Tag: Hacks

Crypto Hacks and Scams Fall in 2023 as Fund Recovery Increases

The number of crypto industry hacks, scams, and exploits decreased in 2023 compared to the previous year, according to blockchain security firm PeckShield....

$1 Billion Was Lost to the Top 10 Crypto Hacks in 2023

Blockchain security firm SlowMist estimated that total losses from the 10 largest crypto hacks in 2023 totaled over $1 billion. Hacks involving entities...

Velodrome and Aerodrome DeFi Hacks: What Happened?

Decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms Velodrome and Aerodrome front-ends were compromised twice in three days. The exploits resulted in a loss of funds and...

Crypto Sector Loses $356M to Hacks & Scams

In an end-of-year surge in cybercrime, the crypto industry faced an alarming $356.53 million loss due to hacks, phishing scams, and rug pulls...

Alameda Research Significant Losses To Hacks

Aditya Baradwaj, a former engineer at Alameda Research, has detailed a series of hacks the investment firm encountered, amid the fraud trial of...

Crypto Exchange Hacks Are Up, and Upbit is a Primary Target

Crypto exchanges have been under fire in 2023 despite the prolonged crypto winter conditions. One exchange that has had more than its fair...

Experts Explain Why Crypto Hacks Are Soaring

In the crypto market, the strength and resilience of cybersecurity measures remain under constant scrutiny. Cyber-attacks are scaling up in frequency and sophistication,...

These Security Tips Can Protect Your X (Twitter) Against Hacks

The call for better security measures on social media platforms has escalated following the high-profile hack of Vitalik Buterin’s X (Twitter) account over...

North Korean Crypto Hacks Don’t Appear to Be Slowing Down

North Korean hackers are intensifying their campaign against crypto, with industry sleuths blaming the rogue state for hacks of more than $290 million. On...

Despite Declining DeFi Hacks, Rug Pulls Are Rampant

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) hacks have fallen dramatically, but crypto rug pulls are on the rise, according to a new survey. The unregulated Wild West...

Halborn Finds Zero-Day Hacks Affecting Over 280 Crypto Networks

Crypto network vulnerabilities remain at large in 2023 after a disastrous 2022. In the latest example, a security research team revealed massive risks...

Crypto Hacks Hit a Yearly Low in December to Conclude 2022

Stats by CertiK found that in December, $62.2M was lost to crypto hacks. The last month of the year marked the lowest monthly...

2022 Saw Cross-Chain Bridge Hacks Dominate

After the collapse of many crypto giants like Celcius and FTX, the worrying rise of DeFi hacks has probably been the year’s second...