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Current state of quantum technology: all you need to know

As scientists across the world express their excitement about the development of quantum technology, others are worried about the dangers it poses to today’s encryption and the potential benefits it could offer to cybercriminals.
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Bitzlato founder arrested for laundering $700m in crypto

US authorities arrested Russian national Anatoly Legkodymov, founder of Bitzlato crypto exchange known for assisting money laundering.
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FTX admits $400m hack but declares $5.5bn in digital assets

Despite admitting to being hacked to the tune of more than $400 million, liquidated cryptocurrency platform FTX says it has $1.7 billion in cash, $3.5 billion in crypto assets, and $0.3 billion in securities.
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Leaked Nexo Co-Founder email accuses company of fraud

A cryptocurrency firm under investigation for malpractice has been further incriminated by a leaked email in which one of its founders claims the company engaged in fraudulent activity for years.
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North Korean hackers from Lazarus Group moved millions stolen during Harmony hack

Over the weekend, the North Korean infamous hacker group Lazarus moved around ​​41,000 ETH worth $64 million related to the Harmony blockchain hack.
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Illicit crypto transactions hit all-time high despite market downturn

Chainalysis's most recent report shows that illicit cryptocurrency transaction volume surged for the second year in a row, reaching an all-time high of $20.1 billion.
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CoinDeal scam creators charged with $45 million fraud

US authorities believe suspects promised victims they would earn 500,000 times more than what they paid.
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US judge rules bankrupt Celsius Network owns most customer crypto accounts

A US federal bankruptcy judge ruled on Wednesday that cryptocurrency deposited by customers into the now-bankrupt Celsius Network lending platform belongs to the firm, hence ruling against thousands of customers in line for repayment.
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3Commas confirmed hackers stole users’ API keys

Crypto trading service 3Commas confirmed the company’s database was breached. Threat actors took user API data, putting users in danger of losing assets.
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BTC.com hackers steal $3 million worth of crypto

One of the largest Bitcoin managing and transferring platforms, BTC.com, suffered from a cyberattack that lost the company millions of dollars in crypto assets.
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Crooks steal $8 million from Bitkeep wallets

Threat actors spent holidays hijacking APK package downloads, the Bitkeep team confirmed.
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Google Trends reflect crypto anxieties – and a glimmer of hope

Also, New York is a crypto trendsetter, while Nevada is obsessed with Bitcoin, according to an analysis of crypto-related Google search trends.
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What does FTX collapse tell us about today’s world of crypto?

Is the collapse of the FTX exchange a vindication of crypto’s watchdog nature or a sign of its weakness?
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Binance pauses withdrawals after Ankr hack

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao said the crypto exchange has paused withdrawals after Ankr and Hay were hacked.
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Five victims lose $10m in a 'pig butchering' scheme

Scammers initiate a relationship with a victim to gain their trust before convincing them to invest in cryptocurrency.
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Matt Wallace upsets crypto community: what will he pump and dump next?

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Musk super-adorer entrepreneur and social media personality Matt Wallace is stirring things up in the Dogecoin community using his influential Twitter account to make wild claims.
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Bitcoin dominance less than three decades away, says online gaming entrepreneur

With inflation rates in the US recently topping 8.5% and major fiat currencies struggling to retain their worth, one Bitcoin advocate is confident he has backed the right horse.
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NFT enthusiasts lose nearly $400k and valuable collectibles to crooks

Attackers have stolen over $377,000 in ether and many NFTs whose value is difficult to estimate, a blockchain security firm said.
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