Crypto

Chrome plugin hack costs Binance user $1 million

A hacker used a malicious Chrome plugin to access a Binance user’s account and siphon one million dollars’ worth of crypto without sounding any alarms.
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Top 10 biggest crypto hacks that recovered millions

While the crypto industry is notorious for numerous hacks and exploits, a lesser-known fact is that in some cases, criminals agree to return part or all of the stolen funds.
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Learn about blockchain games and the top five titles you can start playing now

While the still-evolving blockchain industry is quite entertaining by itself, games powered by the technology are emerging with the potential to revolutionize the entire gaming industry.
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Gala Games recovers $22M of stolen crypto

Blockchain platform Gala Games has said that it succeeded in recovering millions of dollars’ worth of crypto that attackers had obtained only a day prior.
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Chinese nationals launder $73M crypto in pig butchering scam

Two Chinese nationals are accused of running a crypto investment scam that used dozens of shell companies to launder at least $73 million from unsuspecting victims, the US Justice Department announced Friday.
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MIT brothers arrested for $25M crypto Ethereum blockchain heist

Two brothers, both MIT students, were arrested on Wednesday on charges of masterminding a sophisticated scheme to exploit the Ethereum blockchain and make off with $25 million in crypto.
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Creator of Tornado Cash mixer sentenced to jail

Dutch authorities have condemned a 31-year-old Russian to years behind bars over developing Tornado Cash, a crypto mixer heavily employed by North Korea.
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North Korea launders $148 million of stolen crypto using Tornado Cash

A UN sanctions investigation has discovered that North Korea laundered $147.5 million through virtual currency platform Tornado Cash just this March – after IT workers for the communist regime stole the digital funds last year from the HTX cryptocurrency exchange.
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Six arrested for crypto scam, over €750K seized

Six Austrian nationals have been found responsible for an online cryptocurrency scam that posed as a legitimate online trading platform
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Robinhood crypto hit with SEC Wells notice, action likely

Robinhood Crypto (RHC) trading platform on Monday has responded to being served with a Wells notice from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
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Suspected Russian cybercrime kingpin pleads guilty in the US

Alexander Vinnik, a Russian cybercrime kingpin who was arrested in Greece in 2017, convicted of money laundering in France three years later, and is now awaiting trial in California, has pleaded partially guilty, TASS news agency cited his lawyer as saying on Saturday.
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Will CBDCs respect your privacy? The answer is complicated

The growth of bitcoin (BTC) and the broader crypto industry has prompted numerous changes in traditional monetary and financial systems, even forcing central banks to act.
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Crypto investor ‘Bitcoin Jesus’ arrested for US tax evasion

The crypto investor known as ‘Bitcoin Jesus’ has been arrested in Spain on behalf of the US government on charges of tax fraud and failing to pay nearly $50 million in taxes earned from Bitcoin sales.
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FBI warns against unregistered cryptocurrency services

The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) has warned American citizens about cryptocurrency money-transmitting services that aren’t registered as Money Services Businesses and don’t adhere to anti-money laundering requirements.
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Samourai Wallet founders charged for laundering over $100M

The founders and CEO of a cryptocurrency-mixing wallet known as ‘Samourai Wallet’ have been arrested and charged with multiple offenses related to the cryptocurrency-mixing service.
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Global lottery of memecoins swings between new asset class and scams

As the internet is now essentially ruled by memes, it’s no wonder that we’re witnessing another emergence of memecoins.
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Man steals $110M in cryptocurrency scheme

An individual has been convicted for attempting to obtain approximately $110 million worth of cryptocurrency from Mango Markets.
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Trust Wallet warns iOS users of zero-day exploit

Cryptocurrency wallet Trust Wallet said it has “credible intel” of zero-day exploit affecting Apple iOS user’s iMessage service. Not all are convinced it’s real, though.
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