Make-a-Wish Foundation Latest Victim of Crypto Hackers

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Hackers embedded a cryptojacker in the Make-A-Wish site worldwish.org. This malware uses the computers of site visitors to mine cryptocurrency for the hackers.  Thanks to watchdog, Trustwave SpiderLabs, Make-A-Wish was able to successfully remove the cryptojacker from their site. It goes without saying that this recent attack on the Make-A-Wish Foundation is especially unpleasant As … Continue reading “Make-a-Wish Foundation Latest Victim of Crypto Hackers”

Twitter Cryptocurrency Scam: Google Account was Just Hacked

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Unscrupulous hackers attacked Google’s official Twitter account for G Suite. The scammers posted a giveaway that prompted people to send in Bitcoin (BTC). Google has deleted the post and is working with Twitter to investigate the matter. The scam post read, “Google is giving 10 000 [sic] Bitcoin to all community! We decided to make the … Continue reading “Twitter Cryptocurrency Scam: Google Account was Just Hacked”

Japanese Regulator Issues Third Warning to Zaif

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A top Japanese financial regulator issued a third warning to the hacked crypto exchange Zaif. The exchange recently revised its theft estimate and said that it discovered a theft of 42,327 BCH in addition to 5,966 BTC. In addition, Zaif signed agreements with two companies seeking their help with repaying customers and improving the quality … Continue reading “Japanese Regulator Issues Third Warning to Zaif”

Hackers Steal $59 million Worth of Cryptos From Japanese Exchange

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Japanese cryptocurrency exchange, Zaif was hacked according to reports. In fact, hackers stole $59 million worth of cryptocurrencies. Security Breached by Hackers A security breach occurred on September 14. The hackers stole 4.5 billion yen from the hot wallets of the users, and 2.2 billion yen from the company’s assets. The total loss amounts to approximately … Continue reading “Hackers Steal $59 million Worth of Cryptos From Japanese Exchange”

EOS: A Shocking Security Vulnerability

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For the second time in a week, hackers flooded an exchange with a billion fake EOS tokens. By doing so, they were able to steal $58,000 from the Newdex exchange. They exploited a shocking security vulnerability “EOS account oo1122334455 issued 1,000,000,000 fake EOS tokens,” Newdex said.  “After testing the feasibility of the attack, the account began to place large … Continue reading “EOS: A Shocking Security Vulnerability”

Hackers Compromise Monero (XMR) Wallets

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Monero (XMR) has shared some bad news with its community. They revealed that hackers have compromised their site. Apparently the hackers hit them through their MEGA Chrome extension. The extension stole XMR crypto wallet addresses as well as Monero passwords from site users. The Extension for MEGA Chrome is Not Offered for Download This Chrome … Continue reading “Hackers Compromise Monero (XMR) Wallets”

Cryptojacking Attacks up 1,000% in First Half of 2018

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Cryptojacking attacks have jacked global headlines. Cryptojacking Attacks have Jumped 1,000% In the first half of 2018, detected instances of cryptojacking – the commandeering of computers to mine cryptocurrencies – jumped about 1,000%. In fact, according to Trend Micro: We saw “a noticeable shift away from highly visible ransomware to a more discreet detection: cryptocurrency … Continue reading “Cryptojacking Attacks up 1,000% in First Half of 2018”