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US Treasury Targets Three Notorious North Korean Hacking Groups

According to a press release published on September 13th, the U.S. Department Of The Treasury is sanctioning three North Korean state-sponsored malicious cyber groups, known by the names of Andariel, the Lazarus Group and Bluenoroff. All have targeted and employed cryptocurrency for their nefarious purposes.In a statement released by the

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UK Police Arrest Teen for Hacking Unreleased Music to Sell for Crypto

City of London Police have arrested a 19-year-old citizen suspected of hacking major music acts in a bid to steal unreleased songs and sell them for digital currency, Canadian daily newspaper The Vancouver Sun reported on Sept. 13.The Manhattan District Attorney’s office initiated an investigation after receiving complaints from

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New Crypto Mining Malware Beapy Uses Leaked NSA Hacking Tools: Symantec Research

American software security firm Symantec found a spike in a new crypto mining malware that  mainly targets enterprises, TechCrunch reports on April 25.The new cryptojacking malware, dubbed Beapy, uses the leaked United States National Security Agency (NSA) hacking tools to spread throughout corporate networks to generate big sums of

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UN Panel Says North Korea Obtained $670 Million in Crypto and Fiat via Hacking: Report

North Korea has reportedly amassed $670 million in fiat and cryptocurrencies by conducting hacking attacks, Asia-focused financial newspaper Nikkei Asian Review reports on Friday, March 8. The publication cites a U.N. Security Council report.The report, prepared by a panel of experts, was presented to the Security Council's North Korea

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Crypto Community Urges Forgiveness for Coinbase After Exchange Apologizes for Hacking Team Imbroglio

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase recently faced widespread backlash from the crypto community after the exchange acquired Neutrino – a company with close ties to the notorious Hacking Team, who has allegedly sold spyware and other software to oppressive regimes.Despite this, Coinbase has now claimed that the acquisition of Neutrino was the result

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Coinbase CEO Admits ‘Diligence’ Failing, Boots Hacking Team Expats

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong has responded to criticisms about betraying the values of Bitcoin and crypto more broadly with its recent acquisition of Neutrino. Those Neutrino team members who previously worked at Hacking Team will “transition out of Coinbase,” the chief executive said late Monday. Hacking Team, one may recall,

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Turkish Police Arrest 24 Suspects Involved in Hacking Crypto Firm, Local Media Reports

Turkish police have arrested 24 people allegedly involved in a 13 million Turkish lira ($2.47 million) hack from an unnamed crypto firm in Istanbul, local government-backed media Daily Sabah reported on Feb. 12.Following a report of an alleged hack from a crypto-related company in Istanbul, the city police’s Cybercrime Department

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