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Coincheck Hackers Have Already Laundered 40% of 500 Million Stolen NEM

The hackers behind the record-setting Coincheck theft have successfully laundered 40 percent of the approximately 500 million NEM tokens (XEM) they stole from the exchange in January, cybersecurity consultants say. Citing research from Tokyo-based consultancy group L Plus, Nikkei reports that the hackers have laundered an estimated 200 million XEM, worth $79.3 million on the open market at the...

$31 Million Tether Hack Linked to 27,000 BTC in Previous Bitcoin Theft

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Editor's Note: The article has been updated with references to Huobi removed after representatives confirmed A wallet associated with this week’s $31 million Tether hack has been linked to previous bitcoin exchange thefts numbering in the tens of thousands of bitcoins. As CCN reported, the Tether development team revealed yesterday that its hot wallet had been hacked for $31 million in USDT, an...

Chinese Bitcoin Exchange OKEx Denies Hack, Blames $3 Million Theft on User Behavior

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Chinese bitcoin exchange OKEx denied allegations that it was hacked and blamed recent thefts on users who did not properly secure their accounts. As reported in regional media outlets, roughly 10 customers of OKEx and OKCoin -- both owned and operated by the same company -- allege that more than 600 BTC (worth close to $3 million at the time of the theft) -- was stolen from their collective...

New Details Emerge in Bitstamp's $5 Million Bitcoin Hack

In a new document leaked from Bitstamp, one of the more popular Bitcoin exchanges in the world, the company details how a phishing attack several months ago bereft the company of roughly $5 million at then-current prices (which are not radically different from current prices). Beginning around page nine of the leaked report, which is clearly marked confidential but is already floating around...

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Canadian Bitcoin exchange gets hacked

Another Bitcoin exchange has been hacked. Canadian Bitcoins, an exchange based in Ottawa, has lost over $100,000 worth of Bitcoins in a heist that happened during an incident on October 1st 2013. The story is different from Mt. Gox or any other hacking events. The hacker didn't even need to actually 'hack' the system. Warning: the following story may sound unbelievable... On October 1st 2013, a...

Bitcoin Exchange Doing Security Right: Bitcurex Successfully Blocked A Hacking Attack

Some 9 hours ago, astute Bitcoiners watching Bitcoin exchange charts were greeted by a surprising blip on Poland's largest Bitcoin Exchange: Bitcurex.  Bitcurex has been in operation since July 2012, and is operated out of Lodz, Poland under the registered Digital Future Ltd.  It seems that a hacker managed to create 94 million PLN (The Polish Zloty) and used the fiat to buy Bitcoin orders on the...

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