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How a Hacker Has Been Stealing Millions Worth of ETH by Guessing Weak Private Keys

Earlier this week, United States-based security consulting firm Independent Security Evaluators (ISE) published a report on private keys for the Ethereum blockchain.Despite establishing around 700 weak private keys that are being regularly used by multiple people, the researchers found a “blockchain bandit” who has managed to collect almost 45,000

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Lazarus Hacker Group Adopts New Methods, Continues Targeting Crypto

Alleged North Korea-sponsored cybercrime group Lazarus is still targeting cryptocurrencies and adopting new tactics, according to a new report from cybersecurity and anti-virus company Kaspersky Lab published on March 26.The report reveals that allegedly state-sponsored hacker group Lazarus has been active with a new operation since last November, wherein

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Hacker Involved in 15 Mln Yen Crypto Theft Referred to Prosecutors

An 18-year-old hacker was referred to prosecutors in the Japanese city of Utsunomiya for stealing cryptocurrency, local news outlet Japan Today reported on March 14.The cybercriminal allegedly hacked Monappy, a digital wallet which can be installed on a smartphone, and stole 15 million yen ($134,196) of cryptocurrency between Aug.

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Crypto Hacker Scores $28,600 After Hack Of Bitcoin Exchange

Attacker Bags Eight Bitcoin (BTC) In LocalBitcoins Breach The crypto market may have slowed, with Bitcoin (BTC) falling by upwards of 70% during yesteryear, but ambitious attackers have continued their attempts to breach industry upstarts. Most recently, rumors arose that LocalBitcoins, a popular peer-to-peer, non-conventional exchange, had fallen victim to a

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Ethereum Classic Hacker Stole 54,200 ETC from Crypto Exchange Gate.io

Cryptocurrency exchange Gate.io confirmed that it had lost about $220,000 worth of Ethereum Classic coins – about 40,000 ETC – during the ongoing manipulation of the project’s blockchain network. The exchange confirmed Tuesday that the Ethereum Classic blockchain was under 51% attack – in which a single entity takes control of

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