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US Govt Returns Stolen Bitcoin to Crypto Exchange Bitfinex From $65 Million Hack

Bitfinex cryptocurrency exchange has revealed that 27.66270285 BTC, a portion of the stolen funds from the 2016 hack, was successfully recovered by law enforcement of the U.S. government. Recovered BTC to Reimburse Recovery Right Token Holders Following the hacking event, Bitfinex launched an investigation with the assistance of enforcement agencies internationally, to trace the 119,756 BTC that […]

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Why Won’t Crypto Exchange Cryptopia Come Clean on How Disastrous Last Month’s Hack Really Was?

New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia disclosed that local police have allowed employees to return to the firm’s office following its suspension of operations mid last month after a multi-million dollar security breach. In the latest update, the cryptocurrency exchange has indicated that investigations are still ongoing, however. Hacked Crypto Exchange Reopens Update: The police have […]

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New Zealand Exchange Cryptopia Lost $16 Million in Hack, Not Initially Reported $2.5 Million: Research

An analytics firm has determined that Cryptopia suffered over $ 16 million in losses from the recent hack, far more than the originally reported estimates. Image: Shutterstock By CCN.com: Contrary to prior reports putting the value of cryptocurrency stolen in the Cryptopia exchange hack at around $ 2.5 million, it has emerged that the true […]

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New Zealand Police Investigate ‘Complex’ $2.4 Million ETH Cryptopia Hack

Image from Shutterstock Police authorities in New Zealand have admitted the Cryptotopia hack case is no small task, citing complex challenges in tracing the accused. Crypto Attackers have the Cops on Trail An official release on January 16 has confirmed investigations are ongoing at Cryptopia’s headquarters in Christchurch. Authorities acknowledge the company’s full coordination in […]

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NZ Police Investigate Crypto Exchange Cryptopia Hack

Cryptopia homepage, January 16, 2019 New Zealand police are investigating the hack of cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia, which resulted in “significant losses” that some estimate could amount to more than US$ 3.5 million.    Christchurch company Cryptopia, which has been said to be operating New Zealand’s largest cryptocurrench exchange, shut down its website and exchange services […]

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Why the PewDiePie Printer Hack is a Warning for Crypto Investors

Advertisement A few days ago, a bored hacker known as TheHackerGiraffe achieved widespread notoriety for exploiting vulnerabilities in security protocols for internet-connected devices and thus hacking into 50,000 exposed printers as part of the “Save PewDiePie” campaign. At a time when PewDiePie — the world’s most famous YouTube channel with more than 19 billion views over five years […]

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Newsflash: Japan’s Largest Bank Says it Found ‘Source’ of $60 Million Hack of Crypto Exchange Zaif

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Cybersecurity researchers working for a subsidiary of Japan’s largest bank believe that they have found the hackers who stole $ 60 million from Japanese crypto exchange Zaif in an attack earlier this year. MUFG Investigates Zaif Hack According to a press release published on Monday, Japan Digital Design Co. (JDD) — […]