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Oups, i did it again! Third and fourth hack on Balancer pools

30 Jun 2020 3 minute read 1 comment Heruvim78

Yesterday, June 29th, two of the multi-token pools on DeFi platform Balancer were drained of ~$450,000. The attacker conducted the attack in two separate flashloan transactions by draining one liquidity pool until close to zero. The firm’s co-founder...

Hacking group CryptoCore has stolen $200 million since 2018

25 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments fklivestolearn

The hackers have been mostly attacking Crypto exchanges in the U.S & Japan, according to a new report   Cryptocurrency businesses have seen an increasing threat from nefarious players over the years in a variety of ways — malware, ransomware and...

How a Bitcoin address was cracked? Took just 30 hours.

19 Jun 2020 2 minute read 1 comment noBeans

Recently Alistair Milne organized a 1 BTC giveaway of sorts. For those that don't know Alistair Milne, he is a well known investor and entrepreneur. Milne woke up to a news that could easily be life altering and devastating to many. But for him it wa...

Expert Panel Discusses Cybersecurity in the New Normal

9 Jun 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Watch panelists Chris Roberts, G. Mark Hardy, and Matthew Rosenquist at VShield 2020 I had the honor to be on a distinguished panel with the incredibly knowledgeable G. Mark Hardy and the infamous white-hat hacker Chris Roberts.  We discussed the ev...

Supercomputers Across Europe Targeted in Crypto-mining Attack last month.

7 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Blockchain Times

SuperComputers in several countries across Europe, including Germany, Switzerland, Spain, and the UK, have reported cyber Cryptojacking attacks on their systems, and have been working to remove the threat. To understand the Cryptojacking read my arti...

Reverse Engineering Basics - Cyber Security Essentials

6 Jun 2020 2 minute read 0 comments andro

What is Reverse Engineering? Reverse engineering programs is required when you need to know how something works but don't have the source code available. Consider the following example: You want to find vulnerabilities in some proprietary piece of so...

Hackers Threaten to Use Stolen Data from Coinsquare for SIM Swapping

5 Jun 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Khonnile

      More than 5,000 email addresses and other personal information obtained from Canadian crypto exchange Coinsquare may be used in SIM swapping attacks. Hackers got their hands on personal data on users from Coinsquare's database, and Vice's Moth...

State-backed hackers trying to manipulate American elections (again)

5 Jun 2020 1 minute read 3 comments Heruvim78

In another interesting article from TechCrunch's Zack Wittaker, you may have an interesting approach on how state-backed hackers try to manipulate the current elections in U.S.A. . Apparently Google found the suspicious activities and informed Biden'...

Bitfinex Hacked Bitcoins

4 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments kriptomann

You may remember that Hong Kong-based crypto exchange Bitfinex was hacked in 2016. That time 120,000 BTC were stolen. At that time it was only worth to $72 million but now around $1.2 billion. Let see what is new about the stolen bitcoins from Bitfin...

2020 on track to become a record-breaking year for crypto-related thefts

4 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments fklivestolearn

Almost $1.4 billion in Cryptocurrency stolen in the first five months of 2020 Blockchain and Crypto analytics company CipherTrace, which provides actionable intelligence to government agencies and businesses, has just published the Crypto & Anti Mone...