Tagged: hack

Oops. Bitmart Confirms Large Security Breach, $150 Million or More Lost

Bitmart, a crypto exchange that touts itself as “the most trusted cryptocurrency trading platform,” has lost $150 million in assets, according to a tweet by Bitmart CEO Sheldon Xia. Other reports have placed the value far higher at around $200 million. Bitmart operates in just… Read More

Celsius Network Confirms Badger Attack but No Client Funds Were Stolen

It was a tough couple of weeks for Celsius Network. Celsius is a neobank platform that touts its ability to generate returns on parked crypto. Currently, Celsius is promoting potential returns of over 17%. As was widely rumored, Celsius Network was impacted by the Badger… Read More

ICYMI: Data Stolen From Robinhood for Sale on Dark Web

Earlier this month Robinhood (NASDAQ:HOOD) revealed that data had been stolen from its trading platform. More specifically, a hacker obtained a list of emails for 5 million individuals, full names for around 2 million people, and personal information, including dates of birth, zip codes, and… Read More

Robinhood Notifies Public of Security Breach, 7 Million Individuals Impacted

Robinhood (NASDAQ:HOOD) has revealed a security breach in its platform that apparently took place on November 3, 2021. An attempt at extortion took place following the theft of the information. According to a blog post, an “unauthorized third party obtained access to a limited amount… Read More

Cream Finance Reports Breach, $117 Million May Have Been Stolen

Cream Finance, a decentralized lending protocol, has experienced a hack that may have caused a $117 million theft.   We are investigating an exploit on C.R.E.A.M. v1 on Ethereum and will share updates as soon as they are available. — Cream Finance 🍦 (@CreamdotFinance) October… Read More

Hacked: Blockchain Security Firm SlowMist Shares Analysis of Recent DAO Maker Exploit

SlowMist, which focuses on blockchain ecosystem security and has reportedly served Huobi, OKEx, Binance, imToken (nearly “a thousand commercial customers in total”), reveals that DAO Maker‘s vesting system was recently hacked. SlowMist confirmed in an incident report that DeRace Token (DERC), Coinspaid (CPD), Capsule Coin… Read More

Happy Ending as Poly Network Receives All Funds Back, Including Bug Bounty

The Poly Network hack saga appears to be winding down as all of the funds have been returned along with the bug bounty.   As of now, #PolyNetwork has regained control of the $610M (not including the frozen $33M USDT) in assets affected in #polynetworkhack…. Read More

Poly Network Hackers Could Have Many Motives

While Poly Network may have escaped some of the worst of the damage from its recent security breach, there are questions it still must answer, AnChain.AI founder and CEO Dr. Victor Fang said recently. Fang said it appears the hack was caused by the exploitation… Read More

Poly Network Slowly Gets its Crypto Back. Looks to Patch the Vulnerabilities

Poly Network is slowly retrieving the stolen crypto in a nightmare scenario where over $600 million in value was illicitly transferred from the platform. Poly Network has been keeping its community abreast of developments via Twitter as they scramble to reverse the transfers which included… Read More

Poly Network Hack and DeFi Exploits Show Crypto Theft More Difficult than Stealing Fiat Funds: Report

The Poly Network attacker has been returning funds after managing to pull of the largest DeFi theft ever. On, August 10, 2021, an unidentified attacker had managed to steal around $612 million worth of virtual currency from cross-chain DeFi protocol Poly Network, making this the… Read More

Crypto Industry Insiders Comment on Massive $600 Milion Hack of Poly Network

The hack of Poly Network that pilfered over $600 million is the largest DeFi theft ever. While Poly Network reports having retrieved some of the crypto, hundreds of millions in digital assets are still yet to be returned.   $260 million (As of 11 Aug… Read More

$600 Million Lost in DeFi Hack as Poly Network Asks for Crypto Back

Poly Network has lost some crypto in an apparent hack. In fact, Poly Network has lost over $600 million in what is said to be the largest DeFi attack ever. In a series of tweets, Poly Network named the locations of the missing crypto.  … Read More

Colonial Pipeline Ransom Recovery Raises Crypto Questions

No one should be shocked Bitcoin’s price fell after the United States recovered most of the cryptocurrency used to pay the Colonial Pipeline hackers, an analyst with GlobalData said this week. Given cryptocurrency’s libertarian roots, the fact a government could track and seize money designed… Read More

RockYou2021 Continues Disturbing Data Breach Trend

This week did not get off to a good start for those tasked with corporate cybersecurity as one single breach saw more than half of the number of passwords stolen. In all of 2020 swiped in one swoop. On June 7, what many believe to… Read More

DeFi Hack Analysis: Project PancakeBunny Attacked via Major $200 Million Flash Loan Vulnerability

SlowMist, which focuses on blockchain ecosystem security, and has served major digital asset firms such as Huobi, OKEx, Binance, imToken (with around 1,000 commercial customers), has conducted an analysis on the recent PancakeBunny hack. SlowMist Zone had reported that PancakeBunny, the decentralized finance (DeFi) revenue… Read More

Binance Smart Chain based DeFi Project Uranium Suffers $50M Loss due to Hack, SlowMist Analyzes Incident

SlowMist, which focuses on blockchain ecosystem security, and has served major digital asset firms such as Huobi, OKEx, Binance, imToken (with around 1,000 commercial customers), notes that according to updates from the SlowMist Zone, the DeFi project Uranium on the Binance Smart Chain (BSC) was… Read More

P2P Bitcoin, Ethereum Exchange Paxful Denies there Was Data Leak, Confirms User Data and Funds Remain Safe

A recent post on Raidforums, a marketplace for purchasing and selling stolen data, has claimed that it has the personal details from millions of users on Paxful, a leading peer to peer Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) exchange. However, Paxful‘s management stated that they’re false… Read More

US Department of Justice Outlines Thefts Performed by North Korean Hackers, Involved Over $1.3 Billion of Money and Cryptocurrency

The US Department of Justice has announced an indictment of three North Korean hackers said to be involved with the Korean military regarding   to cyberattacks and financial including theft of money and cryptocurrency.  The indictment is an expansion of a 2018 case outlining similar nefarious… Read More

UK Arrests Eight in SIM Swap Hack of Celebrities Where Bitcoin and Money Were Stolen

The UK National Crime Agency (NCA), working in concert with the US Secret Service, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Santa Clara DA’s Office, have arrested eight men, aged 18 to 26, in England and Scotland in regards to SIM Swap hacks… Read More

Digital Banking Platform Revolut Explains why Cyber Insurance has Become Necessary for Internet Firms with Cyberattacks on the Rise

Public liability, professional indemnity and employers liability are no longer adequate when it comes to protecting your company or business. But there are certain covers available that could secure your company further, according to a blog post published by Revolut. The leading digital banking platform… Read More

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