Cybercrime

Report: Two Israeli Brothers Arrested for Hack of Bitfinex Crypto Exchange

Two Israeli brothers have reportedly been arrested for allegedly hacking the Bitfinex cryptocurrency exchange and engaging in other crypto-related phishing scams

Grand Theft Crypto: The State of Cryptocurrency-Stealing Malware and Other Nasty Techniques

Hottest advice to avoid having your crypto stolen? Still — common sense

Report: Android Phishing Malware Impersonates Turkish Cryptocurrency Exchange

Malware discovered by ESET is reportedly masquerading as Turkish crypto exchange BtcTurk to phish for login credentials

US Blockchain Investor Terpin Awarded Over $75 Million in SIM Swapping Case

Crypto industry figure Michael Terpin wins almost $76 million in a civil case involving SIM swapping

Top 5 Ways to get Hacked in 2019

TheMerkle LiteBit HackedIn this modern era of technology and growing social media activity, it is only normal hacking remains an overarching problem. In fact, the more common ways of getting hacked have become slightly more sophisticated, which usually spells trouble for potential victims. Weak Passwords Need to go Albeit it has been touched upon dozens of times already, the main reason why people get hacked is due to their own password practices. When reusing passwords – which are often easy to guess by default – consumers and corporations almost invite hackers to try and do their worst. It is good to see

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German Police Seize Six Figures in Crypto From Suspects Involved in Dark Web Site

The German police, along with Europol, have taken down servers of the Wall Street dark web marketplace, with six figures in crypto seized

Consumer-Targeted Cryptojacking Is ‘Essentially Extinct’: Research

After in-browser mining service Coinhive was shut down in early March, cryptojacking against consumers has sharply decreased, according to a new report

Microsoft Korea: Country Faces Growing Threat From Stealth Crypto Mining Attacks

Microsoft Korea has said the country is facing an increase in crytojacking incidents, in which attackers use a targeted computer’s processing power to mine crypto by stealth

Man Accused of Stealing Over $9 Million Worth of Dash Indicted in Israel

After having allegedly stolen 74.990.74 Dash (over $9 million) from his roommate, Afek Zard has seen an indictment being filed against him in Israel

Android Malware Targets Users of 32 Crypto Apps, Including Coinbase, BitPay

New strain of Trojan malware for Android phones is targeting global users of top crypto and bank apps

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