Latest News for: Blockchain hackers


Crypto Investor Loses Over $100K in Phishing Scam, Raising Alarm on Cybersecurity

Coinspeaker 20 May 2024
... worth of cryptocurrencies across multiple blockchains. The hacker carried out this act using a multi-call function, which allows multiple smart contracts to be executed in a single transaction.

Tim Draper Champions Blockchain Startups: Announces Major Partnership With Stellar

Bitcoin 17 May 2024
... years, with these startups set to build on the Stellar blockchain platform.

Ouroboros Genesis: Unveiling the latest design innovations

CryptoNewsZ 17 May 2024
The Cardano blockchain ... Thus, the hacker can eventually try to rewrite the blockchain’s history with their fictitious chain by getting a counterfeit chain to mine faster than the actual network.

U.S.: North Koreans posed as tech workers to fund weapons

The Spokesman-Review 17 May 2024
Suspected North Korean hackers also stole slightly more than $1 billion in cryptocurrency last year, according to the blockchain analysis company Chainalysis Inc.

Pink Drainer Shuts Down After $75M Crypto Theft, Attacking 20K Victims

CoinGape 17 May 2024
Pink Drainer Shuts Down ... Also Read ... At present, the hacker remains at large, and BlockTower has yet to recover the stolen funds. However, the firm has engaged blockchain forensics experts to investigate the theft ... Also Read ... ....

North Koreans posing as American tech workers to fund weapons: US

Hindustan Times 16 May 2024
Suspected North Korean hackers also stole slightly more than $1 billion in cryptocurrency last year, according to the blockchain analysis company Chainalysis Inc.

DeFi protocols Sonne Finance and ALEX Lab lose over $24 million in separate hacks

Cryptoslate 15 May 2024
Decentralized liquidity provider Sonne Finance fell victim to a $20 million exploit on its Optimism network-based USDC and Wrapped Ethereum (WETH) contracts, according to blockchain security firm Cyvers.

Sonne Finance loses $20 million in crypto heist

Cryptopolitan 15 May 2024
Nevertheless, when Sonne Finance learned about the situation 25 minutes later, the hacker had already stolen $20 million of WETH, Velo (VELO), soVELO, and Wrapped USDC (USDC.e) ... The hacker is not at all willing to hold any talks.

Crypto Hedge Fund BlockTower Capital Faces Major Hack

CoinGape 15 May 2024
Currently, the hacker has absconded with the hedge fund yet to recover its lost money. However, BlockTower has employed blockchain forensics analysts in order to find the nature of the theft.

Crypto Exchange poloniex’s $100 Million Hack Traced to Tornado Cash

Cryptopolitan 14 May 2024
Though Poloniex tried to get the stolen funds back, including offering a $10 million reward, the effort was unsuccessful because the hacker was not found. The firm, which is a blockchain security firm, ...

$71M WBTC Dusting Attack Victim Recovers Stolen Loot

CryptoPotato 14 May 2024
The crypto whale who lost $71 million worth of wrapped bitcoins (WBTC) via a dusting attack has recovered the stolen funds after negotiations with the hacker. According to a tweet by blockchain ...

Hacker Returns Nearly All of $68,000,000 Worth of Crypto Stolen From Whale Wallet: On-Chain Data

The Daily Hodl 13 May 2024
The hacker subsequently swapped the WBTC stack into 23,000 ETH ... According to blockchain tracking firm Arkham, the hacker has returned nearly all the stolen funds in a flurry of transactions over the past several days.

Crypto scammer returns $34.7 million in stolen assets after victim offers bounty

Cryptoslate 10 May 2024
Blockchain security firm Peckshield reported that the attacker had returned 50% of the stolen funds— approximately 11,446.87 ETH worth $34.7 million—to the victim’s address as of press time ... Hacker’s profile.

NEAR Protocol’s X Account Hacked, Cryptic Messages Posted

Coinspeaker 09 May 2024
The blockchain platform’s X account has about 1.9 million followers, and the hacker has used this opportunity to post several encrypted tweets ... The hacker also made the profile and background pictures black.

Crypto Heist Funds On The Move: Poloniex Hacker Transfers $3.4 Million To Tornado Cash

Bitcoinist 08 May 2024
The transfers are the first time since the crypto heist that the hacker has moved part of the money to launder it. Per Wu Blockchain’s report, the Poloniex hacker transferred 100 ETH, worth around $308,000, from address 0x3E…fDFd to the mixer.