Tag: hacked

Alleged vDOS Owners Have Been Arrested And Released

Earlier this week, we covered the infamous vDOS service, which executed hundreds of DDoS attacks on behalf of their customers. As the service was breached and customer details exposed, the question became who was behind this service. It appears two Israeli men have been arrested on suspicion of co-owning this service. They were also under investigation by the FBI, although it is not certain there was a correlation between both …
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Hacked BitcoinTalk User Data Finally Surfaces On Dark Net

Just a few days ago, the data stolen from the BitcoinTalk.org hack in 2015 was posted for sale on dark net. A hacker going by DoubleFlag, is selling BitcoinTalk.org’s database. The same hacker is said to be responsible for the 68 million emails and hashed passwords from Dropbox that went for sale on dark net not too long ago. BitcoinTalk.org was originally hacked in May of 2015, but the data …
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Major Bitcoin Exchange Bitfinex Suffered From The Theft of 120,000 BTC

Bitcoin traders received a shocking announcement: one of the major Bitcoin exchanges, Bitfinex, disclosed the theft of approximately 120,000 BTC. Details of the hack were not unveiled as investigations are still ongoing. It is official, Zane Tackett a representative of Bitfinex disclosed the hack of the Exchange’s security systems, and revealed that more than $60 million were stolen. The digital assets platform interrupted its services, showing a notification about the hack …
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Gatecoin Exchange is Investigating a Possible Hack

Gatecoin, the regulated cryptocurrency exchange is investigating a potential leak of funds in its hotwallet, employees of Gatecoin detected last night what appeared to be suspicious transactions, and decided to shut down the exchange to prevent further losses. Gatecoin tweeted a message announcing that the exchange’s website was down due to the high risk of leakage in one of the Hotwallets -the wallets that hold funds for day to day transactions-. The website has …
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