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Over $750 Million in Bitcoin from the 2016 Bitfinex Hack Moved Today

Bitcoin 14 Apr 2021
The exact count of BTC moved from the hack is not entirely clear, but one blockchain parser shows that over 12,208 BTC from the 2016 Bitfinex breach worth $754 million today was moved to various addresses ... As BTC’s price grew higher, Bitfinex hacker coins have moved more regularly.

DeFi Platform ForceDAO Breached On Launch Day, Loses Over 180 ETH

Inside Bitcoins 05 Apr 2021
Newly launched decentralized finance (DeFi) platform, ForceDAO got attacked by hackers barely a few hours after it launched ... According to Mudit Gupta, blockchain team lead at Polymath Network, who detailed the Twitter thread attack, the hackers invaded the project when they noticed a bug in the xFORCE contract’s code ... Hackers Moving To NFTs.

Black-hat hackers hit DeFi aggregator on launch day

Cryptopolitan 05 Apr 2021
Black-hat hackers hack ForceDao project on launch dateHow hackers hit DeFi project ... The airdrop went awry, thanks to these hackers ... According to a Blockchain expert, Mudit Gupta, he said the black-hat hackers exploited a know solidarity issue which enables user to take possession of Force Token through an illicit process.

Ethereum DeFi project ‘ForceDAO’ gets hacked hours after launch

Cryptoslate 04 Apr 2021
ForceDAO, a shiny new decentralized finance (DeFi) project, got attacked by five hackers this morning, reviving concerns around the highly experimental sector and the seemingly unending amounts of money flowing into hours-old projects ... Mudit Gupta, blockchain lead at Polymath Network, took to Twitter to explain what happened.

The Future of SSL Certificates – Is it Blockchain?

The Signal 02 Apr 2021
As the demand for cryptocurrencies increased, it was accompanied by increased cases of hackers breaking into the networks ... Hackers are using newer methods to lure crypto traders and laying their hands-on digital assets ... What is Blockchain? ... To corrupt a blockchain, hackers have to destroy the data that is stored at all the locations.

Decentralized Finance Is Building A New Financial System

The Bryan Eagle 02 Apr 2021
Decentralized finance, also known as DeFi, uses cryptocurrency and blockchain technology to manage financial transactions ... DeFi Runs on Blockchain. Blockchain and cryptocurrency are the core technologies that enable decentralized finance ... When we say blockchain is decentralized, that means there is no middleman or gatekeeper managing the system.

NFTs are suddenly everywhere, but they have some big problems

The Times & Democrat 30 Mar 2021
Short for non-fungible tokens, they are pieces of digital content linked to the blockchain, the digital database underpinning cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and ethereum ... "There's nothing in NFTs or blockchain that protect against theft," said Eric Cole, a former CIA professional hacker and cybersecurity official under President Obama.

What happens to lost bitcoin?

Trezor 25 Mar 2021
According to Atlas VPN, blockchain hackers stole nearly $3.78 billion USD worth of digital assets across 122 attacks in 2020. These attacks included notable examples such as hackers stealing around $150 million USD in cryptocurrencies from an exchange in Singapore which stored a portion of its assets in hot wallets.

Is a COVID-19 passport your ticket to normal life?

Las Vegas Review-Journal 23 Mar 2021
“With blockchain, there is no need to have a central database of healthcare information that could be a target for hackers. Instead, DHP creates a “hash” or fingerprint of the data that is captured on the blockchain thus becoming immutable ... You won’t believe what hackers can do with your SSN.

Don’t Be a Target — Trade Behind a VPN

LB News 18 Mar 2021
The way the blockchain works makes it virtually impossible to brute-force the system, for example. But the truth is, hackers don’t need to crack this security shell to get to the delicious savings inside ... The rapid rise in coin value made crypto wallets rich pickings for hackers.

Twitter hackers got me. They could be targeting you, too

Deseret News 17 Mar 2021
The hackers are going after people with many more followers than me ... Late last year, a barbecue restaurant in Texas had its account hacked and taken over by a cryptocurrency account calling itself “Blockchain Underdogs.” The hackers got in, changed the email, password and name ... Hackers are getting more and more sophisticated.

Hackers steal 3000 ETH from Roll, causing social token price dumps of nearly -100%

Cryptoslate 15 Mar 2021
This Monday, hackers have stolen at least 3000 ETH ($5.7 million) after breaching the security of Roll, a blockchain ecosystem for the issuance of social tokens and NFTs (non-fungible tokens) ... Accordingly, a hacker managed to compromised Roll’s private keys to its hot wallet ... Hackers frequently use this tool to cover their transaction data.
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LA Weekly 14 Mar 2021
*Brand Partner Content* ... Although this is a great way to save money, providing payment for such workers presents a cumbersome challenge ... If a cryptocurrency exchange built on the utmost secure blockchain technology can be hacked for hundreds of millions of dollars, hackers are sure to have the ability to penetrate the security of a payment platform ... .

Hackers Break into Tesla Surveillance System to Prove that Cameras Violate Human Privacy

Coin Idol 11 Mar 2021
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.

Now and Then #2: Ethereum

SpectroCoin 10 Mar 2021
The release of Bitcoin drew tremendous attention to blockchain technology from developers around the world ... Ethereum proposed new blockchain capabilities that led to it becoming the second most recognized cryptocurrency in the world ... In 2016, Ethereum was split into two blockchains.

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