Category: Hacking

Hacker Steals $20 Million From DeFi Protocol Pickle Finance

Hacker Steals $20 Million From DeFi Protocol Pickle Finance

Another day, another DeFi hack. Pickle Finance just announced that funds deposited in one of its smart contracts were stolen by a hacker hours ago. The team is still investigating how exactly the hacker stole approximately $20 million in funds. Their wallet is still “dormant” and has not started the “money laundering” phase that tends […]

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DDoS Attack Against Brazil’s Electoral System Costs $1000 in Bitcoin (BTC)

DDoS Attack Against Brazil’s Electoral System Costs $1000 in Bitcoin (BTC)

If you have some Bitcoin in your wallet – and you live in Brazil – you can attack your country’s electoral infrastructure and bring the public institutions to their knees while people express their anguish as they wait for the results of a critical election to measure the leadership of the current president, deemed the […]

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KuCoin Has Recovered 84% Of All Stolen Funds, CEO Confirms

Over a month after being hacked and drained for nearly $300 million worth of various cryptocurrencies, the popular exchange KuCoin has recovered 84% of all funds. The company’s CEO also indicated that they will resume full service for all tokens by November 22nd. KuCoin Recovers 84% Of All Stolen Funds As CryptoPotato reported in late […]

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Yes, Monero Was Attacked… But No, It Was Not “Broken”

Yes, Monero Was Attacked… But No, It Was Not “Broken”

A few days ago, a mysterious Twitter user claimed to have found the magic formula to crack Monero. Fireice_UK shared a web address that “revealed” personal information of several Monero users, even including their sexual preferences. “Anonymous” cryptocurrency #Monero broken. https://t.co/M2tDXFzpLb You can now check how many paedophiles thought it is private today. 100 new […]

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$13.6 Billion Stolen In 8 Years By Exploiting Blockchain-Based Projects, Report

$13.6 Billion Stolen In 8 Years By Exploiting Blockchain-Based Projects, Report

A recent report examining the number of successful hacks on blockchain networks, exchanges, and even wallets concluded that attackers had stolen more than $13 billion in the past eight years. The paper noted that the EOS network had experienced the most breaches, while the malicious actors have taken the most funds from wallets. 330 Blockchain […]

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TRON’s Justin Sun Reveals An Unsuccessful Attack On The Network, All Funds Are SAFU

One of the most popular blockchain projects, TRON, had undergone an attack by a malicious contract earlier today. Company CEO Justin Sun detailed the events in a recent tweet, reassuring users and developers that the system and all assets are “absolutely safe.” TRON’s Mainnet Attacked TRON’s founder and CEO took it to Twitter to explain […]

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Hacked? Crypto Lending Platform Cred Suspends Deposits And Withdrawals While Cooperating With Authorities

The popular cryptocurrency lending service Cred has announced that it has temporarily suspended all funds inflows and outflows. Without disclosing many details, the platform said it’s cooperating with law enforcement authorities to investigate an incident. Cred Suspends Deposits And Withdrawals The United States-based crypto lending platform, which recently announced joining Visa’s fast track program, updated […]

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US President Donald Trump’s Campaign Website Hacked, Attackers Ask for Monero

US President Donald Trump’s Campaign Website Hacked, Attackers Ask for Monero

An unknown hacker’s group had reportedly compromised one of President Donald Trump’s campaign websites earlier today. The attack appeared as a cryptocurrency scam, in which the perpetrators asked for payments transferred via Monero. Thirty minutes after the hack, the President’s team updated that they had taken back control, and no sensitive information was exposed. President […]

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Hackers Donate Stolen Bitcoin Worth $20,000 to Two Non-Profit Organizations

Hackers Donate Stolen Bitcoin Worth $20,000 to Two Non-Profit Organizations

In what seems to be a case of black hat hackers masquerading as the internet’s self-professed Robin Hoods, two charitable organizations have received mysterious bitcoin donations from a cybercriminal group. The generous gesture is worth 0.88 BTC (around $10,000), with the donating hackers wanting to “make the world a better place.” Hacking Corporations To Give […]

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