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Hackers stole over $250,000 in Ethereum from Bored Ape Yacht Club

Hackers have stolen over $250,000 in Ethereum from Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC), this is the third security breach it suffered this year. Threat actors compromised Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) for the third time this year, they have stolen and sold NFTs, making away with 142 ETH, equivalent to over $250,000. The hacker conducted a phishing attack, they set
Publish At:2022-06-05 10:31 | Read:390 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking Bored Ape Yacht Club Ethere

Airdrop phishing: what is it, and how is my cryptocurrency at risk?

Airdrop phishing is a really popular tactic at the moment. It emerged alongside the explosion of Web3/NFT/cryptocurrency popularity, and ensures scammers get a slice of the money pie. You may well have heard the term in passing, and wondered what an Airdrop is. Is your iPhone about to be Airdrop phished? It doesn’t really help that the term tied up into l
Publish At:2022-05-03 12:48 | Read:819 | Comments:0 | Tags:Crypto AirDrop airdrops Binance Dapp defi Ethereum metamask

Elon Musk-themed cryptocurrency scam uses fake Medium as the promotion site

So Elon Musk is buying Twitter, and you can be sure that scammers are making the most of this news. As Elon Musk spends most of the week in the headlines, so pop up Elon Musk-themed scams—and it looks like they may be ramping up. We witnessed a flurry of replies from the man himself in response to someone making a comment. “Oh. Wait a minute&
Publish At:2022-04-27 21:04 | Read:1107 | Comments:0 | Tags:Crypto Scams bitcoin BitCoin Scam btc DOGE Dogecoin elon mus

Crooks steal $182 million from Beanstalk DeFi platform

Credit-based stablecoin protocol Beanstalk discloses a security breach that resulted in the loss of all of its $182 million. The decentralized, credit-based finance system Beanstalk suffered a security breach that resulted in financial losses of $182 million. Researchers at blockchain analysis firm PeckShield reported that the attackers have sto
Publish At:2022-04-19 06:26 | Read:1155 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Hacking Beanstalk DeFi

$320 milllion stolen from Wormhole crypto-trading platform

By using an exploit in the software of crypto-trading platform Wormhole, threat actors have stolen an estimated $322 million in cryptocurrencies. The platform is offering a $10 million award for the  stolen money and details about the attack. How they pulled it off Wormhole Portal is a web-based application that allows users to convert one form of cryp
Publish At:2022-02-03 12:46 | Read:598 | Comments:0 | Tags:Crypto Reports blockchain bridge crypto-trading Ethereum sol

Wormhole cryptocurrency platform hacked, crooks stole $326 million, the second-biggest hack of a DeFi platform

Threat actors have stolen $325 million in cryptocurrency leveraging a bug in the Wormhole communication bridge. Wormhole, one of the most popular bridges that links the Ethereum and Solana blockchains, lost about $325 million in an attack that took place on Wednesday. This is the second-biggest hack of a DeFi platform ever, just after the $600 million
Publish At:2022-02-03 06:58 | Read:1164 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Hacking Ethereum hackin

Thief pulls off colossal, $600m crypto-robbery …and gives the money back

The largest crypto-robbery in history is rapidly turning into the most bizarre as well. Let’s start at the beginning… In an apparent scream for mercy, 21 hours ago the Poly Network Team reached out via Twitter to “hacker(s)” that had managed to transfer roughly $600 million in digital tokens out of its control and into separate cryptocurrency
Publish At:2021-08-11 11:57 | Read:3219 | Comments:0 | Tags:Reports Binance bitcoin defi Ethereum government regulation

$280 million stolen per month from crypto transactions

CyberNews researchers found that front-runners are abusing decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges by draining hundreds of millions in crypto from trader transactions on the Ethereum network. Unsuspecting traders can lose as much as $280 million to front-runners each month. Original post on CyberNews: https://cybernews.com/crypto/flash-boys-2-0-front-r
Publish At:2021-06-02 13:00 | Read:1276 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking crypto transactions Cybers

Fake Trezor app steals more that $1 million worth of crypto coins

Several users of Trezor, a small hardware device that acts as a cryptocurrency wallet, have been duped by a fake app with the same name. The app was available on Google Play and Apple’s App Store and also claimed to be from SatoshiLabs, the creators of Trezor. According to the Washington Post, the fake Trezor app, which was on the App Store for at least t
Publish At:2021-04-07 08:11 | Read:1552 | Comments:0 | Tags:Social engineering Apple App Store bitcoin cryptocurrency sc

Nvidia announces official “anti-cryptomining” software drivers

byPaul DucklinNvidia, the graphics chip company that wants to buy ARM, made a unusual announcement last week.The company is about to launch its latest GeForce GPU (graphics processing unit) chip, the RTX 3060, and wants its users know that the chip is “tailored to meet the needs of gamers and those who create digital experiences.”Nvidia says: Our
Publish At:2021-02-21 21:31 | Read:1972 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cryptocurrency bitcoin BTC cryptocoins cryptocurrency DOS ET

Hacker stole $2 million worth of Dai cryptocurrency from Akropolis

Threat actors have stolen $2 million worth of Dai cryptocurrency from the cryptocurrency borrowing and lending service Akropolis. Cryptocurrency borrowing and lending service Akropolis disclosed a “flash loan” attack, hackers have stolen roughly $2 million worth of Dai cryptocurrency. The attack took place on November 12, in response to the
Publish At:2020-11-13 18:23 | Read:2359 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking Akropolis cryptocurrency Et

Two Russians Charged in $17M Cryptocurrency Phishing Spree

U.S. authorities today announced criminal charges and financial sanctions against two Russian men accused of stealing nearly $17 million worth of virtual currencies in a series of phishing attacks throughout 2017 and 2018 that spoofed websites for some of the most popular cryptocurrency exchanges. The Justice Department unsealed indictments against Russian
Publish At:2020-09-16 19:30 | Read:1879 | Comments:0 | Tags:Ne'er-Do-Well News Binance Danil Potekhin Dmitirii Karasavid

Enigma platform hacked, hackers stole over $470,000 worth of Ethereum

Enigma platform hacked – Another cyber heist made the headlines, this time an unknown hacker has stolen more than $471,000 worth of Ethereum cryptocurrency. The hacker has stolen it from the cryptocurrency investment platform, Enigma. According to an announcement made on Enigma website, an “unknown entity” has hacked their website, slack a
Publish At:2017-08-21 16:10 | Read:6693 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking cyber heist Cybercrime Eth

Veritaseum – Hacker Steals $8.4 Million in Ethereum, for the second time during the ICO

Veritaseum – An unknown hacker has stolen nearly $8.4 Million worth of Ethereum cryptocurrency, for the second time during the ICO. A clamorous cyber heist makes the headlines, an unknown hacker has stolen nearly $8.4 Million worth of Ethereum cryptocurrency, the hack hit Veritaseum Initial Coin Offering (ICO). This is the fourth Ethereum cyber heist
Publish At:2017-07-25 12:55 | Read:6068 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking CoinDash cyber heist Cyber

Hacker steals $7 Million in Ethereum from CoinDash in just 3 minutes

Hacker steals $7 Million in Ethereum from CoinDash in just 3 minutes after the ICO launch. Attacker tricked investors into sending ETH to the wrong address. Cybercrime could be a profitable business, crooks stole $7 Million worth of Ethereum in just 3 minutes. The cyber heist was possible due to a ‘a simple trick.‘ Hackers have stolen the money
Publish At:2017-07-19 09:10 | Read:6082 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking CoinDash cyber heist Cyber

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