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Trade Recommendation: Ethereum | Hacked: Hacking Finance

Although the previous leaders of the rally started to correct or at least consolidate in the wake of the overbought long-term setups, another batch of coins turned exponential, with Litecoin, Ripple, and Ethereum all registering lofty gains this week. Bitcoin, Monero, and Dash have been holding up well, and even drifted to new marginal highs […]

Founders of hacked crypto-mining site apologize over Facebook livestream

Yesterday, hackers stole $64 million from NiceHash, a company that lets users apply their extra GPUs to mining cryptocurrencies. The attack caused NiceHash to shut down its website for 24 hours, as the site’s payment system was compromised and its bitcoin wallets emptied. Today, CEO Marko Kobal and co-founder Sasa Coh appeared on a Facebook […]

Trade Recommendation: Ethereum Classic | Hacked: Hacking Finance

The unprecedented rise in Bitcoin reached its vertical phase yesterday, with astronomical trading volumes, technical difficulties on the major exchanges, and extreme trading range in the most valuable coin before next week’s crucial BTC-futures launch. Bitcoin’s record high is a bit puzzling, as the most important exchanges diverged considerably amid the jump in trading activity, […]

Trade Recommendation: Ethereum | Hacked: Hacking Finance

Litecoin approached all-time highs over the weekend, as the apparent surge in bitcoin extended to the altcoin market. LTC/USD Price Levels LTC/USD reached a high of $88.22 on Sunday, its best level in nearly three months. At press time, prices were up 8.4% at $85.93 for a market cap of $4.6 billion. That’s enough for […]

$30M In Cryptocurrency Hacked Away From Tether

Share Tweet Share Share Share Print Email Hackers have managed a $30.95 million payday — by hacking Tether, a startup offering dollar-backed digital tokens. CoinDesk reports that a now-deleted post on the Tether site said the firm had been hit by a “malicious action by an external attacker” that resulted in the tokens being boosted. […]

Parity considers fixes to Ethereum wallet debacle as some claim service was hacked

The debacle that saw hundreds of millions worth of Ethereum cryptocurrency left frozen in wallets provided by Parity continues, juiced by a new accusation that the alleged accident may have been the result of hacking. Parity wallets were frozen last week after it was alleged that a security vulnerability was “accidentally” triggered, causing a library […]

Parity Multisig Wallet Hacked, or How Come?

Background Multisignature wallets are smart-contracts designed to manage crypto assets by the consent of multiple wallet owners. This type of wallets usually allows to set daily withdrawal limits, vote for withdrawals, vote for ownership changes, etc. With the big surge in crypto prices this year, many people are now holding significant amounts of crypto assets. […]

Ethereum Wallet’s Hacked, not “Buggy”

On November 7 Parity, a popular Ethereum wallet service announced that all owners of their multi-signature Ethereum wallets made from July 20 onward were unavailable until further notice. An estimated 280 million were frozen due to a software flaw that was “accidentally” triggered by a single user. Chain Reaction  This user claimed that when they created a […]

Trade Recommendation: Ethereum Classic | Hacked: Hacking Finance

The cryptocurrency segment continued expanding today, and the negative correlation between altcoins and Bitcoin broke down finally, as all of the major coins gained ground. As Bitcoin climbed back towards its all-time high above the $7500 price level, the total value of the coins hit $205 billion for the first time ever. // — Discuss […]

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