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US seizes $3.6 billion worth of cryptocurrency stolen in 2016 Bitfinex hack

The law enforcement seized $3.6 billion worth of cryptocurrency linked to the 2016 Bitfinex cryptocurrency exchange hack. Law enforcement Ilya Lichtenstein (34) and his wife, Heather Morgan (31), were arrested for alleged conspiracy to launder $4.5 Billion in stolen cryptocurrency stolen during the 2016 hack of Bitfinex. Law enforcement also seize
Publish At:2022-02-08 18:46 | Read:874 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Bitcoin Bitfinex Cyberc

Cyber thieves move $760 million stolen in the 2016 Bitfinex heist

Over $760 million worth of Bitcoin that were stolen from cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex in 2016 were moved to new accounts. More than $760 million worth of Bitcoin, stolen from Asian cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex in 2016, were moved on Wednesday to new accounts. On August 2016, the Asian Bitfinex suffered a security breach that resulted in the the
Publish At:2021-04-15 13:14 | Read:1842 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking Bitfinex information securi

Bitcoin.org warns state-sponsored attacks against the Bitcoin Core

The organization that controls the development of the Bitcoin software warns users that nation-state actors may hit the upcoming Bitcoin Core release. The organization that controls the development of the Bitcoin system, Bitcoin.org, has warned of possible cyber attacks coordinated by nation-state attackers. Bitcoin Core is the open source client for Bitcoin
Publish At:2016-08-19 15:05 | Read:7397 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence

Bitfinex offers a $3.5M reward for info that help to recover stolen Bitcoins

Bitfinex exchange is willing to offer 5% of the lost funds (nearly 6,000 BTC) as a reward for the recovery of the stolen bitcoins. Early August, the Bitcoin plunged just over 20% after news of the security breach suffered by Bitfinex that led the theft of 120,000 Bitcoin. Last week the company announced a reward of $3.5 Million (Nearly 5% of the lost 6,000
Publish At:2016-08-15 19:35 | Read:7578 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Bitcoin Bitcoins exchanges Bitfine

Bitcoin Price Plummets 20% Following Major Breach at Bitfinex Exchange

Bitfinex, the third-largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world, announced it is halting its operations after suffering a major security breach, which resulted in the loss of nearly 120,000 Bitcoins.In a statement posted on its website, the Hong Kong-based company said it learned of the incident on Tuesday and has since reported the theft to law enforcement
Publish At:2016-08-03 13:00 | Read:23179 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News Bitcoin bitfinex breach hack


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