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Users Coincheck lifted $ 373 million from their deposits in just a day

Users Coincheck lifted $ 373 million from their deposits in just a day

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck, a breach of which was stolen more than 500 million dollars, yesterday reopened the opportunity for the user withdrawal of deposits in Jena. According to the application of the company, shortly after Coincheck partially resumed operations, users took to 40.1 billion yen (about 373 million U.S. dollars). Such a large amount… More

John McAfee insists on breaking Binance. How will this affect the reputation of the exchange?

John McAfee insists on breaking Binance. How will this affect the reputation of the exchange?

The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange Binance was forced to suspend its work, explaining that technical problems. On 9 February, after a successful reboot your server, Binance resumed trading. John McAfee, a security expert and well-known public figure in the cryptocurrency community, insisted that the exchange was hacking, reinforcing their approval of the screenshots that were… More

Government sites in the UK and Australia used for mining cryptocurrency

Government sites in the UK and Australia used for mining cryptocurrency

Lately, almost every week there are news about viruses that infect computers or sites and later use the computing power for mining cryptocurrency. This time the victims were a number of government sites in the UK and Australia. According to the Guardian, thousands of websites have been infected by one of these viruses this weekend…. More

BitGrail cryptocurrency exchange hacked, stolen 170 million dollars

BitGrail cryptocurrency exchange hacked, stolen 170 million dollars

Cryptocurrency exchanger BitGrail reported a loss of 17 million Nano, valued at $ 170 million. Breaking In the past, the exchanger BitGrail was one of the largest centres for cryptocurrency RaiBlocks, which was recently renamed to Nano. According to a statement on the website BitGrail, the exchange’s management discovered the “unauthorized transactions” that led to… More

Coincheck re-opens the possibility of withdrawal of deposits in yen

Coincheck re-opens the possibility of withdrawal of deposits in yen

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has announced that it plans to allow users to start withdrawing local currency from their accounts next Tuesday. In a statement on this occasion said that: Currently, all of our clients ‘ funds in yen are safe running of a reliable financial institution. February 13, 2018, we plan to re-open the… More

About 2,000 sites on the WordPress again attacked by hackers

About 2,000 sites on the WordPress again attacked by hackers

Researchers at security firm Sucuri recently discovered that hackers broke into about 2000 websites on WordPress, to steal the credentials of taxpayers for mining cryptocurrency. WordPress is one of the most popular content management systems (CMS), providing work for more than 25 percent of the web sites on the Internet, and that means a huge… More

Scammers in the guise of administrators ICO Seele kidnapped Ethereum in the amount of $1.8 million

Scammers in the guise of administrators ICO Seele kidnapped Ethereum in the amount of $1.8 million

ICO blockchain-project Seele, representing themselves as technology to a new level “blockchain 4.0” attracted the attention of fraudsters. Hackers stole Ethereum in excess of $1.8 million. Attackers managed to trick investors, posing in telegrams-channel project managers. This publication reports the Finance Magnate. According to the data ICOdrops, issue one billion tokens SEELE compatible ERC-20, was… More

The hacker stole over $150,000 in the Ethereum ICO participants Experty

The hacker stole over $150,000 in the Ethereum ICO participants Experty

The hacker deceived participants Experty ICO, forcing you to send your coins Ethereum to the wrong wallet address. Users Experty subscribed to notifications has been sent an email with a fake ad about pre-ICO. Experty prepares the system for VoIP calls based on the blockchain where users are paid cryptocurrency instead of Fiat currency. VoIP… More

ICO projects – one of the main targets of hackers

ICO projects – one of the main targets of hackers

Largely due to Ethereum, ICO has become an integral part of the world of cryptocurrency. Since such projects are often combined innovative ideas with blockchain technology, they managed to attract a large amount of capital through the holding of ICO. The popularity of the cryptocurrency and ICO proves that this innovative way of financing is… More