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Hacked Crypto Exchange Reveals New $2.3 Million Theft, $35 Million Total

After losing about ¥3 billion ($32 million) to cyber criminals last week, it now appears that hackers not only targeted the Japanese operations of Bitpoint but also other overseas exchanges running the firm’s cryptocurrency trading system. According to The Japan Times, cryptocurrencies worth $2.3 million were stolen in an earlier attack

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Scary Monero Flaw Patched to Kill Crypto Exchange Theft Threat

Monero developers have revealed nine security flaws, and one of them can be exploited to steal XMR from cryptocurrency exchanges.Two critical Monero bugs discovered“By mining a specially crafted block, that still passes daemon verification an attacker can create a miner transaction that appears to the wallet to include sum of

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Europol Arrests Six People Allegedly Behind $27 Million Bitcoin Theft

Europol, in conjunction with the United Kingdom’s South West Regional Cyber Crime Unit, the Dutch police, Eurojust, and the U.K.’s National Crime Agency (NCA), has coordinated the arrests of six people suspected of stealing over $27 million in cryptocurrency, according to a press release on June 25.The attackers reportedly

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Craig Wright Ordered to Personally Appear at Bitcoin Theft Mediation

Craig Wright has been ordered to appear personally at mediation to address allegations that he stole 1.1 million bitcoin (BTC) from Dave Kleiman, court documents filed on June 10 show.The Australian entrepreneur had requested permission to appear by videoconference, arguing that physically attending the courtroom would have caused him

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