Latest News Of theft Tag
Business 20 March 2019
Crypto malware targeting MyEtherWallet claims 230 victims
A cryptocurrency malware targeting Blockchain.com and MyEtherWallet users was downloaded over 200 times before Google deleted it.
Business 26 February 2019
A crypto trader in the Netherlands gruesomely tortured by robbers
A Dutch crypto trader was gruesomely tortured by robbers for over an hour, and police believe they wanted his crypto.
Business 26 February 2019
Hackers transfer 2.09 million EOS after a blacklist update failure
Hackers managed to transfer 2.09 million EOS from a hacked account reportedly due to an alleged failed update by an EOS block producer.
Business 6 February 2019
California court indicts two men for SIM swapping to steal crypto
Two men used fraud and extortion, targeting crypto investors and executives with their scheme.
Business 4 February 2019
10-year sentence for SIM hijacking crypto theft
Last year, Joel Ortiz was arrested in California for his supposed involvement in a SIM swap scam that saw more than $5 million in cryptocurrency stolen from the wallets of unsuspecting victims.
Business 30 January 2019
Over $1B stolen in crypto thefts, exit scams in 2018 (and Lightning Network is partially to blame)
According to CipherTrace’s report, over $950 million in crypto was stolen by hackers – 3.6 times more than what was stolen the previous year.
Business 24 January 2019
Europol arrests Brit for stealing €10 million in IOTA
Europol has nabbed a shyster from the UK who managed to steal approximately €10 million ($11.37 million) of the IOTA cryptocurrency.
Tech 23 January 2019
Iceland’s crypto mining rig heist leader handed 4-year jail term
An Icelandic man accused of stealing millions of dollars’ worth of crypto mining hardware has been sentenced to four years in prison for his alleged crimes.
Business 8 January 2019
Fourth suspect arrested after major crypto theft in India
A cryptocurrency scam in India that saw around $71.6 million stolen through a fake crypto offering early last year has now found a fourth accomplice arrested.
Business 13 November 2018
Police in the Philippines bust 6 foreigners for crypto theft
A small group of foreigners in Pasay City in the Philippines have been arrested after allegedly stealing almost $100,000 (five million pesos) worth of cryptocurrency.
Business 11 October 2018
Crypto thefts worldwide to hit over $1B in 2018
Cryptocurrency thefts globally are expected to reach over $1 billion this year, about four times the recorded thefts last year.
Business 21 September 2018
Crypto theft cases in Japan ‘tripled’ in 2018 so far
The amount stolen this year was substantially larger than the equivalent figure recorded in 2017, with JPY60 billion stolen so far across 158 separate thefts in Japan alone.