacked, $5 Million Stolen in Hack Attack
January 06, 2015Mohit Kumar
One of the biggest, reliable and most trusted Bitcoin exchange — Bitstamp — on Monday announced that it has been a target of a hackin...

Silk Road alternative 'Sheep Marketplace' shut down after $40 Million in Bitcoin Theft

Silk Road alternative 'Sheep Marketplace' shut down after $40 Million in Bitcoin Theft
December 03, 2013Swati Khandelwal
Sheep Marketplace , one of the leading anonymous websites, after Silk Road 's closure by U.S. Prosecutors, allegedly selling drugs, has gone...

Bitcash.cz Bitcoin Exchange hacked; Money from 4000 Bitcoin wallets Stolen

Bitcash.cz Bitcoin Exchange hacked; Money from 4000 Bitcoin wallets Stolen
November 13, 2013Mohit Kumar
Another Bitcoin Exchange hacked!  Bitcash. CZ based out of the Czech Republic has been hacked and Money from 4000 Bitcoin wallets have...
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