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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) — […]

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Infamous Crypto Exchange Coincheck Unsure about Reopening after $500 Million Hack

Advertisement Twitter Facebook According to several local sources, Coincheck, a major Japanese crypto exchange, is unsure of reopening its exchange after suffering a $ 500 million hack in January. MineCC, a cryptocurrency miner and analyst based in Japan, reported that Coincheck president Oki Matsumoto said: “I do not know the prospectus of reopening.” Factors Behind […]

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The Zaif Hack Story Isn’t Over Yet: Further Investigations Lead to More Questions

The hack of Japan-licensed cryptocurrency exchange Zaif took the crypto community by surprise last week. It’s recently emerged that the perpetrators of the crime are trading the stolen wealth on Binance and other exchanges. Japan’s Financial Watchdog Slams Three Business Improvement Orders The event couldn’t pass unnoticed, especially because the exchange had reportedly warned about […]