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Crypto-Stealing SIM Swapper Pleads Guilty, Gets 10 Years in Prison

Joel Ortiz, a college student who allegedly stole cryptocurrency worth over $5 million, has pleaded guilty and accepted a 10-year prison sentence.
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New Malware Targets Apple Mac Computers to Steal and Mine Cryptos

A recently discovered form of malware steals browser cookies and other information on victims’ Apple Mac computers to steal cryptocurrencies.
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Report: New Zealand Cryptopia Exchange Hack Continues

Two weeks after it first reported a hack, New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia is still compromised by cyber criminals, according to a blog
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Two Groups Responsible for 60% of All Crypto Exchange Hacks: Report

Two groups alone are responsible for a majority of hacks at cryptocurrency exchanges to date, new research suggests. Chainalysis, a blockchain analysis
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This Malware Has a Worrying Trick to Mine Monero on Cloud Servers

A recently observed form of malware uses a concerning new trick to avoid detection and mine cryptocurrency on cloud servers.
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Two Alleged Ethereum ‘Scam Forks’ Appropriating Users’ Private Keys, Report Finds

Altcoins Ethereum Nowa (ETN) and Ethereum Classic Vision (ETCV) are reportedly appropriating the private keys of users trying to redeem their allegedly ...
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Ethereum Classic Hacker Stole 54,200 ETC from Crypto Exchange Gate.io

Cryptocurrency exchange Gate.io confirmed that it had lost about $220,000 worth of Ethereum Classic coins – about 40,000 ETC – during the ongoing ...
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Bitcoin Ransom: 9/11 Papers Hacker Group Banned from Steemit Platform

Steem is an open-source blockchain platform for publishing content. It works like a mixture of Reddit and Blogger, with incentivization in the form of ...
Coinflux founder extradited

Coinflux Cryptocurrency Exchange Founder Extradited to the U.S. for Money Laundering

Nistor Vlad Călin, the CEO of the cryptocurrency exchange Coinflux, has been extradited to the U.S. by Romania’s supreme court for a case of money laundring
Tether double-spending vulnerability

Cybersecurity Analysts Find Tether Double-Spending Vulnerability

SlowMist states in a tweet that they were able to send USDT to an unnamed exchange without correct field values on the transaction.
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Billionaire Wall Street Titan Henry Kravis Places First-Ever Crypto Bet

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) Co-Founder Henry Kravis has decided to try his luck with cryptocurrencies. He follows in the steps of other finance ...

BIS Chief: Central Banks May Issue Digital Currencies ‘Sooner Than We Think’

After issuing comments and reports heavily critical of cryptocurrencies over the last few years, Agustin Carstens, chief of the Bank for International ...

Bitcoin Price Under $11,000 As Analysts Prepare For 40% Price Correction

Bitcoin (BTC) led major cryptocurrencies on a fresh downward spiral July 1 after markets halted support above $12,000. Market visualization courtesy ...

Craig Wright Failed to Disclose Bitcoin Holdings in Court Case, Says Lawyer

The legal counsel for a plaintiff in a bitcoin (BTC) theft case involving Australian computer scientist Craig Wright, said that Wright ...

Russian Ministry of Finance Considers Allowing Cryptocurrency Trading

A representative of the Russian Ministry of Finance (MinFin) says the ministry is considering allowing cryptocurrency trading, Russian news service ...