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Top crypto tweets of the day – December 8th

Cryptopolitan 08 Dec 2022
— Wu Blockchain (@WuBlockchain). The current total mixed volume of these six products is only about 41.5 million US dollars, which is about 0.6% of Tornado Cash, of which only 40,000 US dollars involves hacker funds. Most of these protocols are based on forks of Tornado.— Wu Blockchain (@WuBlockchain).
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Overshadowed by failures, crypto hacking exacts higher price

Finger Lakes Times 07 Dec 2022
The cryptocurrency industry is circling the wagons in defense as hackers siphon more money from the sector each year. Hackers made off with more than $3 billion in digital assets so far this year, according to research firm Chainalysis ... He noted crypto exchanges that were once big targets for hackers are suffering far fewer hacks than in the past.
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Crypto Exchange Binance Suspends Funds Withdrawal Due to Cyberattack on Infrastructure

Urdu Point 02 Dec 2022
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 02nd December, 2022) The world's largest crypto Currency exchange, Binance, temporarily suspended funds withdrawal for their users due to recent a hacker attack on the Ankr blockchain ...
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Binance investigates hack affecting a number of crypto tokens

Henry Herald 02 Dec 2022
"Initial analysis is developer private key was hacked, and the hacker updated the smart contract to a more malicious one," Zhao said on Twitter, adding that the Ankr and Hay tokens were affected ... It is usually stored on a blockchain-based platform. "A hacker managed to exploit a ...
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Ethereum-Based Altcoin Tumbles As DeFi Project Gets Hacked for Millions

The Daily Hodl 02 Dec 2022
Staked Binance Coin on decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol Ankr (aBNBc) has plummeted by over 90% after hackers exploited the token. Blockchain security company PeckShieldAlert initially broke news of the hack ... Also froze about $3 million that hackers moved to our CEX .”.
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Ankr Coin News: Why ANKR Price Crashed Suddenly

CoinGape 02 Dec 2022
Data from on-chain analytics protocols and blockchain security firms revealed how hackers exploited Ankr for multi-million dollars ... Blockchain security firm Beosin revealed that the deployer changed the implementation contract to the vulnerable contract address before the attack.
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Crypto cammer faces 18 months in prison over $22 million SIM attack

Engadget 02 Dec 2022
Bloombergreports a federal judge has sentenced 25-year-old Nicholas Truglia to 18 months in prison for allegedly taking part in a scheme that stole $22 million in cryptocurrency from blockchain adviser Michael Terpin in 2018 ... State-backed hackers and online gangs have been linked to thefts worth hundreds of millions of dollars from the blockchain ... .
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Will crypto’s collapse implode North Korea’s nukes?

Asiatimes 02 Dec 2022
It’s well documented that Kim Jong Un’s military operation hackers have been stealing cryptocurrency to support North Korea’s nuclear and missile program for several years ... What North Korea’s hackers have been up to ... It’s almost impossible for an organization to defend itself against a hacker army of this size and caliber once it comes charging.
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Hacker Exploits Ankr for Over $5 Million

Coinspeaker 02 Dec 2022
So far, the aBNBc token has lost over 99% of its value. DeFi protocol, Ankr, has reported a breach by a hacker that resulted in an unlimited minting of its token aBNBc ... According to a blockchain security firm Beosin, the hacker exploited vulnerabilities in the smart contract code and compromised private keys following the most recent Ankr upgrade.
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DeFi Protocol Ankr Suffers Multi Million Dollar Exploit

Crypto Economy 02 Dec 2022
According to blockchain analytics company Chainalysis, investors have lost over $3 billion to hackers across 125 hacks in 2022 so far ... The hacker minted tons of $aBNBc and made a profit of 5,500 BNB (~$1.6 million) ... Meanwhile, blockchain security firm Beosin suggested the exploit ...
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US announces new North Korea-related sanctions

Finger Lakes Times 02 Dec 2022
WASHINGTON — The U.S., Japan and South Korea revealed new sanctions to punish North Korea for an unprecedented series of missile tests, as they struggle to pressure Pyongyang to return to the negotiating table. The U.S ... A report from blockchain research firm Chainalysis said North Korea’s hacker army stole $400 million in crypto assets in 2021 ... .
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U.S., Japan, and South Korea Impose Sanctions to Punish North Korea for Missile Tests

Time 02 Dec 2022
The U.S., Japan, and South Korea revealed new sanctions to punish North Korea for an unprecedented series of missile tests, as they struggle to pressure Pyongyang to return to the negotiating table. The U.S ... Read More ... A report from blockchain research firm Chainalysis said North Korea’s hacker army stole $400 million in crypto assets in 2021 ... .
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Why Should You Consider Investing in Solana (SOL) Before 2023?

CoinGape 01 Dec 2022
Solana’s rapidly growing ecosystem and versatility have made it best known as a competitor to Ethereum, the leading blockchain for decentralized applications (dApps) ... Solana operates on a brand-new consensus mechanism called Proof-of-History, which expedites the process of ordering transactions in a blockchain.
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Maersk and IBM to Discontinue TradeLens, Blockchain-enabled Shipping Solution, in Early 2023

Coinspeaker 30 Nov 2022
TradeLens, a blockchain-enabled shipping solution developed by International Business Machines Corp (NYSE ... Launched back in 2018, IBM and Maersk have been working to harness blockchain prowess in the global shipping industry ... Blockchain technology has been significantly harnessed by the cryptocurrency market in the past decade.
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FTX Hack: New Data Reveals Attacker Holding 255 BTC In OKX Exchange

CoinGape 29 Nov 2022
The FTX hack story further continues, with Twitter user unraveling the eventual fate of the hacker’s stolen assets using on-chain analytics ... It’s said to be that the unidentified hacker is currently one of the richest Ethereum holders as only 34 wallets in the Ethereum blockchain hold more digital currency than him.

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