Tagged: crypto hacks

Ex- Security Engineer Receives Prison Sentence for Hacking Decentralized Crypto Exchanges

Damian Williams, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that Shakeeb Ahmed was sentenced recently to three years in prison by U.S. District Judge Victor Marrero for “hacking two separate decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges and stealing cryptocurrency worth over $12 million…. Read More

Massive Ledger Security Event Impacted Numerous Crypto Apps, Industry Professional Provides Guidance for Securing Assets in Self-Custody

Jameson Lopp, co-founder and CTO at Casa, has shared key insights after the widely reported Ledger hack / security breach that appears to be impacting a large number of DeFi platforms and dApps, with some unconfirmed reports indicating major losses of crypto funds. Lopp, who… Read More

Top Crypto Hacks of 2022

This is an interesting list. NordVPN has put together a roster of the biggest crypto hacks of 2022.  Security breaches, digital asset thefts, and crypto scams have become so prevalent they have become wallpaper. They happen all of the time, highlighting profound shortcomings in cyber-security… Read More

Astra Protocol, which Offers Legaltech for Crypto, Reports Significant Increase in DeFi Hacks, Fraudulent Activities

The team at Astra Protocol, which aims to equip the decentralized finance (DeFi) space with a complete legal layer and unlock the future growth of the industry, notes that operating within DeFi comes with “unpredictability” as well as key opportunities. Some of the main benefits… Read More

Jameson Lopp from Casa discusses Whether Chinese Miners are Still a Perceived Threat to Bitcoin (BTC)

Jameson Lopp, the CTO at Casa, a Bitcoin focused security company, notes that since the industrialization of BTC mining began in 2015, there have been concerns regarding the concentration of hashpower within Chinese borders. Hashpower is the computing power needed to secure the Bitcoin network,… Read More

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