Tag: Hacking

Cryptocurrency platform loses R$400 million and blames security director

Cryptocurrency platform loses R$400 million and blames security director

a Track bridge, a service that allows the conversion of assets between different blockchains, was hacked on January 1, causing the loss of approximately R$400 million worth of cryptocurrencies. On Thursday (25), Ozys, the company behind Orbit, published a statement about the incident. The main suspect was initially said to be the North Korean hacker […]

Investor loses R$20 million in cryptocurrencies due to phishing attack

Investor loses R$20 million in cryptocurrencies due to phishing attack

“Insane!” is how the security company team described it Scam sniffer about a phishing attack that took place last Sunday (21). According to a report, hackers used sophisticated methods to empty the victim’s wallet. The attack took place on the Ethereum network, where the investor had millions in aEthWETH and aEthUNI, a way to use […]

Ethereum Foundation is accused of stealing R$2.3 billion from a broker

Ethereum Foundation is accused of stealing R$2.3 billion from a broker

a Ethereum Foundation, the company responsible for developing the cryptocurrency of the same name, is accused of participating in a theft of 185,000 ETH and 250 bitcoins. The case is related to the broker hack Gatecoinwhich took place in 2016. Although these cryptocurrencies were only worth R$6.5 million at the time, today the amount is […]

Ledger cryptocurrency wallet is compromised and warns users: “do not use applications”

Ledger cryptocurrency wallet is compromised and warns users: “do not use applications”

Developers discovered a major vulnerability in General ledger, famous cryptocurrency hardware wallet. According to the complaints, the Ledger Connect Kit used third-party code that was compromised on Thursday (14). The information was just confirmed by Ledger itself, noting that the error is only in the Ledger Connect Kit. As a recommendation, the company asked users […]

Investor loses R$100,000 in cryptocurrencies after downloading illegal program

Investor loses R$100,000 in cryptocurrencies after downloading illegal program

In an attempt to save a few dollars, one user turned to piracy to get their hands on some free software. What was cheap turned out to be expensive, as the investor lost R$100,000 in cryptocurrencies at the end of the trip. The story was shared on Reddit this Monday (11). In his report says […]

Hacker may have laundered R$400 million worth of cryptocurrencies in an unusual way

Hacker may have laundered R$400 million worth of cryptocurrencies in an unusual way

ZachXBT, a cryptocurrency industry detective, believes that a hacker buys trading cards from Magic: the meeting wash more then 35,000 ETH (R$400 million) linked to three great hacks. The choice may be related to the size of the market for these collectible cards. For example, in August this year, rapper Post Malone bought the rarest […]

Hacker demands he owns a company to return R$270 million in cryptocurrencies

Hacker demands he owns a company to return R$270 million in cryptocurrencies

a Cyber ​​network, one of the biggest names in the decentralized finance (DeFi) sector, was hit by a hack worth $54.7 million (R$270 million) worth of cryptocurrencies last Friday (24). The hacker sent a proposal to the project team on Thursday (30). One of the demands for the return of R$270 million in cryptocurrencies is […]

Investors who have lost millions to cryptocurrency theft will be reimbursed by police

Investors who have lost millions to cryptocurrency theft will be reimbursed by police

In a note released on Thursday (9), British authorities reported that the victims of a cryptocurrency theft that took place in 2018 will receive a reward of 1.9 million pounds sterling (R$11.4 million). Basically, the victims had access to a website called “iotaseed” to generate IOTA cryptocurrency (IOTA) wallets. However, the owner of the site […]

Cryptocurrency broker Poloniex is hacked and loses R$575 million

Cryptocurrency broker Poloniex is hacked and loses R$575 million

a Poloniex, a famous cryptocurrency broker founded in 2014, was hit by a R$575 million hack on Friday morning (10). The unusual money movement was spotted by PeckShield, which notified both the brokerage and its owner, Justin Sun. Among the cryptocurrencies stolen so far are more than 16,000 ETH (R$166 million), 228 million TRX (R$119 […]

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