A Ukrainian hacker group dubbed Coinhoarder has stolen more than $50 million in cryptocurrency from users of Blockchain.info, one of the most popular providers of digital currency wallets, according to a report published Wednesday by Cisco’s Talos cybersecurity team.
According to analysts at Kaspersky Labs, cryptocurrencies may join banks, stock exchanges and investment funds in the list of possible targets for hackers in 2017.
According to Tal Be’ery, Microsoft Security Research Manager, Yevgeniy Nikulin, a Russian hacker detained in the Czech Republic earlier this month, may be linked to BitMarket bitcoin exchange hack back in 2013.
August 7, Bitfinex website posted a message stating that the service will be back online soon. In two days’ time, the website will run in a restricted mode, thus enabling the customers to check their accounts.
An anonymous Reddit user known by the nickname of rekcahxfb has provided the community an opportunity to win a Bitcoin fortune in a discussion on /r/Bitcoin. 1000 BTC Giveaway! From your friend rekcahxfb from Bitcoin The Jackpot amount comprises 1,000 BTC, which is worth nearly $582,000 at the time of.
Hong Kong-based exchange Bitfinex has stated that the losses incurred due to the recent hack may affect all of its users, including those whose wallets were not hacked in the first place.
Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex plans to gradually recover access for users in the wake of a hack and theft of 120k BTC.
Popular crypto-exchange Bitfinex has announced on Tuesday, August 2 that it halts all operations as a critical security issue has been discovered.