North Korea
North Korea reportedly stole billions of dollars in fiat and cryptocurrency from financial institutions and digital asset exchanges, according to a confidential U.N. report seen by Reuters.  The isolated nation used “widespread and increasingly sophisticated” hacking techniques to conduct various security breaches, while allegedly stealing approximately $2 billion in fiat...
Lost
Crimes involving cryptocurrencies have led to billions of dollars worth of losses this year, according to a report from CipherTrace.  During Q2 2019, an estimated $125 million was lost due to crypto-related hacks. A total of $227 million has been stolen in various security breaches this year, CipheTrace’s Q2 2019...
Axie Infinity's Discord Bot Compromised In A Latest Hacking Attempt 16
Popular play-to-earn game Axie Infinity has encountered another hacking attempt  The hackers compromised the game’s discord bot Mee6, manipulating it to issue fake mint announcements.   Popular play-to-earn blockchain game Axie Infinity took to Twitter to inform users about a new hacking attempt concerning its discord bot Mee6. The team further...
Binance Hacker Still Laundering Stolen Funds through Mixers 18
The Binance exchange hack in May proved to many the fragility of internet security, even to an exchange as large as this one. In current day value, the loss stands at almost $80 million USD. According to Luxembourg-based cryptocurrency capital flow research team Clain.io, the hacker responsible for the May...
Binance Secures $5.8 Million Worth Of Laundered Axie Infinity Funds 19
Crypto exchange Binance has secured a part of stolen Axie Infinity funds.  Binance’s CEO Changpeng Zhao stated that the exchange has successfully retrieved stolen funds worth $5.8 million from the Axie Infinity hackers.  Crypto Exchange Binance has successfully seized $5.8 million worth of stolen funds from the Axie Infinity hackers....