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Hacker Exploits Flaw in Decentralized Bitcoin Exchange Bisq to Steal $250K

Decentralized exchange (DEX) Bisq rang the alarm bells last night after a hacker exploited a significant software flaw to steal more than $250,000 worth of cryptocurrency from users. Bisq, which allows users to exchange crypto anonymously, abruptly disabled trading late Tuesday night after it uncovered "a critical security vulnerability." At

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Monero Hacker Group ‘Outlaw’ Is Back and Targeting American Business: Report

A group specializing in hijacking victims' computer power to mine for monero has returned with new tools to attack businesses based in the U.S. and Europe. Japanese cybersecurity firm Trend Micro reported Monday the group, known as Outlaw, had begun infiltrating Linux-based enterprise systems in order to hijack computer power

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North Korean Hacker Group Modifies Crypto-Stealing Malware

The Lazarus hacker group, which is allegedly sponsored by the North Korean government, has deployed new viruses to steal cryptocurrency.Major cybersecurity firm Kaspersky reported on Jan. 8 that Lazarus has doubled down its efforts to infect both Mac and Windows users’ computers.The group had been using a modified open-source

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Alleged Hacker Extradited to Face US Charges Over Corporate Extortion Racket

A United Kingdom national, and alleged member of “The Dark Overlord” hacking collective, has been extradited to the United States to face charges. According to an announcement from the U.S. Department of Justice on Dec. 18, the charges relate to the purported theft of sensitive information from companies in

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VeChain Loses $6.6M in VET Tokens to Hacker in Attack on Buyback Wallet

Note: This story has been updated to provide more details about the incident.VeChain Foundation’s wallet has been compromised in a hacker attack targeting funds earmarked for the foundation’s buyback program.Per a VeChain Foundation announcement on Dec. 13, an unknown hacker has redirected 1.1 billion VET tokens — valued at

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