Archive for the ‘Bitcoin exchange’ Category

Binance Hacked — Hackers Stole Over $40 Million Worth Of Bitcoin

May 8th, 2019
Binance, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, confirmed today that the company lost nearly $41 million in Bitcoin in what appears to be its largest hack to date. In a statement, Binance's CEO Changpeng Zhao said the company discovered a "large scale security breach" earlier on May 7, as a result of which hackers were able to steal roughly 7000 bitcoins, which worth 40.6

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Hackers Behind WannaCry Ransomware Withdraw $143,000 From Bitcoin Wallets

August 3rd, 2017

The cyber criminals behind the global WannaCry ransomware attack that caused chaos worldwide have finally cashed out their ransom payments.

Nearly three months ago, the WannaCry ransomware shut down hospitals, telecom providers, and many businesses worldwide, infecting hundreds of thousands of computers in more than 150 countries, encrypting files and then charging victims $300-$600 for the keys

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BlockChain.info Domain Hijacked; Site Goes Down; 8 Million Bitcoin Wallets Inaccessible

October 12th, 2016

UPDATE: The site is back and working. Blockchain team released a statement via Twitter, which has been added at the end of this article.

If you are fascinated with the idea of digital currency, then you might have heard about BlockChain.Info.

It’s Down!

Yes, Blockchain.info, the world’s most popular Bitcoin wallet and Block Explorer service, has been down from last few hours, and it’s

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