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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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Dark Overlord | Hacker Group Demands Bitcoin or 9/11 “Truth” Comes Out

“We’ll be providing many answers about 9/11 conspiracies through our 18,000 secret documents leak.”The group has already published a “teaser” that names law firms and gives out email addresses. It also mentions the Transport Security Administration and the Federal Aviation Administration, with promises of more to come. Those targeted are expected to pay an unspecified

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Bitcoin Electrum Wallet Attacked: Hacker Steals 200 BTC

Nearly $1M In Bitcoin (BTC) Stolen An anonymous hacker (or consortium of hackers) have purportedly stolen nearly $1 million worth of Bitcoin (BTC), reports technology media outlet ZDNet. Per the report, the Electrum Wallet, a popular open-source project founded in mid-June 2011, was breached in a “clever attack.” The attack, which has since

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Phishing Attack on Electrum Wallet Nets Hacker Almost $1 Million in Hours, Report

A reportedly ongoing hack against cryptocurrency wallet Electrum has seen a malicious party steal almost 250 Bitcoin (BTC) (about $937,000), commentators reported on social media Dec. 27.Subsequently confirmed by Electrum itself, the attack consists of creating a fake version of the wallet that fools users into providing password information.“The hacker

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