Archives for: December 26th, 2022

Cryptocurrency exchange BitKeep loses $8M in hack

Written by: ( December 26, 2022 )

The latest attack on a decentralized finance (DeFi) network has stolen more than $8 million in cryptocurrency from BitKeep users’ wallets. The company confirmed the attack after BitKeep users reported their funds were being transferred without any activity from them. At the time of the report, transfers were still being made, and it is not […]

Binance loses as much as $100 million in hack of Smart Chain

Written by: ( October 13, 2022 )

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has claimed that $100 million was likely to have been stolen in connection with a hack of its Binance Smart Chain Network. However, the real figure could be more than $500 million. Binance confirmed the hack before the affected blockchain was paused for almost eight hours. The exchange revealed later that the […]

Harmony blockchain loses $100 million following hack

Written by: ( June 24, 2022 )

Hackers have stolen $100 million from cryptocurrency by stealing Layer 1 blockchain Harmony’s Horizon bridge. Harmony disclosed the hack in a tweet in the early hours of Friday morning. It revealed that it had detected a theft on the Horizon bridge, amounting to approximately $100 million. The Harmony team is working with “national authorities” and […]

Cryptocurrency game WonderHero shut down following hack and theft

Written by: ( April 8, 2022 )

After hackers stole $320,000 worth of Binance Coin (BNB), the operators of crypto play-to-earn site WonderHero have deactivated the game. WonderHero’s coin, WND, was also affected by the attack, which caused it to drop more than 90%. WonderHero is a popular game where players can earn revenue through gaming in cryptocurrency and NFTs. It currently […]

Hackers break in, steal $615 million from the Ronin blockchain project

Written by: ( March 30, 2022 )

Blockchain project Ronin announced Tuesday that hackers had stolen cryptocurrency worth nearly $615 million from its system. This would make it one of the biggest cryptocurrency heists ever recorded. Sky Mavis, a Singapore-based game studio that owns Axie Infinity, developed Ronin. According to the project, unidentified hackers stole 173,600 Ether tokens and 25.5 million USD […]

Cryptocurrency YouTubers’ accounts hacked in targeted attack

Written by: ( January 24, 2022 )

In 2021, the crypto ecosystem experienced a huge rise and scammers rushed to take advantage of this frenzy. Many cryptocurrency content YouTubers have reported that their accounts were hacked, and fraudulent videos were uploaded to them. More attacks are still occurring. While some accounts were able to capture the videos within minutes, Altcoin Buzz managed […]