Tag: cryptocurrency hack

Phishing Attack on MyEtherWallet Steals $150,000 From Wallet Users

MyEtherWallet users are in an uproar after approximately 250 ETH, around $150,000 worth, went missing since a Domain Name System (DNS) server attack began Tuesday at noon, redirecting visitors to a phishing site. Kosala Hemachandra, Founder and CEO of MyEtherWallet, released this comment fifteen minutes after the attack: This redirecting of DNS servers is a decade-old hacking technique that aims to undermine the Internet’s routing system. It can happen to any organization, including large …
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$150 Million Worth of Nano Allegedly Stolen From Cryptocurrency Exchange BitGrail

$150 million worth of Nano, formerly known as RaiBlocks, were stolen from BitGrail, a cryptocurrency exchange based in Italy, merely two weeks after Coincheck experienced the largest cryptocurrency hacking attack in history. In an official statement, the Nano core team stated that Francesco “The Bomber” Firano, the owner and operator of BitGrail, notified the Nano team about the unauthorized movement of funds from the wallets of BitGrail to external wallets. …
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