Category: Hacking

North Korean Hackers Reportedly Behind the $100 Million Harmony Exploit

North Korean Hackers Reportedly Behind the $100 Million Harmony Exploit

The notorious North Korean hacking group – the Lazarus Group – is suspected to be the one that attacked the cryptocurrency protocol Harmony. The criminal organization has been involved in numerous similar heists throughout the recent years. The Lazarus Group’s Next Victim Last week, Harmony revealed that wrongdoers breached its Horizon Bridge and drained approximately […]

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Harmony Bridge Hacked, $100 Million Worth of Ethereum Lost

Harmony Bridge Hacked, $100 Million Worth of Ethereum Lost

On the 24th of June, the Horizon bridge connecting Harmony – a Layer-1 PoS blockchain built for native token ONE – to the Ethereum and Binance Chain ecosystem was hacked, leading to a loss of approximately $100 million in ETH. The exploit was announced on Twitter by the Harmony team, who stated that they are […]

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Kenyan Law Enforcement Agency Arrests Two Students Accused of Using Stolen Funds to Buy BTC

Kenyan Law Enforcement Agency Arrests Two Students Accused of Using Stolen Funds to Buy BTC

Two Kenyan students accused of hacking credit cards and using the ill-gotten funds to buy bitcoin have been arrested by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, a statement from the law enforcement agency has said. After converting the cryptocurrency to local currency, the two students would use the fraudulently acquired funds to sustain their lavish lifestyle. […]

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Vitalik’s Wallet Receives 1 Million OP Tokens From Optimism Exploiter

Vitalik’s Wallet Receives 1 Million OP Tokens From Optimism Exploiter

Blockchain data shows that the recent, unintended recipient of 20 million OP tokens from Optimism has sent 1 million of those tokens to Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin. According to Blockchain security firm PeckShield, the exploiter’s network address sent 1,000,000 OP to an address previously established as belonging to Vitalik. The funds are worth about $874,000 […]

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Anonymous Allegedly Hacks Sberbank, Russia’s Largest Bank

Anonymous Allegedly Hacks Sberbank, Russia’s Largest Bank

Hacktivist collective Anonymous has allegedly breached the systems of one of the largest financial institutions in Russia, Sberbank. The attackers announced on social media they have published thousands of emails, phone numbers, and addresses. Anonymous Hackers Reportedly Gain Access to Sberbank Database Decentralized hacking group Anonymous claims to have hacked Sberbank. A Twitter account associated […]

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Fortress Protocol Hacked for $3 Million, Drained of All Funds

Fortress Protocol Hacked for $3 Million, Drained of All Funds

Fortress Protocol – an algorithmic money market and defi lending protocol – has been drained of all funds following an oracle manipulation attack. The stolen crypto has since been bridged from Binance Smart Chain to Ethereum and mixed using the privacy protocol Tornado Cash. Buying Out the Protocol Blockchain security firm CertiK shared information about […]

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Cyber Security Firm Discovers Critical Vulnerability on NFT Marketplace Rarible

Cyber Security Firm Discovers Critical Vulnerability on NFT Marketplace Rarible

Check Point, the American-Israeli multinational that provides hardware and software products for IT security, has revealed identifying a security flaw in the popular NFT marketplace Rarible, which boasts over two million monthly active users. Security Flaw on Rarible In a blog post, CPR stated that the flaw, if exploited, would have allowed a malicious actor […]

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Hacked Indian Official Twitter Accounts Posted NFT Advertisements

Hacked Indian Official Twitter Accounts Posted NFT Advertisements

A series of cyberattacks breached multiple Twitter accounts associated with the administrative and legislative bodies of India in the past few days. NFT-related content that promoted a project called “Azuki” was posted on the compromised accounts, making people speculate that the hackers were conducted by the same individuals or entities. The most recent victim came […]

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Ledger-Shopify Data Breach Saga Not Over Yet, Another Class Action Lawsuit Filed

Ledger-Shopify Data Breach Saga Not Over Yet, Another Class Action Lawsuit Filed

A group of Ledger users has filed a class-action lawsuit in the United States District Court of Delaware against Global e-commerce platform Shopify, its third-party data consultant TaskUs as well as the hardware wallet maker itself. Another Lawsuit According to the official document, the plaintiffs accused Shopify and TaskUs of their “failure to exercise reasonable […]

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