Top Crypto Exchange Binance Suspends all Deposit & Withdrawals indefinitely after being hacked – Top Crypto News

Binance is one of the top cryptocurrency exchange in the world with traffic reaching upto 1,183,000 visits per day (up 13% in April) as per @kerooke . However after hackers stole 7000 bitcoins, Binance suspended all deposits and withdrawal without…

Binance Report $40 million Hack!

Binance is reportedly the latest casualty of a crypto heist. Binance- one of the world’s largest crypto-currency exchanges- said hackers stole 7,000 Bitcoins worth about $40 million dollars. This enormous heist according to them was carried out via a single…

Cryptocurrency hacking now targets Electrum hot wallet users with DDoS botnets

Crypto hot wallets continue to be targets of cryptocurrency hacking. In a recent incident, DDoS botnets targeted 152,000 users of popular Bitcoin wallet Electrum.

Organized cyber-attacker group Lazarus continues to raise the crypto malware risks with new techniques

Crypto exchanges continue to be threatened by Lazarus, the organized group of cyber attackers. The group continues to evolve their crypto malware techniques, making detection harder.

Ethereum Targeted Hacks Re-surface Despite Low Market Price

  According to a report by tech magazine, ZDNet, there is a resurgence of hacks specifically targeting Ethereum holdings. The publication referenced research by cybercrime monitoring company Bad packets LLC that had pointed that despite Ethereum sinking to 18-month lows,…

Cyber Security Firm Trustwave Detects Crypto-jacking Malware on the Make-A-Wish Foundation’s Website

A November 19 post by cybersecurity firm Trustwave has indicated that hackers had infected global non-profit organization, make-a-wish foundation’s network, with dangerous malware. Trustwaves’s researchers have revealed that the crypto-jackers managed to virtually lodge a JavaScript (js) miner CoinImp, into…

Amateur crypto jacking the most prominent and worrying trend in 2018

The year of the crypto boom 2017, also signified a big year for crypto heists since cases of crypto-jacking increased by 8,500 percent. 2018 has also come out as a big year for crypto mining malware according to a report…

Japan based Zaif exchange losses 59 million in crypto heist

Hackers were at it again, this time making away with 59 million dollars’ worth of cryptocurrencies from cryptocurrency exchange, Zaif, which is based in Japan.  A local report indicated that the heist was enabled by a security breach that occurred…

Developer Recounts His Anonymous Bitcoin Cash Bug Disclosure

There was a private disclosure of the vulnerability of Bitcoin cash, one of the key cryptocurrencies right at the moment, on April 25th, 2018. A successful capitalization on this vulnerability would have had serious ramifications since there would have been…

20 Year Old Charged with Stealing $5 Million worth of Crypto

California authorities have reportedly arrested a student who is suspected of stealing 5 million dollars’ worth of Bitcoin and also a few Altcoins through a scam technique known as “Sim jacking”. Tech news site Motherboard which reported the incident also…