Infamous North Korean hackers suspected of $100 million Harmony hack, experts say

    North Korean hackers are most likely behind an attack last week that stole as much as $100 million in cryptocurrency from a US company, digital investigative firms have concluded. Analysis suggests the hack is the work of the Lazarus Group, the Pyongyang-backed group behind a similar $622 million hack of Axie Infinity. Following hackers recent…

    Investors lost over $1 billion in crypto scams last year, FTC says

    In a report released Friday, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the enforcer of civil US antitrust law, revealed that the investors had lost over $1 billion in crypto-related scams, which have been growing due to a lack of regulations and proper education on digital assets. Bitcoin, Tether, and Ether become the top cryptos involved in…

    Blockchain analytics aids to beat crypto crime in the UAE

    According to the Chainalysis report, crypto-based crime hit an all-time high in 2021, with illicit addresses receiving $14 billion over the year, up from $7.8 billion in 2020. Janey Young, the head of Global Investigations at Chainalysis, explained how blockchain analytics can help combat cryptocurrency crime in the UAE. The last 12 months have been…

    Feds seize stolen $3.6 billion in Bitcoin and arrest a couple of suspects

    The US Justice Department said it seized more than $3.6 billion in allegedly stolen cryptocurrency linked to the 2016 hack of Bitfinex. As part of the operation, authorities detained a New York couple on allegations they planned to launder the digital goods. It marks the agency’s largest financial seizure ever, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco…

    DeFi bridge Wormhole is hacked for $325 million

    The DeFi platform Wormhole became the victim of the largest crypto heist this year when an attacker exploited a security flaw to make off with close to $325 million. The attack on the popular bridge linking Ethereum and Solana is among the top five largest crypto hacks of all time. The attack took place on…

    Coinbase users are frustrated over customer support after hackers drain crypto wallets

    A growing number of users of the popular crypto exchange Coinbase have found their accounts on the platform empty after hackers managed to gain access to them and drain their cryptocurrency wallets. According to a Tuesday CNBC investigation, thousands of customers across the country have lodged complaints against the company. One couple, for example, logged…