Posts Tagged ‘hack’

KICKICO ICO Hacked, Suffers Loses of $7.7 Million USD After Smart Contract Flaw

Unlike most of the hackings so far, KICKICO’s hack attack was unique because the attackers were able to get a private key of the KickCoin smart contract. This way, they were able to get access to the smart contracts of the company. During this period, the attackers destroyed about 40 addresses and created 40 new […]

Cryptocurrency Exchanges Are Getting Hacked Because It’s Easy

Since 2011, there have been 56 cyberattacks directed at cryptocurrency exchanges, ICOs and other digital-currency platforms around the world, according to an analysis by Autonomous Research, a London-based financial-services research firm, bringing the total of hacking-related losses to $1.63 billion. Some of the biggest hacks occurred at Japanese exchanges Mt. Gox in 2014 and Coincheck […]

Cryptocurrency markets are juicy targets for hackers: Timeline

Investors’ shaky confidence in virtual currencies took another hit after crypto exchange Bithumb suffered a hack that saw about US$32 million worth of coins stolen. Boosters still present a bullish picture about the future of digital assets. But the more than US$1 billion in thefts – most of which are unsolved – is becoming a growing […]

Korean Cryptocurrency Exchange Bithumb Loses More Than $30 Million in Hack

Seoul-based bitcoin exchange Bithumb said it had lost $31.56 million (35 billion won) worth of cryptocurrencies as the result of being hacked, the second cyberattack in two weeks to hit a major South Korean cryptocurrency exchange as safety concerns hamper the industry and weigh on prices. Bithumb has temporarily halted withdrawal and deposit services. The […]

Cryptocurrency Trading App Taylor Looses US$1.5M In Hack; Considers “Survival Fund Token Sale”

Taylor, a cryptocurrency startup developing a trading app, was hacked out of more than 2,500 ETH, or approximately US$1.5 million, in addition to 7% of the total supply of its own TAY token. The heist has put the project in jeopardy leaving the company with no other choice than either stop the project all together, […]

Popular ICO Investor Ian Balina Hacked

Popular ICO investor and YouTube influencer Ian Balina has reported on Twitter, Telegram, and Instagram that he has been hacked. The hack may have been initiated during a live ICO-review broadcast Balina hosted last night on Youtube. In it, Balina responded to a notice prompting him to sign back in to his Google account in […]