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Team NEM: kidnapped 530 million dollars in XEM can I track

Team NEM: kidnapped 530 million dollars in XEM can I track

This week has been the biggest theft in the history of cryptocurrency, when the Japanese stock exchange Coincheck has been stolen approximately $ 530 million in XEM. On 27 January, after only a few hours after the announcement of the theft, the developers of NEM has created an automatic system of tags for tracking of… More

Coincheck compensates kidnapped 523 million NEM to all affected users

Coincheck compensates kidnapped 523 million NEM to all affected users

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck announced on Saturday, January 27 that it would pay compensation to all 260.000 its users who have become victim of a hacker attack, which was stolen 523 million NEM in the amount of about 534 million dollars. As it turned out after the break, the funds stored in the wallet with… More

Information about the world’s largest hacking cryptocurrency exchanges confirmed: Coincheck lost $534 million and the trust of users

Information about the world’s largest hacking cryptocurrency exchanges confirmed: Coincheck lost $534 million and the trust of users

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has confirmed the theft of about 500 million NEM from digital wallet company. At the current rate of stolen sum is equivalent to $534 million We will remind that on Friday, January 26, the exchange Coincheck has suspended withdrawals after a series of suspicious events. The company has restricted deposits, trade… More

MyEtherWallet: rumors about the break – in is a blatant lie!

MyEtherWallet: rumors about the break – in is a blatant lie!

Representatives cryptocurrency wallet MyEtherWallet (MEW) deny all allegations that their product is hacked. This morning in social networks, namely Twitter appeared information that the creators of the purse lost control over DNS and thus the attackers were able to establish the time interception of user accounts. Later, this information is swept across the Russian-speaking cryptocurrency… More

Discovered bugs Meltdown and the Spectre that threaten the safety of your devices

Discovered bugs Meltdown and the Spectre that threaten the safety of your devices

Recently, researchers published a report with information about the two hardware bugs that enable hacking programs to steal confidential data with digital devices around the world. For the users of cryptocurrencies, these bugs have become a direct threat to the security of their private keys. Accordingly, the creation of the secure storage of crypto-currency savings… More

NiceHash CEO left his post, but the project continues to work

NiceHash CEO left his post, but the project continues to work

In 2017, Slovenian mining marketplace NiceHash has undergone a reshuffle in a few weeks after suffering a hacker attack, which was stolen over 4,000 bitcoins, the cost of which at today’s exchange rate exceeds $64 million. After 22 December, the platform has resumed work after a hacker attack, local media reported on the resignation of… More

New mining virus “Digimine” spreads via FB Messenger

New mining virus “Digimine” spreads via FB Messenger

Firm Trend Micro, which specializiruetsya on services in the area of security, said that the boat under the name of “Digimine”, distributed through Facebook Messenger for Google Chrome. South Korea became the first country where there were traces of Digimine, later Botha also identified in Vietnam, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, the Philippines, Thailand and Venezuela. The bot… More

Companies are buying up bitcoin in fear of new attacks

Companies are buying up bitcoin in fear of new attacks

Despite the fact that cyberattack cannot be regarded as a widespread phenomenon, many companies, financial and state institutions suffered from them in 2017. Rather recently, attackers have begun to use ransomware that encrypts the user’s computer until the victim pays the ransom to unlock their system. Hackers usually require payment in bitcoins because of its… More