cryptocurrency

Find QuadrigaCX’s missing $190 million, and you could win a $100,000 bounty

There has been another twist in the curious case of QuadrigaCX, a Canadian cryptocurrency exchange whose CEO unexpectedly and suddenly died without telling anyone...
Graham Cluley
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450,000 usernames and passwords stolen from Coinmama cryptocurrency broker

Coinmama, a site that is supposed to "make it fast, safe and fun" to buy Bitcoins and Etherium with a credit card, has suffered...
Graham Cluley
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Smashing Security #114: Darknet Diaries, death, and beauty apps

Jack Rhysider from the "Darknet Diaries" podcast joins us to chat about his interview with the elusive Hacker Giraffe, how a death is preventing...
Graham Cluley
1 min read

SIM swap! Man charged after million dollar cryptocurrency theft

Prosecutors believe 21-year-old Manhattan resident Nicholas Truglia targeted the cellphones of Silicon Valley executives in “SIM-swapping” attacks. Read more in my article on the Tripwire...
Graham Cluley
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Target and other high profile Twitter accounts exploited for cryptocurrency scams

The latest high profile account to be abused by scammers to promote a cryptocurrency giveaway? US retail giant Target.
Graham Cluley
1 min read

Unable to remember his password, man sent letter bomb to Bitcoin exchange

A man has been jailed for six and a half years after sending a letter bomb to Bitcoin exchange Cryptopay. Why would anyone...
Graham Cluley
1 min read

StatCounter web analytics script poisoned to steal Bitcoins

Security researchers at ESET discovered that hackers managed to compromise StatCounter and change the analytics script used by hundreds of thousands of websites.
Graham Cluley
2 min read

23-year-old woman charged with stealing $320,000 worth of cryptocurrency

Police in Australia have arrested a 23-year-old woman in Melbourne, Australia, in connection with an email hack that resulted in a huge amount of...
Graham Cluley
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Mind your company’s old Twitter accounts, rather than allowing them to be hijacked by hackers

There were only 13 episodes of the science fiction TV show "Almost Human" aired before it was pulled from the schedules in 2014. But its...
Graham Cluley
1 min read

Smashing Security #086: Elon Musk submarine scams and 2FA bypass

Crypto scamming Thai cave scoundrels! $25 million to make anti-fake news videos! TimeHop data breach! Phone number port out scams! All this and much much...
Graham Cluley
1 min read

Bitcoin price takes a dive after another cryptocurrency exchange hack

There's bad news if you're a cryptocurrency investor. Billions of dollars worth of wealth were wiped out this weekend after a South Korean...
Graham Cluley
2 min read

Ethereum cryptocurrency wallets raided after Amazon’s internet domain service hijacked

Approximately US $150,000 worth of Ethereum-based cryptocurrency stolen from MyEtherWallet users. Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.
Graham Cluley
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Know who hacked the Binance cryptocurrency exchange? Earn $250,000

Binance, one of the world's biggest cryptocurrency exchanges by trading volume, has offered a reward equivalent to $250,000 to anyone providing information that leads...
Graham Cluley
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