Tag: Hacker

‘Blockchain Bandit’: How a Hacker Has Been Stealing Millions Worth of ETH by Guessing Weak Private Keys

‘Blockchain Bandit’: How a Hacker Has Been Stealing Millions Worth of ETH by Guessing Weak Private Keys There are at least 732 weak private keys on the Ethereum blockchain alone which are being exploited by a “blockchain bandit”, who has amassed almost 45,000 ETH at this point. Learn more in […]

Report: Two Hacker Groups Stole $1 Billion From Crypto Exchanges

Report: Two Hacker Groups Stole Billion From Crypto Exchanges A new report alleges that just two groups of hackers dominate the majority of cybercrime directed against cryptocurrency exchanges. Together, these groups have responsible for stealing about $ 1 billion of cryptocurrency so far. Also Read: Arwen Enables Self-Custody for Traders […]

Dark Overlord: Hacker Group Demands Bitcoin or 9/11 “Truth” Comes Out

Dark Overlord: Hacker Group Demands Bitcoin or 9/11 “Truth” Comes Out Oh dear. Another hacker group is looking for payment in Bitcoin, this time by the name of The Dark Overlord. No doubt this news will exacerbate those ill feelings towards cryptocurrencies as the medium for illegal business and under-the-table […]

Infamous Hacker George Hotz Calls Bitcoin Cash the ‘Real Bitcoin’

Infamous Hacker George Hotz Calls Bitcoin Cash the ‘Real Bitcoin’ Well-known American hacker George Hotz, also known as Geohot, has been talking extensively about cryptocurrencies lately, and more specifically about bitcoin cash. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, Hotz published a cryptocurrency programming video using bitcoin cash and showed people how to […]

Hacker Livestreams 51% Attack on Bitcoin Private

Hacker Livestreams 51% Attack on Bitcoin Private On Oct. 13, ethical hacker “Geocold” followed through on his promise to 51 percent attack an altcoin. He eventually settled on Bitcoin Private (BTCP), and quickly gained majority hashrate control, but the spectacle was fraught with setbacks, including censorship from two streaming services […]