Bitcoin Options Giant Deribit Loses $28 Million in Hot Wallet Hack – Bitcoin News

The world’s largest bitcoin options exchange, Deribit, was hacked for close to $28 million, according to an update from the company’s official Twitter account on Nov. 2. Deribit says that the firm’s hot wallet was drained just before midnight the day prior. Crypto Derivatives Exchange Deribit Loses $28 Million — Company Says Customer Funds Are … Read more

MetaMask warns of security vulnerability from older versions of popular crypto wallet

On Wednesday, MetaMask said that it uncovered a critical security vulnerability in older versions of its crypto wallet with the help of security researchers at Halborn. The security firm was awarded a bounty of $50,000 for the discovery.  For users of the MetaMask extension before version 10.11.3, three necessary conditions would have led to the … Read more

Report: Bored Ape Yacht Club Discord Attacker May Have Been Involved in Previous NFT Phishing Scams – Bitcoin News

On June 4, 2022, the Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) Discord server was compromised and a phishing scam targeted non-fungible token (NFT) collectors holding BAYC, Mutant Ape Yacht Club (MAYC), and Otherside NFTs. According to an analysis by the Web3 and blockchain auditing and security firm Certik, the BAYC Discord server attacker may have been … Read more

IRA Financial Trust to sue Gemini over $36M crypto assets exploit back in February

On Monday, IRA Financial Trust, a platform providing self-directed digital asset retirement and pension accounts, filed a lawsuit against cryptocurrency exchange Gemini for alleged negligence in safeguarding customers’ digital assets during a critical exploit. The firm’s client accounts were held in Gemini’s custody. On February 8, a breach led to the siphoning of $36 million … Read more

Anonymous Hacks Major Belarusian Government Websites – Bitcoin News

The websites of several ministries of Belarus have allegedly been taken down in a new attack, part of the cyberwar Anonymous is waging to help Ukraine. The hacking group declared it’s targeting the Belarusian government for its complicity in the Russian invasion of the neighboring country. Several Government Sites in Belarus Taken Offline by Anonymous … Read more

Targeted phishing scam nets $438K in crypto and NFTs from hacked Beeple account

Digital artist and popular non-fungible token (NFT) creator Mike Winkelmann, more commonly known as Beeple, had his Twitter account hacked on Sunday, May 22 as part of a phishing scam. Harry Denley, a Security Analyst at MetaMask, alerted users that Beeple’s tweets at the time containing a link to a raffle of a Louis Vuitton … Read more

Anonymous Allegedly Hacks Sberbank, Russia’s Largest Bank – Bitcoin News

Hacktivist collective Anonymous has allegedly breached the systems of one of the largest financial institutions in Russia, Sberbank. The attackers announced on social media they have published thousands of emails, phone numbers, and addresses. Anonymous Hackers Reportedly Gain Access to Sberbank Database Decentralized hacking group Anonymous claims to have hacked Sberbank. A Twitter account associated … Read more