Category: Hack

Breaking: Crypto Exchange Livecoin Announces Closure After Failing to Resolve Issues Post Hack

Livecoin, one of the largest Russian exchanges just announced that it will be closing down operations. The official announcement noted that the exchange could not recover from the financial and technical losses incurred due to a hack in December 2020. Thus they have decided to seize their operations and return the remaining funds to their […]

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Ledger Hack: Users Reporting Death Threats And Fake Emails Following The Database Leak

Ledger users have reported receiving death threats and fake emails following the recent ledger hack compromising the database. What’s even worst, the Sim Swapping attacks have begun, with scammers sending “apology messages” to Ledger’s users tricking them into downloading “the latest version of Ledger”. Now that the scammers have around 270,000 email addresses, phone numbers, […]

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UK Crypto Exchange Exmo Hacked, Estimates Presume Platform Lost $10.5 Million

UK Crypto Exchange Exmo Hacked, Estimates Presume Platform Lost $10.5 Million

U.K.-based cryptocurrency exchange Exmo detailed on December 21, 2020, the firm had “detected suspicious withdrawal activity” and halted withdrawals. Exmo said a security audit report revealed “large withdrawals” of bitcoin and five other cryptocurrencies. Analysts estimate that Exmo may have lost over $10 million from the hot wallet breach. On Monday, the U.K.-registered digital currency […]

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Database containing personal information of over 270,000 Ledger customers released on RaidForums

Database containing personal information of over 270,000 Ledger customers released on RaidForums

A database containing the personal information of over 270,000 Ledger customers has been published on RaidForums, a marketplace for buying, selling, and sharing hacked information. The database, reviewed by The Block, contains the emails, physical addresses, and phone numbers of Ledger hardware wallet buyers. Today’s leak is the result of a data breach Ledger suffered […]

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Nicehash Crypto Mining Pool ‘Fully’ Reimburses All Users Affected by 2017 Hack

Nicehash Crypto Mining Pool ‘Fully’ Reimburses All Users Affected by 2017 Hack

A Slovenian cryptocurrency mining pool and trading platform announced that they’ve managed to fully compensate their users affected by a hacking attack that took place in December 2017, which took over 4,600 bitcoins. Nicehash ‘Fully’ Reimburses Users Affected in 2017 Hack According to the letter published by Martin Škorjanc, CEO of Nicehash, the company “fully” […]

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Canadian crypto exchange Coinsquare announces leadership changes

Canadian crypto exchange Coinsquare announces leadership changes

Canadian crypto trading platform Coinsquare is shaking up its board of directors, the exchange announced Wednesday.  According to an official announcement, executives Nicholas Thadaney and Wendy Rudd will join the board. Both have experience in Canadian securities regulation, investment dealer operations and regulated marketplaces, the announcement stated.  Their appointments come shortly after Coinsquare confirmed Stacey […]

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