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North Korean Hackers Stole $1.7B Worth Crypto in 2022: Chainalysis

CryptoPotato 01 Feb 2023
DeFi protocols alone recorded a loss of $3.1 billion, thereby accounting for 82.1% of all cryptocurrency stolen by hackers ... Another trend noted by the blockchain analysis firm was that North Korea-linked hackers also tend to send large sums of stolen funds to coin mixers.

Cream Finance Exploiter Moving Funds Over 16 Months After Hack, Here’s Why

NewsBTC 30 Jan 2023
According to CertiK, a blockchain analytic platform, the exploiter moved 365.69 ETH, worth roughly $600,000 at spot rates, to a new address ... It is not yet clear what the hacker intends to do with the $600,000. Cream Finance is a blockchain-agnostic DeFi protocol deployed on Ethereum, Fantom, Polygon, and the BNB Smart Chain (BSC).

How To Earn Passive Income With Forks & Airdrops?

TradeSanta 30 Jan 2023
A “soft fork” refers to a backwards-compatible, upgraded version of the existing blockchain ... This is particularly true if the split occurs between the miners and the nodes, as it exposes the blockchain and its fork to hackers and thieves who could use their computing power to overcome the network to steal funds.

Legacy Suite Releases LegacyPass™ to Secure and Encrypt Passwords Using the Blockchain

Eagle-Tribune 27 Jan 2023
Passwords alone can no longer meet today's security needs; leveraging the immutability of the blockchain on the backend enables a seamless and password-less environment, allowing users to access accounts securely from all their devices with one click ... Blockchain technology can revolutionize the way passwords are secured and managed.

Hacker moves stolen $90 million after six years

Cryptopolitan 26 Jan 2023
A hacker has allegedly moved stolen funds from six years ago from one wallet to another. In the details by Chainalysis, the hacker accumulated the funds in a string of operations since 2016 ... The hacker, also known as the Blockchain Bandit’ was famous for attacking Ethereum wallets with less sophisticated security keys.

FBI accuses N.Korean govt-backed hackers for $100 mn crypto heist

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FBI accuses North Korean government hackers of stealing $100M in Harmony bridge theft

Yahoo Daily News 24 Jan 2023
The FBI accused two groups of North Korean government hackers of carrying out last year’s heist of $100 million in crypto stolen from a company that allows users to transfer cryptocurrency from one blockchain to another ... Hacker exploits Harmony blockchain bridge, loots $100M in crypto.

FBI accuses North Korean hackers for $100M crypto theft

The Hill 24 Jan 2023
Last year, Harmony&nbsp;reported that unknown hackers ... Last year, Harmony reported that unknown hackers stole money from one of its blockchain bridges and that it was working with law enforcement and forensic specialists to identify the perpetrators and….

Solana’s Wormhole Bridge Exploiter Moves $155M in ETH

CryptoPotato 24 Jan 2023
The hacker of Wormhole, one of the largest cross-chain bridges between Solana and other blockchains, has moved stolen funds of $155 million worth of ETH for the first time in months to a decentralized exchange ... Across a slew of transactions, the hacker made off with nearly 120,000 Wormhole Ethereum (WeETH) worth over $320 million.

North Korea behind $100m crypto theft, FBI says

Al Jazeera 24 Jan 2023
North Korean hackers were behind the theft of ... Harmony, which has its headquarters in California, announced in June that hackers had stolen $100m in digital coins from Horizon bridge, a so-called blockchain bridge used to move cryptocurrencies between different blockchain networks.

Lazarus Group Suspected as Culprits for $100 Million Harmony Bridge Hack

CryptoPotato 24 Jan 2023
In a Twitter thread on Monday, MistTrack said Lazarus passed the stolen funds through multiple exchanges and blockchains while attempting to cover their on-chain tracks ... Other funds were transferred to Ethereum, and then eventually to Tron, where the recipient addresses were related to a “USDT mixed network.” Blockchain Bridges.

FBI says N. Korea-related hacker groups behind US crypto firm heist

Financial Express 24 Jan 2023
Two hacker groups associated with North Korea, the Lazarus Group and APT38, were responsible for the theft last June of $100 million from U.S ... Blockchain-based Red Date Technology introduces Universal Digital Payment Network. 5ire and Network Capital launch blockchain module with NITI Aayog.

FBI says North Korea-backed groups hacked $100 million in crypto

Finger Lakes Times 24 Jan 2023
The Lazarus and APT38 outfits perpetrated the June attack on U.S.-based blockchain specialist Harmony’s Horizon Bridge, the FBI said in a statement. Horizon is an example of software that allows crypto tokens to move between different blockchains.

FBI says North Korea-related hacker group behind US crypto firm heist

Khaleejtimes 24 Jan 2023
A hacker group associated with North Korea, the Lazarus Group, also known as APT38, was responsible for the theft last June of $100 million from US crypto firm Harmony's Horizon bridge, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Monday ... blockchains.

North Korean hacker groups stole US$100m in crypto heist last year: FBI 

Hong Kong Standard 24 Jan 2023
The Lazarus and APT38 outfits perpetrated the June attack on US-based blockchain specialist Harmony’s Horizon Bridge, the FBI said in a statement.&nbsp;. Horizon is an example of software that allows crypto tokens to move between different blockchains.

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