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Verified Twitter accounts hacked in $580k ‘Elon Musk’ crypto scam

Threat actors are hacking verified Twitter accounts in an Elon Musk cryptocurrency giveaway scam that has recently become widely active.There is nothing new about cryptocurrency scams on Twitter, especially ones pretending to be giveaways from Elon Musk. In 2018, scammers raked in $180,000 using a successful Elon Musk giveaway scam promoted on Twit
Publish At:2021-01-14 20:31 | Read:143 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security CryptoCurrency hack

New Year’s Resolution: Cull Your Notifications – Intego Mac Podcast Episode 169

There’s new malware attacking cryptocurrency apps, WhatsApp warns users about data it is sharing with Facebook, and Apple loses a copyright fight with a company that virtualizes iOS so security researchers can look for vulnerabilities. We also look at how you can manage and secure notifications on your devices, so you don’t get too distracted, an
Publish At:2021-01-08 01:30 | Read:110 | Comments:0 | Tags:Intego Mac Security Podcast cryptocurrency Intego Mac Podcas

Cross-platform ElectroRAT malware drains cryptocurrency wallets

Security researchers have discovered a new remote access trojan (RAT) used to empty the cryptocurrency wallets of thousands of Windows, Linux, and macOS users.Named ElectroRAT after being discovered in December, the cross-platform RAT malware is written in Golang and it was used as part of a campaign that has been targeting cryptocurrency users since the sta
Publish At:2021-01-05 14:13 | Read:170 | Comments:1 | Tags:Security CryptoCurrency

New worm turns Windows, Linux servers into Monero miners

A newly discovered and self-spreading Golang-based malware has been actively dropping XMRig cryptocurrency miners on Windows and Linux servers since early December.This multi-platform malware also has worm capabilities that allow it to spread to other systems by brute-forcing public-facing services (i.e., MySQL, Tomcat, Jenkins and WebLogic) with weak passwo
Publish At:2020-12-30 13:55 | Read:303 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security CryptoCurrency Linux

Voyager cryptocurrency broker halted trading due to cyberattack

The Voyager cryptocurrency brokerage platform halted trading yesterday after suffering a cyberattack targeting their DNS configuration.Voyager Digital LLC is a cryptocurrency broker that allows investors to trade assets using the Voyager mobile app. Voyager has rapidly grown this year with a 40x growth in 12 months and $200 million in assets u
Publish At:2020-12-29 14:31 | Read:214 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security CryptoCurrency cyber

The Russian cryptocurrency exchange Livecoin hacked on Christmas Eve

Russian cryptocurrency exchange Livecoin was compromised on Christmas Eve, hackers breached its network and gained control of some of its servers. The Russian cryptocurrency exchange was hacked on Christmas Eve, it published a message on its website warning customers to stop using its services. “Dear clients, we ask you to stop using our service
Publish At:2020-12-25 12:42 | Read:328 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking cryptocurrency Livecoin ha

EXMO cryptocurrency exchange hacked, loses 5% of total assets

British cryptocurrency exchange EXMO has disclosed that unknown attackers withdrew almost 5% of its total assets after compromising its hot wallets.Hot wallets are Internet-connected and are used by exchanges to temporarily store assets for ongoing transactions and transfers unlike cold wallets (also known as offline or hardware wallets) which have no I
Publish At:2020-12-21 15:25 | Read:227 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security CryptoCurrency hack

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:342 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking Akropolis cryptocurrency Et

Getting to Know Cloudjacking and Cloud Mining Could Save Your Business

Reading Time: ~ 4 min. A few years back, cryptojacking and cryptomining emerged as relatively low-effort ways to profit by hijacking another’s computing resources. Today, cloudjacking and cloud mining capitalize on similar principles, only by targeting the near infinite resources of the cloud to generate revenue for attackers. Knowing this growing threat is
Publish At:2020-11-10 18:02 | Read:211 | Comments:0 | Tags:Business + Partners Managed Service Providers cryptocurrency

Microsoft engineer stole $10M, used colleagues as scapegoats

Volodymyr Kvashuk, a Ukrainian citizen and former Microsoft software engineer, was sentenced to nine years in prison for stealing over $10 million worth of currency stored value (CSV) including gift cards over two years.Kvashuk used Microsoft Store test accounts while being a part of the company's Universal Store Team (UST) to steal about $10.1 mil
Publish At:2020-11-10 16:36 | Read:385 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security CryptoCurrency Microsoft

US govt behind $1 billion Bitcoin transfer of Silk Road funds

More details have emerged on the password-protected Bitcoin wallet emptied out the night of the 2020 US Presidential Election. The Bitcoin wallet had links to hacker groups and had seen its balance drop from almost $1 billion in cryptocurrency to nothing overnight.Bitcoin address linked to Silk RoadThe funds in Bitcoin wallet 1H
Publish At:2020-11-05 15:42 | Read:297 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security CryptoCurrency

Someone just emptied out a $1 billion BitCoin wallet

A password-protected BitCoin wallet with almost $1 billion in cryptocurrency has just been emptied out.Mystery surrounds this suspicious transaction and the party who finally managed to cash out the big fat amount.Was it the owner themselves, or did someone crack this wallet?BitCoins withdrawn from wallet in a dayAs can be
Publish At:2020-11-04 08:30 | Read:258 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security CryptoCurrency

Trump campaign website defaced by scammers

Hackers broke into a website used in Donald Trump ‘s campaign website on Tuesday, the news is worrying because comes a few days before Election Day. Hackers defaced a website used in Donald Trump’s campaign website, donaldjtrump.com, displaying the following message: “This site was seized.” “The world has had enough of the
Publish At:2020-10-28 12:23 | Read:430 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking cryptocurrency hacking news informatio

President Trump’s Campaign Website Defaced by Cryptocurrency Scammers

Unknown individuals temporarily defaced the official campaign website of President Donald Trump with a cryptocurrency scam.Twitter user Gabriel Lorenzo Greschler was among the first to spot the defacement, which is believed to have occurred at around 16:00 PST on October 27..@realDonaldTrump's campaign website has been hacked. Doing research for a climat
Publish At:2020-10-28 08:07 | Read:328 | Comments:0 | Tags:IT Security and Data Protection Latest Security News cryptoc

Hacker was identified after the theft of $24 million from Harvest Finance

A threat actor has stolen roughly $24 million worth of cryptocurrency assets from decentralized finance service Harvest Finance. A hacker has stolen approximately $24 million worth of cryptocurrency assets from decentralized finance service Harvest Finance, a web portal that lets users finding the farming opportunities that will maximize their yield(APY)
Publish At:2020-10-27 09:05 | Read:303 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Hacking cryptocurrency

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