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Long-serving cryptocurrency exchange forced offline, hackers blamed

One of the internet’s longest serving digital asset exchanges, Cryptopia, claims to have been hit by a debilitating hack. After a full day of unscheduled maintenance outages, the NZ-based cryptocurrency exchange posted an official statement, explaining it had suffered “a security breach which resulted in significant losses.” According to Cryptopia, both New …

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Hackers are stealing processing power to mine cryptocurrency and are making MILLIONS 

Is your computer slower than normal? Hackers are stealing processing power to mine cryptocurrency without people knowing and are making MILLIONS Process is known as cryptojacking and uses thousands of different computers  It uses processing power in the background of a computer when being used  The scam has generated an …

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New Blockchain Products, an FBI Raid, the $11 Billion Bitcoin Case, Hackers Strike With a 51 Percent Attack and Crypto Tax Analysis | BakerHostetler

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Ryuk ransomware earns hackers $3.7M in Bitcoin over 5 months

A squad of cybersecurity firms have tracked a ransomware threat spreading across the internet known as Ryuk, which has collected over 705 BTC in just five months, estimated to be worth the equivalent of $3.7 million. Using email phishing campaigns to inject tens of thousands of victims with a banking Trojan called …

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Hackers are stealing computer power to make millions in cryptocurrency

Cryptojacking is a growing problemLouisa Svensson / Alamy Stock Photo By Chris Stokel-Walker Hacker gangs are raking in millions of dollars using a technique called cryptojacking. It works by illicitly harnessing the computer power of thousands of people to mine cryptocurrency without them knowing. Guillermo Suarez-Tangil at King’s College London and …

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Cryptocurrency: What is a 51 percent attack and how could hackers bring down bitcoin?

Hackers have once again managed to syphon millions of dollars from a cryptocurrency thanks to a fundamental weakness in its underlying technology. A so-called 51 per cent attack on ethereum classic, a spin-off of the world’s second most popular cryptocurrency, saw cyber criminals make away with more than $1.5 million (£1.2m) …

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Hackers may have just stolen $1 million from the Ethereum Classic blockchain in a “51%” attack

Hackers may have just stolen $1 million from the Ethereum Classic blockchain in a “51%” attack An attack on the Ethereum Classic blockchain may have helped hackers steal around $1.1 million worth of the currency from other users, according to popular cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase. Ethereum what? Ethereum Classic is the original Ethereum blockchain. …

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Hackers demand $2million in bitcoin for 9/11 ‘truths’

Stealit An anonymous hacker collective. $2 million worth of Bitcoin. The Deep State. Confessions from 9/11 insiders. A blockchain. This isn’t just the blurb for my new erotic novel, folks—it’s also an actual news story. “The Dark Overlord,” a hacker collective known for posting classified data dumps—like The Shadow Brokers, …

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Bitcoin [BTC]: Luas website hacked; hackers ask 1 Bitcoin in ransom

Dublin’s tram service is not functional after receiving a threat message of being hacked. According to RTE, the users who were trying to access the luas.ie website on January 3 morning, saw a message that threatened to “publish all data and send emails to your users” unless “1 bitcoin” is …

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Hackers Demand Bitcoin After Taking Down Dublin’s Tram System Website

The website of Dublin’s light rail system, Luas, has gone down after it was hacked, the Irish Examiner has reported. Consequently, visitors to the website, which has been offline for more than three hours now, are being greeted with a message that the hacker(s) posted citing their demands. The unidentified …

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