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Binance Hacked: Bitcoin Exchange Suffers $40 Million Security Breach

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By CCN: Binance, the No. 1 cryptocurrency exchange based on trading volume, has been hacked. Changpeng "CZ" Zhao, who is at the helm of the exchange, made the announcement on Twitter after previously sharing that "unscheduled server maintenance" was unfolding. The Binance CEO tweeted that it "was not the best of days." As it turns out, it was much worse than imagined, with hackers making away...

17% of Bitcoin Reserves Stolen: Korean Exchange Youbit Declares Bankruptcy after Hack

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The company that operates South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Youbit filed for bankruptcy after the trading platform was breached for the second time this year. Youbit Files for Bankruptcy After Second Hack This Year Tuesday morning, the Seoul-based Youbit published an announcement informing users that a hacker had successfully breached the exchange’s hot wallet, absconding with 17 percent of...

Bitcoin Exchange Bitstamp Confirms Loss of ~18,866 BTC (~$5 million USD) from Hot Wallet

Bitstamp CEO Nejc Kodrič has confirmed in a statement that "less than 19,000 BTC" was stolen due to a Bitstamp operational wallet being compromised. CCN has previously reported on this Bitcoin wallet, which seems to hold 18,866 BTC that was clearly siphoned away from Bitstamp hot wallets during the alleged timeframe of the Bitstamp hack.  Notably, Kodrič does not use the word "hack" in any of his...

Johoe Speaks on Air About Blockchain.info Breach

On the same day as CCN's recent interview with “white hat” hacker “Johoe” (self-pronounced as “Yo-hew”), the German security researcher decided to speak out, literally, on Let's Talk Bitcoin's show The Bitcoin Game episode #7. Is this the Bitcoin community's version of a media tour? In the 43-minute program, Jochen (the hacker's real first name) covers a lot of ground, from how he got involved...

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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