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Hardware wallet startup Ledger offers bitcoin bounty for information on data attacks

Hardware wallet startup Ledger offers bitcoin bounty for information on data attacks

Ledger, the crypto wallet firm, has put up a bitcoin bounty worth approximately $350,000 for information on the attackers behind a series of data leaks. The company has published a detailed blog post laying out the recent history of leaks and phishing attacks that have compromised the personal information of hundreds of thousands of its […]

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Crypto User Loses Over $100K in Bitcoin While Transferring His Wallet

Crypto User Loses Over $100K in Bitcoin While Transferring His Wallet

A bitcoin user has shared his story of how he lost more than $100,000 in BTC during a wallet transfer. The bitcoiner attempted to transfer a wallet to a new computer without making sure that he had access to the encryption passwords tied to his private key storage. Password Manager Didn’t Store Passphrases Needed to […]

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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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A detailed look at the Ledger data leak and other recent incidents

A detailed look at the Ledger data leak and other recent incidents

Quick Take Despite what Ledger initially stated, a database containing the personal information of over ~273,000 Ledger customers has been freely released yesterday Out of these people who have purchased a Ledger, 33.9% have sent the devices to the United States About 51.3% used Gmail as their email account, followed by Hotmail (10.5%) This research […]

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Ledger Leak Invokes Legal Action, One Customer Allegedly Threatened With Home Invasion

Ledger Leak Invokes Legal Action, One Customer Allegedly Threatened With Home Invasion

Just recently, reports of the Ledger customer database breach being dumped on Raidforums for free has become a viral story among cryptocurrency proponents. Now customers are threatening to take legal action against the hardware wallet manufacturer, and one customer has complained of getting an email threatening him with a home invasion. The Ledger wallet customer […]

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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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Ledger Wallet Data Leak Dumped on Raidforums for Free, Company Regrets the Situation

Ledger Wallet Data Leak Dumped on Raidforums for Free, Company Regrets the Situation

Just recently, the hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger has been dealing with a lot of criticism for the e-commerce customer data leak that took place last June. The data contained the emails of a million Ledger wallet customers, and thousands of clients had additional information leaked like phone numbers and residential addresses. Reports now detail that […]

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Ledger User Database Dumped Online, Targeted Phishing Attacks Expected?

A user on crypto twitter going by the handle ‘Jimmy McShill’ [@JimmyMcShill] posted screenshots of files that have been uploaded to forums purportedly contacting the ‘full database’ of Ledger customer’s emails, phone numbers, and addresses; ⚠️⚠️ Uhh shiit! A hacker is dumping the full @Ledger database dump for free on raidforums! Emails, phone numbers and […]

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