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DeFi-platform Opyn lost $371 000 as a result of hacking

5 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Danyakot

Hackers withdrew about $371,000 of user funds from the Opyn DeFi platform, exploiting a vulnerability in the otokens project's internal оtoken. Hackers carried out a double-spending attack on Ethereum put options, gaining access to the collateral of...

PSA: Don't Be Like This Person! How to Secure Your Crypto!

4 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments cryptoforcanadians

I'm keeping this post short as it's more of a public service announcement. I recently came across a post on Reddit about how someone had lost 1.6 BTC. After learning about how the person had lost the BTC, I immediately knew that I had to write a post...

ALERT DANGER HACK CRYPTO after LEDGER HACK on their website - BE CAREFUL - INSTALL BRAVE

30 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Digital Asset Culture - YouTube Channel - France

Good day everyone, This is a very important message : BE VERY CAREFUL : The French company Ledger has been hacked. This well-know company sells LEDGER KEYS where you store your private keys of your cryptos. The website has been hacked and millions of...

Chain analysis: 900,000 bitcoins linked to illegal activity

30 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Danyakot

The service for tracking transactions on the blockchain reported that almost $10 billion in cryptocurrency is stored on the wallets of criminals who steal digital money or use it to sell other people's personal data and prohibited substances The numb...

Twitter hackers employing ‘peel chains’ to launder the Bitcoin bounty

23 Jul 2020 2 minute read 0 comments fklivestolearn

They have been using the technique to move the laundered BTC to Peer-to-Peer (P2P) and Gambling Platforms More details have now emerged on the Cybersecurity incident that happened last week when social media giant Twitter saw Bitcoin (BTC) scammers h...

Social engineering attacks via social media: How to spot them and how to protect yourself

22 Jul 2020 6 minute read 5 comments X-51

Anybody who has been on Facebook for more than a month (possibly other social media too, but this is where I see them) has probably seen one of these things going around - a quiz asking you to list out some random details about your favourite colour,...

Canada's largest bitcoin exchange was accused of falsifying 90% of trading volumes

21 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Danyakot

The Ontario securities Commission (OSC) has accused Canada's leading cryptocurrency exchange Coinsquare of illegally inflating trading volumes by almost 600,000 BTC. According to the regulator, in the period from July 17, 2018 to December 4, 2019, 90...

Bitcoin exchanges helped customers save $300,000 in Twitter hack

20 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Danyakot

Prompt steps on the part of cryptocurrency exchanges allowed users to save at least $300 thousand during the recent hack of Twitter, according to Forbes. Trading platforms began taking measures to counter the attackers a few minutes after the fake tw...

A message to the Twitter Hacker

20 Jul 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Permabull

The recent Twitter Hack, called by media the Bitcoin Scam - I know, some people are simple, was really great to follow because the hacker(s) made so much noise and so little money. Yep, with all the power to move markets (for example, opening a 100 l...

NYT revealed data about hackers who hacked Obama and Musk on Twitter

18 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Danyakot

The hacking involved young people, one of them lives in the US, the other in England. The hacker group was led by a man who gave his name as kirk and introduced himself as a Twitter employee. The New York Times contacted hackers who allegedly hacked...